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Can't set up my kindle to buy books, Kindle 3, Just bought

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Can't set up my kindle to buy books
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: Kindle 3
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Just bought new .It works fine but I can't pay for my book selection.
JA: The eReader Specialist's require payment for their services. It's way less expensive on JustAnswer than face-to-face would cost.
Customer: My new Kindle reader will not allow me to buy books. My old Kindle allows me to on it.
JA: Anything else you want the eReader expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: E-Readers
Expert:  Pete replied 6 months ago.

Hi, I'm Pete. Welcome to JustAnswer! I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Pete replied 6 months ago.

You will need to register the new Kindle device with your Amazon account before you can buy books.

To register your Kindle:

  1. From Home, tap the Menu icon and then tap Settings.
  2. Tap My account.
  3. Choose the Amazon account you want to use on your Kindle:
    • If you already have an Amazon account: Tap this option. Enter your Amazon account information. Tap Register. Your name will appear as the Registered User when registration is complete.

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