Re-download Amazon Kindle eBooks to Different Devices

The great thing about the Kindle is you don’t need the physical device to read eBooks. Amazon’s Kindle Reader software is available on Mac & PC, Android and iOS devices.

The great thing about the Kindle is you don’t need the physical device to read eBooks. Amazon’s Kindle Reader software is available on Mac & PC, Android, and iOS devices. If you’ve purchased an eBook on one device, here’s how to download it again to another – no repurchase necessary.

Re-Download Kindle Ebooks to Different Devices

First, open your browser and go to the Amazon website. Log into your account. Then click on Account & Lists > Content & Devices.

log into account

Your Kindle Library page opens. This will list all books you’ve purchased and downloaded…including samples.

Find the book you want to download again. On the far right side are action buttons for each publication. Click Actions then select Deliver to My…

full Library and Actions

The Deliver Title window comes up. Select the device from the dropdown menu that you want the title delivered to.

Note: If you don’t have a WiFi connection, you can connect your device to your PC via a micro USB cable and have the title transferred too.

deliver to

Here I selected my iPad 2 that has the Kindle app installed. Click Deliver.


On the device your transferring the book, you’ll be able to launch the Kindle app and see it downloading.

downloading iPad

Once it’s done downloading, launch the book from your collection and enjoy the read.

Read book

That’s it. No need to purchase the book or magazine again. You can download it to any computer or mobile device that has the Kindle app installed. Groovy!



  1. Colin

    Why Can I not deliver a book to my Kindle E Reader. It does not give me that option When I try to deliver a book to my Kindle, it only shows my Android Device

    • Brian Burgess

      Is your Kindle registered with your Amazon account?

  2. Christine

    I’ve tried several times to deliver books to my sons Ipod, but it isn’t working. I’ve tried plugging it into the computer, but it won’t let me select the Ipod, that choice is grayed out. Not sure what else to try!

  3. Tux

    there is no option on amazon saying managing your kindle

  4. Kathy

    My new phone does not show as an option for download from my Amazon Kindle account. I purchased a book but it was sent to an old phone. I deregistered that but how do I register a new one?

  5. Joyce

    I’ve had to change my Amazon account ( email and password) because they were compromised. I’ve actually had to do this twice! So then I had to register my Kindle account with the newAmazon login but now I’ve lost all books in the Kindle cloud! I’ve paid for all books so why can’t I still access them? My Amazon account is the only account that has been compromised-

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