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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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  • 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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  • How should I sign into the OverDrive app if I'm under 13?

    Users under age 13 have two options for signing into the OverDrive app: the under-13 option and the library card option (available for most libraries). Both options allow users under 13 to use the OverDrive app without submitting personal information, in full compliance with the Children'...

    Aug 17, 2018 04:25PM EDT
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  • How to boost the volume of an audiobook in OverDrive for Android, Fire...

    If you're using OverDrive for Android, Fire tablets, or Chromebook, you can boost the volume in audiobooks that are too quiet (even when they're turned all the way up). Enabling volume boost Open an audiobook from the app bookshelf. Tap to turn on vo...

    Feb 27, 2019 05:35PM EST
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  • How to use a new offline dictionary with the OverDrive app

    If you're using OverDrive for Android, Fire tablets, or iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch) or you've installed OverDrive for Chromebook from the Google Play store, you can install additional dictionaries to use in the app. Android, Fire tablets, and Chromebook You can install one of Li...

    Aug 03, 2018 05:01PM EDT
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  • What's the difference between OverDrive for Windows 8/10 and Over...

    Here are some basic differences between two OverDrive apps that are available for Windows. OverDrive for Windows 8/10 This version of the OverDrive app supports eBooks, audiobooks, and videos and requires a Windows 8 or 10 computer or tablet. You can install it from the Windows ...

    Jul 20, 2018 04:59PM EDT
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  • How to sign into the OverDrive app with a library card

    In many cases, you can use your library card (instead of an OverDrive account) to sign into the OverDrive app. Signing into the app authorizes it, which means you can download and read Adobe (DRM-protected) ebooks. Signing in using a library card doesn't require an email address, which makes it a g...

    Jan 31, 2019 04:54PM EST
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  • Which sign-in option in the OverDrive app is best for me?

    When you install the OverDrive app, you'll see several options for signing into the app the first time you open it. It's important to always sign into the app using the same method. This is especially important if you download ebooks in the app, because if you download an ebook under one sign-in (or...

    Aug 17, 2018 04:25PM EDT
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  • How to export your history of downloaded titles from the OverDrive app

    You can save a list of titles you've downloaded to OverDrive's app for iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), Android, Fire tablets, or Chromebook. You can keep the list for your records, but you won't be able to restore it if it's ever lost or deleted. Note: The app history only includes titles you downlo...

    May 16, 2019 05:01PM EDT
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  • Do Amazon Echo and Google Home work with the OverDrive app?

    Amazon Echo and Google Home are Bluetooth-enabled speakers and voice-command devices. You may be able to stream audiobooks from the OverDrive app to an Amazon Echo or Google Home like you would with any other Bluetooth speaker. However, OverDrive does not officially support streaming audiobooks from...

    Aug 27, 2018 08:21AM EDT
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