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Whispersync Device Synchronization Issue


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Initial post: Apr 30, 2012 8:54:50 AM PDT
Connie DeVoe says:
I have a Kindle Keyboard and a Kindle Fire. My last-page read sync has never seemed to work for me. No matter where I stop reading on either device, the other device never starts from that last page read. Both devices are in coverage areas and the Whispersynce is turn-on according to the Manage My Kindle webpage. Is possible that I'm supposed to be doing something special on each device when I'm finished reading in order for the sync to work properly. I'd really love to use this feature, since I use my Keyboard outside and my Fire while inside.

Posted on Apr 30, 2012 8:56:24 AM PDT
You have to turn wireless on and sync on each device (with the device you want to sync to sync'ed first) for sync to work.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 30, 2012 9:19:23 AM PDT
 Ann says:
Your wireless needs to be turned on so that each device can send/receive the last page read info. to/from Amazon's servers. If you're not leaving the wireless on while reading, then you will need to turn it on and sync when you finish reading on one device, and when you begin reading on the other device.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 30, 2012 9:46:33 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Apr 30, 2012 9:54:11 AM PDT
TerryB says:
When you stop reading on a device, check to make sure internet is turned on and then return to the KK or Fire home page before you turn off the device or let it go to sleep.

edit to add: When I'm switching between devices (Keyboard, Fire, Basic K4) I hardly ever sync them other than just clicking 'yes' when asked if I want to go to the furthest page read.
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