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Old 08-14-2011, 12:57 PM   #31
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I run Kindle on an iPhone 3GS. The "iPhone Explorer" method works well for me when I use my wife's iMac, but I was looking for something with a few less mouse clicks.

I notice that Calibre also supports direct connect to the iPhone via its "apple device interface" plugin. If you go into the plugin configuration menu, though, it looks like it's only set up to transfer PDF and EPUB formats, not MOBI, which Kindle needs. And it doesn't look like I can set a destionation directory (i.e. apps/Kindle/Library/eBooks). Anybody have any insights regarding this issue?
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Old 08-14-2011, 01:47 PM   #32
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The reason that it limited to iBooks is that the Apple Device Interface interworks with iTunes via its automation interface, and iBooks is the only application that iTunes supports for the purpose of book handling. On that basis there is not much point in sending to iBooks a format it cannot handle.

Note also that there is no way of writing directly to a folder on an Apple device, so the normal method that is used by Calibre for many other devices does not work. If this restriction is ever lifter by Apple then other options become available.
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Old 12-19-2011, 04:49 PM   #33
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So does sync work on the kindle app for the ipod? if yes, what are the steps to get that to work?
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Old 12-20-2011, 10:42 AM   #34
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ok never mind I figured it out on my own. I have to download and install iExplorer and sideload the file to my ipod touch! and sync works!

When I tried using the built in documents copying found in itunes the sync was
greyed out/disabled.

this is sooo exciting!



PS: this is iexplorer for pc and ipod touch kindle app
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Old 08-31-2012, 06:02 AM   #35
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Many Thanks,
Spent hours looking for solution then hit on your message.
Cover also came up on my iPad. (iPad 2)
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