3 ways to read EPUB books on Kindle | ENBLE

3 ways to read EPUB books on Kindle | ENBLE

How to Read EPUB Books on Your Kindle

As a book lover, you probably know how valuable e-book readers can be. Devices like the Amazon Kindle allow you to carry your entire collection with you, keeping your precious paperbacks safe from damage, and saving you space and weight in your pocket or bag. While the Kindle has always been the most popular e-reader, it used to lack support for the most popular e-book format: EPUB. But thankfully, that’s no longer the case! Kindles can now read EPUB files without the need for conversion, giving you greater freedom when it comes to getting new titles. No more wasting time with conversion software – it’s time to dive into your favorite EPUB books!

EPUB Freedom and Caveats

With the updated Kindle support for EPUB files, you now have the convenience of easily grabbing free e-books from sites like Project Gutenberg. No need for a conversion process that used to be simple but time-consuming. However, it’s important to note that EPUB files need to be free of digital rights management (DRM) for Kindle compatibility. This means that if you’ve purchased EPUB books from other stores with protection, they won’t be readable on your Kindle. But don’t worry, there are plenty of DRM-free EPUB books available for you to enjoy!

Using Send to Kindle

Amazon’s Send to Kindle service is the easiest way to send EPUB files to your Kindle. This service no longer supports MOBI or AZW files, so if you want to send those files, you’ll need to use a USB cable. But for EPUB files, Send to Kindle is the way to go. Here’s how it works:

Step 1: Get your Kindle’s email address. Each Kindle has its own specific email address, which you can find on the Content and Devices page of your Amazon account.

Step 2: Select the device you want to send the file to and view its information. You might need to click the device twice to access its details.

Step 3: Check the email address attached to your Kindle. You can even change it to something easier to remember if you prefer.

Step 4: Open your email client, start a new email, paste in your Kindle’s email address, and attach your EPUB file.

Step 5: Wait a few minutes for the file to be sent to your Kindle. You’ll receive a receipt to your email address if the process is successful.

It’s simple and convenient to use Send to Kindle, allowing you to enjoy your EPUB files on your Kindle effortlessly.

Can You Send EPUB Files to a Kindle with a USB Cable?

Unfortunately, you can’t send EPUB files to your Kindle via USB cable. This method still requires conversion, just like before. However, we’ll show you how to convert EPUB files to MOBI format using two different programs: Calibre and Kindle Previewer 3.

Converting with Calibre

Calibre is a popular e-book organization program that also offers conversion capabilities. It’s great for older Kindles that didn’t receive the EPUB update and for larger files that can’t be sent via Send to Kindle. Here’s how to use Calibre:

Step 1: Download Calibre for free online. It’s available for Windows, macOS, Linux, and mobile devices.

Step 2: Add your EPUB book to the Calibre library by clicking “Add books” and selecting the file.

Step 3: Select the e-book in your Calibre library and click “Convert books.”

Step 4: Set the output format to MOBI in the new window that opens.

Step 5: Wait for the conversion process to complete, and then right-click on the e-book in your library and select “Open containing folder” to find the MOBI file.

Step 6: Connect your Kindle to your computer, copy the MOBI file, and paste it onto your Kindle.

Converting with Kindle Previewer 3

Kindle Previewer 3 is another reliable program for converting EPUB files to MOBI. This program allows you to preview e-books on various Kindle models and automatically converts EPUB files into MOBI files for a high-quality reading experience. Follow these steps to convert with Kindle Previewer 3:

Step 1: Download Kindle Previewer 3 for free. It’s available for Windows and macOS.

Step 2: Install Kindle Previewer 3 on your device.

Step 3: Open the program and choose “Open book” from the main page.

Step 4: Wait for the conversion process to finish.

Step 5: When the conversion is complete, a dialogue box will appear with a link to the folder where your converted file is saved. Click the link to locate your file.

Step 6: Connect your Kindle to your computer, copy the MOBI file, and paste it onto your Kindle.

With either Calibre or Kindle Previewer 3, you’ll be able to convert your EPUB files to MOBI format, allowing you to enjoy your favorite books on your Kindle.

Whether you choose to use Send to Kindle or convert your EPUB files using Calibre or Kindle Previewer 3, you now have the freedom to read EPUB books on your Kindle easily. Say goodbye to the hassle of file conversion and embrace the convenience of having all your favorite books in one place. Get ready to dive into a world of endless reading possibilities with your Kindle!