While there are standard instructions for many devices (those compatible with Adobe Digital Editions), others do require a different set of steps. Click on your device name, or scroll down: Android, Blackberry, HipStreet, iPad/iPhone, Kindle, Kobo, Palm, Sony.
Having problems logging in with your Adobe ID on your device? Make sure your time zone is correctly set (in your date/time settings).
Need your eBook to read to you? Enjoy Text-to-Speech using Mantano Reader Premium app (paid version) - instructions .
(Mantano Reader Premium works similar to Aldiko Book Reader app for downloading eBooks, so please follow the download eBooks portion of Aldiko Book Reader app instructions for download information.)
For the Bluefire app note that you will not need iTunes as referred to in the website instructions. To transfer the eBook to your device, first copy it to the /mnt/sdcard/Bluefire/imports/ folder on your device, then load the Bluefire app, tap on Info, and tap Import.Please note that if you install multiple apps on your device and authorize each of them with the same Adobe ID, each of these authorizations counts towards your six allotted authorizations, even though they are all on the same device. (You can contact Adobe Customer Service if you need to reset your number of authorizations.)
For the Android tablet, please see the standard Android instructions.
iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Read library eBooks with the Bluefire app (instructions) or the Freading app (instructions). After installing Bluefire or Freading, you can download eBooks directly to your iPad without going through a computer.
Please note that if you install multiple apps on your device and authorize each of them with the same Adobe ID, each of these authorizations counts towards your six allotted authorizations, even though they are all on the same device. (You can contact Adobe Customer Service if you need to reset your number of authorizations.)
Kindle (not Fire)
Other than the Kindle Fire, Kindles are not compatible with library eBooks in Canada. Amazon has recently provided a way to access library eBooks on Kindles in the U.S., but they have not extended this functionality to Canada yet.
Kindle Fire (not yet for sale in Canada)
The only Kindle model that is compatible with our library eBooks is the Kindle Fire. Click here for instructions on setting up your Kindle Fire for use with Freading eBooks. You can also use the Kindle Fire with EBSCO eBooks if you install an app such as Bluefire or Aldiko (see the Android device instructions above).
Kobo (not Vox or Arc)
Other than the tablets (Vox or Arc), Kobo devices are compatible with Adobe Digital Editions, so see the standard instructions.
Looking for a library eBook you've transferred to your Kobo? On older Kobos these are stored in the Documents folder.
Kobo Vox or Arc
You may use the standard Android instructions for the Kobo Arc.
Although the Kobo Vox is also an Android device, you cannot follow the standard Android instructions above. Instead, use the Kobo Vox instructions for EBSCO eBooks OR Freading for Kobo Vox instructions for Freading eBooks.
Before using library eBooks on your Sony Reader, you must first install the Sony eReader Library software that came with your Sony Reader. Instructions for installing the Sony software and transferring library eBooks to a Sony Reader.
Sony Readers and Mac computers
Instructions for transferring eBooks to a Sony Reader from a Mac.
Mac computers and library eAudio
At present, you cannot listen to library eAudio on a Mac computer. You can download the eAudiobooks to your Mac and then transfer them to an iPod or iPhone and listen to them there.
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