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Offline AllTheTime

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Track reading time on Kindle Paperwhite?
« on: June 28, 2020, 01:46:15 am »
As far as I know, it is not possible to track reading time on a kindle unless you create a Kindle Freetime account.

However, I read a lot of personal docs (i.e. content not purchased from the Kindle store) which cannot be added to a Freetime account.

I would really like to be able to track my reading time. I am not a programmer or anything, but is there some way this can be done without using a Freetime account?

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    Offline Ann in Arlington

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    Re: Track reading time on Kindle Paperwhite?
    « Reply #1 on: June 28, 2020, 03:40:25 am »
    I'm sure there's an app for that. :) Seriously -- I'd guess you'd be able to use your phone, tablet, or computer. You'd have to remember to manually start and stop the timer. No way I know of that's automatic on kindle except, as you note, the free time thing -- which is meant, I guess, for parents to monitor their kids reading vs other screen time. My recollection was that's only on a Fire tablet -- so if you use an eInk Kindle even that isn't available, I think. (Could be wrong here:
    never had need/desire to look further into it.)
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