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Downloading Borrowbox to Kindle Paperwhite.

I tried to download the Borrowbox app from Amazon to my Kindle Paperwhite which is my 3rd Kindle (bought July 2022)
I then discoved my kindle is not showing as an option to download the app to. It has my 2nd Kindle but no dropdown menu to select the kindle I need.
I have (or thought I had) deleted the 2nd kindle from my account as it does not show as an option when I download books direct from Amazon.
Can someone offer a solution please?


  • k_man
    k_man Posts: 1,636 Forumite
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    Borrowbox doesn't support Kindle eReaders.
    The only supported Amazon devices are the Fire (previously Kindle Fire) tablets (which run an Amazon version of Android)

    Was your previous Kindle a Fire tablet, rather than dedicated eReader?

    You may need to change the book format to get them onto your Paperwhite e.g. using Calibre on a PC.
    However this is likely to be a breach of library borrowing terms.
  • Janey51
    Janey51 Posts: 1,195 Forumite
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    edited 2 December 2022 at 6:21PM
    Yep. All the cogs clicked into place after my brain started working. Thanks for your answer. I also have an older Kindle Fire but it doesn't seem to recognise that the Borrowbox download is there when I click on the Apps button even though Amazon tells me I already have it. Never mind
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