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  • PDF eBooks are not supported by the OverDrive app

    Unfortunately, PDF eBooks are not supported by the OverDrive app. If you've borrowed a PDF eBook from your library, you can download it to the free Adobe Digital Editions software on a Windows or Mac computer, then read it there or transfer it to a compatible eReader. tag_type_article

    Aug 11, 2017 03:29PM 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 is not 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) ...

    Feb 13, 2017 02:35PM 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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  • How to sort titles on your bookshelf in the OverDrive app

    On your app bookshelf, you can sort borrowed titles by Recent (most recently opened), Title (alphabetical order), or Expiration (soonest to be returned). In some versions of the app, you can also filter borrowed titles by format. Android and Chromebook To sort titles: ...

    May 05, 2017 03:09PM EDT
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  • How to share titles on social media using the OverDrive app

    The OverDrive app allows you to share titles you're enjoying through social networks and email. For Android devices From the app bookshelf, tap and hold the title you'd like to share. Tap Share. Choose how you'd like to share. You can s...

    Feb 24, 2017 05:01PM EST
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  • How should I sign into the OverDrive app if I'm under 13?

    Users under the age of 13 now have two options for signing into the OverDrive app: the under-13 option and the library card option (which is available for many libraries and schools). Both options allow under-13 users to use the OverDrive app without handing over personal information, in ...

    Feb 13, 2017 12:15PM EST
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  • How to boost the volume of an audiobook in OverDrive for Android or Ch...

    If you're using OverDrive for Android or Chromebook (v3.3+), you can boost the volume in audiobooks that are a little too quiet (even when they're turned all the way up). Note: On an Android device, this feature requires Android OS 4.1+. Enabling volume boost ...

    Jan 25, 2017 09:39AM EST
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  • How to use a new dictionary with the OverDrive app

    If you're using OverDrive for Android 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 and Chromebook You can install one of Livio's offline dictionary apps ...

    Sep 29, 2017 04:53PM 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 17, 2017 11:28AM EDT
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