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Initial post: Mar 12, 2013 3:08:56 PM PDT
L. Eno says:
Trying to download a Kindle app for my iPad but it says I have to go to Canadian site. So, I transferred my Amazon account to the Canadian site, found the Canadian link to the Kindle App (in the App store) and it took me the American Kindle App which it won't let me download because I need to be on the Canadian site. See the vicious circle here? Any tips or information for me?

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 12, 2013 3:33:09 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Mar 12, 2013 5:25:13 PM PDT
A. Dietz says:
You can get the Kindle reading app from goodereader.com, might be less of a hassle than what Amazon is putting you through. Since you're in Canada, Amazon won't actually let you buy or download any apps, you need to be in the US with a US credit card, although you'd think they'd make an exception for the Kindle app. goodereader.com is a great source for android apps.

ETA: Disregard, I missed that you're talking about an iPad. You need to get the Kindle app from iTunes.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 12, 2013 4:15:10 PM PDT
L. Eno - Just download the Kindle for iPad app from iTunes and install it.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 12, 2013 4:40:29 PM PDT
Leno says:
If it was so easy. It says I have to go to the Canada site to do this and then the Canada site pops me back to the US app. Unless...iTunes is different from the app store. This is for an iPad by the way, not android.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 12, 2013 4:43:02 PM PDT
Mike says:
We know that you're talking about the iPad. That's why Pineapple suggested getting the Kindle app from the iTunes Store.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 12, 2013 4:43:06 PM PDT
Leno - iTunes is different. Try downloading it from there.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 12, 2013 5:21:28 PM PDT
Leno says:
OK, so I see that I can bring in a Kindle app from iTunes on a laptop computer but not on the iPad directly - for some reason it doesn't show in the iTunes store. So what I think I have to do is download the app to the laptop and then sync. Is this correct?

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 12, 2013 5:32:52 PM PDT
The Kindle app is the first app on the left that I find when I search iTunes in Canada for "Kindle". For an iPad, you would search the app store, and install. It is a free app.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 12, 2013 5:47:08 PM PDT
Leno says:
No, you can't install from the app store anymore. (I did do this with my first iPad - no problem) Now when you try, the procedure that I outlined above happens. It says you have to go to the Canada site. The Canada site sends you to the US Kindle app in the app store. A Catch-22 situation. We'll try through iTunes on the laptop to see if it works any better.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 12, 2013 6:33:06 PM PDT
Hmmm, that does seem odd and frustrating. Let us know what works for you...

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 10:07:10 PM PDT
Leno says:
It worked. Once the iTunes app came in on the laptop, it appeared on the iPad. Thanks so much, you bunch of smartie pants.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 13, 2013 8:00:17 AM PDT
Good news, Leno. Happy reading :)
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