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OReilly Jul 30th, 2014 12:07 PM

Can Kindle books be read on an iPad?
 
Hello all:

I am buying guide books for Galicia from Amazon. I came across two Kindle books. I don't own a Kindle. Can I download and read on my iPad?

regards Ger

jamikins Jul 30th, 2014 12:09 PM

Yes, you should be able to just download the app? I think though, I don't know for sure!!

MissPrism Jul 30th, 2014 12:11 PM

Yes and on your phone too
See http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?docId=1000493771

adrienne Jul 30th, 2014 12:11 PM

I think you can but there is an excellent kindle forum on Amazon. I've used it a couple of times and received excellent advice immediately.

OReilly Jul 30th, 2014 12:13 PM

Thanks Jamie. I just checked my iPad, and at some point I DID download the app.

Many thanks :) Ger

HappyTrvlr Jul 30th, 2014 12:16 PM

I have my iPad filled with Kindle books. When I dinish feading them, I send them from the Device to the Cloud, listed at bottom of Library page. You need an account an Amazon for payment.

Sue4 Jul 30th, 2014 02:20 PM

Yes, as you have already seen. But be aware that guidebooks on e- readers are difficult to use, as it's very cumbersome to flip around on the pages. I had mine on my Kindle, as I didn't want to lug around my
IPad all the time. I was very disappointed, and will just take paper guidebooks next time.

Sue4 Jul 30th, 2014 02:26 PM

Ger, I just retread your post. Maybe you just want to read the books in preparation for the trip.
I was just referring to trying to use the guidebooks along the way while sightseeing - that was the cumbersome thing. It was fine before I left home!


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