Amazon’s Kindle ebook subscription service, Kindle Unlimited, provides access to over two million titles, including bestsellers, independent authors, and new releases. Although the service is undoubtedly intended for Kindle e-reader owners (check out our Kindle comparison if you don’t have one already), you don’t need one to open a Kindle Unlimited account, and you can access it just as easily using the Kindle app on any device. Kindle Unlimited and Audible offer thousands of audiobooks in addition to regular e-books. You can switch between reading and listening to any Kindle Unlimited audiobook by switching seamlessly. Wondering if you can try it out for free? What does the service offer? Read below for the 411 on the Kindle Unlimited membership.
Yes. If you’ve never tried it before, you can try Kindle Unlimited for free before purchasing it. You’re automatically converted to a monthly paid subscription plan after your free trial expires unless you’ve tried it before.
The free trial for Kindle Unlimited lasts for 30 days until it expires. However, be sure to keep an eye out for Prime Day each year, as you can score 60 days worth a free trial.
If you’re dissatisfied with your Kindle Unlimited membership, whether you’ve got unused months or don’t like the selection of literature, you may wish to cancel. You can cancel at Amazon.com by signing in at the top of the page and clicking the ‘hello, sign in’ button. Once you’ve logged in, select ‘Kindle Unlimited’ from the dropdown menu at the top of the screen. Open the same button again, but this time, select ‘Kindle Unlimited’ from the dropdown menu. Navigate to the left to find ‘manage membership’ at the bottom of the payment settings. On the left-hand side of the payment settings, you’ll see a section called ‘manage membership’. To cancel, select the ‘cancel membership’ button. If you still want to cancel your membership, you will be brought to a confirmation screen that displays all of the books you have borrowed. In the event that you still want to cancel, you can cancel your membership by clicking the ‘cancel membership’ button.
Note: Once your free trial is over, your Amazon Kindle Unlimited subscription will automatically renew into a monthly plan. Amazon makes it clear that you will be converted to a monthly subscription after your trial ends. To avoid the auto-renewal fee, terminate your Unlimited subscription before your trial ends.
Kindle Unlimited subscription fees range from $9.99 per month to $119.98 per year. If you’re thinking long-term, keep in mind that Amazon occasionally offers three-month and one-year Kindle Unlimited subscription discounts, which will be discussed in the next section.
Kindle Unlimited is currently offering up to 40% off subscriptions including gift subscriptions. You don’t need a Kindle to read Kindle Unlimited books; you can download the Kindle app for iPad, iPhone, and Android devices, among others.
Amazon is also providing free three-month Kindle Unlimited free trials with all Kindle purchases. That includes savings of up to $29.97, as well as lots of free ebooks and magazines to keep you occupied. This offer is open to all, even if you have used a free trial before, and if you are a member now, your fees will be suspended for three months.
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When signing up for Kindle Unlimited, you can either create an Amazon account or sign in with an existing account. If you’re already a Prime customer, open the Kindle Unlimited website, click ‘Join Kindle Unlimited’, and then enter your payment information. Once you’ve finished, you can download Kindle Unlimited-labeled content on your Kindle device or app.
If you’re a new user, go to the Amazon Kindle Unlimited website. Click the Sign In button, click ‘create an account’ and follow the instructions. Enter your credit card information and start your trial.