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Do you need your own computer to have a Kindle?


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In reply to an earlier post on May 30, 2012 10:48:51 AM PDT
This could be done at the library, too. Hotmail, Yahoo, Gmail, what have you. All free, and accessible on public computers. It would be, of course, slightly less convenient, but only for the email/manage your Kindle aspect.

Posted on May 30, 2012 10:45:01 AM PDT
If that's the case, you are going to also need an email account that you can access with a Kindle, to view purchase emails.

Posted on May 30, 2012 10:43:51 AM PDT
Bixillarla says:
Susan, no you do not need a computer to create a Amazon Account. You can do it from the Kindle itself when you go to register.

Besides you dot not need your OWN computer to create a account. You can go to a library and use a computer to accomplish that.

In reply to an earlier post on May 30, 2012 10:40:36 AM PDT
 Ann says:
You can create an Amazon account from the Kindle itself, during the registration process.

Posted on May 30, 2012 10:36:59 AM PDT
You need an Amazon account, which requires a computer. If you mean do you have to connect the Kindle to a computer, then no.

In reply to an earlier post on May 30, 2012 9:34:20 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on May 30, 2012 9:35:15 AM PDT
Norwenna says:
If you want a kindle without needing access to wi-fi (which you probably wouldn't have unless you have a computer), you can get one of the 3G kindles, which send you books through the cellphone network (you don't need a cellphone, and don't need to pay for cellphone service, just need to be within an area that can receive AT&T cell service; Amazon pays for the service for the life of your kindle).
ETA: LadyH95 said it already.

Posted on May 30, 2012 9:32:18 AM PDT
LadyH95 says:
But if you get this one Kindle Touch 3G, Free 3G + Wi-Fi, 6" E Ink Display - includes Special Offers & Sponsored Screensavers it won't need a computer at all.

Posted on May 30, 2012 9:29:35 AM PDT
No' that is the absolute beauty of the kindle versus other reading devices. I love the kindle.

Posted on May 30, 2012 9:28:19 AM PDT
T. Cook says:
No, but you need access to a wifi network for that Kindle.

Initial post: May 30, 2012 9:27:09 AM PDT
Kindle, Wi-Fi, 6" E Ink Display - includes Special Offers & Sponsored Screensavers
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