1. docbot's Avatar
    Hi, loving my surface but struggling to read my mobi eBooks. I have kindle installed but can find no way to load local files. Any idea where the local kindle books are stored? If you are not using kindle to read your own local files what reader are you using that is mobi compatible?

    Thanks for your help

    Mark
    11-17-2012 01:50 AM
  2. inteller's Avatar
    are you talking about epub books? I've never heard of mobi format.
    11-17-2012 08:36 AM
  3. popartist's Avatar
    No, he's talking about .mobi, Kindles only read mobi and azw format books, not epubs.
    11-17-2012 11:31 AM
  4. Ant1958's Avatar
    Hi Guys, I'm new here as I just got my Surface today. Happy with it so far but I have been struggling with the same issue all day. I have approx 10Gb of Mobi files and just cannot find where to put them so they will be picked up by the Kindle app. Really wish the app would read them from the SD card.
    11-26-2012 09:55 PM
  5. Ant1958's Avatar
    Quick update on this and I think I found the problem according to the below link sending personal docs to kindle for Windows 8 is not supported.

    Amazon.com Help: Kindle for Windows 8

    I hope that gets changed soon. Reading ebooks is one of my main requirements. Could do it on my old tablet whose OS shall remain nameless
    11-27-2012 12:20 AM
  6. docbot's Avatar
    Ok, but I am still having trouble finding a mobi reader Any ideas?
    11-27-2012 10:18 AM
  7. Ant1958's Avatar
    Ok, but I am still having trouble finding a mobi reader Any ideas?
    Sorry Docbot, I have done some searching but cannot find anything at the moment. My hopes were with the Kindle app and I hope this get fixed up soon.
    11-27-2012 02:48 PM

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