Amazon Kindle

Amazon Kindle
Free
5456 reviews
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Publisher

Amazon Services LLC

Download size

3 MB

Last updated

9/18/2014

Version

2.0.0.7

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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Version 2.0.0.7
- 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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Reviews

  • by Steve 3/26/2015
    Kindle for Windows phone is terrible - apparently designed to force you to buy a Fire phone to read Kindle books. Here are things you CAN'T do on Windows Kindle that you used to be able to do on iPhone Kindle: 1) zoom / enlarge a table or graphic (this disability makes some existing books unusable) 2) search (only way to find something is to flip thru pages) 3) highlight 4) copy I hear that Amazon has crippled the Kindle app for Android and Apple environments, too, to make their Fire phone or their Nook the only way to really use your library of Kindle books. I hope someone will create an app that restores Kindle functionality - I would rather BUY a 3rd party app than cave in to this coercive marketing from Amazon!
  • by Jan 3/26/2015
    Terrible application. I bought many books on the amazon but on the windows phone I'm unable to read them. :-(
  • by Allyson 3/25/2015
    I have had this app for about a month and cannot even use it. When I attempt to load a book the app just takes you back to the home screen cause it crashes.
  • by Sharale 3/25/2015
    I love amazon kindle..
  • by Ann 3/25/2015
    Pathetic. I know windows is a smaller market than Android, but Facebook gives us a decent app...i fail to see how Amazon, one of the largest companies in the planet, cannot make this similar to the Android version. It's disgusting, the differences. I love my windows phone but the Kindle app makes me long for my android again. No excuses.
  • by Angela 3/25/2015
    No search function. At all. Do I need to go further with my review? I suppose I could go to the Amazon website and *send* each book manually, but in reality no search means I'm never going to use this app. Zero stars.
  • by rose 3/24/2015
    I used to love this app but now I can not buy books using the mobile app so it is virtually useless too me
  • by Emmanuel 3/24/2015
    Doesn't let me read any books. At all.
  • by James 3/23/2015
    Works great! Thanks for supporting Windows Phone. We really appreciate it!
  • by Ange 3/23/2015
    I like the kindle app for Windows phone. I hope it will be updated for graphic novel and comics soon. Adding a built in dictionary would help in some case.