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  • How to add borrowed titles to your Bookshelf in the OverDrive app

    Borrowed titles don't automatically appear on your Bookshelf in the OverDrive app. Instead, you'll find borrowed titles in the Loans (or Checkouts) section of your library in the app. From there, select Download or Add to bookshelf to add the title to your Bookshelf. Then, follow these steps to ...

    Nov 09, 2018 04:23PM EST
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  • Do you need internet access to use the OverDrive app?

    When using the OverDrive app, you need an internet connection to borrow and download titles, watch streaming videos, or sync your progress to your OverDrive account. Once you download ebooks and audiobooks, you can read or listen to them without an internet connection. tag_type_article

    Aug 27, 2018 08:21AM EDT
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  • What are the system requirements for the OverDrive app?

    Mobile app You can download the OverDrive app on: Android 4.0+ Chrome OS 41+ and a 64-bit processor iOS 9+ Windows 8.1 or 10 If you're not sure which operating system you're using, you can typically find...

    Feb 27, 2019 09:26AM EST
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  • How to remove a library from your libraries list in the OverDrive app

    Android or Chromebook In the OverDrive app, click or tap the icon in the top-left corner to open your Home menu. Select Manage libraries. Click or tap the trash icon next to the library you want to delete. iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod...

    May 12, 2017 10:43AM EDT
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  • How to install OverDrive for Windows (desktop) on a Windows 8 or 10 de...

    With the desktop version of OverDrive for Windows, you can download and listen to audiobooks, transfer them to MP3 players (including Apple devices), and burn them to CDs. Use the steps below to install OverDrive for Windows (desktop) on your Windows 8 or 10 device. How to install OverDriv...

    May 26, 2017 11:02AM EDT
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  • How to transfer audiobooks to an MP3 player that doesn't appear i...

    If your MP3 player doesn't show up as a "Player" in the OverDrive Transfer Wizard, you can copy the audiobook from your Windows computer directly to your device. Note:You won't be able to use these steps for Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod). Use the steps below to manually transfer the ...

    Feb 27, 2019 09:26AM EST
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  • The OverDrive app is compatible with native screen readers for Android...

    OverDrive for Android, iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), and Windows 8/10 is compatible with most accessibility programs and apps (including native ones like Android Accessibility Suite, VoiceOver for iOS, and Narrator for Windows). You can use these screen readers to navigate the app, browse for conten...

    Jan 04, 2019 01:48PM EST
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  • How to open library ebooks and audiobooks downloaded on a Mac

    If you're using Safari to download titles, you may need to manually open the ODM and ACSM file for each title you download. In newer versions of Safari, you should have the option when you click the download link to "Open with" either Adobe Digital Editions or OverDrive for Mac. Note: Firefox or C...

    Jul 13, 2018 04:10PM EDT
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  • Do OverDrive's apps work internationally?

    Yes, you should be able to use Libby and the OverDrive app internationally. You'll have access to any titles you downloaded, and you should be able to borrow and download new titles as long as you have an internet connection. However, to avoid download issues or coverage lapses, consider borrowing...

    Jun 20, 2018 03:42PM EDT
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  • How to change an ebook's font size in the OverDrive app

    You can adjust the font size for ebooks in the OverDrive app using the steps below. Note: If you'd like to enable dyslexic font in the OverDrive app, please see this help article instead. In OverDrive for Android, Fire tablets, or Chromebook Open an eboo...

    Jul 13, 2018 04:10PM EDT
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