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Initial post: May 16, 2014 5:32:34 PM PDT
My account has 3 paper whites, 3 kindle keyboards, 1 kindle fire, 1 kindle 1 and multiple iPads and several kindle apps. We have a large archives which we share. My problem is with the newest paperwhite, I don't seem able to keep collections from showing up on all the paper whites. Any suggestions?

Posted on May 16, 2014 6:24:41 PM PDT
Nope, you are screwed. Amazon created what it calls Cloud Collections. It's for the Paperwhites, HDXs and I think the second generation HDs. Your collections are duplicated across all those devices. If you create a collection on one of them then that collection is created on all the others. If you remove a book from a collection then that book is removed from the same collection across all the devices.

And it is the specific reason that I refuse to buy anything except the basic. I have a KK and a basic that I keep different collections on. Plus other family members have KKs and Basics that they keep their own collections on. If those collections migrated universally across the devices I wouldn't stop using the Kindle entirely but I would start stripping the DRM from the files and sideloading them instead.
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