Article ID : 00020226 / Last Modified : 08/16/2015

When I open the Reader app, I do not see all the book titles that I have purchased or downloaded.

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There are two different settings that can affect the number of book and magazine titles that are displayed within the Reader by Sony app: Content Source and Sync Purchases.

The Content Source can be set to display Purchased Content only, On Device content only, or All content. The default setting is All.

The Sync Purchases settings of the Reader by Sony app can be set to display the book and magazine titles that you have purchased In the last month, In the last six months or All. The Sync Purchases is set to In the last six months by default. This done to shorten the range of titles displayed and improve the sync time.

Follow these steps to change either the Content Source or Sync Purchases display settings to show the desired number of the book and magazine titles available.

IMPORTANT: Before beginning this procedure, make sure you have setup the Reader application and are logged into your Reader Store account .

  1. On the desktop, tap the Home icon. Image
  2. In the upper-right corner of the desktop home screen, tap the Apps & Widgets icon. Image
  3. In the Apps & Widgets screen, tap the Reader by Sony icon. Image
  4. In the Reader screen, tap Books. Image
  5. In the Books screen, tap the Menu icon, and then tap Content Source. Image
  6. On the Content Source menu, tap to select which content you want to be displayed: Image

    NOTE: The Content Source can be set to display Purchased Content only, On Device content only, or All content.

  7. In the Books screen, tap the Menu icon again, this time tap Sync Purchases. Image
  8. At the Sync prompt, tap to select which purchases you want to be displayed, and then tap Sync. Image

    NOTE: The Sync Purchases can be set to display book and magazine titles that you have purchased In the last month, In the last six months or All purchases.

Once you have made these display setting changes, the number of book and magazine titles in the Books screen will change accordingly. Image