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Getting Started with iOS devices (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch)

Getting started with iOS devices (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch)


You can use OverDrive’s mobile app to borrow and enjoy eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video from your library on your iOS device (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch).

Note: Some digital formats may not be available from all libraries.

Step 1

Download our app, OverDrive Media Console (OMC), from one of the following:

Step 2

Open OMC and follow the prompts to create an OverDrive account (optional). If you don’t see these prompts, or if you choose not to create an account, skip to step 3.

After you create an account and log in, you’ll be asked to create or sign in with an Adobe ID, which is required to download protected eBooks.

Note: Only newer versions of OMC will prompt you to sign in or sign up for an OverDrive account.

Step 3

In OMC, find your library’s OverDrive-powered website. In newer versions of the app, you can do this by swiping from left to right to open the Home menu, then tapping Add a library. In older versions of the app, tap the Get Books+ button, then Add a library.

  • Tap the star to save your library’s website to your library list.
  • Tap your library’s name to start browsing.

Step 4

Log into your library’s OverDrive-powered website with your library card and borrow a title.

Step 5

Find borrowed titles under your account in your library website. You can:

*Note: To read eBooks in OMC, you’ll need to authorize your device with an Adobe ID. It’s a one-time, free process that takes just moments to complete.