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Kindle Touch= Deleting Books??

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In reply to an earlier post on Jun 8, 2012 1:08:00 PM PDT
M. T. ONeill says:
I just tried this on my Kindle Touch. It works great, but let me clarify the method a little. On your Home page, don't "tap" and hold, just jam your finger on the title you don't want (on your kindle book list) anymore and hold it there for about 3 seconds. Menu pops up. If it's a "Sample" or a Notice, Delete is one of the choices. If it's a Book you bought, a different menu pops up. You can select Move to Archived Items to get it off your book list (and put it back on Home page, if you want, by tapping on Menu button in upper right corner of Kindle & select View Archived Items - then press and hold to get menu to put it back on Home) If you don't even want it on your Kindle Archive list, connect Kindle to PC, go to manage kindle site on Amazon like others on this forum suggested.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 8, 2012 1:37:29 PM PDT
M. T. ONeill - If you want to remove a book from the Amazon Archive list, you do not have to "connect Kindle to PC". You can go to Manager Your Kindle page at any time and delete/send to device/loan, etc.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 8, 2012 11:38:31 PM PDT
Danno says:
Thank you, MTO. We finally came to this conclusion figures.... if you use the PC to buy the book then you must also use the PC to delete it from the source. Thanks again, Danno

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 8, 2012 11:48:36 PM PDT
Danno says:
Sorry Vjvi51 but your solution does not work on my Kindle touch 3g....there is no "Manage archives" in my menu on the Home page. I searched for it other places too and cannot bring it up. I can View Archived Items but there is no Delete feature anywhere. Thanks for trying but I think this feature is on other models.... not my current model Touch. I will do like MTO says and do it at Amazon. Thanks. Danno

Posted on Jun 9, 2012 1:05:51 AM PDT
CBRetriever says:
the archives are the books owned by your account - to remove books from there you have to use a PC and go to your Manage Your Kindle page and delete them there - then sync your device and they should remove them

the reason you can't delete books through your archives is that the items listed there are not on your kindle - those are just links to the book on the amazon servers

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 9, 2012 9:06:31 AM PDT
Danno says:
Thank you, CBR. Now I think we all agree. It's good to hear from someone who actually knows the Touch and how it works. Now, one more question, please: Why has my Touch started to "falter" after barely a month old? It is slow to DL new books now and also, it decides to reboot on it's own if I decide to change books or view the menu. This takes awhile and sometimes it completes this part and sometimes it starts over. This is my second one to do this...both in less than a month old. Is it a flaw? My warranty is about up. I like it but wonder if it is on it's last legs already??? Thanks. Danno

Posted on Jun 9, 2012 9:17:37 AM PDT
CBRetriever says:
do you have a lot of books on it? Mine doesn't do that so it sounds like something's hinky with it

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 9, 2012 10:05:29 AM PDT
Danno says:
Hi CBR, I have just 92 books on it and it's supposed to hold 2,000, they claim. I keep snagging those free books each day from Amazon and I suppose I'll not live long enough to read them all. I really do like the Touch but it has some "quirks". Even with a jacket on, it changes pages on it's own so I always turn it off before closing it. Just finger pressure on the outside cover does this so I always dogear my page too as well as turn it off. Sometimes it changes fonts on me...... all just quirks and not to be crabbed about. I still like the thing and use it whenever I have free time. Thanks. Danno

Posted on Jun 9, 2012 10:07:38 AM PDT
CBRetriever says:
you should always turn it off when you're finished reading - I've found my sleeve brushing against it changing pages, not to mention my cat's tail brushing across it and I can't fall asleep and let it fall face down on me like my others

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 24, 2012 4:51:02 AM PDT
P. VAUGHAN says:
thank you, at last ive mangaed to delete books off my kindle .thank you

Posted on Jul 4, 2012 2:32:38 PM PDT
how to delete books off the kindle touch

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 4, 2012 3:55:14 PM PDT
P. VAUGHAN says:
i now know how thank you to another used .brilliant .thanks

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 7, 2012 6:03:27 PM PDT
Joyce Hooten says:
thanks john. you made it so simple. it worked

Posted on Sep 7, 2012 9:46:58 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Sep 7, 2012 9:48:12 PM PDT
Danno says:
Hey People... I am the guy who started this "Delete" discussion awhile back and now I have another one for you. Forgive me.... not the same subject but interesting. As you can see I'm not good at this "thread Biz" Here it is:
My Kindle recently crashed and was dead..... nothing worked. I was gonna return it to Amazon for the 1 yr warranty when the Target guy showed me an (877) number to call. The young man told me exactly how to "resuscitate " and in 20 seconds my KT was working like new! If anyone is interested just reply to this and I'll save you the $11.87 service charge Amazon sent me. Ha ha! Yes, it's free from me but then maybe all you good people already know this move. I wonder if Gallagher knows this one too??? Danno in Cal

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 29, 2012 5:03:03 PM PDT
telecom says:
This is how I did it,but it deletes the book permenantly so if you want it back you will need to repurchase it. Go to my account on your pc and select the book to be deleted. Press actions and delete. That removes it from the pc. Now to remove it from kindle get up your list of books and hold the book selected for a few seconds and a list will come up with delete book, click that and the book will be gone

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 18, 2012 12:27:33 PM PDT
ClareG says:
Thanks for this, it was so easy. Now i feel a bit more confident with my electronic toy.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 30, 2013 11:02:20 PM PDT
So...Me says:
I have done all of this. I went I the MYK page and deleted it from the library, then I synced it like five times and the books are still on my kindle!! I'm very confused.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 30, 2013 11:19:17 PM PDT
@So ... me: Have you deleted them from the Kindle as well? Syncing does not do that for you.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 31, 2013 3:35:31 PM PDT
Danno says:
Hi John,

Posted on Mar 31, 2013 3:39:31 PM PDT
Danno says:
Sorry. Hi John, I am Dano and I started this topic about a year ago and no one really did tell how to do it... I learned by myself. While "archiving" is just as good, some of us like to realy dump a dud book and here is how: Go to your amazon Acct. online and find the book and under Actions, just delete it. It is the only way to actualy delete it from a current model KT 3g. Check it out. Danno Piano in Cal

Posted on Apr 1, 2013 1:19:02 AM PDT
P. VAUGHAN says:
at last totaly deleted books from archives.brilliant thank you .patricia

In reply to an earlier post on May 8, 2013 8:35:45 PM PDT
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Posted on May 8, 2013 8:40:37 PM PDT
hugs says:
I want o completely empty my kindle touch so I can sell it and upgrade,, so do I just archive everything? will it all be gone? or can I just unregister it? help :)

Posted on May 8, 2013 8:54:13 PM PDT
Charlie says:
@hugs -- Don't bother archiving (removing from device). Deregistering will wipe it clean.

Your books will be in the archive/cloud waiting for you to download when you gat your new Kindle and register it.

In reply to an earlier post on May 8, 2013 11:19:48 PM PDT
Danno says:
Hey guys, I think I started this discussion awhile back..... trying to learn to DELETE books permanently and I got a lotta yeah, yeah, yeah. For those who get a lotta books and dump what's been read, it is a lotta bother doing a bunch at a time, right? I found a new way. As soon as you "buy" a book and get it in your kindle, just delete it immediately from the Amazon Acct. Then when read, there will be a "Delete" option instead of Archive. Much easier. News from Crotchety ole Danno :-)
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