Have feedback? Can't find your answer in our Help pages?
Check the status of a pre-order eBook
- Go to your Bookshelf.
- Click Continue setup. You'll see a timer across the top of the page informing you of the time remaining in which to make changes.
- Next to the eBook you want to check, you'll see your pre-order release date with one of these statuses:
See our Help page for details on timelines.
|Status||What it means|
|Pre-order In Review||Your title has been submitted for pre-order and is currently in review. Review times vary and may take longer if publishing rights need to be verified.|
|Pre-order Publishing||Your title is being published to the Kindle Store. A confirmation email will be sent to you when your title goes live on the store.|
|Pre-order Live||Your pre-order title is live in the Kindle Store and is available to order.|
|Pre-order - Cancelled||This pre-order has been cancelled and is unavailable for further editing. The cancellation could be due to your request.|
|Pre-order Live - Updates in Progress||You've entered new information about this pre-order title, but it's not published yet. A previous version of your pre-order title is live in the Kindle Store and is available for purchase.|
|Pre-order Live -Updates in Review||KDP is reviewing your recent changes. Review times vary and may take longer if publishing rights need to be verified. Your previous version is still live in the Kindle Store, and available for purchase during review.|
|Pre-order Live - Updates Publishing||Your recent changes are being published to the Kindle Store. A confirmation email will be sent to you when your title goes live in the Kindle Store.|
|Pre-order Live - Ready for Release||Your pre-order title is now ready for release on the date you set. At this time you will not be able to make any changes to the eBook content or details as we prepare to deliver the content to customers worldwide. Once the eBook is released you can publish updates.|
|Pre-order Blocked||Your title has been made unavailable for further editing either due to your request, or due to a problem related to the eBook's content.|