I’ve had my Kindle for about 10 days and, when I connect it to my Mac, it charges, but it won’t go … Kindle will come back to Mac and switch to USB drive mode.
Plug one end of that USB cable into a Mac and the other into a Kindle, and the Kindle will announce it’s entering USB Drive Mode. A new volume, called Kindle, will appear on your Mac. You can open it up and see the files inside.
However, if I connect the PW2 to the MAC when the Kindle is asleep, it will go into USB drive mode every time and the MAC will mount it.
I had the same problem. I was using just a random USB cable and found my Mac wouldn’t recognize the kindle. When I dug out the USB cable .
When connected to the PC, the Kindle Paperwhite goes into USB drive mode and … Computer (PC) or Finder (Mac), your Kindle Paperwhite appears as a drive.
I plug it in, it goes into USB mode with the pic of the drive mode, cable and … Kindle support will get enough calls on this and update something. … my MAC when the PW2 is awake, it will go into USB drive mode the first time.