Using the Kobo Vox for eBooks and eAudiobooks

You can download eBooks  directly to the Vox using the OverDrive Media Console app.

 

Create an Adobe ID

You will be required to create a free Adobe account in order to download any eBooks to your device.  Fill out the short form at:

 

www.adobe.com/cfusion/membership/index.cfm.

 

Check Device Settings

Start your Vox and touch the Home icon. Touch “All Apps” then “Settings”, then “Wireless & Networks”. Touch the checkbox to turn on Wi- Fi and choose an available network. Also, ensure your device has the correct time zone in the date and time settings on your Vox.

 

Download the OverDrive Media Console

Touch the browser icon to open the browser and navigate to:   

 

www.overdrive.com/software/omc.

 

Touch the link to Mobile Apps on the right of the screen.  Choose the link that says “If your device doesn't support Google Play, you can download OverDrive Media Console for Android from OverDrive.” Agree to the licence agreement.  The app will then begin to download.

 

Find, Install & Run the Downloaded App

Touch the Home icon on your Vox.  Touch All Apps.  Touch Downloads.  In the list of downloaded items, touch “ODMediaCOnsoleSetup” app. OverDrive Media Console (OMC) will open.  Tap ”Close” in the About OverDrive Media Console window. OverDrive should now be installed in the All Apps section.

 

Add Boyne Regional Library to your Library List

With the OMC app open, touch the Menu icon. Touch “Get Books” then “Add a Library”.  Search for the “Boyne Regional Library” and select it. Tap the star to save the website to your “Get Books List” and tap the library name to open the OMC main page.

Login by entering your library card number and PIN (last 4 digits of your   phone   number).

 

Search the Catalogue

You can use the browse or search buttons on the top of the screen to locate authors or titles. In Advanced Search, choose “Adobe EPUB ebook” in the format drop-down menu and whatever genre appeals to you. Check the box to “Only show titles with copies available”.

 

The Kobo Vox also supports e-audio downloads.  Choose “OverDrive MP3 Audiobook” in the Advanced Search under the Format drop- down menu.

 

Check Out and Download

When you have found a title you want, select “Add to Cart”. If the title is not available, you may request it by selecting “Place a Hold”. An email will be sent to your email address when the book is available for your to check out.

 

From your cart, select “Proceed to Checkout”.

Choose the lending period using the drop-down menu and checkout by selecting “Confirm check out”.

 

You can now download the title by touching the “Download” button under the item. The OverDrive Media Console mobile app will automatically open the title.

eBooks can be downloaded for 7, 14 or 21 days

ePUB  and  MP3  are  supported  on  the  Vox  with OverDrive Media Console

eBooks can be returned early when they are deleted from your device

eBooks and audiobooks cannot be renewed

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