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Suggestions???? They're replacing my kindle touch Today!


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Initial post: Jun 16, 2012, 12:59:39 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jun 16, 2012, 6:36:37 PM PDT
Kelly S says:
Just thought I'd ask for any heads up or suggestions from people who have had to go through the replacement process. I have a lot of books. I might not ever turn on the wireless so they don't transfer and I can keep the Kindle Touch light.

But I've already been advised to download my archives in incriments of a couple hundred at a time if I do download the archives, ANY OTHER SUGGESTIONS?

Thanks everyone and have a great weekend!

Edited to ADD~ when I was talking about downloading I was speaking of if I do turn on the wireless, so I can view book descriptions. or send one or two straight to the device, the Kindle Touch is going to start to try and index and download the titles of my archives. I'm not talking of it actually downloading books. I know i have to choose that from the MYK page. So I'm speaking of turning on the wireless for a few minutes so it can start to index the archives a few hundred at a time. Then turn it of and leave it plugged in to index. Then repeat the process. Yes I do have over 7,000 books, I'm a cheap freebie hoarder, and have collected a lot. So that is why I'm considering... NEVER turning on wireless and only using the USB to download the books that I want on the device manually.

I see by the posts there was some confusion... I hope that clears it up a little. :)

Oh, and I want to print a list of all my books??? I did find the "media library" and if i throw them in the trash I can still use the print function in the trash can... LOL...(its going to print the covers etc and just be too long) just stumbled into that one today. I'm always looking for more functionality... if that's a word.

Thought of a request. I want to download multiple selections at a time. Amazon will work on making that available to us if enough people request it. So can you shoot them an email or a phone call? THANK YOU

Posted on Jun 16, 2012, 1:10:56 PM PDT
Artist says:
No books will download automatically if you turn on wireless. You have to either send them from your MYK page or click on them on the archives list.

I wouldn't download "a couple hundred" books at a time. I'd send a maximum of 20 from the MYK page, then wait until they have finished indexing to send another batch. "A couple hundred" might cause an indexing jam.

If you've created collections, you need to download your books, then click on the archives list and choose Import Collections from Another Device. Choose the device that had the collections on it, and the books on your home page will move into those collections. That means you shouldn't deregister the old Kindle until after you import the collections.

You don't have to move all your books into the trash to print a list. I can't remember how to print the list, but I'm sure someone else will be along soon to help you with that.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 1:16:11 PM PDT
CLS10 says:
A couple hundred at a time is still too much at one time.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 1:16:54 PM PDT
How many books do you have?

I don't have a Touch, but I have replaced/added Kindles.... I've found it easiest to load content through the archives, rather than using MYK. And had the best results when transferring no more than 30 or 40 titles at a time. Once each batch has downloaded, give them time to index. Repeat the process until all desired books are downloaded and indexed, charging throughout if possible.

It sounds like you plan to transfer via usb - if so, I'd recommend the same thing: no more than 30 or 40, give them plenty of time to index between batches, and make sure you've plugged your Kindle into a powered port.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 1:21:50 PM PDT
I'm wondering if she has thousands of books - enough that her archive list is gumming things up.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 1:36:35 PM PDT
Kelly S says:
@ Blaiz I hope someone can tell me how to print a list because Amazon can't tell me and they are also telling me that they are unable to email me a list or print me a list on their end too. which is just bologna... they pull our records whenever we call. they could stick that on a cd, or email it to me....GRR LOL

Posted on Jun 16, 2012, 1:37:46 PM PDT
Kelly S says:
Thanks all for your suggestions... I hope you come back and see that I put more info up there... maybe that will make things clearer?

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 1:39:16 PM PDT
You can create a Shelfari.com account (which is owned by Amazon) then export your Kindle purchases there, then it will allow you to export a printable list. It is a bit of work, but gives you a nice end product in a spreadsheet format that allows to to pick and choose what you actually want to print. (ie. just title and author, published date, etc.

Posted on Jun 16, 2012, 2:06:53 PM PDT
Artist says:
I figured out how to do it without creating a Shelfari account.

Hover over Your Account (top right of page)
Click on Your Account
Go down to Digital Account
Click on Your Collection
Change the view to list view (upper left of list)
Change the option so that only books are displayed
Click Print

I've never done it myself, so I don't know what happens after you click Print.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 2:12:13 PM PDT
Dog Lover says:
Blaiz,

Ummm... Maybe I am misreading something. On my Keyboard Kindle, books ARE autodownloaded as soon as I connect. I suspect this depends on the device you've set for download.

When the OP registers new new device (I know nothing about the "touch"), won't she be subjected to that as well? The K that has been replaced will be deregistered so she can't leave that one as the default.

Is this a touch difference from the keyboard perhaps?

Very curious,

DL

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 2:17:36 PM PDT
CBRetriever says:
I think he's talking about prior purchases on her account - those will just show up in the archives and won't automatically download

I don't have thousands of ebooks in my account, but I went the only put ones I haven't read and ones I need to refer to (language books and dictionaries) on the kindle itself

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 2:42:14 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jun 16, 2012, 2:48:01 PM PDT
Books I've sent to my KK download automatically, but anything my husband buys for his Kindle stays in my archive until I pull/push it to my KK.

