Friday October 24 , 2014

Loading books with Adobe Digital Editions on your nook or nookColor

We've had a lot of questions on how to load books on the nook from other bookstores. Do you need an Adobe ID first? Can you do it from multiple computers? Should you manually transfer the books to the nook or nookColor?

While you can use the nook application on a Samsung Galaxy Tab or an iPhone only the nook or nookColor device will allow you to use ADE to transfer DRM protected ePubs to them!

Kobo has over 2 million ebooks to choose from!

I think the ability to load non-B&N content on the nook is the #1 feature for me. ADE is the closest thing to a standard in this world of copy-protection and it seems to give e-reader owners the most flexibility.

Using Adobe Digital Editions is the key to using non-B&N purchased content on your nook. It's quite easy to setup and get books on your nook (Works on any nook device, 3G, simple touch, nook color, nook tablet). This video takes you through the configuration, book download, and transferring process.

I've put together a short video that details the exact process to configure ADE and load a book from Overdrive or Kobo onto the nook. I hope you find it useful!  

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Still Stuck?

Please post ADE troubleshooting questions in the nookTalk Forum. 

Getting errors like "user not activated" or nook not appearing? FIND the ANSWERS our ADE Troubleshooting Guide!

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-1 #149 MaryMitchell 2014-05-27 20:19
I borrowed books from local library. They show on ADE and my nook shows under devices. When I attempt to drag books to the nook, I get an error message stating "copy not allowed, you do not have permission to copy this book. Suggestions?
Thanks for your help.
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0 #148 Sharon Laduke 2013-10-28 13:15
I have been playing with this for several hours and am frustrated beyond belief. I think I will give up if no response. I downloaded ADE, computer ID, and have the new Nook color. I connect Nook and nothing shows in ADE list. I have done this over and over. Can hear click when plug in nook but nothing happens. now what?
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0 #147 Mike H 2013-05-20 15:43
I also struggled but finally managed to be successful. As for taking a book from the library; You should have your Nook connected. Then after the book downloads to your ADE, you use the mouse to grab the book and bring it to your Nook.
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+1 #146 Cass 2013-03-22 17:48
I downloaded the .exe for Windows, but when I double-click to open it nothing happens at all. I am not a moron, I am experienced with downloading a .exe file and then launching it but I cannot make this work. And now I've downloaded it three times, still nothing. Help?
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0 #145 Jane Rivera 2012-12-10 16:03
[quote name="how much is a battery for the older nook, and could that be the reason for not being able to shop
Don't mean to be a pest, but when and where do I get me answe?
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0 #144 Jane Rivera 2012-12-10 15:53
How much is a battery for the older nook, and could that be the reason for not being able to shop
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+1 #143 shwab 2012-12-03 19:47
why cant i download ugggggggggggggg ghhhhhhhhhhhhhh h
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0 #142 BethB 2012-11-04 18:25
Worked like a charm. Thank you!!
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0 #141 janathomp 2012-09-24 18:11
i have read (and it works) to not open ADE until you have the nook connected via USB. Only then will ADE recognize the nook and put it on a bookshelf where yo can drag and drop the book file onto the nook
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