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Sending to kindle

spellk

Trying to send a story to my kindle and get an error message file to large.
What can I do?

Gauthier

@spellk

That's odd, kindle emails accept 50MB attachements.
All stories on this sites are bellow that limit.

Did you authorize kindle@storiesonline.net in your amazon account as suggested ?

It could also possibly be a local sol smtp limit. Which story cause the problem ?

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Lazeez Jiddan (Webmaster)

@spellk

Download to your computer and side-load it.

The limit for file size for kindles used to be 8 MB. It seems they changed it. I'll test and see if I need to change stuff around.

Won't be quickly though as I'm not at my home base and things aren't as smooth where I am.

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spellk

@Gauthier

The story is Second Chance by Number 7

spellk

@Lazeez Jiddan (Webmaster)

I'll keep an eye out for your input. The story is second chance by number 7

spellk

Lazeez, I don't have a clue how to download and then side load. Help please?

Not_a_ID

@spellk

I usually just emailed it to myself, unless Laz fixed it, SOL stops emailing long before the current file size limit is reached.

Alternate option: Use the send to kindle desktop program.

Lazeez Jiddan (Webmaster)

@spellk

Usually you download the kindle file to a computer and then connect the kindle to the computer and copy the file to the kindle.

I ever tested kindles with my Mac, and at the time, whenever I connected the usb cable between the Mac and the kindle, the kindle showed up as a drive on the Mac and I dragged the file from the Mac to the kindle. No other steps were needed.

Gauthier

@spellk

how to download and then side load


Another possibility is to use the "experimental browser" bundled with the kindle. It's rendering of SOL is atrocious, but any kindle file you download through this browser on your kindle will be in your library.

On a PC, a connected Kindle will appear as a drive, drag and drop works. Another possibility is to use Calibre to manage a local library and let it manage upload to your kindle.

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