How to use the audiobook player in OverDrive for iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch)

The OverDrive app for iOS can only be used in select countries. If you can't use the OverDrive app, we encourage you to try our newer reading app, Libby. Get started with Libby.

Once you've borrowed and downloaded an audiobook in the OverDrive 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. Home menu (includes a link to your Bookshelf, your library list, and app settings)
  2. Add a bookmark
  3. Title menu (includes an overview, table of contents, and saved bookmarks)
  4. Sleep timer
  5. Play speed
Last Updated: 10 January 2024 01:03 PM