Configure Kindle settings to Sync to furthest page read

June 24, 2021

By simply owning a Kindle eReader, you can carry a huge collection of eBooks and Audiobooks in your pocket. Amazon also creates a copy of your Kindle Library on the cloud so that you can catch up on all the reading where you left off in Kindle books. All you must do is enable configure Kindle to sync to furthest page read. Here’s a quick tip for it!

Kindle Syncing Options

How to enable Kindle settings to Sync to furthest page read?

Amazon links all your purchases and downloads you make on your Kindle to your Amazon account, rather than the device itself. This makes switching to a new Kindle seamless and all efficient. However, you must enable the Kindle Sync setting first. To make Kindle sync to furthest page read, do the following.

  1. Turn on your Kindle device.
  2. Connect the device to a Wi-Fi network.
  3. Check the Wi-Fi indicator for strength.
  4. Access the Reading toolbar.
  5. Select Menu.
  6. Tap Sync to Furthest Page Read.
  7. Choose Sync and Check for Items.
  8. Tap Ok.

Having your Kindle devices fully synced at all times makes sense as you can back up your furthest page read and access notes, highlights regardless of which device you're using.

Kindle Paperwhite sync to furthest page read

Turn on your Kindle devices and make sure they are connected to a Wi-Fi network. You can verify whether they are connected wirelessly by checking its indicator in the upper-right corner of the Kindle.

Next, move to the Quick Actions icon (cog).

Select the All Settings menu.

Go to your Kindle Wi-Fi Networks.

Kindle Reading Toolbar
Kindle Reading Toolbar

Tap on the top of the screen to access the reading tool bar.


Tap Menu (visible as 3 vertical dots) in the upper-right corner of your Kindle screen.

Sync to Furthest Page Read
Sync to Furthest Page Read

Scroll down to the Sync to Furthest Page Read option.

Tap the option.

Furthest Page Read Selected
Furthest Page Read Selected

When you get the confirmation message reading, you are currently at the furthest page read, tap Ok. This will allow Kindle sync to furthest page read.

Note - To make this feature work, you should have both the Kindle devices registered to the same Amazon account.

Hope that makes sense!


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