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 Rebecca 16/10/2014
    Great app
  • by connor 16/10/2014
    Doesn't work with comics which is a problem cause that's mainly what I own on it and seeing as I don't have a kindle any more I cant read them again
  • by Dave 16/10/2014
    Have to keep restarting the app because the words on the next page don't follow on from the previous page. It only start happening after latest update.
  • by Dumaeza 12/10/2014
    Very poor. Cant highlight or make notes 😒
  • by Paulus 11/10/2014
    The trouble is you cannot use it to read books that you have already bought on another device, or downloaded, so i'm afraid it doesn't do what i want
  • by stephen 11/10/2014
    Ok - points to Amazon for not completely ignoring Windows Phone - but surely not doing it properly is not that much better? Unless the whole point is for people to try and then move to a different platform? This version seems crippled compared to a "real" Kindle or the PC or iPad versions. No search, no way to sort books by purchase date, doesn't seem to show "new" status. So unworkable with my 800 books and various non Amazon material. Maybe it is time to get Amazon to allow others to integrate their DRM into other readers? More and more the features on different readers supported by Amazon are diverging - which contradicts the way they suggested they were going to behave when they got into the e-book game And - this is the worst, half finished, incomplete version so far even ignoring that a phone with limited screen isn't the best way to read e-books. Come on Amazon - you only need to move the PC features across!
  • by Mike 05/10/2014
    Can't use in UK! Won't work on It requires an login. If I registered with my UK ebooks would not be available!
  • by Mark 03/10/2014
    Kindle UN-limited subscription? Not on windows phone. Also, there are still neither filters nor search.
  • by Tereus 03/10/2014
    Unbelievable. Last time I used this app for a windows phone was on a Lumia 800, that ran windows phone 7 and the only thing that changed is the icon! WAKE UP AMAZON! Update this app and bring it to feature parity with kindle app on android. Words fail me that amazon can neglect their paying customers.
  • by Lisa 29/09/2014
    Could forgive all the missing features that are present on other platforms if what this app does do actually worked. However, sync is always miles behind your actual furthest read location and when reading in portrait the last sentence or two is skipped on most pages. Brilliant.