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  • How to use the ebook reader in OverDrive for Android and Fire tablets

    You might like our new Libby app—the easiest way to borrow and enjoy ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from your public library. Get started with Libby on Android, iOS, and Windows 10, or learn more about it. You can use the OverDrive app to download and read borrowed ebooks on your Android device...

    Aug 27, 2018 10:56AM EDT
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  • How to install OverDrive for Android if you don't have the Google...

    If you have an Android device that doesn't have access to the Google Play Store or the Amazon Appstore, follow the instructions below to install the OverDrive app directly. Go to app.overdrive.com. Select download for Android OS 4.0 (or newer) at the bottom of t...

    Oct 12, 2018 04:48PM EDT
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  • Borrowing titles in OverDrive for Android and Fire tablets

    You might like our new Libby app—the easiest way to borrow and enjoy ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from your public library. Get started with Libby on Android, iOS, and Windows 10, or learn more about it. Not interested in or able to use Libby? Use the sections below to learn how to in...

    Dec 14, 2018 02:23PM EST
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  • What to do if files aren't downloading in OverDrive for Android

    If you're having trouble downloading part of a title (usually an audiobook), follow the steps below to connect to Wi-Fi, check to make sure downloading is turned on in the app, or go through additional troubleshooting steps. If any of these steps resolve your issue, there's no need to continue to...

    Feb 27, 2019 01:08PM EST
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  • A borrowed title doesn't appear on the app bookshelf in OverDrive...

    Use the sections below if an ebook or audiobook isn't showing up on your Bookshelf in the OverDrive app. Download the title After you borrow an ebook or audiobook, tap Download (or Add to app) from your library account to download it to your Bookshelf in the OverDrive app. Titles...

    Oct 26, 2018 05:23PM EDT
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  • How to add a library in OverDrive for Android and Fire tablets

    You can use the "Manage libraries" feature to find, save, and access your library in the OverDrive app. How to add a library In the OverDrive app, tap the icon in the top-left corner to open the Home menu. Tap Manage libraries. Tap the...

    Jul 13, 2018 04:43PM EDT
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  • What to do if you get a "Security warning" error in Android ...

    If you're browsing a library's digital collection and you get a security warning like one of the ones below, please be aware that your device is not making a direct connection to the authentic OverDrive service. Instead, a third party is intercepting your connection to OverDrive. In many cases, th...

    Feb 22, 2019 11:42AM EST
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  • Are audiobooks from the library compatible with Kindles?

    If you're using a Kindle Fire, Fire HD, or Fire HDX tablet, then you can listen to audiobooks from your library using the OverDrive app. Learn how to get started with the OverDrive app. Kindle eReaders are only compatible with library eBooks. tag_type_article

    Jun 20, 2017 04:30PM EDT
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  • How use the audiobook player in OverDrive for Android and Fire tablets

    You might like our new Libby app—the easiest way to borrow and enjoy ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from your public library. Get started with Libby on Android, iOS, and Windows 10, or learn more about it. Not interested in or able to use Libby? For help listening to audiobooks with the...

    Aug 31, 2018 05:29PM EDT
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  • How to return a downloaded title using OverDrive for Android

    Titles you've borrowed from the library will automatically be returned at the end of their lending periods. However, if you finish eBooks, audiobooks, or streaming videos before then, you can return them using OverDrive for Android (to free up space in your library account). How to return ...

    Feb 13, 2017 12:13PM EST
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