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How to install OverDrive's mobile app on a Kindle Fire or Fire HD

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Installing OverDrive Media Console (OMC) for Android on your Kindle Fire or Fire HD will enable you to borrow and enjoy a wide selection of eBooks and audiobooks from your library.

Option 1: Download through the Amazon Appstore (U.S. only)

Note: You need to have an active credit card on your Amazon account with 1-click purchases turned on to download any apps, including free apps such as OverDrive Media Console.

  1. Search for OverDrive Media Console from the Appstore on your device.
    You can also install OMC from your computer, but we recommend working from your Fire or Fire HD
    Note: To get to the Appstore on your Fire or Fire HD, tap Apps, then Store.
  2. Tap the OMC icon, then tap Download.
  3. You'll find OMC in your "Apps" list (tap Home, then Apps).

Option 2: Download through the OverDrive Media Console website

If you can't download OMC from the Amazon Appstore, use the following steps to install OMC on your device.

  1. From your device's home screen, tap the battery icon in the upper-right corner, then select More.
  2. Tap Device.
  3. Turn to switch for "Allow Installation of Applications" to the ON position.
  4. In your device's browser, navigate to http://omc.overdrive.com/kindle.php.
  5. Select the Download OverDrive Media Console link and follow the prompts to complete installation.

Visit Amazon's website for more information about getting public library books for your Kindle and to learn more about transferring content to your Kindle via USB.

Last Updated: Mar 19, 2014 01:09PM EDT

How to install OverDrive's mobile app on a Kindle Fire or Fire HD

print it

Installing OverDrive Media Console (OMC) for Android on your Kindle Fire or Fire HD will enable you to borrow and enjoy a wide selection of eBooks and audiobooks from your library.

Option 1: Download through the Amazon Appstore (U.S. only)

Note: You need to have an active credit card on your Amazon account with 1-click purchases turned on to download any apps, including free apps such as OverDrive Media Console.

  1. Search for OverDrive Media Console from the Appstore on your device.
    You can also install OMC from your computer, but we recommend working from your Fire or Fire HD
    Note: To get to the Appstore on your Fire or Fire HD, tap Apps, then Store.
  2. Tap the OMC icon, then tap Download.
  3. You'll find OMC in your "Apps" list (tap Home, then Apps).

Option 2: Download through the OverDrive Media Console website

If you can't download OMC from the Amazon Appstore, use the following steps to install OMC on your device.

  1. From your device's home screen, tap the battery icon in the upper-right corner, then select More.
  2. Tap Device.
  3. Turn to switch for "Allow Installation of Applications" to the ON position.
  4. In your device's browser, navigate to http://omc.overdrive.com/kindle.php.
  5. Select the Download OverDrive Media Console link and follow the prompts to complete installation.

Visit Amazon's website for more information about getting public library books for your Kindle and to learn more about transferring content to your Kindle via USB.

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