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Basic Tips

In order to enjoy ebooks and audiobooks from OverDrive, you will need to make sure you have the following requirements.  This will ensure that your experience is as simple as possible.  Remember to know your device!  Every device is different and requires different apps, authorization,etc.


Device- Laptop, Desktop, or mobile device, smart phone, tablet, MP3 player, etc. 

A Valid TCCC library account #

OverDrive Account - Works with the OverDrive app to synchronize your progress and bookmarks for eBooks, and audiobooks that you have downloaded or added to the app across multiple devices. So, when you move from your smartphone to your tablet you don't have to spend time scrolling through pages or fast forwarding to find where you left off. 

Adobe IDAn Adobe ID is a free user account that gives you access to digitally protected (DRM) eBooks and lets you read them on multiple devices. 

Email Account - a email account is required to receive verification emails from Adobe and Overdrive.

OverDrive Media Console App required if using mobile device. An Apple ID is required to install App on iOS device.

Know Your Device- Consult device manuals and support websites for more assistance.

Remember to make note of usernames and passwords for later use. (Handout)