Explore devices that can be used with eBooks & audiobooks
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Because we are in the process of updating all digital library websites, this article has two sets of instructions (learn more).
With OverDrive's mobile app, you can read OverDrive Read eBooks as well as download MP3 audiobooks and EPUB eBooks directly to your Android device. The Get Books feature offers quick access to your library's digital collection website.
Note: We recommend Android v2.3 or newer for OverDrive Read.
An Android device with Internet access
OverDrive Media Console for Android
Open OverDrive Media Console (OMC) for Android.
Tap the icon near the top-right-corner. If you don't have this button, go to Menu > Get Books. Note: The Menu button typically looks like this , or this .
Tap a library on your list to go to your library's website. If your list is empty, or you need to add a new library, tap or the Add a Library button.
When your library website opens, find a title to borrow by tapping one from the home page or running a search.
Tap a title, then click Borrow to check it out. If prompted, sign in.
Your bookshelf opens, displaying title(s) you have checked out. From here, you can tap Read to start reading eBooks in your browser.
Or, select a format from the Download drop-down menu, then tap Confirm & Download.
Select an eBook or audiobook format to download the title to OverDrive Media Console.
Select Kindle Book (U.S. libraries only) to complete checkout on Amazon's website and send the title to your Kindle reading app.
When you are ready to read a downloaded title, return to your bookshelf. Tap the Menu button, then Bookshelf. From there, tap a title and enjoy.
With OverDrive's mobile app, you can download MP3 audiobooks and EPUB eBooks directly to your Android device. The Get Books feature offers quick access to your library's mobile site.
When your library website opens, find a title to borrow by tapping one from the home page or running a search. Note: Your library's mobile site may look slightly different than the one used in our examples, but the steps are the same.
When you have found a title, add it to your cart.
Tap Proceed to Checkout. If prompted, sign in.
Tap Confirm check out.
Tap Download. If this is your first time downloading an eBook, you may need to authorize OverDrive's mobile app using your Adobe ID. OMC automatically loads the book onto your shelf. While it downloads, you can keep on browsing.
Return to your bookshelf by tapping the Menu button, then Bookshelf. From there, tap a title and enjoy.