Ever since the launch of Kindle book store on China Amazon in the end of 2012, we have found a way to buy Chinese Kindle book from China Amazon. However, we did not publish the tutorial until we are very sure that it will work. Buy Chinese Kindle book from China Amazon (Amazon.cn) is actually very similar to buy Kindle book from US Amazon, for further details you may later refer to this post on how to buy Kindle book from Amazon.com.
The major challenge on buying Chinese Kindle book from China Amazon is the VPN service, the China Amazon is more aggressive in detecting your IP location when you buy Chinese Kindle book from Amazon.cn . You can’t really find a China VPN service that is affordable. The price of Chinese Kindle books on Amazon.cn are very attractive but it is not economical if you have to buy an expensive China VPN service just for the purpose of buying Chinese Kindle book from China Amazon. Nevertheless, the good news is we are going to show you how to get a China VPN for FREE in this tutorial!
Currently you can only register the Kindle devices that are sold by by Amazon.cn, click here to check out which Kindle devices are available at China Amazon.
Buy Chinese Kindle Book from Amazon.cn
The steps are very similar to buy Kindle book from US Amazon, so we will keep this tutorial short. The steps are as follow:
1. Register a China Amazon account.
2. Click here to buy China Amazon Gift Card using your credit card.
3. Load the Gift Card into your China Amazon account.
4. Register your Kindle (other than Kindle devices such as Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle FireHD, you can also register the Kindle app on your iPhone, iPad, Android and PC/Mac).
5. Change your Kindle’s country settings to China in ‘Manage your Kindle’ ( 管理我的Kindle), you can just search for any China address on the website.
6. Download and install a free copy of China VPN here.
Note: China authorities has banned quite number of VPN services lately. You may want to check with this VPN service, as according to them, they have active VPN connection into China. (click here)
7. Start the China VPN service and refer to the upper right corner of our website to check and make sure that your computer IP is now showing the China location.
8. Visit China Amazon Kindle Bookstore here and complete the process as soon as possible.
Search for the Kindle title you would like to purchase, it is better to select for the book to be delivered to your pc then side load onto your Kindle via USB:
Leave the payment information as it is, proceed to confirm the order and it will automatically deduct the charges from your gift card balance.
Now you have successfully purchased a Chinese Kindle book at Amazon.cn.
These are some of the Chinese Kindle books bought at China Amazon.
These are gift card transaction records, do take note that Gift Card from Amazon.cn has an expiry date.
Important Remarks of Buy Kindle Book from China Amazon:
- If you are buying Kindle book from China Amazon without VPN service, on average, your account will be disabled after purchased of 7 to 8 book, Amazon.cn is quite aggressive on this. In such case, you may try to contact the customer service via live chat, tell them that you are on business trip or something outside China, and request to unlock your account. (You can use this method to buy books if you don't want to use VPN).
The China VPN service recommended here is free of charge, in some occasion the connection is not very stable,do visit our site and check your ip address at the upper right sidebar of our website.
- Once the VPN is connected, proceed to complete your purchase as soon as possible.
- Do take note that the Gift Card balance in your China Amazon account has an expiry date!
- Presently, this method is working fine, but we cannot guarantee that it will work forever, do come back and share your experience in the comment section below.
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