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Offline AnnaB

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Stubborn zombie books on Android Kindle App
« on: May 05, 2017, 09:15:48 am »
I have the exact same three books that keep re-downloading on the tablet every time the App recovers new content.

They were originally obtained through Amazon, read then discarded from the main Amazon account yonks ago when I decided I wouldn't be re-reading them. The device has been sync'ed many times since.
Other ebooks I likewise discarded and no longer own have remained properly deleted.
Other ebooks I still own but do not currently wish to have downloaded on this tablet stay off it as they should.

But something like 2-3 months ago those three books have begun creeping back all the time even though I keep deleting them (from the device, of course I can't delete them from the main Amazon account since I already did, and it does not technically own them any more).
I also sometime use the desktop Kindle App, which does not seem to suffer from this problem.

So, anyone has an idea what's going on and how I can get rid of them for good >:(
« Last Edit: May 05, 2017, 09:26:18 am by AnnaB »

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    Offline AnnaB

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    Re: Stubborn zombie books on Android Kindle App
    « Reply #1 on: July 22, 2017, 12:02:29 pm »
    Seems it was patched or something.

    This kept happening for a little while then just stopped some time ago with no particular action taken on my side.

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    Re: Stubborn zombie books on Android Kindle App
    « Reply #2 on: August 09, 2017, 09:32:43 pm »
    Weird occurrence! Glad it fixed itself. I wouldn't want to face the terror of the zombie books!!! :)
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    Re: Stubborn zombie books on Android Kindle App
    « Reply #3 on: November 21, 2017, 11:09:52 am »
    I have the exact same three books that keep re-downloading on the tablet every time the App recovers new content.

    They were originally obtained through Amazon, read then discarded from the main Amazon account yonks ago when I decided I wouldn't be re-reading them. The device has been sync'ed many times since.
    Other ebooks I likewise discarded and no longer own have remained properly deleted.
    Other ebooks I still own but do not currently wish to have downloaded on this tablet stay off it as they should.

    But something like 2-3 months ago those three books have begun creeping back all the time even though I keep deleting them (from the device, of course I can't delete them from the main Amazon account since I already did, and it does not technically own them any more).
    I also sometime use the desktop Kindle App, which does not seem to suffer from this problem.

    So, anyone has an idea what's going on and how I can get rid of them for good >:(

    i love zombie books! :o

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