How to Recover Deleted Books from Kindle

Jean updated on Dec 11, 2020 to Storage Media Recovery | How-to Articles

Accidentally deleted book from Kindle account? EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is the free and powerful Kindle recovery tool for you, particularly when you find no other way to restore deleted books, images, pictures or videos from Kindle Fire HD or Kindle Paperwhite.

If you have accidentally deleted the book from the Kindle account, you can use the following two methods to recover deleted Kindle books.

Workable Solutions Step-by-step Troubleshooting
Fix 1. Restore from Amazon account Turn on your Kindle, and press the HOME button. Press MENU and then select View Archived Items. There you'll see all your files purchased from Amazon. Find the book you want and either click it to download...Full steps
Fix 2. Restore deleted files with a tool Download a powerful Kindle recovery tool to restore deleted Kindle files. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard supports to recover files of ebook file format EPUB, pictures jpg, jpeg, png, git, etc....Full steps

"How do I recover a deleted Kindle book? I accidentally deleted a book from Kindle account. Is there any chance of recovery? I would try any suggestion with all my heart."

Undoubtedly, Amazon has been successful in developing the Kindle E-readers. It is chosen as the best gift selection for school kids, college students and even white-collar workers. There are unlimited categories and numbers of eBooks from all over the world's authors available for download and purchase at a low cost. What's more, the latest generations of Kindle tablets come with a front-facing camera so that you can take photos.

How do you lose Kindle books

Does it sound amazing to own a Kindle by yourself? When you decide to purchase a Kindle Fire HD or Kindle Paperwhite, the device's storage altogether has the capacity classification of 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB. For many users who bought 8GB and 16GB, their Kindle device is easy to get to full. To release some space, they usually deleted the books they've read, or clear some less important pictures, videos or other data files from it.

Meanwhile, that's how the Kindle recovery tool now becomes popular these days. In addition, users might delete files by mistake, Kindle data can be gone for other reasons, like the format, virus infection, or some unknown external SD card format problems.

How to recover deleted Kindle books

Do not despair if you happen to be the one who lost Kindle files by accident. Generally, we would suggest two viable solutions to retrieve Kindle files.

Method 1. Restore from your Amazon account

If you deleted files straight from Kindle, they should have gone into your archives collection. To find the folder and redownload it, follow the steps behind.

  • Step 1: Turn on your Kindle, and press the HOME button.
  • Step 2: Press MENU and then select View Archived Items. There you'll see all your files purchased from Amazon.
  • Step 3: Find the book you want and either click it to download and open (the device will probably ask you to turn on your wireless) or flick right and "add to home".

Method 2. Download Kindle recovery tool to restore deleted Kindle files

Another way, which should be direct and fast, to recover files on Kindle is to find a powerful Kindle recovery tool that supports to recover files of ebook file format EPUB, pictures jpg, jpeg, png, git, etc. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is what we recommend. If you don't feel certain about the recovery result, you can try its free data recovery software first, which allows you to recover 2GB data for free.

The lost Kindle files must have been downloaded to Kindle, online file recovery is not supported. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard supports Kindle 2018/2019/2020 and later versions. 

Note that if your kindle is older than the above editions and it could not be detected as a drive by your computer, EaseUS data recovery software may not be able to scan and restore the lost books from the kindle.

Now, connect your Kindle to your computer via the original USB data cable, and let's start restoring deleted books from your kindle:

Step 1. Choose Kindle storage to scan.

Download and open the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. When you launch it, you can see all the disks and partitions on your computer. As long as your Kindle is correctly connected, you can find it on the disk map. Choose the Kindle drive and click "Scan".

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Step 2. Scan the Kindle.

The scanning process starts as soon as you click Scan. After a while, you will see more and more scanning results showing up. You can filter a specific file type by using the Filter feature, such as Pictures, Documents, Videos, etc.

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Step 3. Choose files and recover.

Select the desired files and click "Recover". You shall choose the other drive instead of the original to keep the recovered files.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why choose EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard?

"EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is the best we've seen. It's far from perfect, partly because today's advanced disk technology makes data-recovery more difficult than it was with the simpler technology of the past, but it's fast and efficient..."PCMag

"The first thing you'll notice about EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro is that its interface is very clear and uncluttered, with only a small collection of self-explanatory controls. You won't find lots of extra options hidden in a system of hidden menus, either; what you see really is what you get."techradar

"Recover lost files, even after deleting a partition or formatting your drive."Macworld

2. Why cannot I recover 2GB data for free?

It is recommended to check the version installed is Free or Trial because they are different versions.

Trial has data preview function but cannot save any files, while the Free version enables to recover 2 GB files. The default free space is 500 MB and you may share the product on social media to get another 1.5 GB.

3. Why cannot the recovered files be opened?

A file is saved as 2 parts on the storage device: directory info (which is comprised by file name, time stamp and size info, etc.) and data content.

If the files with original file names and folder structures cannot be opened, one possible reason is the corrupted directory info. There is still a chance to recover the data content with the RAW Recovery method in our software.

4. Why isn't it suggested to recover the files back to the original drive?

The storage structure of the lost files would be altered or damaged by any changes on the drive. If you save the recovered files back to the same drive, the original data structures and data content would be corrupted or overwritten, which causes permanent data loss. So you should prepare another disk to save the files.

5. How can I check whether my data is recoverable or not before purchase?

The Free version helps you save 2GB files, so verify the recovery quality of our product before purchase.

6. How long does it take to scan the drive?

It strongly depends on the capacity of your hard drive and the performance of your computer. As reference,most drive recoveries can be completed in around 10 to 12 hours for a 1-TB healthy hard drive in general conditions.

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