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Folders for the Kindle app?

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by LeeB, Aug 11, 2011.

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    I did a search - I can't believe I'm the only one with the problem - but couldn't find anything, so I have to ask (sorry!). Most of my eBooks come from Amazon. I had a Kindle prior to my iPad, so I have quite a few (nearly 300) books. Sorting them by Title or by Author gets a bit tedious with that many, and I'd really like to be able to put them into categories. I know I can do it on the Kindle, but I don't use it anymore (preferring the iPad). Is there any way to do it on the iPad?

    Thank you in advance for any assistance offered.

    Lee
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    I too would like to do this! Good question Lee!
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    Unfortunately, AFAIK, the Kindle app doesn't allow you to make categories (aka Collections). Just the actual Kindle.

    Marilyn
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    After I saw you question I opened my Kindle app to try and figure it out and I didn't see a way to do it. But if I figure it out I will post back.
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    Thank you. If anyone figures it out, please let me know. It's getting difficult trying to remember either title (or author) anymore ;) . If I could categorize them, it would be much easier.
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    I could not believe the Kindle app doesn't give users the ability to creat categories...but sadly it's true! No way to create categories! Poor design...
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    The Kindle app doesn't have folders, collections or any way to manually categorize. All it has the default filters -- recent, author and title. It's lame that way.

    If we all want some kind of organizing function, we should let Amazon know:

    kindle-feedback@amazon.com
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    Thank you for your speedy response.. I just sent a note to the amazon team. Can't imagine this not being addressed....unless amazon would prefer people to purchase books from iTunes, where categories exist.

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