Register Guidelines E-Books Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MobileRead Forums > E-Book Readers > Amazon Kindle > Kindle Fire

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-05-2012, 08:32 PM   #31
Skydog
Wizard
Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Skydog's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,431
Karma: 1646312
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Circling Earth @ Mach .83
Device: PW2, Fire HDX 8.9, Kobo Aura H20, HD, Mini, Nexus 7.2, 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by geoffwood View Post
Personal Document Synching came to Apple devices several months ago, so it is possible to check the same files on both platforms.

http://liliputing.com/2011/12/amazon...ndle-fire.html


Well I listened to my colleague rather than do my usual reading. That's good news since we now have all the troubleshooting covered. More info to shoot at Amazon.
Skydog is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-2012, 09:01 PM   #32
msandsm
Junior Member
msandsm began at the beginning.
 
Posts: 5
Karma: 10
Join Date: Apr 2012
Device: Kindle Fire
I'm new to the Kindle Fire. Can someone tell me if there is a way to move books from the Carousel to the Books tab? Also, how do I use calibre's email function to send books to my Fire? The only email address I have for that is <myname>@kindle.fire. And even using the email function to send to my gmail account, I can't even find a 'send' button. How does it work? Any help will be welcomed with a great big smile and a virtual hug.
msandsm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-2012, 09:54 PM   #33
booklover6
Wizard
booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.booklover6 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
booklover6's Avatar
 
Posts: 4,088
Karma: 3731872
Join Date: May 2008
Location: PA (USA)
Device: Fire HD 6, Kobo Aura, Glo, Mini
You don't have to move them from the Carousel to the Books Tab. Anything that shows up in the Carousel is already in one of the locations on the Kindle.

For Calibre, not only do you need your Kindle address but also your gmail address and password and the host name smtp.gmail.com. I use port 587, not sure why.
booklover6 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2012, 03:08 PM   #34
msandsm
Junior Member
msandsm began at the beginning.
 
Posts: 5
Karma: 10
Join Date: Apr 2012
Device: Kindle Fire
Quote:
Originally Posted by booklover6 View Post
You don't have to move them from the Carousel to the Books Tab. Anything that shows up in the Carousel is already in one of the locations on the Kindle.

For Calibre, not only do you need your Kindle address but also your gmail address and password and the host name smtp.gmail.com. I use port 587, not sure why.

I finally found the book under Docs, but I'm a little anal and I want the book to appear in my Books folder. Can it be done? Also, haven't had a chance to try emailing, but will let you know how that works.
msandsm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2012, 03:22 PM   #35
Blossom
Grand Sorcerer
Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Blossom's Avatar
 
Posts: 12,253
Karma: 8106934
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Raleigh, NC
Device: PW/K4B/K4S/K3+3G KF1/KFHD2/N7.2/SGP 4.2 SGP 5.0/LG Vortex
Quote:
Originally Posted by msandsm View Post
I finally found the book under Docs, but I'm a little anal and I want the book to appear in my Books folder. Can it be done? Also, haven't had a chance to try emailing, but will let you know how that works.
All emailed books will be under docs. The email address for the Fire is for Personal Documents only. You have to sideload via USB to get books to show up under Books. Just drop your books in the books or documents folder. It doesn't matter which. They must not have a pdoc tag on them or they will show up under Documents instead of Books.

I highly recommended you read the stickys here and search the threads. This has been answer numerous times. Do a search for the word ebok and that should get you the threads that will help you.
Blossom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2012, 03:24 PM   #36
Blossom
Grand Sorcerer
Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Blossom's Avatar
 
Posts: 12,253
Karma: 8106934
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Raleigh, NC
Device: PW/K4B/K4S/K3+3G KF1/KFHD2/N7.2/SGP 4.2 SGP 5.0/LG Vortex
It seems that I have clear the Kindle data now each time I send a pdoc to the my Fire. I guess I will do it nightly at 3AM when the servers aren't so hammered it took two tries last night to get the covers to show up at 3AM.
Blossom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2012, 03:48 PM   #37
Skydog
Wizard
Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Skydog's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,431
Karma: 1646312
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Circling Earth @ Mach .83
Device: PW2, Fire HDX 8.9, Kobo Aura H20, HD, Mini, Nexus 7.2, 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blossom View Post
All emailed books will be under docs. The email address for the Fire is for Personal Documents only. You have to sideload via USB to get books to show up under Books. Just drop your books in the books or documents folder. It doesn't matter which. They must not have a pdoc tag on them or they will show up under Documents instead of Books.

