To download DRM-protected eBooks on a Windows Phone 8 device, you'll need to authorize OverDrive for Windows Phone 8 with an Adobe ID. To download the same eBooks on additional computers and devices, be sure to authorize each with the same Adobe ID. Learn more about Adobe IDs here.

How to authorize

  1. The first time you download an eBook, you'll be prompted to authorize your device.
    Authorization message. See instructions below
  2. If you have an Adobe ID:
    • Go to "settings."
    • Enter your Adobe ID and password.
    • Select Authorize.
  3. If you do not have an Adobe ID:
    • Go to "settings."
    • Select Get Adobe ID to open Adobe's website.
    • Follow the steps to create an Adobe account.
    • Return to OverDrive for Windows Phone.
    • Go to: Get Books > Settings > Authorize.
    • Enter the email address and password for your Adobe ID.
    • Tap Authorize.
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2017 12:13PM EST