need help downloading to kindle paperwhite

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need help downloading to kindle paperwhite

Postby vickiec51 » Tue Jun 02, 2015 6:13 am

my son sent me a KINDLE PAPERWHITE...so I can download the bible and book of Mormon and hymnal on my kindle paperwhite. I don't know how to do that. I can see the icons on there...but what I see is..... for kindle fire and for android...what can I pick to download....kindles of all kinds are just for having books and downloading things ...I want my little kindle paperwhite to be my scriptures and hymnal....I sure would appreciate the help my email is vickiec51@hotmail.com thanks

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Re: need help downloading to kindle paperwhite

Postby russellhltn » Tue Jun 02, 2015 10:45 am

You can download the scriptures in .mobi format here. That will get you the scriptures you can read like a book.

The Kindle Paperwhite cannot run apps, so you can't install the Gospel Library app that most members use. Gospel Library requires a tablet like Android, iPad, or Kindle Fire.
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Re: need help downloading to kindle paperwhite

Postby sbradshaw » Tue Jun 02, 2015 1:51 pm

There are also several ebook manuals, etc. here (you probably want the MOBI format):
https://www.lds.org/media-library/ebooks?lang=eng
I haven't seen an ebook of the hymns, but there's a PDF here that might work (I don't know how the Kindle Paperwhite handles scrolling or jumping around in PDFs):
https://media.ldscdn.org/pdf/music/hymn ... ns-eng.pdf
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Re: need help downloading to kindle paperwhite

Postby vickiec51 » Sat Jun 06, 2015 12:00 pm

thank you very much....now how do I actually do this...I can plug my kindle paperwhite into my laptop with windows 8.1 and how from there does it happen or does it happen another way...appreciate your help in this as well..thanks....vickiec51@hotmail.com

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Re: need help downloading to kindle paperwhite

Postby sbradshaw » Sat Jun 06, 2015 12:12 pm

I've never used a Kindle device before, but after downloading the ebook files from LDS.org to your computer, I think you will be able to follow the instructions here:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer ... =201241850
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Re: need help downloading to kindle paperwhite

Postby russellhltn » Sat Jun 06, 2015 12:24 pm

russellhltn wrote:The Kindle Paperwhite cannot run apps, so you can't install the Gospel Library app that most members use. Gospel Library requires a tablet like Android, iPad, or Kindle Fire.


Just to add, while the Paperwhite is probably adequate for personal scripture study (when you tend to read the scriptures like a book - in a continuous mode), I doubt if the paperwhite can keep up with the scripture-chase style of reading in Sunday School or Relief Society/Priesthood.
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