Turn your iPhone or iPad into a Kindle with the free Kindle app, and carry all your eBooks with you, wherever you go.

eBooks (including those with narration) that you have purchased on Amazon will automatically appear in your app.  Kindle Unlimited and Amazon Prime members can select and download eBooks directly in the app.
What you’ll get:
• Sample any eBook for free
• Magazines, newspapers, graphic novels and textbooks with high-res colour images
• A customisable reading experience with your choice of font style, size and more
• Comfortable reading day and night with adjustable screen brightness and page colour
• Discover and download Kindle Unlimited eBooks and magazines
• Unique features like X-Ray, Whispersync, Page Flip, Print Replica, flashcards and more
• Instant translations and definitions, without leaving the page
• Ability to make and share in-page highlights
• Bold font and text size options
• Access to local library eBooks

What’s New

Version 6.36

Add a widget to your iOS 14 home screen to easily jump back into the book you're currently reading.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
366.1K Ratings

366.1K Ratings

Support for Reading Mentor ,

All books on the Kindle rather than just one.

I have had a Kindle for about 9 years- the ebook and the kindle fire. I had found it difficult holding and turning the pages of larger books, especially if reading in bed and am also partially - sighted so the fact you can increase the size of the text and use text to speech was very handy. I have always enjoyed reading- I was an English teacher- and find the Kindle handy to take out and about with me and especially on holiday rather than bulky books. They are also a boon to kids who have reading difficulties because the text etc can be tailored to suit them and of course they are ‘cooler’ than actual book, especially to boys, because they are in tablet form! When I downloaded the app to my iPhone, it was even more convenient and less weight to carry and I, literally, (pardon the pun), always had a book at my fingertips! I still haven’t mastered all the ways to use the app on my phone fully but will eventually. Despite my love of actual books, I would never go back voluntarily to them. My Kindles are too convenient and easy to use in all circumstances. I have recommended them to family members and friends as I think they are fantastic.
Thank you,

MyHungHung ,

Good app, but could be better

What I like about this app: can download my books & carry them with me across my iPad & iPhone; “x-ray” feature to look up different characters previously mentioned in book; book recommendations; info & reviews about a book. I love the “Uncollected” collection, but wish I could collect more than one book at a time (I tend to buy many books at the same time).

What I don’t like: it can be rather unresponsive when I go into the app & I'm stuck in my “Collections” pages; can’t see what other books are in a series, or whether I have already purchased them; can’t purchase books from app; if I leave a page to go back to a previous page, the app doesn’t always take me back to the page I was originally on; I cannot select several books simultaneously to move to a certain Collection; when I search for a particular author & type in a first name (eg “Jennifer”) it brings up all the books I have bought that contains “Jennifer” in no particular order. Books by the same author are not necessarily grouped together neither are books that are in the same series. Finally, most of the time I struggle to post my review of a book. App just seems unresponsive/ slow & won’t let me type anything. I’m not sure if it’s because I’ve turned the WiFi back on (I turn on airplane mode to conserve battery while reading).

ptolemylagos ,

Been ‘Kindled’ since the beginning

To say I love reading is a vast understatement, the equivalent of saying I love breathing. For years I was reliant on Library books with the occasional new paperback. But as I grew older and had more ‘leisure’ both in time and money I began to buy books for myself when they were released. Which is fine but takes up space. Especially as I (like Oscar Wilde) believe that any book worth reading once is certainly worth reading again. So my home began to acquire the look of a small library. Then came Kindle. Quite small at first, not every book that I liked was available. But all the new ones were. And bit by bit older books started to be added that could only otherwise be re-read in tatty second-hand editions (libraries having long since stopped stocking any ‘old’ books in favour of PC new ones). It’s grown and expanded and I love it just as much. Even better, you don’t even need a dedicated device now, you can download a kindle app for free onto any device at all. Which means you’ve got something to read wherever you are, whenever you need it. I can only say if you haven’t already, try it NOW


149.1 MB

Requires iOS 12.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese

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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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