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Initial post: Mar 26, 2013 10:15:45 PM PDT
For two and a half years, the Kindle iPad app has been a faithful friend. Now, as of a couple of weeks ago, I open the app and I'm on the first page. Or a page near the end nowhere near where I was reading. Right book, wrong page. It takes time to find my place. The "sync to furthest page" option doesn't help because I'm re-reading a big part of the book. This problem is new and annoying. I apologize for not studying this forum to find an earlier with the same problem--I just needed to vent.

Posted on Mar 26, 2013 11:41:00 PM PDT
The Artist says:
Are you closing the book before you exit the app? If not, try that.

Sync to the furthest page read only works if you are reading the same book on more than one device.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 27, 2013 5:14:41 AM PDT
Sarida says:
Is someone else reading the book on a different device?

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 27, 2013 8:48:14 AM PDT
No, I'm not closing the book. Why would I do that? It worked fine for almost 3 years. Secondly, sync to furthest page read should work fine when only ne device is involved. Something has changed.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 27, 2013 8:50:12 AM PDT
Good question, but no. There are two iPads involved but each is reading a different book. Wife is having problems too.

Posted on Mar 27, 2013 9:01:15 AM PDT
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Posted on Mar 27, 2013 9:08:24 AM PDT
Ed says:
Awhile back decided to bookmark the page whenever leaving the Kindle app. Apparently not a bad idea. Simply a touch in the upper right corner. Do the same when reading on Kindles. And yes, occasionally it's not the page last read upon opening. Probably an errant touch when opening or closing the app/Kindle. Also touch/eliminate the book mark when starting reading again.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 27, 2013 12:13:38 PM PDT
Good tip. Still strange to be having this problem now after reading 100+ books with the iPad Kindle app.

Posted on Oct 2, 2013 6:00:57 PM PDT
Lost my kindle app and cannot get it back

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 2, 2013 7:03:05 PM PDT
Sarida says:
What have you tried?

Posted on Oct 2, 2013 7:15:56 PM PDT
Julia says:
Since changing over to IOS7, the "sync to furthest page" is not working. First, when I open Kindle app, it now goes to library, and not last page read. Then I open book currently reading, and it says it is furthest page read when I sync, but it is wrong. I tried the book mark, but I don't even see a place where you can go to book mark. Not loving this.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 2, 2013 7:48:13 PM PDT
Sarida says:
You have to tap the center to get the menu to use the bookmark. It's awful.

I noticed that it syncs to a few pages close to the right spot, but isn't correct.

I thought it was just me!

Posted on Oct 4, 2013 7:28:38 PM PDT
Julia says:
Thanks Sarida! I tried getting the book mark from the center menu, and all is does is turn blue or clear. It doesn't take me TO my book mark. Of course, since writing this post, my kindle now opens to the last page I was on. Weird. It is playing mind games with me! :)

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 4, 2013 7:56:36 PM PDT
Sarida says:
Sorry! I misunderstood.

Tap the center of the screen. On the right side of the title at the top, there is an icon that looks like a typed page. Click that and your bookmarks will show up.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 4, 2013 5:26:36 PM PST
Sam says:
I tried that too but it does not work.

Posted on Dec 4, 2013 5:32:04 PM PST
Sam says:
Bookmark - that is. Book Mark appears but I shutdown my iPad at bedtime and when I resume I have to search to find my place. Search to farthest page is not even available. This is an absolutely essential functionality! Please fix it!

Posted on Dec 23, 2013 2:52:53 AM PST
Carlos says:
I am facing the same problem as Sam and Sarida. When I open my Kindle, it goes to a page close to the one I was reading, but not the right one. I started to face this problem after upgrading my mini Ipad to ios 7. Please fix it!!!!

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 23, 2013 7:43:04 AM PST
Sarida says:
Which Kindle?

Actually, since using iOS 7, I don't have that problem. It syncs between my Kindle Touch and my mini iPad.

And btw, isn't that mini pretty sweet? :)

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 3, 2014 1:22:34 PM PST
Me too. And it is a big waste of time.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 17, 2014 2:14:41 AM PDT
Dennis T. says:
Yes, yes! Me too. Frustrating.

Posted on Jun 2, 2014 1:44:54 AM PDT
Yes irrititating me frequently never used to happem must be ios 7 no other explanation

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2014 6:30:44 PM PDT
I have the same problem. Can we bookmark it

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2014 6:32:05 PM PDT
It is not just you it is a pain. I bookmark it and still have trouble.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2014 6:35:47 PM PDT
Exactly. Same thing with me Something should be done to correct it. Have u had any success since 2013

Posted on Jun 16, 2014 6:37:41 PM PDT
Julia says:
Mine has "somehow" fixed itself. Have not had that problem in some time. Wish I knew how it changed. Sorry!
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