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Old 11-28-2012, 12:02 PM   #1
tolham
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sending ebooks to windows phone 8

Hello everyone.

i just got a windows phone - lumia 920 - and i can't for the life of me figure out how to import ebooks from my PC to the kindle app on my phone. calibre detects my phone and has an option to send books to the device, but when i do that the books don't show up in the kindle app (calibre creates a folder on the phone called "books" with the ebooks in it, but this is apparently invisible to the windows phone). my previous phone was the droidX and i could navigate to the kindle folder and drag+drop ebooks via windows explorer. with the lumia, i can't find the ebook folder anywhere. i've even tried downloading an ebook in the kindle app (and i'm able to read it like normal), but it's nowhere to be found when i try looking for it in windows explorer.

anyone else have a windows phone, or any ideas?
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Old 12-01-2012, 05:48 AM   #2
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Right now it can only be used to read books bought directly on amazon.com. Could change in a update.
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Old 02-04-2014, 06:35 AM   #3
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I see this post is over a year old and there is still no resolution to the problem. However, the Nokia reader can download from Skydrive, so I copy and paste the EPUB into Skydrive and load from there. It's a pain as you have to do it individually for each book.

But it does work, especially if, like me, you just use it every now and then when you have a few moments to kill.
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