Kindle For Laptop Mac

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For various reasons, we need to connect kindle to Mac. But the most common problem when you are trying to connect kindle to your Mac OS is that MacOS won’t show kindle in the finder. Here I will guide you through how to connect kindle to Mac, and share some solutions that when kindle is not showing up on Mac.

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Part 1. How to Connect Kindle to Mac OS

Step 1. Plug the USB cable into an empty port on your Mac. The Kindle icon appears on your MAC desktop.

Step 2. To transfer files to Kindle device, you can drag content to the kindle. For more ways to transfer kindle file to Mac, please read 3 Best Ways to Send Books to Kindle from Mac.

Step 3. To disconnect kindle to Mac, just right click the Kindle icon, and then choose 'Eject Kindle'. After disconnected kindle from your Mac, its icon will not showing on your Mac desktop anymore.

  • 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.
  • You can read Kindle books on a Mac computer by downloading the Kindle app and turning your Mac into an e-book reader. You can buy books for your Kindle app on Amazon, but not through the Kindle app.
  • How to read Kindle books on a PC using the Kindle PC app. Sign into your Amazon account and visit the Kindle app page. Click on 'Download for PC & Mac' and your download will automatically.
  • On the contrary, free Kindle apps are available for all of your Apple hardware, including your Mac, with the full functionality as if you were reading on a Kindle itself. After grabbing it from the Mac App Store, Kindle for Mac will sync up your library of content and allow you to start reading straight away. The app's buttoned menu bar.

If you are using newer app, you may only find Type-C port but not the regular USB-A.

Go to and Click on “Download for PC & Mac” and your download will automatically begin. Once the download is complete, open the downloaded installer.exe with double.

Kindle For Laptop Mac

Then in this way, you'll need USB-C to USB Adapter to connect your Kindle to Mac.

Part 2. Troubleshooting: Kindle not Showing up on Mac

I have connected kindle PaperWhite to my Mac via USB, but the Kindle is not showing in Finder.
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I can't connect my kindle with an USB cable to my Mac. The Kindle doesn't appear as a device. Chargeing works, but just that. Anybody with the same problem?

Solution : Change the usb cable to kindle original USB cable.

Do you know that there are two kinds of micro USB cable?

♦ Regular or data cables, which can be used for transferring data and charging.

♦ Charge-only cables, which use only to provide just power.

Kindle seems to require specific cables for data transfer. Sometimes, the cable you use maybe enough to charge the device, but not for it to appear in Finder. That's why you need to use the original kindle usb cable because it is data cable.

Part 3. Pro Tip: How to Connect Kindle Fire to Mac OS

I can't connect my Kindle Fire 7, just got it yesterday, to my Mac computer. Mac does not recognize it. I want to transfer some stuff from Mac to Kindle. Any ideas?

Connect your Kindle Fire to Mac computer will need the help with Android File Transfer.

Step 1. Download and install Android File Transfer to your Mac.

Step 2. Connect your Kindle fire to Mac with USB cable. Run Android file transfer and you'll connect your kindle fire to Mac successfully.

Note: If you've set a lock screen passwords for your Kindle fire, you may need to unlock your device before it can be opened on your computer.

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Not you can connect your kindle or kindle fire to your Mac for file transfer.

Kindle For Laptop Mac

Iris Yan joined Epubor since 2017. She always wants to share everything related to ebook reading and improve your reading journey.