A Crazy Little Hack For Getting Large Book Files Into The Kindle App On iOS

1. Put your 50MB or larger .mobi file into a Dropbox folder and navigate to it in the Dropbox app on your device.

2. Click the little circle to the right of the filename.

4. Click the “Open In…” icon.

5. Wait for the book to finish exporting.

6. Click the “Copy to Kindle” icon.

7. Wait for the book to export again.

8. Hurray! You’ve got your book in the Kindle app. But wait!

9. Navigate to your Library and you’ll see that something seems to be wrong: the book you just added will not appear in your Books.



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