How to Delete Books and Docs From Kindle Fire

If you want to keep the clutter off your Amazon Kindle Fire, you’ll have to learn how to delete books and documents from the device.


1. Select Books on the home screen.

2. Select Device at the top of the screen.

3. Tap and hold the book you wish to delete, then select Remove from Device.

Kindle Fire remove book

If you wish to remove the books listed under the Cloud section, you will need to manage your Kindle Fire books on the Amazon website. There you can select Books, choose Actions on the book and select Delete from library. For some books like the Oxford Dictionary, this is the only way to remove it from the device. You can also select Deliver to my… to re-download any book to the device again.

Kindle Fire book actions on Amazon



1. Tap Docs on the home screen.

2. Tap and hold the document you wish to remove until a menu appears above it. Tap Delete.

Kindle Fire delete docs

If you sent the document to your device via email, it will still be listed on the Amazon website. You can go to the section of Amazon to manage your Kindle Fire, then select Actions > Delete from library if you wish to remove permanently it from the site, or Deliver to my… to resend it to your Kindle Fire.

Kindle Fire doc actions on Amazon

That covers about all you need to know on how to delete books and docs from Kindle Fire.


  1. shane says

    I know how to delete books but how do I get it on my home screen as if I do it in books it just says add to favourite ???

  2. clan says


    This guide works not only for Kindle Fire but also for my Kindle iPad app, which I later got at Epubor. Thank you anyway.

  3. deb says

    How do I delete books from cloud, I can delete from device but not from cloud, or so it seems – HELP?

  4. Olivia says

    I have a Book Sample I accidently pushed and I am trying to get it off the clouds this is my 10 yr old Kindle Fire and dont want it on there plz help me get it off! Thanks

  5. Jared says

    After I delete a document from device, it is still on the cloud. How do I delete it off the cloud?

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