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Initial post: Jan 20, 2014 4:49:45 PM PST
elluns418 says:
I would like to transfer all my kindle content onto a newly purchased laptop. I downloaded the kindle app and transferred all my purchased books, but how do I transfer docs, video and apps? Or is it even possible? The laptop is a Dell Latitude 6410, if that makes a difference.
I have a kindle fire hd.

Thanks for your help!

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 20, 2014 5:10:18 PM PST
The Artist says:
Why do you want to transfer them to your computer? All of the content that you purchase from Amazon is saved on their servers/your cloud.

Android apps don't work on a computer, and Amazon video would have to be downloaded directly to the computer, not transferred from the Fire.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 20, 2014 5:18:24 PM PST
I'm not sure what you mean by "transfer", and what device the items were on earlier. But basically:
1) books are coded to a particular device. You'd need to download new copies to the new device from your Amazon archives.
2) documents - do you mean personal documents that you've sent to your kindle archives? They're not viewable in kindle apps, only kindle devices.
3) videos - same as books, I think, and as Artist says.
4) apps are software for mobile devices. A laptop doesn't count as a mobile device, it counts as a computer. You'd need to download the appropriate software for a computer system, not apps.

Posted on Jan 20, 2014 5:20:23 PM PST
elluns418 says:
Thanks. So I could download already purchased content onto the laptop?

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 20, 2014 5:35:01 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 20, 2014 5:36:01 PM PST
If you've registered the kindle app on the Dell to the same Amazon account as your content is on, and subject to the limitations already described, yes.
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