Scribd for Kindle Fire

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Books & Reference


Scribd gives you access to an unlimited* number of the best books, audiobooks, news, magazines, documents, and more. We make it easy for you to stay informed, discover new passions, and feed your curiosity. No matter what you’re looking for, Scribd is the only reading app you need.

Explore trending topics, get personalized recommendations, or check out collections hand-picked by business leaders, tastemakers, and our editors.

Membership includes monthly access to an unlimited number of the best books, audiobooks, documents, news, and magazines.


  • Access an unlimited number of the best books and audiobooks, including award winners and bestsellers in every genre.
  • Access to articles from Bloomberg Businessweek, Time Magazine, People Magazine, Foreign Policy, Entertainment Weekly, Newsweek, ELLE, ESPN, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, Men’s Health, New York Magazine, and more.
  • Access to select articles from the The Wall Street Journal Financial Times, The New York Times, the Financial Times, NPR, and more.
  • Unlimited access to the world’s largest document library, which includes official government reports, academic dissertations, detailed scientific studies, and more.
  • Store titles offline to enjoy at any time, even without an internet connection.
  • Sync across all of your devices.
  • Our membership is a monthly subscription that starts at $8.99 which automatically renews unless the subscription is canceled at least 24 hours prior to the next billing date.

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Set up the device to allow installation of applications from outside the Appstore:

  1. Open the Settings menu by swiping down from the top of your Kindle Fire screen and tapping the gear wheel icon in the notification menu - or simply Select the Settings icon from the device’s app drawer.
  2. From the Settings page, select “Security”
  3. Make sure the 'Apps from Unknown Sources' option is set to On - this will allow Scribd’s app to be installable.

Download the Scribd app

Please note that the device may show a warning since it’s an installation from outside the Appstore.

Download the Scribd App


If not prompted to install directly after downloading the application, please do the following:

  1. Open the web browser on your Kindle Fire.
  2. Open your the browser's settings menu (tap the three dot overflow icon) and select 'Downloads'
  3. Select the 'Scribd.apk' and tap the 'Install' button at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Once the Scribd app is installed, you will be able to find it on your home screen along with your other apps.
  5. Open Scribd and either create or sign into your existing account.

Become a member to read books, audiobooks, and more.

Once you’ve created and logged in to your Scribd account, you can join our membership and start enjoying books, audiobooks, and more.