How to Delete Samples on Kindle

On an Amazon Kindle e-book reader, you have the ability to purchase and download e-books, blogs, and newspapers through The Kindle Store. When shopping The Kindle Store, you can choose to have a sample of any book available on the Kindle to your device free of charge. This allows you to read the first chapter before committing to purchasing the entire book. Amazon.com boasts of its large selection available on any model of the Kindle family, including more than 360,000 books. Once you have finished reading the sample, you can easily remove it from your Kindle device.

Go to the home page on your Kindle by pressing the Home button on the right hand side of the device.

Select the sample book you would like to delete by using the five-way toggle to scroll to the item. If you have multiple pages of books on your Kindle, use the Next Page and Previous Page buttons to navigate to each page of books until you have found the item you would like to delete. A black line will appear beneath the title once it has been selected.

Press the five-way toggle to the left. The title and author will be greyed out, and a delete button will be highlighted. Press the five-way toggle to confirm that you would like to delete this sample book. If you have pressed the toggle button and a page in the book is displayed, you did not press the toggle button to the left. Press the Home button to go back to the Home screen and reselect the title to be deleted.

Verify that you would like to delete this item by pressing the five-way toggle by clicking OK, which is highlighted. The item will be removed from your Kindle.

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