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Transfering ebooks from my computer to kindle fire


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Initial post: May 12, 2012 8:02:09 PM PDT
bart plaster says:
I have a lot of ebooks on my computer and i want to transfer them to my kindle fire, but when i do i get nothing at all. can somebody help me out on this. Thanks

Posted on May 12, 2012 8:07:46 PM PDT
They're probably in epub, which the Fire doesn't natively support.

In reply to an earlier post on May 12, 2012 9:52:15 PM PDT
M. Ratcheson says:
If they are epub, you can install one of the apps that will allow you to read them. I mostly use Aldiko for epubs. Are they epubs?

In reply to an earlier post on May 13, 2012 8:01:49 AM PDT
bart plaster says:
Is the aldiko aviable on the kindle fire and yes the ebooks are epub

Posted on May 13, 2012 8:24:59 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on May 13, 2012 8:27:28 AM PDT
A. Dietz says:
Aldiko isn't available from the Amazon Android App Store, but you can sideload it from another site. For instructions, Google "How to sideload android apps to a Kindle Fire."

ETA, you need to enable the ability to add apps from sources other than the Amazon app store. To do this, click on the gear icon, click on More, click on Device, and under "allow installation of applications from unknown sources" click Yes.

In reply to an earlier post on May 13, 2012 12:14:59 PM PDT
bart plaster says:
But well this help me to be able to read my ebooks that i transfer from my computer to my kindle fire.

In reply to an earlier post on May 13, 2012 12:19:28 PM PDT
M. Ratcheson says:
Yes. Aldiko is a reader app for ePubs.

In reply to an earlier post on May 13, 2012 6:47:43 PM PDT
bart plaster says:
Is it aviable to download on the kindlefire or download on my computer and then transfer to my kindle?

In reply to an earlier post on May 13, 2012 7:38:05 PM PDT
@bart: read the posts above yours. A. Dietz gave you a way to get Aldiko on your Fire.

Posted on May 13, 2012 7:41:19 PM PDT
A. Dietz says:
Bart, did you follow my previous suggestion and Google how to do this? You can find detailed instructions online.

In reply to an earlier post on May 14, 2012 9:26:50 AM PDT
bart plaster says:
I have tried to install the aldiko on my computer by google play and i did sign in, but it says this You haven't accessed the Google Play Store app (the white shopping bag app icon) on your device with this email account. I have the app on my phone, but what else is ther to do. Please help me on this. Thanks

Posted on May 14, 2012 9:30:53 AM PDT
Shabuboy says:
Bart,

as mentioned earlier.... You have to sideload the application. A simple google search will give you plenty of sites with step by steps procedure.

In reply to an earlier post on May 14, 2012 10:15:44 AM PDT
@bart plaster

You can use any of the following three applications to read ePub on the Kindle Fire.
First go to 1mobile.com and install the 1 Mobile Market App.

Then just search for "at 1mobile":

Aldiko Reader

Cool Reader

Mantano Reader

With the 1 Mobile Market App. any application that you chose at 1mobile.com will download and install just like from the Amazon Apps for Android Store. No sideloading involved.

In reply to an earlier post on May 16, 2012 8:08:26 AM PDT
bart plaster says:
Ok i got it installed and i try to slide my ebooks over in the ebooks folder and nothing is there . Is there another folder i need to put it under.

Posted on May 16, 2012 9:14:35 AM PDT
@bart plaster

I am not sure if this was covered or not, but Aldiko, Cool and Mantano Readers, do not read Kindle Format books.

They will read "open" ePub format books like you get from project gutenberg, and like sites.

I put all of my books in the Books folder, and my Doc's and PDF files in my Documents Folder.

Posted on May 16, 2012 9:29:33 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on May 16, 2012 9:30:43 AM PDT
Shabuboy says:
Google is your friend people... See section "How can I import my personal books into Aldiko? "

http://www.aldiko.com/support.html#faq987438943

In reply to an earlier post on May 17, 2012 7:36:05 AM PDT
bart plaster says:
Thanks michael, if i can't get nothing going. Ill just stick with my other kindle that i love even more.
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