I highly recommended you read the stickys here and search the threads. This has been answer numerous times. Do a search for the word ebok and that should get you the threads that will help you.

Actually, the statement in bold is incorrect. As posted here previously, I have always converted my mobi books via Calibre with a [PDOC] tag and they always appear on the BOOKS bookshelf when side-loaded.

Last edited by Skydog; 04-06-2012 at 03:54 PM.
Skydog is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2012, 03:49 PM   #38
Skydog
Wizard
Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Skydog's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,431
Karma: 1646312
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Circling Earth @ Mach .83
Device: PW2, Fire HDX 8.9, Kobo Aura H20, HD, Mini, Nexus 7.2, 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blossom View Post
It seems that I have clear the Kindle data now each time I send a pdoc to the my Fire. I guess I will do it nightly at 3AM when the servers aren't so hammered it took two tries last night to get the covers to show up at 3AM.
I refuse to do this -- it's just not worth the trouble.
Skydog is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2012, 03:54 PM   #39
Blossom
Grand Sorcerer
Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Blossom's Avatar
 
Posts: 12,253
Karma: 8106934
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Raleigh, NC
Device: PW/K4B/K4S/K3+3G KF1/KFHD2/N7.2/SGP 4.2 SGP 5.0/LG Vortex
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skydog View Post
Actually, the statement in bold is not correct. As posted here previously, I have always converted my mobi books via Calibre with a [PDOC] tag and they always appear on the BOOKS bookshelf when side-loaded.
That's because you use a Calibre Profile that doesn't use the tag system. I believe that Calibre only uses the tag system on the Kindle Profile (Not sure about Kindle Fire profile). So it's really isn't adding the pdoc tag to any of your books because you are using the Kindle DX profile.

I use the Hanlin 5 profile on Calibre and it never adds tags to it either.

Last edited by Blossom; 04-06-2012 at 03:58 PM.
Blossom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2012, 04:05 PM   #40
Skydog
Wizard
Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Skydog's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,431
Karma: 1646312
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Circling Earth @ Mach .83
Device: PW2, Fire HDX 8.9, Kobo Aura H20, HD, Mini, Nexus 7.2, 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blossom View Post
That's because you use a Calibre Profile that doesn't use the tag system. I believe that Calibre only uses the tag system on the Kindle Profile (Not sure about Kindle Fire profile). So it's really isn't adding the pdoc tag to any of your books because you are using the Kindle DX profile.

I use the Hanlin 5 profile on Calibre and it never adds tags to it either.
But isn't that what the OP is doing? Calibre =>Fire.
Skydog is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2012, 04:20 PM   #41
Blossom
Grand Sorcerer
Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Blossom's Avatar
 
Posts: 12,253
Karma: 8106934
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Raleigh, NC
Device: PW/K4B/K4S/K3+3G KF1/KFHD2/N7.2/SGP 4.2 SGP 5.0/LG Vortex
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skydog View Post
But isn't that what the OP is doing? Calibre =>Fire.
Profiles are a conversation thing. It tells which options to use as it's converting your book that are compatible with the device you plan to use it on.

I can plug my Fire into my PC and have the Hanlin Profile selected and it still will send books from Calibre to the Fire.
Blossom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2012, 04:23 PM   #42
hn333
Addict
hn333 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.hn333 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.hn333 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.hn333 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.hn333 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.hn333 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.hn333 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.hn333 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.hn333 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.hn333 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.hn333 ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
hn333's Avatar
 
Posts: 255
Karma: 316188
Join Date: Jul 2011
Device: Kindle, Kindle Fire
I'm also having the same problem. All my sideloaded books are in my Pdoc Archive and they all show up on the fire with blank covers. But I was able to get the covers to show up by doing a factory reset. I also think deregistering and registering will work also. It also helps to have all your pdoc book download to the fire before deregistering. Very buggy this update.

