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Can books already purchased from Kobo be put on a Kindle

by slgprecop / December 3, 2013 12:09 AM PST

I have an old Kobo ereader and I am planning on buying a new e-reader.
I have been thinking about the new Kindle Paperwhite but am wondering if the books (which I have lots) that I have already purchased through Kobo can be loaded onto the Kindle.

Thanks
Susan

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Kobo must answer.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 3, 2013 12:14 AM PST
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Yes
by jnadreau / March 16, 2014 8:40 AM PDT

You need to get a program that will remove the DRM that is on your Kobo books. Once that is done you can upload your book by connecting your Kindle to your pc with a usb cord. I've had to do this for many books that I got for my old Sony Reader. Sony no longer makes them nor does it sell eBooks. So, rather than lose all of the books that I purchased I did use the procedure I described above. You can Google for a DRM removal program that meets your needs.

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