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How do I permanently delete books from my Kindle?


  1. Open the Books section of your Kindle’s menu and select “Manage Your Content and Devices.”
  2. Select the book you want to delete and then press the “Delete” button.

How to delete books from Kindle

How to REMOVE or DELETE Kindle Ebooks from Kindle Cloud/Kindle PaperWhite device?

Why can’t I delete books from my Kindle?

You can delete books from your Kindle, but only if they are from your Kindle library. If the book is from a publisher or someone else’s Kindle library, you cannot delete it.

What happens when you permanently delete a book on Kindle?

When you delete a book on Kindle, the book is removed from your device and the device’s memory. The book is also removed from your Kindle library. If you have previously downloaded the book to your computer or other device, the book will remain in your Kindle library and can be downloaded again.

How do I delete returned books from Kindle Unlimited?

If you’re an Amazon Prime member, and have Kindle Unlimited, you can borrow books from the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. If you decide you don’t want a book after you’ve borrowed it, you can return it and have it deleted from your Kindle Unlimited borrowing history. Here’s how:
Open the Kindle app on your phone or tablet.
Tap the Menu icon in the top-left corner of the screen.

How long do books stay on Kindle Unlimited?

It varies, but most books stay on Kindle Unlimited for around 6 months.

Can I see my Kindle reading history?

Yes, you can see your Kindle reading history. To view your Kindle reading history, open the Kindle app and tap on the “Menu” icon in the top left corner of the screen. Then, tap on “History.

Can Amazon delete my Kindle books?

Yes, Amazon can delete your Kindle books. However, they are generally not inclined to do so unless there is a very good reason. For example, if a book is found to be in violation of copyright laws, Amazon may delete it from your Kindle.

Where are my books stored on my Kindle?

Your Kindle books are stored on Amazon’s servers. When you open the Kindle app on your phone or computer, you can see your entire Kindle library and download any of your books to read offline.

How many books can you borrow with Kindle Unlimited?

You can borrow 10 books at a time with Kindle Unlimited.

Will I lose my Kindle books if I delete my Amazon account?

Your Kindle books are associated with your Amazon account, so if you delete your Amazon account, you will also lose your Kindle books.

Do Amazon Kindle books expire?

No, Amazon Kindle books do not expire.

What is the difference between Prime reading and Kindle Unlimited?

Prime reading is a service that comes with Amazon Prime memberships and allows members to read one book a month from a selection of over 1,000 books. Kindle Unlimited is a separate subscription service that allows members to read an unlimited number of books.

What happens if I cancel my Kindle Unlimited?

If you cancel your Kindle Unlimited subscription, you will lose access to all the books and audiobooks in your Kindle Unlimited library. Your books and audiobooks will no longer be available to read or listen to.

What do I do with Kindle books I have read?

If you’ve read a Kindle book and don’t want to keep it, you can delete it from your device. To delete a book:
From the Home screen, tap Menu.
Tap Library.
Tap on the book you want to delete.
Tap the Menu icon and then Delete from Device.

How do I access my Kindle unlimited library?

To access your Kindle unlimited library, open the Kindle app on your device and sign in with the same Amazon account you used to sign up for Kindle unlimited. If you don’t have the Kindle app, you can download it for free from the App Store or Google Play.

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