E-Book Download Instructions

Here are the steps for downloading the files for eBooks.

You have been provided with two files (a link has been emailed to you as well as having copies in your My Account), one is an epub file (a standard ebook file format that is supported by almost every e-book reading device including iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch,and Sony Reader) and the other is a mobi file that is Kindle Ready (an ebook file format for Kindle).

If you perfer to read them on your computer, then the epub file can be read with Adobe Digital Editions (free download) and the mobi file can be read by  Kindle for PC  or Mac (free download)

Transferring e-books to Kindle

You have two options when it comes to transferring your e-book to your Kindle.

1. Wireless transfer
2.Transfer using your Kindle USB cable

1. Wireless Kindle transfer

You can transfer your  e-book .mobi file wirelessly into your Kindle by using your dedicated Kindle email address. (This address can be found on the Manage Your Kindle page at Amazon.) Download the e-book file to your computer. Email the file to your dedicated Kindle email address and Kindle will wirelessly deliver the file directly into your Kindle.

2. Using Your Kindle USB Cable

To transfer your e-book .mobi file using your Kindle USB cable, connect the cable to your Kindle. If you are using a PC, your Kindle content folders will appear as a removable drive in Windows Explorer. If you are using a Mac, your Kindle content folders will appear in Mac OS Finder. (If you have an optional SD memory card installed, it will also appear as a drive independent of the Kindle).

Transferring e-books to your Kindle

1. Download your e-book .mobi file from Bethlehem Books
2. Connect the USB cable (provided with your Kindle) to the Kindle and your computer.
3. Your Kindle should appear on your computer in the same location you would normally find an external USB drive.
4. Open your Kindle drive. You should see a folder entitled "documents."
5. Transfer the downloaded files into the "documents" folder of your Kindle.
6. Using your computer, eject your Kindle from your computer. The content you transferred should now appear in Home.

 Transferring e-books to Kindle Fire

1. Download your e-book .mobi file from Bethlehem Books
2. Connect your Kindle Fire to your computer with a micro-USB cable
3. Slide the arrow from right to left to unlock your Kindle
4. Open the Kindle Fire drive on your computer. Your Kindle Fire will appear as an external
storage drive or volume on the computer's desktop. Note that Kindle Fire is not usable as
a device while connected to your computer as a storage drive or volume
5. Drag and drop your content into the applicable content folder.
6. When you are done transferring files, press the Disconnect button at the bottom of the Kindle
Fire screen and eject it from your computer, then unplug the USB cable

Transferring e-books to Kindle Touch

1. Once you've connected your Kindle Touch to a computer with the USB cable, your Kindle Touch will appear in the same location as external USB drives usually appear. For Windows users, this is typically in the "Computer" or "My Computer" menu. For Mac users, the drive will appear on the desktop.
2. Open the Kindle drive. You will see several folders inside, one of which will be named "documents." This is the folder you will move the downloaded file into.
3. Locate the downloaded file and copy it into the documents folder. You can generally copy files by clicking and dragging the file to the folder.
4. Using your computer, safely eject your Kindle Touch from your computer and unplug the USB cable. Your content will appear on the Home screen.

Transferring e-books to your Nook, or Sony eReader

1. Download your epub file from Bethlehem Books
2. Download the free Adobe Digital Editions software here
3. Open Adobe Digital Editions
4. Add your e-book to Adobe Digital Editions, click Library>Add.
5. Connect Nook/Sony reader to computer via USB Cable, you should then see a Nook/Sony reader icon in the left column of Adobe Digital Editions.
6. Drag-and-drop your new e-book(s) to the Nook icon. If this is the very first time you've put Adobe Digital Editions content on your Nook/Sony reader, it might ask if you want to authorize your device, you do.

Reading Bethlehem Books e-books on Apple devices

You can transfer your epub(s) to your reading device using the iBooks app. To download the iBooks application and use the iBookstore, you need an Internet connection and an iTunes Store account.

iPod Touch: Download the e-book using your computer. Then, in iTunes, choose File > Add to Library. Connect iPod touch to your computer, select the book in the Books pane in iTunes, then sync iPod touch.

iPad: Download the e-book using your computer, then add it to your iTunes library. Connect iPad to your computer, select the book in the Books pane in iTunes, then sync iPad.

iPhone: Use iTunes to sync your books between iPhone and your computer. When iPhone is connected to your computer, the Books pane lets you select which items to sync. Sync an ePub book to iPhone: Download the book using your computer. Then, in iTunes, choose File > Add to Library. Connect iPhone to your computer, select the book in the Books pane in iTunes, then sync iPhone.