In this modern era, millions of individuals read kindle on their mobile phones, tablets etc. from different corner of the world. And sometimes people have to learn through their PC’s or laptops. In that case, they have to connect it with their cell phones or tablets for grabbing the data. Many times Kindle haven’t showing up on PC’s or laptops, it create a trouble while reading or learning. So here are tips to deal with it.
1.Checking USB Cable
We connected to windows using a USB cable. There are two types of USB cables; one type only support charging and the other supports charging and the other supports charging as well as data transfer. You should make sure that you have the latter type and the USB cable isn’t damaged. Check your USB port’s functionality by connecting a different device to it.
2.Use a Different Computer
Try connecting your Kindle to a different PC. This will allow to specifically identify whether the problem lies with your computer, Kindle, or USB cable.
3.Try Charging your Kindle for a Longer Period
Users who had experienced the same problem tried charging their Kindle for more than 30 minutes. They performed a hard reset after that and were able to connect their e-book reader to their computer successfully.
- Installing the Kindle Driver
It is possible that computer is not detecting your Kindle because you haven’t installed its driver properly. Perhaps, the driver has been corrupted or it is missing. So, the best solution for this is to update or install the Kindle driver. Take a look at the steps you have to follow:
- Press Windows Key+S.
- Type “device manager” (no quotes), then hit Enter.
- Expand the contents of the Portable Devices category.
- Right-click MTP Device or Kindle, then select Update Driver Software from the options.
- Select the ‘Browse my computer for driver software’ option.
- Choose the ‘Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer’ option.
- Select Show Compatible Hardware.
- Choose MTP USB Device, then click Next.
- Install the driver on your computer.
- Reinstalling Kindle
Try reinstalling the latest Kindle software for Windows 10 to resolve the issue. To do this, follow the instructions below:
- Press Windows Key+S on your keyboard.
- Type “settings” (no quotes), then hit Enter.
- Select Apps.
- Go to the left-pane menu, then choose Apps & Features.
- Go to the right pane, then search for Kindle.
- Click it, then select Uninstall.
- Restart your computer.
- Go to the Downloads page of Amazon, then get the latest Kindle software for Windows 10.