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Topic: Kindle App e-book questions, trying to to buy the wrong things...please hel

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Subject: Kindle App e-book questions, trying to to buy the wrong things...please hel
Date Posted: 5/31/2017 11:01 AM ET
Member Since: 9/26/2014
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Hi, So i accidentally bought ebooks from ebay, no biggie I just downloaded the Kindle App on my iphone and read the books from my phone. Turns out that I like having it on my phone almost as much as having a real book...deff easier for travel. Anyways I was going to buy more books off ebay like that but how do i know if the e-books are compatable with the kindle app...are all books compatable with the kindle app?  Any and all information you can give me would be super helpful.

TIA

Nikki



Last Edited on: 5/31/17 11:01 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 6/3/2017 9:45 AM ET
Member Since: 12/4/2008
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No, not all are compatible. Epub requires conversion. Some pdf files are too large.

Date Posted: 6/13/2017 9:17 AM ET
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I wanted to add that many of the ebooks and pdf books offered on EBay are illegal copies. This is particularly true of collections of ebooks. If you end up in a dispute with the seller, eBay might not go to bat for you and you will be stuck. Just want to warn you on that. 

Date Posted: 6/13/2017 9:50 AM ET
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thanks guys...i might just stick to my good old fashioned paperbacks, even though they are a small inconvience to carry around