OTAKADA CONTENT FAQs

Everything you need to know about your OTAKADA CONTENT purchase

After you purchase an app or ebook, you'll be prompted to download your content or an email confirming your purchase will be sent to you. On receipt of the email, check for a purple menu in the email written ,"Get Digital Purchase" Click on the link in the email. This takes you to the content download page.

Depending on the content ordered, you will also receive a License key or an Access PIN ( Code)

The Access PIN Codes /License key or a link to activate your purchase which will grant access to the content in Otakada All In Place Library App. It comes with Your order acknowledgement email.

Hereunder are the links to the Otakada Library AppApple iTunes and Google Android Stores:

Apple Devices

https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=1294838678&mt=8

Android Google Place Store

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.otakada.Library_otakada

You can also Access the content using Windows or Mac Laptop/Desktop Otakada Library APP.

The softwares for the laptops are available for download after purchase.

You can also access the Otakada Library App using any device browsers without a need for a download. Just have your Access Pin Code handy.

Here is the link to the html ( Web browser ) Link

https://shop.otakada.org/Otaka...

How Do I Access The Laptop/ DESKTOP Apps Zip Files I Have Purchased For Desktop Devices?

To Read on Apple MAC Devices, Or Windows Devices, First download your zip file to your laptop?desktop , click to install it.

How do I read books on my iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad?

Go to the Apple App store and download the free iBooks app. Or use the preinstalled iBooks app. Open your order confirmation email to download your book as an .epub file. Your iOS (Apple) device will give you the option to open the book in the iBooks app. Click that. Voila! It'll open in your iBooks app. Alternatively, you can also try the free BlueFire reader, also in the App store. If you have other favorite e-reading apps installed, it may also give you the option to open the books in your other e-reading apps as well.

How do I download books to my Kindle or Kindle Fire?

You'll find links to all your purchased books in your email order confirmation email. There are two options for loading otakada.org ebook content to your Kindle or Kindle Fire:

1. USB Connection. Plug your Kindle into the USB slot (small rectangular slot) of your computer using the cable that came with your Kindle (the Kindle Fire doesn't come standard with the USB cable, so you'll need to obtain the cable separately, or, use the email option described in #2 below). When you attach your Kindle to your computer via the USB cable, it makes your Kindle appear as a hard drive on your computer. After you purchase the book, from the order confirmation email book's click to download the "Kindle" .MOBI format. Next, navigate to where you see the Kindle show up as a hard drive on your computer. Next, just drop the book's file (it should end in file name of .mobi) to the Kindle's "documents" folder. Then disconnect the Kindle from your computer and the book will be ready to read. If you already downloaded the .MOBI file to your computer, here's a helpful YouTube video that shows how to drag the file from your desktop to the Kindle's documents folder: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UPOgXDYj3M (video not produced by otakada.org ).

2. Email the Ebook to Your Kindle Email Address: For both first generation Kindles and the newest Kindle Fire, you can email your otakada.org .mobi files to your Kindle email address. Amazon's support page provides complete details. To email files to first generation Kindles (Kindles other than the Kindle Fire), click here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=200140600. For Kindle Fire only,Click here for how to set up your free Kindle email address, and how to load ebooks or email ebooks to your Kindle Fire using either the email or USB cable method.

How do I download books to my Kindle from my Mac?

First, go to your web browser's Preferences and click Downloads. Make sure to click on the box that directs your browser to ask you where you want to save downloads. If you don't do this first step, your files may go to your Downloads folder, and then it will be difficult to move them to your Kindle. Next, connect your Kindle to your Mac using the USB cable that came with your Kindle. Next, click to your order confirmation email to find the link for your purchased book. Then click to download the .MOBI file. When your browser asks where you want to save the file, navigate to your Kindle's "Documents" folder, and drop the file there. After a few seconds, unplug your Kindle's USB cable and you're ready to read.

How do I add an ebook to my Kindle App on Android?

Download the .mobi version of your ebook to your computer (remember where you put it). Plug your Android device via USB into your computer. On your Android device set it to 'USB storage' this may be a pop up query, but you may have to activate it from you device settings. Navigate from your computer to the /kindle folder and copy the .mobi file here. Eject or dismount your phone safely from the computer before disconnecting the cable. And don't forget to uncheck the 'USB storage' button on your Android device

I tried to download an updated version of a MOBI ebook, but only the old version is showing

Before you try to download a newer version of a MOBI file to your Kindle or Kindle for XX (XX= PC, Mac, Android, etc) app, delete the old MOBI file from your app or device, then try again.

I tried to download a MOBI book to my Kindle with the instructions above, but it's not showing

First, make sure you're placing the file into the Kindle's "Documents" folder. In some situations, if you power down the Kindle and restart it, the file transfer will work.

How do I download books to the Sony Reader?

Sony is no longer an ebook retailer, yet many readers continue to use the Sony Reader to read ebooks. The Sony Reader supports the EPUB format. Here's the step-by-step: 1. Plug your Sony Reader into your computer using the USB cable that came with your Reader. You'll know the Sony Reader is connected when you see the Reader Library software pop up on your screen. 2. Go to your order confirmation email and click to the ebook page for the book you want to download. Scroll down the page to the table of download options. 3. Click to download the EPUB version. 4. Your browser should pop up a window asking if you want to open the file with the Reader software, or if you want to save the file. 5. Select the save option, which will allow you to download it. 6. Next, navigate your system directory (PC users: Click My Computer), where you'll see your Sony Reader appear as a hard drive labeled as READER: E (or some other letter), then click READER, then click the directory for Database, then click the directory for Books. This is where you'll save the file. After you save the file there, wait about 30 seconds and then you can unplug the Reader from the USB cable and your book is ready to read.

How do I download books to the Barnes & Noble Nook?

For the Nook, just attach the Nook to your personal computer via the USB cable (makes it appear as a hard drive), and then download your books directly to your Nook's My Documents folder. B&N calls the process "sideloading." Here's a video on the process: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/nook/video.asp?bnit=H&bnrefer=EBOOKS&cds2Pid=30195#vid2

How do I download books to my Kobo Reader?

Connect your Kobo Reader to your computer using the USB cable and then drag and drop books to add them to your library. After you connect your Kobo Reader to your computer using the USB cable, tap Connect on your Kobo Reader screen. When Windows prompts you for an action, select ‘Open folder to view files.’ A window should open, showing the contents of your device. In another window, go to the location of your ebooks on your computer and drag and drop them into the Kobo library window. These instructions are excerpted from Kobo's online documentation.