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Because of its low cost, long battery life, small size, adjustable fonts, and special display for low strain on eyes, the Kindle reader is a favorite device for reading books or any other content. [Learn More]

With 60,000 free books available from the Gutenberg Project and another 12 million available from the Amazon Kindle Book Store, there is plenty of material available.

You will probably also want to have your own documents available for reading on a Kindle device. Large works in progress, web pages, emails, or other longer documents can be converted to EPUB format and emailed to your Kindle. The Kindle reader software on tablets, phones, and computers can also receive emailed documents. [Learn More]

To find your device’s unique email address, go to

Click on the “Kindle” icon. Under the Devices heading, your device name and unique email address will be displayed. Make a note of that email address.

If you have a file in one of the supported formats (listed below) you can email it to that address after adding your email sending address to the approved list. [Learn How]

Supported File Formats

These are the formats that Kindle can display natively: Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, PMP, EPUB, TXT, RTF through conversion; Audible audio format (AAX).

Document Conversion

If you want to convert your document to eBook (EPUB) format for possibly better interaction, follow the steps below.

STEP #1 — Convert Document

To convert an existing PDF, Word Document, or other file format, go to the free document conversion site and use their eBook converter. [Visit Site]

STEP #2 — Download File

When the conversion is complete you will have an option to download the file.

STEP #3 — Email File

Email the file to your Kindle after adding your email sending address to the approved list. [Learn How]