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I have downloaded the kindle app from Google Play Store and installed it.

I have some Kindle files downloaded from the internet. How can I open them using my kindle app?

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Books downloaded from within the appvare saved to /sdcard/kindle, have you tried putting them there? – Matthew Read Apr 25 '11 at 12:37
@Matthew Read surely will try it.. – rgksugan Apr 26 '11 at 3:22
@Mathew Read yes it works.. – rgksugan Apr 28 '11 at 1:30
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If you have the Kindle app installed, just open it and it should show a selection of the books you've purchased from the Kindle store.

Books that haven't been downloaded to your device yet are available via the "Archived Items" menu option that pops up when you press your device's Menu, you should be able to select and download any books there.

If you've downloaded Kindle compatible books from elsewhere on the internet, then if you move them into the "Kindle" folder on your SD card, they should appear in the listing of books when you open the Kindle app.

You have two options to do this:

  • Plugging your phone into a PC and mounting the SD card as an external drive,
  • Using one of the many Android file manager apps that are available from Google Play Store.
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