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Instructions for downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks directly to a mobile device for patrons of the Baldwin Public Library in Birmingham, MI

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Mobile Instructions

  1. 1. eBooks On Your Mobile Device – Step-by-Step InstructionsThese instructions will work with the iPod Touch/iPhone/iPad/Android Device DATE @ "MMMM d, yyyy" March 1, 2011<br />Start:<br /><ul><li>Go to the App Store on your device
  2. 2. Search for Overdrive Media Console
  3. 3. Download the free app</li></ul>Get to Baldwin’s Books:<br /><ul><li>Tap: Get Books
  4. 4. Apple users, look in the upper right hand corner of your library
  5. 5. Android users, check your menu button
  6. 6. Tap: Add a Website
  7. 7. Search for Baldwin Public Library
  8. 8. Choose the one for Birmingham, MI
  9. 9. Tap on “MetroNet”
  10. 10. It will be permanently added to your list of sites
  11. 11. YOU WILL ONLY BE ABLE TO DOWNLOAD MP3 eAUDIOBOOKS AND ePUB eBOOKS</li></ul>Getting Books:<br /><ul><li>When you find a book that’s available in the correct format…
  12. 12. Click: Add to eCart
  13. 13. Click: Proceed to Checkout
  14. 14. Login with your library card
  15. 15. Click: Log In
  16. 16. (If applicable – agree to the Terms of Use)
  17. 17. Click: Confirm Check Out
  18. 18. Click: Download (under the picture of the book)
  19. 19. If you have not already registered an Adobe ID, you will be asked to do it here.
  20. 20. It is hard to do on a mobile device, and might be better done on a computer
  21. 21. It can be done on a mobile device, just fill out the questions and register your device with your email and a password.
  22. 22. If you have already registered your iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch/Android device, you can skip this step
  23. 23. After you have registered, close the app and open your web browser – it should bring you back to your cart
  24. 24. Click: Download (again)
  25. 25. It will automatically open in the app
  26. 26. Wait for the book to download</li></ul>Reading eBooks:<br /><ul><li>Click on the book title
  27. 27. If necessary: Click navigation
  28. 28. If necessary: Click on where you’d like to go in the book
  29. 29. Click on the right side of the page to page forward
  30. 30. Click on the left side of the page to page backwards
  31. 31. To get additional tools, tap or double tap on the center of the screen
  32. 32. Change the font size with the AA button at the top
  33. 33. Change the brightness with the sun icon
  34. 34. Go to the Table of Contents with the lined icon
  35. 35. Create bookmarks with the bookmark shaped icon
  36. 36. Use the arrow in this top section to return to the downloaded books section of your app</li></ul>Listening to eAudiobooks:<br /><ul><li>Click on the book title
  37. 37. Sound should start immediately
  38. 38. Use the pause, back, and forward buttons on the bottom.</li></ul>To delete a book off your device:<br /><ul><li>Go to your library in the Overdrive Media Console app
  39. 39. Click “Edit” in the top left hand corner
  40. 40. Click on the red circle next to the book title to delete the book