Question: Why Can’t I Buy Kindle Books On My IPhone?

Why Can’t I Buy Kindle Books on My iPhone or iPad?

Technically, you can, but not within the Amazon app.

Luckily, there’s a way to purchase e-books books outside of the Amazon app.

You can visit Amazon via Safari, which doesn’t count because it’s a web browser rather than an app!

Why can’t I buy Kindle books on Amazon?

The new Kindle app still has one glaring omission on the iPhone and iPad: You can’t actually buy a book. The only way to buy an e-book from Amazon (AMZN) on an Apple device is to log in to on the Safari web browser. Amazon Prime members have access to more than 1,000 books and magazines through the app.

How do I buy a Kindle book on my iPhone?

How to download your Kindle Library books in the Kindle app

  • Launch the Kindle app on your iPhone or iPad.
  • Tap Library to see all of the e-books in your Amazon library.
  • Tap the book you wish to download onto your device.
  • When it’s finished downloading (it will have a checkmark next to it), tap the book to open it.

Can only get samples on Kindle app?

Kindle Samples. Before you buy a book in the Kindle Store, you can download a sample of the book for free. Samples that you download from the Kindle Store are saved in the cloud so that you can read them on any supported Amazon devices and Kindle reading apps.

Why can’t I download a book on my Kindle app?

If you continue to experience problems downloading a Kindle book or app, here are some tips to try: Go to the Manage Your Content and Devices page at Amazon to find the ebook or app that won’t download and select the “Actions” field to choose to “Deliver” the title to a specific device.

How do I buy Kindle books on Amazon?

Buy & Download Kindle Content

  1. To open the Kindle Store, tap Books or Newsstand, and then tap Store.
  2. When you are ready to purchase a title: Tap the Buy button to purchase a book or single newspaper or magazine issue. Tap the Subscribe button to subscribe to a newspaper or magazine.
  3. Tap the Home icon to view and open your new Kindle content.

How do I buy Kindle books on my iPhone Amazon app?

How to Buy Kindle Books on the iPhone or iPad

  • Open the Safari app, and navigate to
  • Log into your Amazon account, if you’re not already logged in.
  • Tap the triple bar above the Amazon logo.
  • Tap Shop By Department.

How do you buy a book on Kindle device?


  1. Go to the Home screen on your Kindle tablet. Do so by pressing the “Home” button at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Tap Books at the top of the screen.
  3. Tap Store in the upper-right corner of the screen.
  4. Look for a book to purchase.
  5. Tap the book you want to purchase.
  6. Tap Buy.
  7. When prompted, confirm your purchase.

Is Kindle app for iPhone free?

Turn your iPhone or iPad into a Kindle with the free Kindle app, and carry all your eBooks with you, wherever you go. Kindle Unlimited and Amazon Prime members can select and download eBooks directly in the app.

Do I own my Kindle books?

You may own a Kindle full of books, but in reality, the only thing you truly own is the Kindle. Buried in the spaghetti code that is Amazon\’s Kindle license agreement is the truth: your eBooks are not yours. You have a license agreement to view those books, and Amazon can revoke it at any time.

Are there free books on Kindle?

Get a free Kindle book every month through First Reads

Amazon Prime members can get a free pre-release book each month through the First Reads program. There are generally six books chosen, each from a different genre, and you can select which one to download. The categories are generally: Thriller.

How do you use Kindle on Iphone?



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How much do Kindle books cost?

At $9.99 per month, Kindle Unlimited costs about $120 per year. E-books on Amazon can vary wildly in price, from $0.99 to hundreds of dollars. During 2013, e-books on the Digital Book World best-sellers’ list mostly sold for between $7 and $8 on average (the price in the most recent recorded week in 2014 was $7.52).