Amazon Kindle

Amazon Kindle
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File weight

3 MB

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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5

App requires

  • phone identity
  • data services
  • web browser component
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Supported languages (2)

English (United States) English
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- Fixed: stuck on loading screen
- Fixed: crash on app start

Read eBooks on your Windows Phone 8, including thousands of free Kindle books.

The Kindle reading app puts over a million* eBooks at your fingertips—and you don't need to own a Kindle to use it. Choose from over a million Kindle books from the Kindle Store, including New York Times® best sellers and new releases. Amazon Whispersync technology automatically syncs your eBooks across apps, so you can start reading a book on your Windows Phone 8, and pick up where you left off on another device with the Kindle app installed.

Get the best reading experience available on your Windows Phone:

- Buy Once, Read Everywhere: Read anytime you have your Windows Phone 8 with you—just download the Kindle app to start reading eBooks now.

- Sync to Furthest Page Read: Amazon Whispersync technology automatically syncs your Kindle books across apps, so you can start reading on your Windows Phone 8, and pick up where you left off on another device with the Kindle app installed.

- Personalize Your Reading Experience: Adjust the screen brightness, font size, margin width, and line height.

- Read Free Books: Choose from thousands of free Kindle books such as Pride & Prejudice or The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

- Track Progress: Tap the screen while reading a book to see the progress indicator that shows you how much of the book you've read.

- Save Your Favorite Books: Tap while you’re reading to pin a book, or press and hold a book in your library to move it to your Archived Items.

* If you are a non-U.S. customer, book availability may vary.

Some Kindle book formats may not be supported on Windows Phone 8.
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  • by Mark 17/08/2014
    **** app. There isn't even a search function, never mind any useful way to order the books (currently, either ALL at once or nothing).
  • by Seth 13/08/2014
    This is a very poor cousin to the andriod version of the app. Even the dictionary feature is missing. Amazon ought to be embarrassed that they've released this. It should at least be called kindle lite
  • by User 12/08/2014
  • by Beth 11/08/2014
    As a basic reader, in addition to a kindle, it works well. Sometimes have to flick between landscape and portrait mode to re-set the text flow if it misses a line or two.
  • by Andy 08/08/2014
    Doesn't allow me to read half of the books I've got on my actual Kindle (lending library books for example). Couple that with the fact the store is the clunky web based version means it's all rather disappointing.
  • by User 08/08/2014
    Seems okay. Once I figured out that most of my books were in archive, and that it was easy to pull them out, all good. It goes to your last synched page from whatever device. Apparently no dictionary function but I don't use that anyway.
  • by Vicky 07/08/2014
    Keeps logging me out and then end up reinstalling... Great when it doesn't though
  • by 用户 06/08/2014
    can not login
  • by Thomas 03/08/2014
    I find myself Disappointed by this app. Too buggy by far! Constantly finding myself scrolling back to make missing text load. I regularly have to close and then reopen the app in order to reload the main menu which fails to make an appearance. Purchased books no longer download onto my Nokia 930 running WP 8.1 Cyan. BOOOOOOOO!
  • by Andrea 31/07/2014
    Poor poor app! Very disappointing! Not on par with the other platforms like android. WHERE IS THE DICTIONARY LINK? PLEASE UPDATE AND SERIOUSLY IMPROVE INTERFACE.