What is whispersync and how does it work?

What is whispersync and how does it work?

Whispersync is Amazon’s technology that lets readers switch “back and forth between a Kindle book and Audible professional narration – without ever losing your place.” The way it works is that you first buy the Kindle book, and then for Whispersync enabled books you can add the Audibile audiobook to the purchase.

What is Amazon matchmaker?

The company has announced a new shopping tool called “Matchmaker” that scans your ebook library and find which ones are compatible with Whispersync for Voice. The service, first announced last year, allows readers to pick up at the right spot when switching between reading and listening to books, across devices.

What is Audible whispersync?

Whispersync for Voice is a feature that allows you to continue listening to any Audible audiobook across multiple Whispersync for Voice-enabled devices without losing your place.

Where do I find Whispersync?

The best way to find these books and determine which ones offer you free audiobooks is to go to the “Kindle Unlimited page” and select “Whispersync for Voice” and refine your search by the parameters you want (free audiobooks).

Do you have to pay for whispersync?

When you have a Kindle book checked out from your library for free, when you do the Matchmaker scan, you will see an audiobook option for every Kindle book in your Kindle library, including free ones you’ve checked out from the library.

Can you add whispersync after purchase?

Many books are part of the Whispersync program. That means if you have the kindle book in your library, you can purchase the audible book for a discounted rate. You do not have to do this when you purchase the ebook. You can do it any time thereafter.

How do I match my Kindle to audible?

Books that have a matching audiobook will feature a headphones icon in the upper right corner of the book on the Kindle App.

  1. Open your eBook.
  2. Tap on the screen to reveal a tray at the bottom of the screen that will say “Audible Narration”.

Why do some Audible books not have whispersync?

When an author or publisher makes significant updates to the Kindle book, the paired audio edition you own may no longer sync up with the book. When this happens, the content loses its Whispersync for Voice functionality.

Does Kindle sync across devices?

Seamlessly read across all your devices using Whispersync to download pending books, software updates, and back up your furthest page read. First, make sure that your Kindle is connected to the internet.

Does whispersync work on iPad?

Your Amazon.com account includes a feature called Whispersync, which automatically synchronizes e-books, your last page read and your bookmarks across multiple devices. Whispersync must be switched on for this to work, and both the Kindle and the iPad must be registered to the same Amazon.com account.

Is Prime reading the same as Kindle Unlimited?

The cost, therefore, is that of an Amazon Prime membership. Prime Reading gives you access to a little over 1,000 titles that rotate in and out periodically. Kindle Unlimited gives you access to over 1,000,000 titles. In fact, the Prime Reading titles are just a subset of what’s available on Kindle Unlimited.