English | Help | Sign in

Please rate your experience using this page


Delighted

Satisfied

Disappointed

Thank you! We appreciate your feedback.

Click here to take our survey and give us detailed feedback. If you're having a problem and need assistance, please contact us.

Help Topics

Contact Us

Have feedback? Can't find your answer in our Help pages?

Contact Us

Check the status of a pre-order eBook

To see the current status of an eBook you've made available for pre-order

1. Go to your Bookshelf: https://kdp.amazon.com/bookshelf
2. 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.
3. Next to the eBook you want to check on, you'll see your pre-order release date with one of these statuses:


Status What it means
Pre-order In Review Your title has been submitted for pre-order and is currently in review. Titles are typically reviewed and published within 24 hours. 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. It can take up to 24 hours for the product image, search keywords, and product description to display or become functional on the site.
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. We typically review and publish a title within 24 hours, but 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. It can take up to 24 hours for the changes to display or become functional on the site.
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 or metadata 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. Contact KDP Customer Service for more information.

We're Sorry.
The service or feature you're trying to use is currently unavailable. We're working to solve the problem as quickly as possible. Please try again later.
Your session has expired

Please sign in again.

Sign In
Adobe Flash

To view this page, you'll need Adobe Flash Player.

If you have already installed it, please make sure it is up to date and enabled.

Get the latest version of Adobe Flash Player
edit