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  • How to change the playback speed using OverDrive's desktop app

    OverDrive's desktop app for Windows or Mac allows you to change the playback speed of a title. Click the Playback speed button ( in Windows or on a Mac) from the bottom toolbar of the media player window to select a speed option. tag_type_article

    Jan 04, 2017 10:01AM EST
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  • Where is the title I borrowed in the OverDrive app?

    Choose the image below that looks like the titles in your library's collection. Once you borrow a title from your library, select to go to your Loans page. From there, select the Choose a format or Add to app bu...

    Feb 13, 2017 02:08PM EST
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  • Is internet access required to use the OverDrive app?

    When using the OverDrive app, you only need an internet connection to watch streaming video, download titles, or sync your progress to your OverDrive account. No internet connection is required to enjoy downloaded eBooks and audiobooks. As long as you've finished downloading them, you can read o...

    Sep 15, 2014 11:22AM EDT
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  • What are the system requirements for the OverDrive app?

    Mobile app To install the latest version of the OverDrive app for Android, Chromebook, iOS, or Windows 8 (and up), you'll need: Android 4.0 or higher, which you'll find on devices like: Newer Android phones and tablets (like Google Nexus 5X, 6P, and Pixel) NOOK Ta...

    Feb 13, 2017 12:14PM EST
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  • How to use Bluetooth headsets with the OverDrive app

    The OverDrive app will work with Bluetooth headsets on any platform that supports Bluetooth. All you need is a headset that supports A2DP, which usually means it's a stereo headset. After that, make sure that your headset is connected to your device as a "media device." You'll be able to see what k...

    Sep 15, 2014 11:22AM EDT
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  • How to remove a library from your libraries list using OverDrive'...

    If you need to remove a library from your libraries list, just follow the instructions below. Android In the OverDrive app, tap the icon in the top-left corner to open your Home menu. Or, if you're using our legacy app, tap the Menu button, then select Get Books to see your ...

    Sep 16, 2014 05:24PM EDT
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  • How to update the OverDrive app

    OverDrive's mobile app is easiest to update through the app store on your device. Look for updates to OverDrive just as you would for any other app. Before updating, you may want to export your reading history. If you'd like to update OverDrive's desktop app, go to, click Get Star...

    Dec 01, 2016 01:42PM EST
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  • What to do if you're having trouble opening the DMG file to insta...

    If you're having trouble running the installer, the wrong program may be trying to open the file. Please follow the steps below to resolve the issue. Open your Downloads folder. Control-click ODMediaConsoleSetup.dmg to open a context menu. Click Open With...

    Sep 15, 2014 11:23AM EDT
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  • How to opt out of anonymous usage reporting in the OverDrive app

    By default, OverDrive's app for Android, Chromebook, iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), and Windows 8/10 collects anonymous usage data and sends it to us. We use this information to help make our apps better. No sensitive data is collected, and we don't receive any information that could tell us who yo...

    Jan 18, 2017 02:43PM EST
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  • How to install the OverDrive app on your NOOK tablet

    NOOK tablets (like NOOK by Samsung tablets, the NOOK Tablet 7", and the NOOK HD/HD+) are Android devices that support the OverDrive app, which you can use to enjoy eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video from your library. Make sure your NOOK is fully up-to-date (an internet connection is require...

    Feb 03, 2017 03:16PM EST
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