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How do i re-register my old kindle


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Initial post: Oct 26, 2012, 4:20:41 PM PDT
I want to give my old kindle to my husband. How do i re-register it to him so he can order and pay for his own books?

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 26, 2012, 4:22:43 PM PDT
Does he have an existing Amazon account? You would register it to that account.

Posted on Nov 4, 2012, 1:26:43 AM PDT
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In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012, 1:12:55 AM PST
JJulieJ says:
You might want to consider using the one account for all your books. Then you can share them. We do this. The account is in my name but my husband has access to it, and buys his books whenever he wants to. I use gift certificates to buy our books, rather than having lots of small credit card transactions. I keep the gift certificate balance topped up and keep track of what we each spend on a spreadsheet - note this is mostly to check that I don't overspend since I'm a speed reader LOL. I just update the spread sheet from MYK a couple of times a month.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2012, 1:39:18 AM PST
Dragi Raos says:
I strongly agree with Julie's suggestion - once you start buying books on separate accounts, there is no way to combine them, and lending works only on small portion of all Amazon books.

Posted on Mar 2, 2013, 9:01:51 AM PST
Fritz Jensen says:
My kindle fire went through the washing machine. When I buy a new one how do I find out what my registration was on the old one so I can retrieve my old data?

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 2, 2013, 9:05:37 AM PST
T. Cannon says:
It's all on your Amazon account. So long as you register the new Fire to the same acount it will automatically have access to all of the books, apps, and other content that was on your old Fire.

Posted on Mar 16, 2016, 9:18:28 AM PDT
m. schuster says:
I have cpnnected to Amazon and attempting to re-register Marcie's Kindle 2 have to portion of Login and password. Neither I (husband) remember account info or password. The latestest update confused me and hit the complete redo key. What do I do to get back on-line.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 16, 2016, 10:37:31 AM PDT
Contact customer service. 1-866-216-1072

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 16, 2016, 10:46:54 AM PDT
Did you get an email instructing you to do the update? That email address is likely the account on Amazon.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 16, 2016, 10:48:26 AM PDT
There are Family Library options, though I don't know all the detials, so you can share books.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 16, 2016, 11:25:13 AM PDT
R. Wilde says:
There are now, but not in November 2012.
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