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How to Enable Kindle Cloud Reader Offline

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I want to read kindle books offline on Kindle cloud reader?

Updated: Kindle Cloud Reader has updated on 07/03/2020. Now you don‘t have to enable kindle cloud reader offline reading manually. Kindle cloud reader will enable offline reading automatically. Now to download Kindle cloud reader books, you just need to open & read the books, and it will download automatically. You can see the downloading progress at the bottom-right corner of the open book as the below picture.

download and pin Kindle cloud reader books

But if you can download kindle cloud reader books, you can remove drm from them and convert kindle books to DRM-free pdf, epub, azw3 or mobi format books with Epubor KCR Converter.

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If you can enable kindle cloud reader offline reading, you can read kindle books offline on Kindle Cloud Reader without internet connection. But how to? Don't worry. In this article, you will discover different methods to enable kindle cloud reader offline.

Please note that not all browsers support kindle cloud reader offline reading feature. There are five web browsers support kindle cloud reader offline reading.

Kindle Cloud Reader Offline Firefox

Firefox is popular among so young people because it enables you to sync among different devices. It shares a large proportion web browser market. It is super easy to enable kindle cloud reader offline reading on Chrome. You just need to log in your kindle cloud reader, and it will set up for offline reading automatically. You don't have to do anything.

kindle cloud reader offline firefox

If your offline reading is enabled successfully, when you right click on the book, you will see the "Download & Pin the Book" is activated.

[Amazon official method] Enable Kindle Cloud Reader Offline on Firefox

Click on lock icon>>  More Information>>Permissions>>Maintain Offline Storage>>uncheck Use Default if it is checked, then select Allow. Then return to Kindle Cloud Reader and refresh the page.

Kindle cloud reader offline file location:

  • Windows: C:\Users\Username\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\***.default\storage\default\https+++read.amazon.com\idb
  • Mac: /Users/Library/Application\ Support/Firefox/Profiles/***.default-release/storage/default/https+++read.amazon.com/idb/***.sqlite

Kindle Cloud Reader Offline Safari

Safari is pre-installed and updated as the part of MacOS. That's why Safari is the first choice for many Mac users. To enable kindle offline reading on safari is almost the same as on Google Chrome.

Log in to Kindle Cloud Reader, and you will see the kindle offline set up notification. Just click on "Get Stared Now", and the offline reading will be set up successfully.

kindle cloud reader offline safari

Kindle cloud reader offline file location:

  • Mac(Only): .../Users/Library/Safari/Databases/https_read.amazon.com_0

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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can I enable Kindle Cloud Reader offline on iPad/iPhone?

A: Yes, it takes the same steps to enable kindle cloud reader offline on iOS device as on Mac if you use its built-in browser safari.

Kindle Cloud Reader Offline Internet Explorer 11

Although IE 10 and later version are listed as the Kindle cloud reader supported browser, I got the message that "We're sorry. Kindle Cloud Reader is not currently available on this browser". Please download the latest Internet Explorer 11 to enable kindle cloud reader for offline reading.

If you are the first time to log in Kindle Cloud reader via IE11, you'll be remind of "Enable offline" by the prompted windows. Just click "Get Started" to enable kindle cloud reader for offline reading. Then you can download Kindle Cloud reader ebooks.

kindle cloud reader offline IE

Kindle Cloud Reader Offline Microsoft Edge

The new Microsoft Edge is based on Chromium and was released on January 15, 2020. It is compatible with all supported versions of Windows, and macOS. We all known that Kindle cloud reader is supported by Chrome so we have tried to enable kindle cloud reader offline on Microsoft Edge and scceeded. Below are the detailed steps.

Go to Kindle Cloud Reader on Microsoft Edge, click on “ Downloaded" button next to "Cloud" and a new window will pop up. Please just click on "Get Started Now" to set up the offline reading.

kindle cloud reader offline microsoft edge

Pro tips: if you can pin and download kindle cloud reader books on Edge, you can also export these kindle cloud reader ebooks to drm-free epub, pdf, mobi or azw3 files for backing up.

