Amazon Kindle

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About this app

On the bus, on your break, in your bed—never be without something to read. The Kindle app puts millions of books, magazines, newspapers, comics, and manga at your fingertips.

- Find your next great read with Kindle. Choose from millions of Kindle books (including books with Audible narration), magazines, audiobooks, and comics. Explore new releases, Amazon Charts best sellers, and titles across genres like romance, science fiction, children’s books, self-help, religion, nonfiction, and more—and try any book with a sample in the app before you buy on

- Kindle Unlimited members can enjoy unlimited reading and listening, with the freedom to explore over 1 million titles, thousands of audiobooks, and current magazines.

- Thousands of books, magazines, comics, and more included with Amazon Prime.

Turn your phone or tablet into a book with the Kindle app—so you can read anytime, anywhere. Explore these reading features in the Kindle app:

- Read your way. Customize your text size, font type, margins, text alignment, and orientation (portrait or landscape)—and choose whether to turn pages from left to right or continuously scroll. Read comfortably day and night with adjustable brightness and background colors. Go to the Aa menu in your book to get started.

- Look up words, people, and places while you read. Breeze through words you don’t know and characters you can’t remember with the built-in dictionary, X-Ray, Wikipedia lookup, instant translations, and search within your book. Simply tap and hold a word to view its definition, or follow links to Google and Wikipedia to get more information.

- Track your reading progress. See what percent of the book you’ve read, real page numbers (for most top titles), and how much time you have left in the chapter or book based on your actual reading speed.

- Bookmark places you want to revisit, and make highlights and take notes throughout your book. Open My Notebook to see all your notes in the same place.

- Hop, skim, and jump with Page Flip. Flip between pages or get a bird’s-eye view of your book with Page Flip—don’t worry, we’ll save your place.

- Zoom in on high-definition color images in Kindle books, magazines, comics, and manga.

- Sync your books across devices. When you’re reading a book, the Kindle app will automatically sync where you left off—along with any bookmarks, highlights, or notes—so you can start reading on one device and pick up where you left off on another.

- When you can’t read, listen. Switch seamlessly from reading your Kindle book to listening to the Audible book, all within the Kindle app.

- Get notified when authors you love have new releases.

By using this app, you agree to Amazon’s Conditions of Use ( and Privacy Notice (
Updated on
May 11, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location, Personal info and 3 others
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 7 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

2.72M reviews
Allie “Asher” Mealey
May 15, 2023
It's a very nice place to read! There are a few flaws, just some minor extra things that would be nice to see. For example, being able to see the book cover up-close. This would be nice for artists who like looking at other people's works for book covers, especially if they need glasses like me. Other things such as custom highlight colours, maybe the abilities to change the colour of the little blue bookmark symbol, ect. ect. ect.
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John Karahalis
May 9, 2023
I very much like that this app synchronizes with my Kindle. However, two things annoy me. First, it can be finicky when trying to restore reading location, getting out of sync with the Kindle. Second, I find the fullscreen user interface combined with swipe gestures very annoying. I often accidentally swipe to a different page when I'm trying to exit fullscreen mode.
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Madman Reads & Rocks
May 18, 2023
I've used the Kindle app off and on over the past two years and have never had any major issues with it. The only thing I don't like is that now one can no longer purchase ebooks and audiobooks directly in the app. I'm not sure why anyone felt it was necessary to change that but hey I can't control that. Kindle Unlimited kind of makes up for that. Anyway... I'm gonna go read the latest page turner from R. L. Stine. ✌️😎
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What's new

Several experience improvements and bug fixes.