Kobo Arch

Using OverDrive with the Kobo Arc


With the OverDrive Media Console app, you can download Adobe EPUB and PDF eBooks and MP3 audiobooks to your Kobo Arc.


Turn on Wi-Fi

  1. Turn on your Kobo and tap the Home icon.
  2. Now tap the Get Apps icon.
  3. Then tap Settings.
  4. Tap Wireless and Networks.
  5. Touch the box next to Wi-Fi to turn on Wi-Fi.Now  choose  an  available  network.
  6. Touch the Home icon to return to the main screen.


Download the OverDrive Media Console App

  1. Touch the Get Apps icon.
  2. Open the Google Play app.
  3. Enter the word “Overdrive” into the search box and click the magnifying glass to search.
  4. Select OverDrive Media Console in the search results list.
  5. Tap Download, and then agree to the license agreement by tapping Accept and Download to install.


Launch the App and enter your Adobe ID

  1. When you tap and launch the OverDrive app you will be asked to enter your Adobe ID.
  2. If you already have one, tap Settings to enter it or click Get ID to obtain one.


Add Boyne Regional Library to your Library List

  1. Touch the Menu icon in the app.
  2. Touch Get Books.
  3. Touch Add A Library.
  4. Enter Boyne Regional Library, and add us to your Library list.
  5. Tap the library name to open OverDrive Media Consol’s main page.



Find eBooks and audiobooks to Borrow

  1. You can use the Advanced Search to limit the results to these formats, or you can do a simple Search to look for a specific author or book title.
  2. You can also click Only show titles with available copies to narrow your search.
  3. When you find the title you want, click Add to Cart. If the title is not available, click Request Hold and you will receive an email with a link to OverDrive when the copy becomes available.
  4. From your cart, click on Proceed to Checkout. You will be promoted to enter your library card number and PIN. Choose the lending period from the drop-down menu and then click Confirm check out.
  5. Touch the Add to App button under the item and the title will automatically download and open in the Overdrive app.


Returning and Deleting eBooks

Adobe PDF or EPUB eBooks may be returned or deleted at anytime. Touch and hold your finger on a title in the bookshelf view of the app and choose Return and Delete.


Note: If you’re using a Kobo Glo or Kobo Mini eReader, you’ll need to first download the eBooks or eAudiobooks to your computer and then transfer them to your device. Consult our help guides for eBooks and eAudiobooks for more information.