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I did not receive "Field of Prey" on my new paper white "Toni's Kindle". I rec'd Calico Joe but not Field of Prey. My old Kindle listed as Edward's Kindle is demolished. I only use the paper white


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Initial post: Jul 6, 2014 6:25:56 PM PDT
Please read above...as that describes my problem.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 6, 2014 6:30:35 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 6, 2014 6:30:56 PM PDT
Beth says:
Did you specifically send it to Toni's kindle? The default would be Edward's since they are alphabetical. If Edward's is demolished check to make sure it is deregistered. Otherwise Amazon has no way to know.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 6, 2014 6:30:37 PM PDT
Loz says:
Next time, use the description box for the description, not the title.

As for your problem, its not described as above. Are you connected to wifi, have you sent the book to the correct kindle, have you de-registered the "demolished" kindle from you account? You need to give more information...

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 6, 2014 6:36:38 PM PDT
How do I de-activate my old kindle? I thought it strange that on June 19 I ordered 2 books ...Calico Joe and Fields of Prey. I rec'd Calico Joe and just finished reading it. Now that I' ready to read another book I discover that I never rec'd it. Frustrating!

Posted on Jul 6, 2014 6:42:49 PM PDT
Beth says:
I would go to "Manage Your Content and Devices" on the computer and under the Devices tab find Edward's Kindle. On the left side there is a place to click deregister.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 6, 2014 10:45:13 PM PDT
PS56k says:
as mentioned, when purchasing a Kindle ebook, there should be a drop-down list of "devices" and they are listed in alpha order.... so E before T - and if you didn't look or notice it went to E.
Go to the Manage Your Kindle webpage, and de-register the E - so only your Toni device is listed, which will then become the default.
You can see that on the Amazon webpage for any book you might purchase...

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 6, 2014 11:11:11 PM PDT
CBRetriever says:
bunch of things to try:

1. Turn on wireless and do a sync (menu option or an icon) and check for new items

2. next, look in your archives/cloud and see if it is there (do a search on the title) - if so click on it and it will download

3. go to your Manage Your Content and Devices page on http://amazon.com (link is under the Your Account menu), hover over the actions button next to the title and select send to Kindle (make sure you pick the correct kindle if you have more than one registered to your account), then turn on your wireless and do a sync and check for new items

4. reboot/reset your kindle (fully charged, unplugged, wireless on, hold power button in for 30 seconds ignoring any messages that pop up), then start at step 1

4.a. Deregister then reregister if you have an e-ink kindle then start at step 1 - DO NOT do this if you have a Kindle Fire

5. try to send it to your kindle through usb ( http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=201242340 )

6. contact customer support using the Contact Us button to the right or on the help pages (Blue Help link at top of page) and then looking under Need more help?

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 7, 2014 5:56:31 AM PDT
I thought my son did this for me when he tx. all my other books to the new paper white. Also.......I ordered both books at the same time so why would only 1 appear on my new kindle? I checked my order and I was charged for both..

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 7, 2014 6:04:14 AM PDT
"Why..."?

Well, I'm not sure anyone here can answer WHY that happened with any degree of certainty. Whomever was doing the buying would have (obviously) had to buy the books in two separate transactions from each individual product page.

Each time you purchase a book from the website (as opposed to from a Kindle itself), you have to toggle where you want the book to go. It's possible that on one book someone toggled that particular Paperwhite as the delivery target, but on the other book, they forgot to toggle, so it went to whatever is listed first, OR they accidentally toggled to something else (maybe Cloud Reader, for example).

But again, there's no way to know for sure "why".

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 7, 2014 6:04:18 AM PDT
CBRetriever says:
it just happens sometimes - I've had it happen to me

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 7, 2014 6:05:55 AM PDT
The other thing I thought of was that it's possible one book downloaded via wi-fi, but then someone picked the Kindle up and walked away somewhere there wasn't wi-fi, and the download was interrupted.

Or the internet access was interrupted during the download.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 7, 2014 6:07:12 AM PDT
flipoid says:
Maybe because the other one was erroneously sent to your defunct Kindle. To get it on your current Kindle, just tap on the word "Cloud" on your Home screen, search for the title, and tap the title when it comes up in the search results. It will then download to your Paperwhite. (It might prompt you to turn on the wireless signal if you've got the PW in Airplane mode.)

Posted on Jul 7, 2014 6:09:32 AM PDT
Or there was a Disruption in the Space-Time Continuum, and no one noticed!
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