Explore devices that can be used with eBooks & audiobooks
Get started quickly using these short videos
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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 download MP3 audiobooks and EPUB eBooks from your directly to your Windows Phone. The 'Get Books' feature offers quick access to your library's digital collection.
With Windows Phone 8 devices, you can also read OverDrive Read eBooks using your phone's built-in browser (Internet Explorer).
A Windows Phone with Internet access
OverDrive Media Console for Windows Phone
Open OverDrive Media Console (OMC) for Windows Phone.
Swipe from left to right for the 'get books' screen.
Tap a library on your list to open its digital collection website. If your list is empty, or you need to add a new library, tap find a library.
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, tap Download to download the title to OMC.*
Tap ok, then ok again to open your OMC bookshelf.
From your OMC bookshelf, tap a title to begin reading or listening.
Note: If this is your first time downloading an eBook, you may need to authorize OverDrive's mobile app for Windows Phone using your Adobe ID.
*On Windows Phone 8 devices, you can also:
Select Kindle Book (U.S. libraries only) from the Download drop-down menu to complete checkout on Amazon's website and send the title to your Kindle reading app.
With OverDrive's mobile app, you can download MP3 audiobooks and EPUB eBooks directly to your Windows Phone device. The app's 'Get Books' feature allows easy access to your library's mobile site.
A Windows Phone device with Internet access
When the mobile site opens, find a title to enjoy. You can:
Tap a title
Run a search Note: Your library's mobile site may look slightly different than the one used in our examples, but the steps are virtually the same.
When you have found a title, add it to your cart.
Tap Proceed to Checkout. If prompted, sign in.
Tap Confirm checkout.
Tap Download. If this is your first time downloading an eBook, you may need to authorize OverDrive's mobile app for Windows Phone using your Adobe ID. OMC opens, then loads title onto your bookshelf.
When the download is complete, tap a title to start reading or listening.