Working with Files for
the Kindle, iPad, iPhone, PC and Other Devices
I. Click on the link in
the Purchase Receipt Email to Download the eBook.
II. Working with Apple
A. How to Send .MOBI files to the Kindle
App for Viewing on Your iPad or iPhone
Make sure you have the
latest version of iTunes (itunes.com) on your computer befor continuing.
Using your USB cable,
plug your iPad or iPhone into your computer. iTunes will automatically add
the iPad or iPhone to its Devices list in the left-hand column. To get
started, click the iPad or iPhone from the Devices list.
Next, click the Apps
tab in the main iTunes window.
Scroll down to the
File Sharing section of the Apps tab in iTunes and click the Kindle application
from the Apps list. A list of the app’s currently installed e-books will
display in the Documents box to the right.
Click Add... to find
the .MOBI file on your computer, then click Open. You can also drag and drop
the .MOBI file into the Documents box in iTunes.
When you’re ready,
click Sync at the bottom of the screen. The e-book will be immediately
available through the Kindle application on your iPad or iPhone.
III. Working with Amazon
A. Sideloading Kindle Fire with access to a computer (easiest):
Using a mini USB to
USB cord, connect the Kindle Fire to a computer.
Download the e-book
file on your computer.
Using a file explorer
program, open up the Kindle (will show as a temporary drive). Also open the
folder on the computer with the file.
Drag the e-book file
from the computer to the Kindle Fire Books directory.
Follow your computer's
procedure for disconnecting peripheral devices. The book will now be available
in the Kindle Fire's "Books" tab.
B. Sideloading using only the Kindle Fire:
Download the e-book
file to the Kindle Fire using either the browser or via email.
Download and install a
file explorer program, such as ES File Explorer from Amazon APP market (it's
Using the file
explorer find the book file (it will be in the main Kindle directory) and copy
it (press and hold the icon until the sub-menu pops up).
Go to the
Paste the file (with
ES Explorer you will need to select "Operations," then hit paste).
Power Kindle Fire off
and back on.
Book should be in the
IV. Working with the PC
and Other Devices
A. General Information
A PDF file is bundled
with each MOBI file sold on this site.
Format (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in
a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating