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Loading books with a .mobi extension onto your Kindle

If you're running a desktop version of the Kindle app, you might find any attempts to open a .mobi book are met by protests that it can't be opened or that you simply see a blank page. (This is what happens to me on a Mac.)

I'll get onto how you can read .mobi books on a Mac later. (Hint using Kindle Previewer.)

This guidance will not solve the issue with the desktop Kindle app, however, if you are looking for a way to read your book on a Kindle e-ink device, or in a Kindle app on an Android, or iOS, device then this post will help you.

Here are the steps you'll need to read your .mobi file:
Install Send to Kindle onto your desktop, open and sign-inDrop your file into the drag areaSelect where you'd like the file deliveredCheck the box that says "archive in your Kindle library" Not only will it be delivered to your requested device. You will in future be able to download to different devices by logging into Amazon. Hover over the account tabSelect "Ma…