When the OP registers her new Kindle and it connects wirelessly, it will "see" all the books in the archive, but none of those should begin to d/l until she tells them to.

As I understand it, very large archives wreak havoc with Kindles, so the OP may never be able to connect her Kindle wirelessly.

Edited for clarity

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 2:46:00 PM PDT
Artist says:
DL, she is asking about all the books on her account being downloaded automatically. That doesn't happen when a Kindle is replaced.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 3:04:28 PM PDT
Dog Lover says:
OK - Thanks all for clearing this up for me.

DL

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 6:19:49 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jun 16, 2012, 6:21:20 PM PDT
Kelly S says:
Blaiz,

AND EVERYONE WHO'S READ HIS POSTS LOL

YES, I know about this printing option in the media library, I have tried it, and like I said it shows the whole book and I think it's going to use up a lot of ink, but it seemed to stop loading after about 3 hours... so I will try letting it load over night and I will give you an update tomorrow. On printing the list by selecting all the books from the "media library" notice to others.. this is not your Manage your kindle page! LOL You can access your media library from your account page.

@ Blaiz... now I'm kinda scolding you here, because you were confused last time and I tried to edit my post so you could understand better what I was trying to say. I don't know if you looked back and saw the CHANGE I made.

WHEN I SAID THE KINDLE WAS GOING TO AUTOMATICALLY DOWNLOAD MY ARCHIVES/BOOKS I should have chosen different words. This left a great deal of confusion. I do not believe there will be any books downloaded unless I go to MYK page and wirelessy transfer or usb download my books. I'm speaking of turning on the wireless for a few minutes so it can start to index the archives a few hundred at a time. Then turn it of and leave it plugged in to index. Then repeat the process. Yes I do have over 7,000 books, I'm a cheap freebie hoarder, and have collected a lot. So that is why I'm considering... NEVER turning on wireless and only using the USB to download the books that I want on the device manually. I WAS TALKING ABOUT IT AUTOMATICALLY BRINGING OVER MY ARCHIVES. NOT AUTO DWNLDING BOOKS. SO please quit telling people that is what I was saying~~~~ :)

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 6:22:54 PM PDT
Kelly S says:
nuh uh

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 6:25:28 PM PDT
Kelly S says:
@ Cassie Anne,
My kindle touch only downloaded what was 1clicked and sent to it or what I sent to it from manage your kindle page. I was just speaking of the new Touch wanting to store the archives in there and wanting to index them... I just want to keep the new one as clean as possible.

WHAT DOES OP MEAN? ANYONE?

THANKS FOR THE HELP EVERYONE

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 6:26:53 PM PDT
Kelly S says:
long time no see... but I remember you helping me out in the beginning. Do you have a favorite forum you're usually in? Thanks for all the help before... hope to see you around!

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 6:33:27 PM PDT
Kelly S says:
Hey Dog Lover, I think I know you from Shelfari... I'm Kelly new and learning.

My books are set to go to the cloud on my broken kindle touch #1 I would send things directly to the kindle if I wanted to read it in the near future, or if it was part of a series, and I wanted to mark it in that collection.

I think I'm going to try and keep the new one clean of extras and only put on my "reading" and "to be reads" and maybe some "games" and "boredom busters"

What does OP stand for?

Thanks!

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 6:39:52 PM PDT
Artist says:
Why would I go back and read a post that I already responded to?

I'll make it easy for myself and put you on ignore, so I don't get "confused" about your questions any more.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 6:45:01 PM PDT
OP stands for Original Post or Original Poster.

The archive is just a list of books that aren't loaded on your Kindle. Since they're not on your Kindle, they won't index.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 7:00:54 PM PDT
Kelly S says:
@ Blaiz I'm sorry!!! I hope you didn't put me on ignore, so that you can read my apology, I was being playful in my posts with you ~ I'm guessing by your response that they didn't come off that way... sometimes computers just really suck! Anyway, if someone else will relay my apology I'd appreciate it. I really appreciate that you, Blaiz took the time and effort to even answer my question, and then you went back to check on the list thing. I don't take that lightly. That was time spent HELPING me for no good reason, and I REALLY APPRECIATE that.

I thought maybe you went back to re read the original post because I put "edited to add" on it and I also posted at the time at the bottom of the page that I did edit it to make it clearer on what I meant by the downloading/archiving/indexing subject. Sorry if it came off snippy.

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 16, 2012, 7:19:52 PM PDT
Kelly S says:
Thanks for the clarification on OP Cassie Anne,

And the archives do index, and if you have a large archive they suggest that you leave it plugged in overnight to a power source so it can completely index properly.

you can go to this url, and vjvl51 talks about the archive indexing, and if you call or email amazon they will confirm it. They are the ones who told me it needed to index first. They told me last month to plug this first kindle touch in over night and leave it powered on with the wireless on so it would continue to work all the way through the archives.

http://www.amazon.com/forum/kindle/ref=cm_cd_search_res_ti?_encoding=UTF8&cdMsgNo=1&cdPage=1&cdSort=oldest&cdThread=Tx1EKVISUSUTB1K&cdMsgID=Mx6OFW2K05C10B#Mx6OFW2K05C10B
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