How to upload a book to an e-book? Three Easy Ways

After choosing and buying an e-book, users want to learn how to use the device. In this article, we will answer the question of how to upload a book into an electronic book.

Before uploading

In the instructions to the gadget or on the Internet, find out what formats your book supports. The basic formats are txt, pdf, doc, fb2 and rtf, they are usually read by any device of this type. If the format is not supported, the downloaded book will not open.

Method 1: Use a USB cable

This is the way to upload a book into the PocketBook e-book from your computer. Also suitable for devices of any model and any manufacturer.

Advantage: universality, because the USB connector is in every book and every computer or laptop (and some smartphones too).

how to upload a book to an e-book

The bundled e-book includes a USB cable. It is required to connect to the computer. Thanks to the drivers and cable, the electronic book is perceived by the device as a USB flash drive. Open it and you will see folders: with music, pictures and documents. Do the following:

  • find the folder named documents, books or other similar;
  • Download the necessary book in a suitable format on the computer;
  • Copy or move the book file to the appropriate folder;
  • click "Safely remove the device";
  • disconnect the cable.


Method 2: Use network libraries

Network libraries (ODPS-directories) is anotherA way to upload a book to an e-book. A relatively new technology is an electronic variation of libraries: network libraries, as well as conventional ones, are located at addresses and have catalogs.

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Advantage: convenient search (thanks catalogs).

Use ODPS is possible only throughsupporting their application format. Some e-books, such as ONYX, have built-in applications. Others need to be downloaded (for example, via a computer).

Applications for network libraries:

  • OReader;
  • AlReader;
  • CoolReader;
  • FBReader and a number of others.

To access the ODPS directories, you need the Internet, so enable Wi-Fi, and then do the following:

  • run the application.
  • go to the menu (in OReader it opens with the button on the center).
  • select Open Book.
  • select "Network libraries" from the appearedlist. In some applications, there will already be several directories. If they do not exist, or you want to add your own directory, select "Add directory". In the opened window in the corresponding field, enter the address of the library. ODPS directory lists of most popular book reading services are publicly available on the Internet.
  • Select the directory or open the added one.
  • Search for genres, authors, or book titles.
  • Select the book and click on it - the download will start automatically.

Method 3: Use a memory card

This method, how to upload a book into the electronicbook (PocketBook, Kindle, Nook, etc.), is used if the device supports SD cards. The idea is the same as in the first method - copy or move the file to the memory of the book. The difference is that with USB, the file was copied to internal memory, and under SD - to external memory.

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Benefits: do not need a USB cable, do not need a driver, it's possible to insert different memory cards into the device and read files from cards on different devices (for example, on a tablet or smartphone).

Disadvantage: computers (not laptops!) do not have a built-in card reader for microSD.

To download, perform the following actions:

  • remove the SD card from the book (it is recommended to turn off the gadget beforehand);
  • insert the card into the corresponding slot;
  • Wait for the card to appear in the device list;
  • open the map, select or create a folder for books;
  • Copy or move the previously downloaded book file to the folder;
  • Remove the SD card from the laptop and put it in an e-book.

You can also transfer the file to the memory card using a USB cable - the SD (external memory) folder will be displayed next to the gadget's internal memory folder.

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