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Initial post: Mar 10, 2012 5:47:12 PM PST
TAM says:
I have two kindles on my account. One for me and one for my wife.

Is there a way to move my wife's kindle device to her account and off of mine?

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 10, 2012 5:48:57 PM PST
Yes, just deregister her kindle from your account and register it to hers. You can do this from the manage your kindle here at Amazon.

Posted on Mar 10, 2012 5:53:32 PM PST
Retta says:
From the home page use the menu and go to "settings". There you can click on "deregister kindle.". Then your wife can immediately press "register kindle" and register it under her account.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 10, 2012 5:55:23 PM PST
 Ann says:
Sure. She can deregister it from your account, and register it to her own. Do be aware that content belongs to the account that was used to purchase it, and can't be transferred across accounts.

Posted on Apr 1, 2015 7:19:20 PM PDT
If I transfer a kindle to a different account, will the books that are currently on the kindle remain on it or will they be deleted?

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 1, 2015 7:30:11 PM PDT
loriltx says:
If it is an e-ink kindle, the books will stay on the device until deleted from the device. If it is a Fire, you will lose the books once the device is deregistered from the account.
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