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How to put ebooks on your device


What follows is a quick 'how-to' on how to get the ebooks that you download onto your desired reading device. When you download third-party ebooks for ereaders, for the most part, this involves finding the ebook and copying/moving it over to the ereader folder.

1. Amazon Kindle Devices

2. Kobo Devices

3. iPad/iBooks

4. Barnes & Noble Nook Devices

5. Sony PRS-T2

6. Samsung Phone (for Kindle app)

7. Samsung Phone (for epubs)




1. Amazon Kindle Devices

✺ Download the Kindle format file from Global Grey onto your PC or laptop.
✺ Plug your Kindle into the PC using your USB charger (your Kindle doesn't need to be switched on).
✺ Find your Kindle folder on your PC.
✺ Inside this folder is another folder called "Documents".
✺ Copy/paste/move the Kindle book you just downloaded, into this folder.
✺ Unplug your Kindle, switch it on, and the book should be there.




2. Kobo Devices

✺ Turn on your eReader and connect the USB cable to your eReader and to your computer.
✺ On your eReader, tap Connect when you see the 'Computer detected' window.
✺ On your computer, look for a drive named 'KOBOeReader'.
✺ Move the previously downloaded epub file/s into the 'Kobo eReader' drive.
✺ Eject and unplug the USB from your eReader. You'll see an 'importing content' message on your eReader.
✺ To find the file you just added, go to your Home screen, tap 'My Books', and tap the name of the book you added.




3. iPad/iBooks

✺ Download the epub version of the ebook you want.
✺ On the download screen that appears, tap 'open in iBooks'.




4. Barnes & Noble Nook Devices

✺ Using a USB cable, connect your Nook to the computer you downloaded the epub file to. Your Nook will appear as a USB drive that you can browse.
✺ Navigate to the Nook drive and drag and drop the epub file in.
✺ Eject the Nook from your computer. Your ebook should now be visible.




5. Sony PRS-T2

✺ Using a USB cable, connect your Sony PRS-T2 to the computer you downloaded the epub file to.
✺ Download, install, and open the Sony Reader for PC software.
✺ Drag the epub file you downloaded into the Books tab of the Reader for PC software, and then Sync.




6. Samsung Phone (for Kindle app)

✺ On your phone, download the mobi (Kindle) ebook that you want.
✺ On your phone, go to: my files/internal storage/download, and find the book that you just downloaded. Hold it down and click 'copy'.
✺ Go back to my files/internal storage/android/data/'com.amazon.kindle'/files.
✺ Paste the copied book into there and it will then be in your Kindle app.




7. Samsung Phone (for epubs)

✺ As long as you have an epub reader app on your phone, simply download the epub file and open with the app.



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