How to edit your Send to Kindle Email Address

August 28, 2021

Apart from reading books on your Kindle device, you can download PDFs to read them on the go. Yes, it’s possible to send a copy of a PDF to your Kindle through Send to Kindle email address. The email address is generated automatically when you register a new device or app. It consists of a long string of characters, including numbers and special characters. You can change it to something short and simple by editing the address.

Send To Kindle Email Address

How to change your Send to Kindle Email Address?

Your Send to Kindle email address is a unique address that is assigned to compatible devices and Kindle apps on your account. You and your approved contacts can send documents to your registered Kindle devices, free Kindle reading applications, and your Kindle Library in the Amazon Cloud by e-mailing them to this Amazon email address.

  1. On your PC or Mac open a browser.
  2. Go to this link. It manages your content and devices.
  3. Switch to Preferences tab.
  4. Scroll down to Personal Document Settings.
  5. Expand Send to Kindle Email Settings.
  6. Hit Edit button.
  7. Enter a new email address.
  8. Select Save.

Note - Documents can only be sent to your Kindle devices or apps from e-mail accounts that you added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail list.

How do I change my Send to Kindle email address?

Depending on the OS (macOS or Windows) system you are using, launch a browser.

Navigate to the following path address – Manage your content and devices. It lets you manage your Kindle devices and content.

Kindle Personal Document Settings
Kindle Personal Document Settings

There, switch to the Preferences tab and scroll down to Personal Document Settings as shown in the image above.

Here, you’ll see your Send to Kindle Email Settings in an expanded view. All your Send to Kindle email address for your compatible device or app will be listed here.

Send to Kindle Email Settings
Send to Kindle Email Settings

Hit the Edit button, next to any kindle email address.

Send to Kindle Email Address Edit
Send to Kindle Email Address Edit

Change it to something you prefer and hit the Save button to confirm the changes.

Send to kindle email not working?

Make sure you have added the email you are using to send the document/s to the Approved Personal Document E-mail List. If not, do the following.

Go to Preferences tab > Personal Document Settings > Approved Personal Document E-mail List.

Add Approved Email Address
Add Approved Email Address

Here, hit the Add a new approved e-mail address link.

Enter an approved e-mail address and click Add Address button.

That’s all there is to it. Hope it makes sense!


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