Things to know:
- Amazon refuses to pay Apple’s fee for purchases made via the iOS apps. So, you can’t buy Kindle books using the Amazon app or Kindle app.
- To buy books on iPhone, you must access the Kindle store using the Amazon.com website with Safari.
Kindle is one of the most popular book-reading apps. With over a million books, the app is ideal for avid readers. Whether you’re a bookworm or just looking for a new way to spend your time, knowing how to buy Kindle books on iPhone and iPad will allow you to access the world of literature quickly.
- How to purchase Kindle books on iPhone or iPad
- Access purchased books in Kindle app on iPhone or iPad
- Remove downloaded books from Kindle app
How to purchase Kindle books on iPhone or iPad
- Launch the Safari app on your iPhone.
- Head to Amazon.com → tap Sign In.
- Log in with your E-mail and Password.
- Search for your desired book in the Search Amazon bar.
- Tap the book → choose Kindle.
- Tap Buy now with 1-Click or Buy Now and complete your purchase.
Congratulations! You’ve successfully purchased your book.
Create a Shortcut to Kindle Store on your Home Screen
- Open the Safari app and navigate to Amazon.com
- Select the Menu icon (three lines) and navigate to Kindle.
- Go to Kindle Books.
- Tap the Share icon from the bottom of the screen.
- Choose Add to Home Screen.
- Rename the icon.
- Tap Add.
Voila! You can now directly buy books on your Amazon.com from the Kindle shortcut.
Access purchased books in Kindle app on iPhone or iPad
Before accessing the books, make sure you have logged in to the Kindle app using the same email ID you made the purchase with.
- Open the Kindle app on your iPhone.
- Head to the Library view.
- Tap the purchased book to download it to the device.
You’ll notice a check mark on the book’s cover, which indicates that you’ve successfully downloaded the book to your device.
Remove downloaded books from the Kindle app
- Head to Kindle app → Library view.
- Switch to the Downloaded tab.
- Press and hold a book.
- Choose Remove Download.
You may also choose Permanently Delete. However, this will erase your purchase, and you might need to repurchase it for future reference. I’d suggest avoiding this option.
Yes, you can read Kindle books on your iPhone offline. Once you download a book through the Kindle app, it will be displayed in the Device area. Every book on the Device tab can be browsed offline.
Both apps allow you to read books and listen to audiobooks of your choosing. However, one significant difference between the two is that the Kindle app has a far more extensive library of eBooks while the Apple Books allows you to read free books.
Q. What are some good alternatives for Kindle?
Kindle is one of the finest applications for reading eBooks, but if you don’t like it, check out our list of the best book apps for your iPhone and iPad.
I hope this article has helped you buy your favorite Kindle books on iPhone and iPad. Below, don’t forget to take a look at my recommendations that might help you read more!