How to Find Your Kindle Email Address

You can get it on the website, on the device, or in the app

What to Know

  • On Amazon website: Account Name > Content & Devices > Devices > Kindle and choose one of your Kindles. 
  • From a Kindle: Open the drop down menu > All Settings > Your Account
  • From the Kindle app: Tap More > Settings.

This article explains how to find the email address for your Kindle, including how to find a Kindle email address on the Amazon website, how to find it on your Kindle, and how to find it in the Kindle app.


How to Find Your Kindle Email Address on the Amazon Website

Your Kindle email address can be found in your account on the Amazon website:

  1. Hover your mouse over your Account & Lists on the Amazon website.

    Account & Lists highlighted on the Amazon home page
  2. Click Content & Devices.

    Content and Devices highlighted on Amazon
  3. Click Devices.

    Devices highlighted on the Amazon Content and Devices screen
  4. Click Kindle.

    Kindle highlighted on Amazon
  5. Click a Kindle when the list appears.

    A Kindle highlighted in a list of Kindles on Amazon
  6. Look for the Email: field to find the Kindle’s email.

    Email address highlighted in the Kindle device summary

How to Find Your Kindle Email Address on Your Kindle

If you have access to your Kindle, then you can also check its email address right on the device. This is the best way to find a Kindle email address if you have a lot of Kindles and aren’t sure what each device is named in your Amazon account.

Here’s how to find a Kindle’s email address on the Kindle:

  1. Tap the V-shaped icon at the top of the home screen.

    The V icon highlighted at the top of the Kindle home screen
  2. Tap All Settings.

    All Settings highlighted in the Kindle menu
  3. Tap Your Account.

    Your Account highlighted in Kindle settings
  4. Look for Send-to-Kindle Email, and the email will be located under that.

    Send-to-Kindle Email highlighted in Kindle account information

How to Find the Kindle Email Address in the Kindle App

If you use the Kindle app on a phone or tablet, you can also use a Kindle email address to send ebooks and documents to the app.

Here’s how to find a Kindle email address in the Kindle app:

  1. Open the Kindle app on your phone or tablet, and tap More.

  2. Tap Settings.

  3. Look for SEND-TO-KINDLE EMAIL ADDRESS, and the email address will be located directly under that.

    Kindle Settings showing Send-to-Kindle Email address

What Are Kindle Email Addresses For?

Every Kindle has a unique email address. When you send an email to that address, and the email contains a compatible attachment, Amazon delivers the attached file to your Kindle. This service is free, and you can use it to send both ebooks and other compatible documents. If you have a lot of ebooks you didn’t buy from Amazon, this is a good way to get them on your Kindle.

You can send up to 25 files at a time, but the total file size can’t exceed 50 MB. Compatible file types include .MOBI, .EPUB, .PDF, .DOCX, .HTM, .RTF, and .TXT. You can also send .GIF, .JPG, and .BMP images.

FAQ
  • How do I access Kindle email?

    Even though your Kindle has an email address, it doesn't have a normal "inbox" that you can check. The address' only purpose is to let you easily send files directly to your reader.

  • How do I retrieve books sent to my Kindle email?

    Books in a compatible format will automatically load in your Kindle library after you send them. If you don't see something you emailed, make sure that your Kindle is connected to the internet and that the file you sent is in the right format and smaller than 50 MB.

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