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  1. 1. How to transfer Kobo ePUB to Sony eReaderHere is full guide on how to transfer DRM protected Kobo ePUB to SonyeReader.Most of the time you can use one of Kobos free reading apps or a Kobo eReader to readyour eBooks. These will automatically add your Kobo Store books to your library and letyou read your books.In a few cases you may need to use another application to work with your books. This free software is called AdobeDigital Editions. Digital Editions can read all of the book formats offered in the Kobo Store. A format is the way a bookis saved for a computer or eReader to read.Get Adobe Digital Editions v1.7.1You can also transfer Kobo ePUB books to devices as below.# Android devices (using WordPlayer, FBReader, Aldiko)# Barnes & Noble nook# Hanlin eReader# BeBook# Bookeen Cybook Gen3, Cybook Opus# iRex Digital Reader 800, 1000# PocketBook Reader# Ctaindias eGriver Ebook ReaderTips: You can remove DRM from Adobe ePUB, then copy the decrypted ePUB to any devices with easy.How to read the purchased Kobo books on iPad, iPhone. When do I need to use Adobe Digital Editions?If you use any of Kobos free reading apps or a Kobo eReader, you may never need to use Digital Editions at all. Kobosreading apps and eReader can automatically download most books from the Kobo Store, and update your library withthem.The exceptions are when: You want to read eBooks from another store or from a library on a Kobo eReader; You buy Adobe DRM PDFs from the Kobo Store and want to read them on a Kobo eReader; You want to read books from the Kobo Store on an eReader from another company.In these cases you will need to use Digital Editions to open your books and transfer them to your eReader.The reason for this is that most eBooks from online booksellers and libraries are protected by Digital RightsManagement (DRM). DRM prevents the unauthorized copying or redistribution of eBooks, to protect the rights ofauthors and publishers. There are different types of DRM, but Kobo supports a version by Adobe. This is why you mayneed to use Adobes software, Digital Editions, to open and transfer some eBooks to your eReader. How do I get started with Digital Editions?To use Adobe Digital Editions to manage, read, or transfer eBooks to an eReader you need: free Adobe Digital Editions software 1 Copyri ght: http://www.epubor.com | Epubor
  2. 2. an Adobe IDIf youre using Digital Editions with an eReader, you also need to authorize your eReader with Adobe before you canadd books to it.Ready to get started?… 1. Download and install Adobe Digital Editions. 2. When prompted, select Authorize Computer. If you dont already have an Adobe ID, click the get an Adobe ID online link. Adobe will launch your web browserand take you to the Adobe Sign In page. Follow the instructions there to create an Adobe account. When youre done,return to Adobe Digital Editions. 3. Enter your Adobe ID and password, then click Activate. 4. Click Finished when Adobe finishes authorizing your computer. How do I use Digital Editions with my Kobo eReader?In most cases you wont need to use Digital Editions to put books on your Kobo eReader — you can use the KoboDesktop Application instead, or add books wirelessly if you ha ve a Kobo Wireless eReader. The only times you needto use Digital Editions are when you want to read: eBooks from another store or from a library Adobe DRM PDFs from the Kobo StoreTo use Digital Editions with your Kobo eReader, you must: 1. Authorize your eReader with Adobe. 2. Add books to your eReader using Digital Editions. How do I authorize my Kobo eReader with Adobe?Before you can use Digital Editions to transfer books to your Kobo eReader, you must authorize your eReader withAdobe. When you authorize your Kobo eReader, Adobe adds it to the list of devices associated with your Adobeaccount. Adobe limits the number of eReaders and computers you can use with their software, which is why this isnecessary.Authorizing takes only a moment.To authorize your eReader: 1. Connect your Kobo eReader to your computer and select Manage Library. 2. Start Digital Editions. If you were already using Digital Editions, restart it so that it will find your eReader and start the Device SetupAssistant. 3. Click Authorize Device. 4. Click Finished to complete the process.Your eReader will now be listed as one of your Bookshelves in Digital Editions. You can drag books from your DigitalEditions library to the eReader icon to copy them to your eReader. How do I add books to my Kobo eReader using Digital Editions? 2 Copyri ght: http://www.epubor.com | Epubor
  3. 3. Once you have installed Digital Editions and authorized your Kobo eReader, youre ready to use the software to addbooks to your eReader.To transfer a book: 1. Download your eBook from the Kobo Store (or another bookstore or library). 2. Check the type of the file you downloaded. You should have a PDF, EPUB, or ACSM file. 3. If the book you downloaded is a PDF or EPUB: Start Digital Editions. Select Add Item to Library from the Library list. Navigate to the book you downloaded, select it, and click Add. 4. If the book you downloaded has an .acsm file extension: Make certain that youre connected to the Internet. Using Finder (Mac) or Explorer (Windows), navigate to where you saved your book. Double-click the .acsm file. Digital Editions will open the file (which is a license for your book), download the rest of your book, and add itto your library. 5. In Digital Editions, drag your book from your library to the icon representing your eReader. I downloaded an Adobe DRM EPUB – how do I read it?Most of the time you wont need to download books of this type from the Kobo Store. You can read these books usingany of the free Kobo reading apps or your Kobo eReader, and these will automatically download and open your booksfor you.The only time you need to manually download a copy of a book in this format is when you want to read it on aneReader other than the Kobo eReader.In this case you can save a copy of your Kobo Store book to your computer, and then transfer it to your eReader usingAdobe Digital Editions.When you download a copy of your book you will get a file with an .acsm extension. This is the license for your book.To open your book and transfer it to your eReader: 1. Make certain that: you have Adobe Digital Editions installed your eReader is connected and has been authorized you are connected to the Internet 2. Download your book from the Kobo Store. 3. Connect your eReader to your computer. If you have a Kobo eReader, select Manage Library. 4. Navigate to where you saved your book. 5. Double-click the .acsm file. Digital Editions will open the license file, download the rest of your book, and add it to your library. 3 Copyri ght: http://www.epubor.com | Epubor
