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Any Way to Upload Directly to Books Instead of Docs?
« on: October 17, 2015, 10:07:02 AM »
I tried reconverting the books to MOBI in Calibre with the [EBOK] tag.
I then emailed them to the Fire via free.kindle.com.
However, they are still uploading to the DOCs menu.
Would a USB connection work?

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Re: Any Way to Upload Directly to Books Instead of Docs?
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2015, 02:00:55 PM »
Anything you send to kindle that is not PURCHASED from Amazon will show up under Documents instead of Books. That's just the way the system works.  If you use a USB connection I think you'll find that if you put them in the wrong subfolder the device won't see them at all.

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Re: Any Way to Upload Directly to Books Instead of Docs?
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2015, 03:09:25 PM »
Yes, I noticed that after trying different scenarios.
I want to sync the docs across different platforms, so I will send them to the Fire via email and place them in a collections folder in the Docs menu. I can see the Amazon books there also.
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Re: Any Way to Upload Directly to Books Instead of Docs?
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2016, 02:33:14 PM »
Just reporting that most of my side-loaded books, transferred to my new Fire HD 6 through USB, show among "Books", but two of them stubbornly remain among documents. All my side-loaded books are in the MOBI. Perhaps I should try to process them in Calibre and see what will happen?