Use this forum to discuss the Amazon's Kindle
. This is the forum for you if you are deciding whether or not to buy a Kindle, deciding which Kindle to buy, or you already have a Kindle and need help doing something on it, need support or otherwise just want to talk about Kindles.
- Posts: 5
- Joined: 10 Jun 2015, 08:38
- Currently Reading: valiant
- Bookshelf Size: 109
- Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-candice.html
Has anyone else had issues with the Overdrive books on their Kindle? I have had a couple of books that apparently did not load properly into the Kindle. I don't have any issues getting them onto my smartphone though. What are your thoughts? Do you prefer to read Overdrive books on Kindle or Smartphone?
- Posts: 33
- Joined: 10 Aug 2015, 19:29
- 2017 Reading Goal: 50
- 2017 Reading Goal Completion: 16
- Currently Reading: Wonder Woman
- Bookshelf Size: 24
- Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-mdoucet1086.html
- Latest Review: "The Ultimate Guide to Zombies" by Dave Robertson
- Reading Device: B00JG8GOWU
- Location: Rhode Island
For some reason the ebooks from
Overdrive don't go directly to my Kindle ( even when I chose that as the option for it to be sent to). I have to open my Kindle app on my iPhone and download it there, then when I turn on my kindle it will show up. Weird. Anyone else have this problem? I also notice the audio books are not very good at keeping their bookmarks, I find my self re-listening to stuff a lot.
- Posts: 14
- Joined: 11 Aug 2015, 08:54
- Favorite Book: <a href="http://forums.onlinebookclub.org/shelve ... 0700">When Jesus Wept</a>
- Currently Reading: C. S. Lewis
- Bookshelf Size: 424
- Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-rkrobart.html
- Latest Review: "Remembering Me" by Michael J Giannini
I've been using Overdrive for about a year now. I love the app, but I agree that it sometimes has problems. I have found, for instance, that it is safer to download each individual item from the reader itself, rather than trusting the app to send it to the correct reader. This must be a glitch in the Overdrive system. But as long as you can get onto wifi from the reader you want to use, it just takes a few seconds to log into the overdrive app on your reader and download the item. Happy reading!
- Posts: 15
- Joined: 09 Sep 2015, 20:11
- Currently Reading: Momo
- Bookshelf Size: 4
- Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-sonna1972.html
- Latest Review: "Momo" by Kevin M. Kraft
- Reading Device: B00KC6I06S
I tried to use the Overdrive app on my Kindle. I have one of the older Kindles, and the app never would work correctly. It would freeze up or not let a book load. A friend of mine has the Kindle HD and she loved the Overdrive app.
- Posts: 5
- Joined: 15 Dec 2015, 23:08
- Bookshelf Size: 0
- Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-dmohn.html
I use both and haven't had any issues.. I generally send it to my Kindle and then to my phone. Since I have an older kindle that isn't backlit, I read on my Kindle during the day, and then switch over and read on my phone in bed. My eyes are just too bad to read regular books anymore, so I use e-books so I can adjust the font. Man I miss physical books..