Article ID : 00012178 / Last Modified : 03/29/2019

How to transfer books from the Reader for PC or Mac software to the Reader Digital Book.

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    NOTE: These steps apply to both Windows® and Apple® Mac OS® operating systems.

    1. Download a book from your download books folder.
    2. Connect the Reader Digital Book to the computer.
    3. Start the Reader for PC or Mac software.
    4. There are several options:
      • Copy book(s) from My Library

        1. Go to My Library > Books.
        2. Select the desired book(s).
        3. Click the Copy to Reader button.

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        4. Select Copy to Reader from pop-up menu.
        5. After the sync is complete, click the eject button to eject the Reader.

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      • Copy collection(s) from My Library

        1. Go to My Library > Collections.
        2. Select the desired collection(s).
        3. Select the Copy to Reader button.

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        4. Select Copy to Reader from the pop-up menu.
        5. After the sync is complete, click the eject button to eject the Reader.
      • Use the Sync Now function

        1. Go to Reader > Sync.
        2. Select the checkbox next to content categories to synchronize.
        3. Select the Sync Now button.
        4. After the sync is complete, click the eject button to eject the Reader.

      Troubleshooting and additional information:

      • For more information on how to sync your Kobo eBooks to your Reader Digital Book, visit the support website of Kobo.
      • Unable to transfer books to the Reader Digital Book.
      • A separate solution  is available if you are experiencing any of the following issues:
        • The Copy to Reader button is grayed out or disabled.
        • The Reader Digital Book does not appear in the Reader for PC software when connected to the computer.
        • The Reader for PC software shuts down when the Reader Digital Book is connected to the computer.
      • How to install the Reader for PC or Reader for Mac software.