OverDrive's 9 Most Common Questions

In 2015, more people will use your OverDrive-powered digital
library than ever before. To help you stay on top of growing traffic, we’ve
rounded up answers to nine of our most frequently asked questions:



1. How to
return digital titles



Topping our list is how to return titles before the end of your lending period.
Our help article explains how the Return Title button works, how to
return titles you’ve downloaded to a computer or device, and some exceptions to
the rules.



2. How to
reset a download link



Users may get an error if they try to download a digital
title too many times. In those cases, you can reset the title’s download link
in OverDrive Marketplace by using the Reset
downloads
button under the SUPPORTtab (here you can also manually Return
titles
and Manage holds for your users). For step-by-step
instructions on how to use these features, refer to our Marketplace user guide
(also located in OverDrive Marketplace under theSUPPORT tab).



3. How to
get started



First-time users never fear! We’ve put together three short
steps that will help you get started with OverDrive on any device. Need more
help? Scroll to the bottom of our getting started page for more detailed getting
started guides, organized by topic.



4. How to
enable cookies



OverDrive websites require the use of cookies to deliver
higher performance and better functionality. By default, most browsers are set
up to accept cookies, but in case yours isn’t, we have steps for enabling
cookies on a mobile device or computer.



5. How to
borrow Kindle Books



Borrowing and reading Kindle Books from the library
(currently available in the U.S. only) requires a few extra steps on Amazon’s
website. We walk you through the process in how to borrow Kindle Books from your library.



6. How to
get titles on a specific device



Also popular are our help articles that explain,
step-by-step, how to get all kinds of titles on Android devices, Chromebooks, iOS devices(iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), Windows Phone 8, Windows 8, and Windows and Mac computers.



7. Why do
I need to verify my OverDrive account?



Visit our help article on verifying your OverDrive account to learn about this
privacy-protecting requirement.



8. How to
use OverDrive Read offline



Did you know that you can read eBooks in your browser even
when you don’t have an internet connection? How to read OverDrive Read eBooks offline shows you
how. Also helpful may be our articles about getting started with OverDrive Read and what devices and browsers work best with OverDrive Read.



9. Where
is the title I put on hold?



We’ve created a help article listing some of the common reasons why users might have trouble finding titles
they put on hold
. Users may also be interested in our articles on placing holds, borrowing available holds, automatic hold borrowing, suspending holds, and changing your email address for hold notifications.



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