How to use the audiobook player in OverDrive for Android devices and Fire tablets

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You can use the OverDrive app to listen to borrowed audiobooks on your Android device or Fire tablet.

Note: If you'd rather listen to audiobooks in your mobile browser, you may be able to use OverDrive Listen instead.

Once you've borrowed and downloaded an audiobook in the app, go to your app Bookshelf, then tap the audiobook to start listening.

How to use the audiobook player:

Diagram of the audiobook player with each button numbered (from left to right, top to bottom). The list below describes each button.

Audiobook player options (based on the numbered image above) include:

  1. Return to Bookshelf
  2. Settings
  3. Add a bookmark
  4. Title menu (includes an overview, table of contents, and saved bookmarks)
  5. Sleep timer
  6. Play speed
  7. Volume boost toggle
Last Updated: 06 May 2021 11:26 AM