Register Your Kindle (5th Generation)

Register your Kindle to your Amazon account to buy and deliver Kindle content to your device.

To buy and deliver Kindle content, you'll need to connect wirelessly and register your Kindle to an Amazon account. Registering also allows you to transfer purchases between Kindle devices and Kindle reading apps.

  1. From Home, press the Menu button, and then select Settings. Select Registration.
  2. Specify the Amazon account you want to use for your Kindle:
    • If you already have an Amazon account: Select this option. Enter your Amazon account information. Select Register. Your name will appear as the Registered User when registration is complete.
    • If you do not have an Amazon account: Select this option and follow the on-screen instructions to set up a new Amazon account.

Deregister Your Kindle

Deregister your Kindle from your Amazon account if it is registered to the wrong account or if you no longer want to use it to purchase books, periodicals, or Kindle active content.

To deregister your Kindle, your device must be connected to a wireless network.

Important: After you deregister your Kindle, the device will be deregistered from your Amazon account and you won't be able to access items stored in your content library or items previously downloaded through your Kindle reading applications.
  1. From your computer:
    1. Visit Manage Your Content and Devices
    2. Select Your Devices.
    3. Select your device or app and select Deregister in the Actions column.
    4. To confirm, select Deregister again on the pop-up window.
  2. From your device:
    1. From Home, press the Menu button, and then select Settings.
    2. Select Deregister.

After deregistering, you can register your Kindle to another Amazon account.

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