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Initial post: Dec 29, 2011 11:26:22 AM PST
pcarriesmith says:
How do I transfer books from my computer to my kindle fire? The fire has no USB port.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 29, 2011 12:09:29 PM PST
Just Peachy says:
The Fire has a micro USB port. You will need to provide the cable.
You don't need the computer to transfer the books you have bought from Amazon, they are in the "cloud".

Posted on Dec 30, 2011 10:23:27 PM PST
amy ell says:
This isn't true. None of my books have downloaded. I need help.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 30, 2011 10:32:59 PM PST
Amy -With wi-fi on have you gone to Settings (gear icon) and Sync?

If that doesn't work try de-registering and then re-registering your Fire. For some reason it isn't "talking" to Amazon's servers.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 30, 2011 10:34:32 PM PST
amy ell says:
Thank you!
Going to give it a try!

Posted on Dec 30, 2011 10:35:50 PM PST
amy ell says:
Ok....it didn't work.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 30, 2011 10:40:20 PM PST
Amy - What? The syncing or the re-registering?

Posted on Apr 12, 2012 6:00:54 PM PDT
J. A. Ranf says:
I have an e-book on my computer I'd can't get to show up on my Kindle Fire, using a USB cord. The file extension for the book is .rtf and I tried converting it to MOBI using Calibre, but still nothing. Any advice would be appreciative.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 12, 2012 6:39:46 PM PDT
Jeffrey- Where are you putting the files when you transfer them? They need to go in the Documents file and they will show up in the Docs tab. The Fire supports AZW, TXT,PDF, MOBI, PRC, DOC, and DOCX.

For more on transferring content and a few different ways to do it see http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=hp_usbtransfer_k6i?nodeId=200729530
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