How to read an EPUB ebook on Kindle or Kindle app

To read an EPUB ebook on Kindle or in your Kindle app, there are a two steps involved.

  1. You need to convert the EPUB file into a Kindle file format.
  2. You need to open the converted file in Kindle on your PC or Mac, or in the Kindle app on your phone or tablet.

I have explained the process below for PC, Mac, iPhone or iPad.

For PC

To read an EPUB ebook on Kindle or in your Kindle app, you will need:

  • the EPUB ebook file on your PC
  • to install the Kindle Previewer program on your PC (this can be downloaded for free here)
  • to install the Kindle for PC program (this can be downloaded for free here).

To create the Kindle file:

  • open Kindle Previewer on your PC and convert the EPUB ebook into a MOBI ebook file format
  • open Kindle for PC and open the saved MOBI ebook file on your computer
  • add the ebook to your Kindle Library.

By adding the ebook to your Kindle ebooks library, the new ebook will be available in Kindle on any other device.

Happy reading!

For Mac

To read an EPUB ebook on Kindle or in your Kindle app, you will need:

  • the EPUB ebook file on your Mac
  • to install the Kindle Previewer program on your Mac (this can be downloaded for free here)
  • to install the Kindle for IOS program on your Mac (this can be downloaded for free here).

To create the Kindle file:

  • open Kindle Previewer on your Mac and convert the EPUB ebook into a AZK ebook file format
  • open Kindle for Mac on your computer and open the saved AZK ebook file inside the Kindle program
  • add the ebook to your Kindle Library.

By adding the ebook to your Kindle ebooks library, the new ebook will be available in Kindle on any other device.

Happy reading!

For iPhone or iPad

To read an EPUB ebook on Kindle or in your Kindle app, you will need:

  • the EPUB ebook file on your Mac or PC
  • to install the Kindle Previewer program on your Mac or PC (this can be downloaded for free here)
  • to install the Kindle app on your iPone or iPad via the Apple App Store
  • to install iTunes on your Mac or PC (this can be downloaded for free here).

To add the EPUB file to your Kindle app on iPhone or iPad:

  • convert the EPUB file to AZK format using Kindle Previewer on your Mac or PC
  • open iTunes on your Mac or PC
  • connect your iPad or iPhone to your Mac
  • open iTunes on your Mac or PC and select your iPhone or iPad
  • click File Sharing in the left panel menu
  • find the Kindle app in the Apps list and select it.

This will show the Kindle Documents (i.e. ebooks) you have on your iPad (or iPhone) inside your Kindle app.

How to read an EPUB ebook on Kindle or in your Kindle app

Click the Add File button to add the AZK file

To add the Kindle ebook AZK file from your computer to the Kindle app on the iPad (or iPhone):

  • at the bottom of the Kindle Documents list window, click the Add File button (see image)
  • in the browser that opens, scroll to where your AZK file is located on your computer
  • select the Kindle ebook AZK file and click Open
  • add the ebook to your Kindle Library.

The Kindle ebook is now in the Kindle app on your iPad (or iPhone). By adding the ebook to your Kindle ebooks library, the new ebook will be available in Kindle on any other device.

Happy reading!

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