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Re: Help opening ebook files (epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)

Post Number:#76 by Heatherj
» 09 Jun 2017, 00:07

I tried opening the book with epub and it will not open. The last book I opened with PDF, and I had no problems. I am using a laptop and I downloaded Calibre, but I am still having problems. Can I rather download another book?
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Re: Help opening ebook files (epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)

Post Number:#77 by Ebe Read
» 09 Jun 2017, 00:17

Hi Scott, thanks so much, have downloaded coolreader epub to PDF Converter and can now do my review. Love you lots.
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Re: Help opening ebook files (epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)

Post Number:#78 by Salmaty
» 09 Jun 2017, 18:48

Can not find a pdf version. It says pdb and it does not open on my tab4
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Re: Help opening ebook files (epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)

Post Number:#79 by Lroach
» 12 Jun 2017, 01:36

1. In what file format is the ebook (e.g. epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)?
ePub
2. What device are using to try to open it?
iPad
3. Have you ever successfully opened a file in that format on that device before?

No, this is my first attempt to download and review a book.

4. If your answer to question 3 is "yes", please describe the steps you usually take to successfully open a file in that format on your device. If your answer to question 3 is "no" then please describe what steps you did try to open the file.

I have downloaded both Kindle and Nook apps.
It has downloaded as a .php file on the browser.
Nook is not popping up as an option to open it in and I am unsure of how to fix that.

5. When following the usual process you use to open that kind of file on your device, or the "Top Tips" listed at the beginning of this post, at what step does it uniquely go wrong with this file? In other words, on which step, of the steps you listed as your response to question #4, do you run into trouble with this file but not other files of the same file type?

It downloads onto my device but I am unable to associate it with the Nook app.

6. Do you get an error message? If so, what is the exact wording of the error message?
No

7. Did you read and try the "Top Tips" listed at the beginning of this post? If not, please do that before replying. Please name which apps your tried from the suggested apps.

I am on an IPad so I downloaded both the Nook and the Kindle apps. I am unsure of how to associate the Nook app with a file. I have also attempted to open it in other ePub readers on my IPad such as iTunes library and that was also unsuccessful. Several pages of code appear instead. I am not using an Android or a desktop so I did not attempt to use Ebook reader or the Calibre applications.
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Re: Help opening ebook files (epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)

Post Number:#80 by Heatherj
» 12 Jun 2017, 09:41

1: epub
2: Lap top and Samsung phone
.3: Yes. The last book opened with no problem
I have downloaded calibre which has not helped.
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Re: Help opening ebook files (epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)

Post Number:#81 by Emmanuel Ameachi
» 13 Jun 2017, 11:18

Am still having problems with downloading the book.
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Re: Help opening ebook files (epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)

Post Number:#82 by Esaveni Govender
» 15 Jun 2017, 06:35

1. I downloaded the book in epud format.
2. I downloaded a "epud reader" on my blackberry phone.
3. Yes-I read "Raven's Peak" on my phone in the epud format and I read it in my "epud reader".
4. My download goes to download. I then open epud files in my "epud reader".
5. The file is downloaded in my "epud reader". It opens the chapters appear. But I can't open the chapters.
6. Yes- I get a error message. It says "ERROR file not found".
7. Yes- I tried the top tip. My phone does not support the "free nook apps and the free kindle apps".
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Re: Help opening ebook files (epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)

Post Number:#83 by gracelyn Lynch
» 15 Jun 2017, 10:56

I have not been able to review the book I choose because it won't download it's just frustrating.... so I got someone to check my computer for me it just not compatible with the Apps that I have on my computer will have to update.
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Re: Help opening ebook files (epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)

Post Number:#84 by Esaveni Govender
» 15 Jun 2017, 11:21

I tried downloading all the apps. But it does not support my phone. The file opens up. I can go to chapters. But I can't open the chapters. It says "ERROR file not available.
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Re: Help opening ebook files (epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)

Post Number:#85 by Grace13
» 17 Jun 2017, 20:04

I clicked ePub to download it for my kindle instead of mobi to download it. How do I go back and select mobi?
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Re: Help opening ebook files (epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)

Post Number:#86 by Esaveni Govender
» 18 Jun 2017, 07:43

1. "Epud" format.
2. Blackberry.
3. Yes- I read "Raven's Peak" on my phone.
4. I downloaded a "epud Reader" on my phone. I open my "epud Reader" press select. And select the book.
5. The file is downloaded in my "epud Reader". But it only opens chapters.
The pages don't open.
6. Yes- says "ERROR file not found.
7. Yes- I downloaded the "free kindle apps".
" Calibre apps ,e-reader prestigio and the free nook an barns apps" does not support my phone.
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Re: Help opening ebook files (epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)

Post Number:#87 by Grace13
» 18 Jun 2017, 11:19

For iPhone users that may have experienced the same problem as I have. I would click the button to download it and it would attempt load the page but it would stop and the button would turn yellow. Hold your thumb on the download button and then select share. Send it to yourself in a text message and then open the link from your text message and select more and it will give you the option to open in nook or Kindle or whatever form you're needing to download it in. Or you can open it in ibooks but if you want it on your e-reader that is how you do it.
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Re: Help opening ebook files (epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)

Post Number:#88 by PORCUPINE
» 19 Jun 2017, 04:13

I cannot open the file. I chose epub format, and I'm using an android phone. How can I choose pdf instead and download the book again?
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Re: Help opening ebook files (epub, mobi, PDF, etc.)

Post Number:#89 by Esaveni Govender
» 19 Jun 2017, 04:46

I tried it. I e-mail it to my kindle. Kindle does not suport "epud"format. It supports "pdf or mobi". Can I change my format and download it again. Please. I love to read this book. Its a romance book.
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Post Number:#90 by Esaveni Govender
» 20 Jun 2017, 12:19

I am having problems up dating my status. I downloaded a book. The chapters are opening. But I can't open the pages. So I can't read the book.
I report a error. I click on chatpter it says "ERROR file not found".
I tried so many tried so times- asking for help. I downloded the book in epud format.
Can't u please help me. I want to change my format to "mobi or pdf"
I downloaded the kindle apps. It only suports "mobi or pdf"

-- 21 Jun 2017, 08:07 --

1. epud
2. Blackberry
3. Yes
4 I open it in my "epud Reader"
5. The book is downloaded. Chapters appear. But I can't open the pages.
6. Yes- says "ERROR file not found"
7 yes- the "free nook apps,calibre apps and eReader prestigio apps does not support my phone.
I downloaded the "free kindle apps". It only takes "pdf and mobi file"
Can't I change my fomat to "pdf or mobi". Or can I change my book.

-- 21 Jun 2017, 08:10 --

Please help me as soon as possible
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