How to Read Kindle Books on an iPad

  Matt Cone       February 8, 2021      Tutorials iPad


Amazon’s Kindle devices have become synonymous with ebooks. But did you know that there’s also a way to read Kindle books on an iPad? With the free Kindle application for iPad, you can read all of your Kindle books on your iPad — for free.

Kindle books on iPad

Here’s how to read Kindle books on an iPad:

  1. Download and install the free Kindle app for iPad. It’s available from Apple’s App Store.

  2. Open the Kindle app on your iPad.

  3. Sign in to the app with your Amazon username and password.

    Kindle books on iPad

  4. Pick a book and start reading! Your Kindle books are now available to read on your iPad.

    Kindle books on iPad

Downloading Kindle Books to Your iPad

You can download Kindle books to your iPad for reading when you’re not connected to a wireless or cellular network. This is great for long flights and daily commutes.

Here’s how to download Kindle books to your iPad:

  1. In the Kindle app, tap and hold the book you want to download to your iPad. The following menu appears.

    Download Kindle books to iPad

  2. Tap Download.

The Kindle book will be downloaded to your iPad.

Deleting Downloaded Kindle Books from Your iPad

Once you’ve read a Kindle book, you can delete it from your iPad. Deleting downloaded books can save space on your iPad.

Here’s how to delete a downloaded Kindle book from your iPad:

  1. In the Kindle app, tap and hold the book you want to download to your iPad. The following menu appears.

    Download Kindle books to iPad

  2. Tap Remove Download.

The Kindle book will be deleted from your iPad.

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