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Why isn't my Kindle showing up on my computer?
Last Updated: 7th February, 2020
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Likewise, why won't my computer recognize my Kindle?
Restarting your Kindle can address softwareissues that might stop your computer from recognizingthe device. To restart your Kindle, leave the deviceconnected to the computer, press and hold the power buttonfor about 40 seconds or until the device restartsautomatically.
Secondly, how do I connect my Kindle to my computer via USB?
- Go to Manage Your Content and Devices and locate the contentyou want to transfer to your Kindle.
- Select the Actions button next to the title, and click Download& Transfer via USB.
- From the drop-down menu, select your Kindle, and then clickDownload.
- Connect your Kindle to your computer with the USB cable.
Additionally, how do I get my Kindle to connect to my computer?
How to Hook Up a Kindle to Your Computer
- Connect the small end of a USB cable to the micro-USB port onthe bottom of the Kindle device.
- Insert the other end of the USB cable into your computer's USBport.
- Click the Start button, then click "Computer."
- Drag and drop downloaded files into the Documents folder in theKindle window.
Why is my kindle not charging when I plug it in?
If the battery isn't too far gone, here's how to reviveit: Plug the device into the Kindle A/C adapter(not your computer) and let it charge for a fewhours. If you still see the same Critical Battery screen aftercharging, unplug the USB cord, then hold the power slide tothe right for at least 20 seconds.