*Be aware that other eBook suppliers may not use the same instructions as EBSCO for mobile devices.
Download the Adobe Digital Editions App from your device's app store:
Google Play: Android Phones and Tablets
iTunes App Store: Apple iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch
Kindle App Store: Overdrive app for Kindle Fire Tablets
Please note: The Overdrive app is recommended for Kindle Fire tablet and Chromebook users. Adobe Digital Editions is not supported by Chromebook OS.
Create an Adobe ID
If you have previously created an Adobe ID to download and read EBSCO eBooks with Adobe Digital Editions on your desktop computer, you already have an Adobe ID you can use to authorize the Adobe Digital Editions app.
Create an Adobe ID at the following link:
If you forgot your Adobe ID password, see the following link:
Note: You must authorize the Adobe Digital Editions app with your Adobe ID.
Authorize Adobe Digital Editions App with your Adobe ID
Before you download an eBook to Adobe Digital Editions, you must authorize the app with your Adobe ID.
Please note: You will only need to authorize the Adobe Digital Editions app with your Adobe ID once. After this has been done, you will only need to tap Download any time you wish to download and read an eBook on your device.
To Authorize the App:
Open the Adobe Digital Edition app from your device's applications menu.
Tap the Settings menu icon in the upper-left and tap Settings.
Tap Authorize and enter your Adobe ID and password in the fields provided.
Note: Leave the default eBook Vendor selected as Adobe ID.
Your device is now authorized to read EBSCO eBooks.
Instructions updated March 9, 2021 by EBSCOConnect Knowledge Base.