How to Add a Document to a Kindle

You can use your Send-to-Kindle Email Address to add a document to your Kindle. The following documents types are all appropriate for this.

Types of Documents

  • Kindle Format (.MOBI, .AZW)
  • Microsoft Word (.DOC, .DOCX)
  • HTML (.HTML, .HTM)
  • RTF (.RTF)
  • Text (.TXT)
  • JPEG (.JPEG, .JPG)
  • GIF (.GIF)
  • PNG (.PNG)
  • BMP (.BMP)
  • PDF (.PDF)

Send to Kindle Email

So where do you find your Send-to-Kindle Email Address? Follow these steps:

When you are on the Home Page of your Kindle, click on the 3 dots in the upper right corner.

Choose Settings in the menu.

Click on My Account.

At the bottom of this page, you will see the Send-to-Kindle email address.

Using your email program, use the Send-to-Kindle address in your ‘To’ field and attach the document you would like to add to your Kindle. The document will show up in your Library.

For more information, see Amazon’s article about the Send-to-Kindle function.

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