Also a few of my Amazon books show up without covers too, so I doubt its Calibre.
hn333 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2012, 04:29 PM   #43
Skydog
Wizard
Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Skydog's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,431
Karma: 1646312
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Circling Earth @ Mach .83
Device: PW2, Fire HDX 8.9, Kobo Aura H20, HD, Mini, Nexus 7.2, 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blossom View Post
Profiles are a conversation thing. It tells which options to use as it's converting your book that are compatible with the device you plan to use it
I can plug my Fire into my PC and have the Hanlin Profile selected and it still will send books from Calibre to the Fire.
Yes, I know that and do it routinely.

I guess I did not ask the question very well. IF the OP is converting via Calibre, and he/she was asking about sending mobis to the Fire to appear under Books, and not Docs, then the tag issue is irrelevant. No? But you instructed him/her to be sure to remove the [PDOC] tag. I am merely trying to understand the contradiction.
Skydog is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2012, 10:15 PM   #44
Blossom
Grand Sorcerer
Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Blossom ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Blossom's Avatar
 
Posts: 12,253
Karma: 8106934
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Raleigh, NC
Device: PW/K4B/K4S/K3+3G KF1/KFHD2/N7.2/SGP 4.2 SGP 5.0/LG Vortex
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skydog View Post
Yes, I know that and do it routinely.

I guess I did not ask the question very well. IF the OP is converting via Calibre, and he/she was asking about sending mobis to the Fire to appear under Books, and not Docs, then the tag issue is irrelevant. No? But you instructed him/her to be sure to remove the [PDOC] tag. I am merely trying to understand the contradiction.
If they use the Kindle Fire profile or Kindle Profile they will need to remove pdoc tag from the Mobi output tab. This is what I originally meant when I said that. They will have to sideload the books via USB not emailing them because emailing them will add the pdoc tag anyway and defeat what they are trying to do.

The OP was emailing their books to the Fire this is why they were showing up as Documents.

Now about Calibre books. By default the pdoc tag is added to each mobi book that is converted with Calibre when the Kindle or Kindle Fire profile is used so they need to remove that from that box so anything converted will not be labeled as a Pdoc. The books will then have to be sideloaded to show under Books not emailed.

I suppose they could use an alternative Profile like we do too, it would keep the pdoc tag from being added but I didn't want to confuse someone new to Kindles.
Blossom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2012, 12:22 AM   #45
Skydog
Wizard
Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.Skydog ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Skydog's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,431
Karma: 1646312
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Circling Earth @ Mach .83
Device: PW2, Fire HDX 8.9, Kobo Aura H20, HD, Mini, Nexus 7.2, 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blossom View Post
If they use the Kindle Fire profile or Kindle Profile they will need to remove pdoc tag from the Mobi output tab. This is what I originally meant when I said that. They will have to sideload the books via USB not emailing them because emailing them will add the pdoc tag anyway and defeat what they are trying to do.

The OP was emailing their books to the Fire this is why they were showing up as Documents.

Now about Calibre books. By default the pdoc tag is added to each mobi book that is converted with Calibre when the Kindle or Kindle Fire profile is used so they need to remove that from that box so anything converted will not be labeled as a Pdoc. The books will then have to be sideloaded to show under Books not emailed.

I suppose they could use an alternative Profile like we do too, it would keep the pdoc tag from being added but I didn't want to confuse someone new to Kindles.
That makes sense.

On a side note... Since Calibre has the capability of automatically including "last page read" feature during conversion why not just convert and side-load via Calibre? I do this regularly and am able to sync among devices. Why go to the trouble with pdocs (for books) and lack of covers, if you do not have to?
Skydog is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Personal Documents connie2000 Kindle Fire 2 12-30-2011 08:46 PM
Uploading Personal Documents onto KT without Wi-Fi TottsuKita Amazon Kindle 3 12-26-2011 04:27 PM
Personal Documents beckywc Kindle Fire 1 12-07-2011 11:56 PM
Troubleshooting Syncing Personal Documents marlinwebster Amazon Kindle 7 10-18-2011 11:36 AM
Archive Personal Documents? carchase Amazon Kindle 5 04-21-2010 02:53 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:42 PM.


MobileRead.com is a privately owned, operated and funded community.