Kindle/Cloud

Discussion in 'iPad 2 Forum' started by kadon, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. kadon

    kadon
    Expand Collapse
    iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2012
    Messages:
    3
    Thanks Received:
    0
    I am new to ipads. I now possess an ipad2 on which is a Kindle app. When I pressed it I got 'cloud' and 'device' both of which led to nowhere.
    I want to download books from Amazon on to the ipad2. Do I have to use the 'cloud' or 'device' feature. If so, how?
     
  2. Kaykaykay

    Kaykaykay
    Expand Collapse
    iPad Wizard

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2011
    Messages:
    6,971
    Thanks Received:
    445
    Do you have an Amazon account on which you've purchased Kindle books? Have you signed onto that account with the Kindle app?

    You won't see anything on your iPad Kindle app unless you've done both of these things.

    You have to buy Kindle books on Amazon's website before you can download them to the app.
     
  3. zunex

    zunex
    Expand Collapse
    iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Aug 28, 2012
    Messages:
    37
    Thanks Received:
    2
    Also check your connection though. :eek:
     
  4. kadon

    kadon
    Expand Collapse
    iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2012
    Messages:
    3
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Thank you KKK and Zunix...much obliged. I have an account there but did not know to proceed as you say. :)
     
  5. SheerLuckHolmes

    SheerLuckHolmes
    Expand Collapse
    iPad Fan

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2010
    Messages:
    142
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Please, someone correct me if I am wrong, the iCloud's advantage is that it keeps track of where you are while reading. If I am reading a book on my iPhone and get to page 12, later in the day if I open my iPad to read the same book it will be updated through iCloud to let the iPad know that I am on page 12 on my iPhone and page 12 will be opened in the same book on my iPad.
     
  6. Mickey330

    Mickey330
    Expand Collapse
    Administrator
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Aug 30, 2010
    Messages:
    11,876
    Thanks Received:
    2,189
    Yes - that is correct, IF you are using iBooks. it's the same way Amazon works with whispersyncing and the Kindle apps/devices. And, I'm sure, so do other book companies.

    Very handy feature(s), IMO.

    Marilyn
     
  7. scifan57

    scifan57
    Expand Collapse
    Super Moderator
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2011
    Messages:
    25,463
    Thanks Received:
    6,627
    Almost correct. When you open the book on your iPad you will see a pop up window that states you are on page 12 on your iPhone. It will ask if you want to go to that page, accept, and you will go to that page.
     
  8. Mickey330

    Mickey330
    Expand Collapse
    Administrator
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Aug 30, 2010
    Messages:
    11,876
    Thanks Received:
    2,189
    Ah, good point, Scifan. Thanks for the detail. Amazon does the same thing ... and it's what I use the most. Missed mentioning that part.

    Marilyn
     
  9. kadon

    kadon
    Expand Collapse
    iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2012
    Messages:
    3
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Reading the comments above I learn a lot. I'd like to report that I have downloaded a book from Amazon successfully. I have lots still to learn and thank you for your feedback.
     
Similar Threads
  1. Peter_Izn
    Replies:
    11
    Views:
    6,091
  2. ricko
    Replies:
    12
    Views:
    1,688
  3. sceadugenga
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    1,337
  4. Joyceski38
    Replies:
    4
    Views:
    1,584
  5. Momzoo
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    1,297
Loading...

Share This Page



Search tags for this page
forgotten kindle cloud password
,
how do i move books from my device to icloud
,
how do i move ebooks from kindle to cloud
,

how do i move kindle books from ipad decice to icloud

,
how do i move kindle to icloud
,

how to move books from kindle to icloud

,
how to move kindle books to cloud on ipad
,
i cloud kindle for ipad
,
move ipad kindle book from device to cloud
,
move to cloud on kindle iphone app