Buy & Download from Kindle for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Although you can't shop for Kindle content directly from the Kindle reading app, you can purchase content from the Kindle Store using the Safari browser and, during that process, deliver Kindle titles to the Kindle reading app on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.

Your device must be connected to a wireless or data network in order to download Kindle content to your Kindle reading app.

Note: If you're shopping for a companion Audible audiobook, first tap More, and then tap Read and Listen with Audible. Kindle for iOS will match titles in your Kindle Library with their audio companions.

  1. From the Safari browser, visit the Kindle Store website:
  2. Sign in to the Kindle Store with the same Amazon account you used when you registered the Kindle reading app.
  3. Browse for Kindle titles you want to read:
    • To buy a companion Audible audiobook title, visit Your Lists within the Kindle Store and tap Buy Now with 1-Click.
    • To buy a book, tap Buy Now with 1-Click.
  4. Click Read now to open the book in your Kindle app.

After you purchase content, your titles are automatically made available for download within the Kindle app on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. From the Library screen of the app, tap on a cover to download that title. You can tap on as many titles as you need, but only three will download simultaneously. All other titles will download according to the order they were added . A checkmark will appear when the download is complete. Books with larger files may take longer to download.

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