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Kindle for Android Frequently Asked Questions
What is Kindle for Android?
Kindle for Android is a free application that lets you read Kindle books, subscriptions and PDFs on your Android--no Kindle required.
What is the current version of Kindle for Android?
The latest version of Kindle for Android is 4.0. To see what version is on your Android device, press your device Menu button, choose Info, then About. To download the latest version on your Android OS 2.2, search for Kindle in the Google Play Store on your Android device.
If you are running Android OS 2.1 you can still download Kindle for Android 3.2 from the Google Play Store.
How do I register my Android to my Amazon account?
When you first launch Kindle for Android, you'll be asked to enter your Amazon.co.uk account e-mail address and password so you can access your Kindle library and shop in the Kindle store. You can also manage your registration on the Manage Your Kindle page.
How do I buy and download books to my Android device?
You can shop in the Kindle Store via your Android device, or you can shop in the Kindle Store on Amazon.co.uk from your computer and choose a registered Android device as the delivery location. You'll need to make sure you set up your payment method via 'Your Account' if you're new to the Kindle Store.
Learn more: Shopping for Content
I don’t have the Google Play Store pre-installed on my android device.Why can’t I install the Kindle for Android app?
Androiddevices that do not have the Google Play Store pre-installed may not becompatible with the Kindle for Android app. If you encounter an issueinstalling Kindle for Android, please confirm your device has the Google PlayStore app pre-installed before troubleshootingfurther.
Learn more: Troubleshooting Kindle for Android
I have a Google Nexus 7 Tablet. Can I install the Kindle for Android app?
Yes. The Kindle for Android app (version 3.7 and higher) is compatible with the Google Nexus 7 Tablet. You can download the Kindle for Android app by visiting the Google Play Store on your Nexus tablet and searching for “Kindle”.
How do I switch my Kindle for Android app to landscape mode on my Google Nexus 7 Tablet?
You will need to set the orientation of your Google Nexus 7 to auto-rotate. Here’s how:
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