|11-16-2012, 08:24 PM||#1|
The Giant Hobbit
Join Date: Aug 2009
Device: Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle DX, Kobo Mini
Can you load external .pdf's or .mobi's on your Paperwhite? This is an important matter to me, hope you can help.
EDIT: Just to clarify, I am talking about books you bought outside of Amazon's store. Maybe in the form of a converted .epub
Last edited by Majorix; 11-16-2012 at 08:33 PM.
|11-16-2012, 08:33 PM||#2|
Join Date: Oct 2007
Device: HDX 8.9, AuraHD, Nook HD+, Kindle 2,3,T , Opus, Nexus7, iPhone5, etc
I keep my book on DropBox and use the Kindle's web browser (I have a Touch, but had a Paperwhite) to download Mobi files to the device wirelessly.
|11-17-2012, 11:03 PM||#4|
Join Date: Dec 2011
Device: Kindle Paperwhite
|11-18-2012, 04:47 PM||#5|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Western New York state (USA)
Device: Kindle PW & Kindle app (iPad 3 & iPhone 5)
You can also download Amazon's mini-program to your computer called "Send to Kindle for PC" (there's also a Send to Kindle for Mac).
With it, you can use a Windows Explorer-like function on your computer (you'd right click on the book and elect to send it to your Kindle). The book(s) get added to your Personal Documents in your Amazon account so you can sync across all your Kindle devices and apps.
It's very a fast transfer and works quite well (for me).
|11-18-2012, 06:29 PM||#6|
Join Date: Nov 2012
Device: Kindle of many shapes, PIPBoy 3000
Also, be aware that the Kindle hasn't ever really been too suitable for pdf viewing. So, fair warning.
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