  4. 4. 6. In Digital Editions, drag your book from your library to the icon representing your eReader. I downloaded an Adobe DRM PDF – how do I read it?Adobe DRM PDFs are different from most books in the Kobo Store. You can read most Kobo Store books using any ofthe free Kobo reading apps, as well as with a Kobo eReader. These apps can automatically download your booksanytime you connect to Kobo. Adobe DRM PDFs are different. You can only read Adobe DRM PDFs on a Kobo eReaderor other compatible eReader. To transfer them to your eReader you must use Digital Editions.When you download an Adobe DRM PDF you will get a file with an .acsm extension. This is the license for your book.To open your book and transfer it to your eReader: 1. Make certain that: you have Adobe Digital Editions installed your eReader is connected and has been a uthorized you are connected to the Internet 2. Download your book from the Kobo Store. 3. Connect your eReader to your computer. If you have a Kobo eReader, select Manage Library. 4. Navigate to where you saved your book. 5. Double-click the .acsm file. Digital Editions will open the license file, download the rest of your book, and add it to your library. 6. In Digital Editions, drag your book from your library to the icon representing your eReader. I have a new Sony eReader – do I need Digital Editions?If you use a Sony Touch or Pocket Touch (PRS-650 or PRS 350), you do not need to use Digital Editions to transferbooks from the Kobo Store to your eReader, but you still need an Adobe ID and you still need to authenticate youreReader with Adobe.To transfer Kobo books to your new Sony eReader you need to: Set up your eReader so that it can read books protected by Adobes Digital Rights Management (DRM)technology. Download and transfer your Kobo books to your eReader.To set up your Sony eReader:(You only need to do this once.) 1. Install the latest version of the Sony Reader Library software: http://ebookstore.sony.com/download/ 2. Create an Adobe ID so you can read eBooks protected by Adobe Digital Rights Management (DRM) technology. You can do this by filling out the form on this pa ge: https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/membership/index.cfm?nl=1&loc=en_us&nf=1 3. Authorize your eReader using your Adobe ID and the Sony Reader Library software. 4 Copyri ght: http://www.epubor.com | Epubor
  5. 5. Launch the Sony Reader Library. Connect your eReader to your computer using the supplied USB cable. In the navigation area on the left side of the Sony Reader Library, click eBook Store and sign in to your Sonyaccount. Click the Sign In link. Enter your Sony account credentials. Click the Sign In button. The software should detect your eReader and display an area titled "A Device Has Been Detected", which will listyour eReader. Click the Authorize button in this area. Enter your Adobe ID and password, then click Submit. Sony will authorize your eReader with Adobe. You can now transfer DRM-protected eBooks from the Kobo Store to your eReader. Note: If at any time you are prompted to authorize your computer, follow the onscreen instructions to authorizeand enter your Adobe ID and password to complete the process.To put books from the Kobo Store on your Sony eReader: Sign in to your Kobo account. Click the Library link near the top right of the screen. Click the Purchased link just above the Im Reading heading. You will see a list of all the books youve bought from the Kobo Store. Find the book you want to add to your Sony eReader and click the download button next to it. (This may read"ADOBE DRM EPUB" or "ADOBE DRM PDF".) Click the button to download the file. Find the file you downloaded on your computer, and right-click it. Select Open With, and then Reader Library. Your Sony Reader Library will add your book to its library. In the Sony Reader Library, find the book you just added and drag it to the Reader icon. Thats it – your Kobo book is now on your eReader. You can eject your eReader and start rea ding. Why did I get an ACSM file when I downloaded my book from the Kobo Store? Your Kobo eReader can read books in EPUB and PDF format. (A file format is how books are stored on yourcomputer.) If you downloaded a book and received an ACSM file, dont worry – this isnt a problem. The ACSM file isthe license for the PDF or EPUB book you bought. To get the book itself you just need to open the ACSM file in AdobeDigital Editions. Digital Editions will verify your license and then download your eBook in either EPUB or PDF format.You can then transfer your book to your Kobo eReader (or another compatible eReader). You will get a license file if you download a book that is protected by Adobe Digital Rights Management (DRM). DRMprevents the unauthorized copying or distribution of books, to protect the rights of authors and publishers. Mostbooks in the Kobo Store are protected by DRM.Source: http://www.epubor.com/transfer-kobo-epub-to-sony-ereader.html 5 Copyri ght: http://www.epubor.com | Epubor

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