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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

    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...

    Aug 17, 2018 05:35PM EDT
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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...

    Jan 04, 2017 11:33AM EST
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  • What to do if a downloaded title is not properly added to the bookshel...

    After you borrow an eBook or audiobook, you need to tap Download (or Add to app) from your library account to download it to your Bookshelf in the OverDrive app. Titles do not automatically download to your app Bookshelf after you borrow them. If you tapped Download (or Add to app) and the title st...

    Mar 17, 2017 02:02PM 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 the one shown below, simply click Continue to add the security certificate to your browser's list of accepted sites. Sometimes the Android browser doesn't have access to the most up-to-date secur...

    May 05, 2017 03:09PM EDT
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  • What permissions are required to install OverDrive for Android, and wh...

    Whenever you install an Android app, it requests that you allow permission to access certain parts of the operating system on your device. The OverDrive app is safe to install and asks for some standard permissions so you can enjoy eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video on your device. O...

    Oct 14, 2016 10:13AM EDT
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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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