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  • How to transfer audiobooks to a device that isn't showing up in O...

    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 ...

    May 09, 2018 12:39PM EDT
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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 install OverDrive's app on a Nabi tablet

    Nabi tablets run on a modified version of Android, which means that the Android version of the OverDrive app is compatible with your Nabi. Enable "Mommy Mode" or "Daddy Mode" and download OverDrive for Android Tap the Menu button then select Mommy Mode or Daddy Mode. ...

    Sep 15, 2014 11:23AM EDT
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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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  • PDF ebooks aren't supported by the OverDrive app, Libby, or Sora

    If you borrow a PDF ebook from your library, you can't download or read it in the OverDrive app, Libby, or Sora. Instead, you can download PDF ebooks to Adobe Digital Editions on a Windows or Mac computer, then read them there or transfer them to a compatible ereader. tag_type_article

    Oct 26, 2018 05:23PM EDT
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  • What to do if OverDrive's desktop app can't find your device...

    If you receive the error "No portable players could be found" while using the transfer wizard in OverDrive's desktop app, please check the following: If you connected the device and immediately tried to transfer the audiobook, it's possible that your computer has not yet reco...

    Feb 13, 2017 02:35PM EST
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  • Is there a Linux version of the OverDrive app?

    The OverDrive app isn't natively supported by Linux. However, you can install OverDrive's desktop app for Windows using Wine. To learn about Wine, please see the Wine user guide. You can download Wine from WineHQ. To install OverDrive using Wine, please see the Wine project's App Database (appDB) e...

    Jan 04, 2019 01:48PM EST
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  • Can I install the OverDrive app on my BlackBerry?

    Unfortunately, we no longer support a native BlackBerry app, but Blackberry devices that run Android (like the Blackberry Priv) can install OverDrive for Android. If you're using another BlackBerry device, like the Z10 or Z30, you may be able to read OverDrive Read eBooks, listen to OverDrive Listen...

    Jan 04, 2017 09:30AM EST
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