How to Delete Books from Kindle App on iPhone or iPad?

Pretty much like Apple’s iBooks, Kindle is an Amazon’s e-reading app that allows you to save ebooks and PDFs from the Cloud on your device, download book samples by searching Amazon’s online library, and read to your heart’s content. Particularly, you can read Kindle books on your Kindle device or read whatever you want by downloading the Kindle app. But in fact, when it’s high time that you deleted some kindle books from your device, so how can you do that? In this post, we will show you how to delete books from the Kindle app on iPhone or iPad, plus the Cloud. Here’s how to delete books from Kindle. Take a look.

How to Remove Books from Your iPhone or iPad

In the Kindle app, there is a Library containing all of your books. You can remove the downloaded book samples, however, for ebooks and PDFs stored in the Cloud and available via your Kindle app, you cannot remove but pack them into an archive, which means the ebook or PDF is deleted from your device but kept in the Cloud. Here is how to delete a sample or archive a book:

Step 1: Launch the Kindle app on your iPad or iPhone.

Step 2: Head to your Library. Scroll down until you see the Device section. Just tap it.

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Step 3: If you are viewing your items in list mode, you swipe to the left and choose either Delete (samples) or Archive (purchased books) in order to delete a sample or archive a book.

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If you are viewing your items in grid mode, deep press to bring up the two options: Delete Permanently (samples) and Remove from Device (purchased books).

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Now, just see how to delete Kindle books from the Cloud. It’s worth noting that if you delete a book from the Cloud, it’s gone. So, if you will not be able to read the book unless you buy it again. If you don’t want to do this, you can archive your books to free up space in your Kindle without losing the purchased items. However, if you want to delete books from the Kindle cloud permanently, let’s take a look.

How to Delete Books from the Kindle Cloud Permanently

Step 1: First and foremost, you are required to log-in to Amazon account in a web browser.

Step 2: On your computer, head to in a web browser and log in to your account.

Step 3: Hit the arrow next to Your Account at the top.

Step 4: Choose Manage Your Content and Devices from the drop down menu.


Step 5: You should see a list of all your books stored in the Cloud and/or on your devices. Look for the book(s) you would like to delete.

Step 6: Check the box next to the title you want to delete, then hit Delete near the top.


Step 7: You will need to confirm the deletion by hitting Yes, delete permanently.


That’s all about how to delete books from your Kindle & Amazon accounts. But, Kindle is packed with a feature that lets you Send-to-Kendle. This lets you send PDFs and other documents to your Kindle app for reading with ease. If the PDFs and documents you wish to remove don’t show up under the Content List, just follow these steps:

Step 1: Check the drop down box next to Show at the top of the list. This will show a drop down menu.

Step 2: From that menu, choose Docs.

Step 3: Now, you should see the PDFs and Documents in your Kindle Cloud. Click the box to the left of the ones you want to delete and click Delete.

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