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Getting started with Windows Phone

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If you are using a Windows Phone 8, open your library's digital collection website in your phone's browser. This gives you access to OverDrive Read eBooks.

All Windows Phone users can install OverDrive Media Console (OMC) for Windows Phone to borrow and enjoy EPUB eBooks and MP3 audiobooks from the library.

What you need

How it works

  1. Install software.
    OverDrive Read eBooks can be read directly from your device's browser (Windows Phone 8 only), with no software installation required.
    Install OverDrive Media Console for Windows Phone to enjoy downloaded EPUB eBooks and MP3 audiobooks on your device. To read EPUB eBooks, you will also need to authorize your device with an Adobe ID.
  2. Borrow titles from your library website.
    On your Windows Phone device, open OMC and swipe to the "get books" screen to find your library and borrow titles.
  3. Enjoy.
    OverDrive Read eBooks can be read in your device's browser (Windows Phone 8 only).
    EPUB eBooks open automatically in OMC so you can begin reading as soon as the download is finished. OMC's features include bookmarking, brightness controls, night mode, text size adjustment, orientation lock, the option to return an eBook, and more.
    MP3 audiobooks open automatically in OMC so you can begin listening as soon as the first part is downloaded. OMC's features include bookmarking, a volume slider, skip back 15 seconds, a sleep timer, the option to return an audiobook, and more.
Last Updated: Mar 19, 2014 09:09AM EDT

Getting started with Windows Phone

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If you are using a Windows Phone 8, open your library's digital collection website in your phone's browser. This gives you access to OverDrive Read eBooks.

All Windows Phone users can install OverDrive Media Console (OMC) for Windows Phone to borrow and enjoy EPUB eBooks and MP3 audiobooks from the library.

What you need

How it works

  1. Install software.
    OverDrive Read eBooks can be read directly from your device's browser (Windows Phone 8 only), with no software installation required.
    Install OverDrive Media Console for Windows Phone to enjoy downloaded EPUB eBooks and MP3 audiobooks on your device. To read EPUB eBooks, you will also need to authorize your device with an Adobe ID.
  2. Borrow titles from your library website.
    On your Windows Phone device, open OMC and swipe to the "get books" screen to find your library and borrow titles.
  3. Enjoy.
    OverDrive Read eBooks can be read in your device's browser (Windows Phone 8 only).
    EPUB eBooks open automatically in OMC so you can begin reading as soon as the download is finished. OMC's features include bookmarking, brightness controls, night mode, text size adjustment, orientation lock, the option to return an eBook, and more.
    MP3 audiobooks open automatically in OMC so you can begin listening as soon as the first part is downloaded. OMC's features include bookmarking, a volume slider, skip back 15 seconds, a sleep timer, the option to return an audiobook, and more.
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