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Read Everywhere with our Free Reading Apps

Follow these easy steps to start reading on your tablet, smart phone, or computer:

Download the Kindle App
  • To receive a download link enter email or phone number
Open the app and sign in with your Amazon account.
Start Reading!
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Sign in with a registered Amazon account. If you don't already have an Amazon account you can create one now (link text) or do it later.

Take your Kindle books with you

The Kindle app is available for most major smartphones, tablets and computers. That means with our free Kindle reading apps, you can buy a Kindle book once, and read it on any device with the Kindle app installed*. You can also read that same Kindle book on a Kindle device if you own one.

*For iPhone and iPod, and iPad users:Purchase Kindle eBooks at from any web browser and choose to have your eBook delivered to your app.
*Kindle for PC and Mac applications running a software version below 1.11.0 are no longer supported. To continue reading on your app you should download the latest version of the Kindle for PC and Mac. If you are running an operating system that is not compatible with our app, you may continue reading from your computer with Kindle Cloud Reader.

Sync to the furthest read page

With Amazon's Whispersync technology, you can automatically save and sync your furthest page read, bookmarks, notes, and highlights across all your devices. That means you can start reading a book on one device, and pick up where you left off on another device.

Load up with books and more

Sample Books Before Buying
Easily shop for eBooks and read the first chapter for free before you decide to buy.

Read Free Books
Read thousands of free books including popular classics like The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Pride and Prejudice, and Treasure Island.

Borrow Library Books
Go into your local library to check out an eBook, and have it delivered wirelessly to your Kindle app.

Read Magazines & Newspapers on Android devices
Read magazines and newspapers with high-resolution, vivid color images on Android devices. You have the flexibility to buy a single issue or a subscription.

Get the best digital reading tools

Adjust the text size, change the screen's brightness, choose your background color, and read in either portrait or landscape mode.

Look Up Words
Tap and hold any word in a book to view the word's definition with the built-in dictionary or use the Google or Wikipedia links to get more information.

Organize your books, docs, and magazines into categories with a few easy taps.

EXCLUSIVE - X-Ray for Books
Tap on any page as you read to access X-Ray, an easy way to uncover more from the books you love. Instantly find chapters and locations that mention ideas, characters, and important places, as well as background info, biographies and more from Shelfari and Wikipedia.