[LMB] Kindle question

Harvey Fishman fishman at panix.com
Fri Dec 30 03:19:04 GMT 2016


  Another, and perhaps faster way: connect the Kindle to your computer. 
It comes up as a disk drive and then all the tools for file management 
are available to you. Deletion of multiple files at once becomes 
possible.

Harvey

------ Original Message ------
From: "Karen Hunt" <huntkc at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold." 
<lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk>
Cc: fishman at panix.com
Sent: 12/29/2016 08:38:39 PM
Subject: Re: [LMB] Kindle question

>On Thu, Dec 29, 2016 at 8:34 PM, Kris <lynnia at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>  I do not have a Paperwhite, but I have the current touch-screen 
>>non-backlit
>>  Kindle, and on it to remove a title from the device, I touch and hold 
>>the
>>  item on the library screen or home screen. Then, a list of options 
>>comes
>>  up, one of which is "remove from device".  I expect it would be 
>>similar on
>>  the Paperwhite, though cannot be certain. That *should* remove the
>>  file/book from only the device on which you do it.
>>
>>  Kris
>>
>
>
>Got this from a google search - I don't have paperwhite, so I can't 
>attest
>to it...
>
>To delete a book from the Paperwhite:
>1) From Home, tap and hold the title of the Kindle content you want to
>delete.
>2) Select Remove from Device.
>
>It looks similar enough to your instructions that I figure I will 
>second it
>with this.
>
>Karen Hunt
>
>
>>
>>  On Thu, Dec 29, 2016 at 6:23 PM, Lois Bujold <lbujold at myinfmail.com>
>>  wrote:
>>
>>  > So...
>>  >
>>  > I lately tried downloading the free Kindle app to my new 
>>laptop-pad, and
>>  > then some e-manga, and it worked beautifully. However, Amazon also 
>>dumped
>>  > the manga files to my Paperwhite, and they turn out to be memory 
>>hogs; my
>>  > Kindle is abruptly full.
>>  >
>>  > I had not yet needed to learn how to delete stuff from my Kindle.  
>>I now
>>  > need to know how to get unwanted files off the Paperwhite, without
>>  deleting
>>  > them from the computer app.
>>  >
>>  > Anyone choosing to chime in, also make the instructions _really 
>>simple_,
>>  > because I also have the flu right now.
>>  >
>>  > Ta, L.  Bleary.
>>  >



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