How to purchase Kindle books on the iPad

How to purchase Kindle books on the iPad

This question comes from one of my customers:
I can read my Kindle books on the Kindle iPad app. But when I look for new books to read,
I can only download samples. Is it possible to buy Kindle books on the iPad?
Well stay watching and I’ll show you that even though you can’t buy Kindle books directly
from the Ipad app, you can still buy them on the iPad.
The Kindle app for iPad l lets you read the books you already own. It also has a Discover
feature, where you can find new books and download a Sample, which lets you read the
first couple of chapters for free. But whereas many iPad apps let you pay for
content, the Kindle app doesn’t. Why is this?
It comes down to Apple’s policy on in-app purchases. When an app sells content that’s
designed to be consumed on the device, like books, games and videos, Apple take a 30%
cut of any sales, to cover their expenses. And I guess Amazon, who own the Kindle app,
weren’t happy handing over 30% of their own book sales, so they don’t sell books
within the app. But don’t worry. There is still a way to
buy Kindle books on the iPad. Open the Safari web browser, and visit the
Amazon website. You can browse for books by going to Shop
By Department, and then following the links to Kindle Books.
Or, if you know exactly what you’re looking for, you can search for the book by title.
When you find the title you want, make sure you’re looking at the Kindle version and
not Paperback or Hardback, and if you like the price, head over to Buy Now.
You’ll need to sign in if you aren’t already. Once you’ve purchased the book, go back
into the Kindle app and make sure you’re looking at all your books (not just downloaded).
Hopefully, you should find the book you just bought, ready to download and read.
Before you dive into your new book, please let me know in the comments below if this
worked for you. And also click Like on this video, and hit
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Thanks for watching!

68 thoughts on “How to purchase Kindle books on the iPad

  1. Thanks man

  2. Thank you!

  3. Thanks Dave 😉 You did a good Video 😉 I will try this on my Ipad, you helped me a lot. Best regards from Berlin / Germany 😉

  4. Thanks man….

  5. Thanks Dave😉

  6. very good information bro

  7. Thank you so much!! So helpful 🙂

  8. Thank you. amazing video!!! VERY HELPFUL

  9. Very helpful thank you so much!

  10. Perfect you explained why I wasn’t able to buy after I was done reading the sample. Your method worked on my iPhone! – Thanks!

  11. Thank you!!!!

  12. Thank you!!!!

  13. Thanks for the vid, very useful

  14. Great!!! Easy, simple and fast explained Thanks it help me a lot.

  15. Thank you so much!! It worked perfectly!

  16. Worked for me!

  17. thank you and it's very useful

  18. Thanks. I’ve had the same problem

  19. Really appreciate this. Thanks!

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  21. Thanks for the video

  22. Was not given option to buy…still only offered a sample
    Went to Amazon…clicked on Kindle Version of selected title and only offered sample

  23. My man…you just helped me sooooo much! I was SO frustrated not understanding why I couldn't purchase from my Amazon or Kindle app! Thank you Thank you!

  24. Now how can I read the Amazon book I just bought on my iBook

  25. Thank you

  26. Thank you

  27. Which is the largest e book store ? Which one is cheaper and is Apple Books are expensive?
    Do I need to use all of them
    Or just cling on to only one provider

  28. Thank you

  29. Thank you ……..

  30. Thx helped alot

  31. Loved this video.. very easy to understand

  32. It worked ,thank you so much!!!

  33. Thank you ☺️

  34. Was your instruction for iPhone? Not working for my iPad.

  35. Thanks a lot! How about showing us why Amazon app on iPad can’t do the same :-)… so this is browser only solution?

  36. Thank you! I didn't imagine that I have to search for a video to make a purchase haha.

  37. i can’t see my books from amazon in my kindle app…

  38. Thank you very helpful

  39. Thank you so so mucho mucho

  40. Perfect, short and sweet

  41. Nope. The browser behaves like the app. Still cannot buy a book on my iPad.

  42. Thank you so much!Worked perfectly

  43. thank you

  44. Worked for me! Thank you!

  45. That is so much , needed a revision book for school and didn’t want to buy an actual paper one! It worked

  46. Thanks. It works. It wouldn’t work from the Amazon app for any reason but it would work for paperback. So I’m glad you stayed it to go into the browser and type Again thanks it wouldn’t work from the Amazon app for any reason but it would work for paperback. So I’m glad you stayed it to go into the browser and type Again thanks

  47. A buy now choice doesn’t appear to me it actually says “this title is not currently available for purchase” why is that

  48. Thank you for this quick explanation and guide! Perfect video.

  49. Thank you. I just spent an eternity on my iPhone kindle app trying to figure out how to buy a book. 🤦🏼‍♀️

  50. Thank you. Worked.

  51. Thanks

  52. Is a Kindle sample the full book or just a portion??

  53. What about if you bought the kindle version of a book on your PC, can you still transfer it to the iPad?

  54. I like it, it's very simple video but highly useful,thanks bro

  55. Thanks for solving my problem, it works well

  56. I noticed the Steven Tyler book in your video. I'm a huge Aerosmith fan as well!

  57. This was a HUGE help, thank you!

  58. I bought a book in my computer, and I followed all the steps. But it still isn't showing up on my iPad :/

  59. It doesn’t let me buy the kindle edition on amazon

  60. Doesn’t work August 2019

  61. 30%!

  62. Thank you for this video! Could not understand why I couldn’t buy the book from the Kindle app or the Amazon shopping app.

  63. Thank you

  64. Thank you so much brother! Love from India 🇮🇳

  65. Worked on iPhone XS.Thank you.

  66. thank you, that was simple.

  67. Thank you for costing me another $15 and got nothing in the kindle, it only shows samples!

  68. Thanks that was helpful

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