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Initial post: May 3, 2012 1:10:38 PM PDT
I accidentally deleted the dictionary in my Kindle. Is there anyway to get it back?

In reply to an earlier post on May 3, 2012 1:12:13 PM PDT
Zanzibar says:
You should be able to download it from your archives or send it from your MYK page if you only deleted if from your kindle.

Posted on Jun 12, 2013 5:02:57 AM PDT
Abigail Loo says:
Hi ! I deleted the dictionary from the MYK page. How do I retrieve it?

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 12, 2013 5:09:51 AM PDT
CBRetriever says:
you're going to have to contact Customer Service for that - you permanaently deleted it and only they can replace it, so click on the Help at the top of this page, then Kindle, then click the orange Contact us button - go through the selections (just pick something if your problem isn't listed) and then choose either Chat or Call Me/Us

this is why I really advise people not to delete books - I had to repurchase a book myself when I accidently deleted it. The page jump was probably what happened to you as that's what happened to me

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 12, 2013 5:11:11 AM PDT
Dragi Raos says:
You don't, I am afraid*. However, I am pretty sure it will return by itself at the next software update. You might also be able to purchase and install another one.

What's your Kindle model? See http://amazon.com/help/kindle/which if in doubt.

*) Then again, it never hurts to ask CS - perhaps they will be able to "resurrect" it for free. Click "Help" at the top of the page, then "Contact us" (or follow this https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/contact-us link); select the nature of your problem and have them call you, or use chat.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 12, 2013 5:15:42 AM PDT
Abigail Loo says:
Thank you very much !

Posted on Feb 11, 2015 7:41:13 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Feb 11, 2015 8:56:50 PM PST
Teela Hickey says:
My Dictionaries that came free were deleted when I updated my kindle. Now I can't click words in books to get meanings. Can I get them back free. They came with my kindle fire hdx. I for sure did not delete them. There were two. One was The Oxford English Dictionary. I'm not sure what the other was called but looked similar to the first. So annoyed. What can I do?

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 29, 2016 7:58:57 PM PST
Robsy says:
Contact Customer Service. A similar thing happened when my Kindle was updated.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 30, 2016 2:58:25 AM PST
Jazzy_Jeff says:
I'm sure they figured this out after all, it's been almost a year since the post...
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