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How to Read DRM-protected Kindle Books on PocketBook Reader

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A number of people have asked how they can read DRM-protected Kindle books on PocketBook Reader. Fortunately, you can use an eBook DRM Removal as well as eBook Converter program called Epubor Ultimate to convert the DRM-ed Kindle book to a format compatible with PocketBook Reader. So if you prefer using PockertBook Reader, you can follow this quick step-by-step guide on how to read DRM-protected Kindle books on PocketBook Reader.

1. Which ebook Formats are Supported by PocketBook Reader

If you are a PocketBook Reader fan, you must have a clear idea what it’s capable of. If you are new to this third largest global electronic reader manufacturer, you can read this brief introduction of PocketBook eReader.

One of the coolest feature about PocketBook Reader is that it supports a wide array of ebook formats: PDF, PDF(DRM), EPUB, EPUB(DRM), DJVU, FB2, FB2, ZIP, DOC, DOCX, RTF, PRC, TXT, CHM, HTM, HTML, MOBI.

So now you should know that the top priority is to decrypt DRM-protected Kindle books and convert to Mobi or EPUB format in order to read DRM-ed Kindle books on PocketBook Reader.

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2. How to Convert DRM-protected Kindle Books

PocketBook Reader is supposed to be able to read two older Amazon formats, prc and mobi. However, most of the content one buys on Amazon is DRM-protected: it gets encrypted during download with a key derived from your device’s serial number, so that only the particular device can decrypt it. Fortunately, you can use a powerful eBook DRM Removal as well as eBook Converter program called Epubor Ultimate to convert the DRM-ed Kindle book to a format compatible with PocketBook Reader.

1. Downgrading Kindle for PC/Mac

But before we get started, one thing you should know is that the latest 1.25 version Kindle desktop app contains changes that make it incompatible with the existing DeDRM software. So now we suggest you download the old version Kindle for PC/Mac in order to remove KFX DRM smoothly.

1.24 Kindle for PC Download Link

1.23 Kindle for Mac Download Link

After installing the old version Kindle for PC/Mac to your computer(Mac user needs to uninstall the old version first, then install the old version Kindle for Mac to your computer), don’t forget to stop the automatically install updates function when there is any new version available.

stop auto update function

As soon as you sign in the old version Kindle for PC/Mac, delete all the downloaded Kindle books listed on the library and redownload them via Kindle for PC/Mac again.

Tips

Downgrading to an old version Kindle desktop app is required to make Epubor Ultimate work. If you don't want to follow the above guide to downgrade to Kindle App manually, you can check this post regarding how to downgrade to Kindle App automatically.

2. Convert Encrypted Kindle books to Mobi/EPUB

Step 1Install Epubor Ultimate to your computer.

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Step 2Remove Kindle DRM.

Run Epubor Ultimate software, click Kindle Tab on the left sidebar to upload all the downloaded Kindle books to the software, then add the Kindle books to the right main window to remove DRM.

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VIP Tips: Epubor Ultimate can automatically detect your downloaded Kindle books, so you don’t need to add the books the software manually.

Step 3Convert DRM free Kindle books to Mobi/EPUB.

After the successful decryption, please choose Mobi or EPUB as the output format, then click the Convert button to start the conversion.

choose output format as you like

VIP Tips: you can find the DRM free books effortlessly by clicking Succeeded listed on the right of the book title.

Epubor is a professional company dedicated to get rid of eBook DRM in order to help you liberate your purchased Kindle/Kobo/Google Play Books. And Epubor Ultimate software can 100% decrypt purchased Kindle/Kobo/Google Play Books. If you encountered any problem while removing DRM, feel free to contact their customer support to get the professional help by sending them an email(support@epubor.com).

Transferring DRM free Mobi/EPUB books to PocketBook Reader

Plugging your PocketBook Reader to your computer via USB, then copy the DRM free Mobi or EPUB files to your device.

Pro Tips

If you think downgrading Kindle desktop app to an old version is troublesome, Epubor has another lightweight Kindle Converter tool tailored for you -- KCR Converter, which can help you export Kindle books from Kindle Cloud Reader as drm free mobi, epub pdf, txt and azw3 without downgrading Kindle app.

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Conclusion

Reading any book with your beloved Reader is always a plus. Now Epubor Ultimate can help you easily read Kindle books on PocketBook Reader. And if you have a Nook, Bookeen, Kobo, Sony Reader, or one of many other reading devices, you can also follow above simple steps to read Kindle books on your favorite E Ink devices, whether they are DRM-protected or not.

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works for Epubor and writes articles about eBooks and eReaders. She explores the best method to help you read eBooks more freely and wants to share all she has got with you.

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11/28/2019 02:22:11
Thank you for the article. what if you don't have a computer but an android tabloid?
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11/28/2019 10:08:52
Since all DRM removal software works on computer only, there is no way to complete this process without computer. If possible, you can find a computer and remove the drm  on it, then transfer it to you pocket book reader. I don't know any better way to do this.
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