Kindle cloud reader offline file location:

  • Windows: C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Edge\User Data\Default\databases\https_read.amazon.com_0
  • Mac: /Users/username/Library/Application Support/Microsoft Edge/Default/databases/https_read.amazon.com_0

Kindle Cloud Reader Offline Chrome

Chrome browser, a free and fast web browser, owns the largest number of users around the world. That’s why Kindle supports amazon kindle cloud reader offline on Google Chrome.

Two ways to enable amazon cloud reader offline reading on Google Chrome.

Method 1 Log in to Kindle Cloud reader on Google Chrome. A new windows will pop up to guide you to enable the offline reading. (If not, please refresh your Chrome browser and the window will pop up again). Click on “Enable Offline” to enable kindle cloud reader offline reading.

enable kindle cloud reader offline chrome

Can’t enable offline reading in Google Chrome?

unable to enable offline support

Theoretically, if you've updated your chrome to the latest version and relaunch the chrome browser, you will be able to enable offline reading.

Actually, most users are using the latest version of Chrome browser but still get the above error message. Then you can follow the ultimate way to enable kindle cloud reader offline on Google Chrome.

Method 2 The Ultimate way to enable kindle cloud reader offline on Google.

Since Kindle Cloud Reader is a web app, you can install the kindle cloud reader extension to your chrome to enable offline reading.

You can get Google Chrome Kindle Cloud Reader extension from below addresses.

App address for Japan (read.amazon.co.jp)

App address for UK(read.amazon.co.uk)

App address for Italy(leggi.amazon.it)

App address for USA and other places(read.amazon.com and others)

Go to the right kindle cloud reader web app address, and click on “add Chrome” and then click on “Add app” button in the pop-up window. Your kindle cloud reader web app will be installed successfully.

install kindle cloud reader app to chrome

After installed, you can also find it listed here on chrom browser: Chrome://apps.

kindle cloud reader web app

Log into your Kindle Cloud reader and your offline reading has been enabled already. If you want to download kindle cloud reader books, just right click kindle books and then select “Download & Pin Book”.

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Kindle cloud reader offline file location:

  • Windows: C:\Users\Username\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\databases\https_read.amazon.com_0
  • Mac: /Users/username/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/databases/https_read.amazon.com_0

Pro tips Read Kindle Cloud Reader to DRM on Any eReader or Reading APP

Note: This method only works on kindle cloud reader books downloaded via Microsoft Edge (Chromium version) and Google Chrome browser.

After successfully downloading Kindle Books from Kindle Cloud reader, you can convert them to DRM-free PDF, EPUB, AZW3 or MOBI with the best Kindle Converter--Epubor KCR Converter. Then you will be able to read your kindle cloud reader on any reading app or eReader.

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Obviously, there are five browsers support kindle cloud reader web app. So you can just pick the right method according to browser you've installed. Anyway, enabling kindle cloud reader offline on Google Chrome is the best choice if you want to back up your kindle cloud reader book to pdf, epub, azw3 or mobi format.

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07/9/2020 07:40:02
I am unable to download & pin a book in Chrome.  I have followed the directions and was able to do so a couple of weeks ago, but as of today I am unable to get a menu when right clicking on the book. Has there been an update to Kindle Cloud Reader to prevent this from working?
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07/9/2020 09:37:58
Yes, Kindle cloud reader has updated recently. The new version is not able to download kindle books for offline reading any more. We are now working on this issue. We'll keep you posted if there is any progress.
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07/9/2020 17:48:50
Glad to inform you that this problem has been fixed. Please update kcr converter to the latest version and learn how to download kindle books from the latest version of Kindle cloud reader>> https://www.epubor.com/kcr-converter.html
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07/9/2020 17:58:49
Your link to update KCR points to a purchase or trial screen. Are you saying we have to buy the app yet again?
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07/9/2020 18:14:35
Problem solved! Thanks.
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07/10/2020 08:48:28
Thank you for your feedback. Glad to know that your problem has been fixed. Have a nice day~
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07/11/2020 04:31:13
Please a refresh button to your KCR convertor.
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