Freading eBooks - Mobile Apps
How do the Freading Apps work?
After installing the Freading app on your device, and authorizing it with your Adobe ID, you can tap on 'Get Books' to view titles available to check out.
Other reading apps: If you prefer a different reading app, such as OverDrive, you may need to install a browser on your device that will allow you to open the downloaded content in a different app. For iOS devices, Chrome is a good choice.
- Open the Freading app.
- Press the get books icon at the bottom of the app to open the Freading site.
- Login to the Freading site by selecting the Wyoming State Library and then entering your library card when prompted.
- Click on the link to download a book.
- The Freading app will revert to the library view and your book will show as pending while it downloads.
- When the title is fully downloaded, tap on it to open and read
Use the links above to find the Freading app in the Android Market or the App Store. If you access the Freading website with a mobile device, a link to the appropriate app for your device will also display.
After installing the app on your device, you will need to activate your Adobe ID for use with the app. more about Adobe Digital Editions
Using the Freading app
A user guide for the app is included by default in the library view.
When the apps for Apple and Android are first installed, you will need to authorize them to use your Adobe ID. Tap on the 'I' link in the upper right corner of the app and enter your Adobe ID and password. You should only have to enter this information once.
Tap on the book title to open it. Turn pages by tapping or swiping the screen to the left or right.
To open more options and navigation for the book, tap anywhere on the screen while reading
Return to the home screen of the app by tapping on the 'Library' button in the upper left.
To view the table of contents and navigate through chapters of the book select 'Contents' from the menu that appears at the top.
To change the font, switch to night mode, increase margins, etc, tap on the gear icon at top of the book's menu and modify your settings.
Set bookmarks by tapping the bookmark icon next to the gear in the upper right.
To return or delete a book, return to the library and select the trashcan icon at the top or tap on the 'I' icon next to the book and select 'return item'. You can also swipe to the left to show the 'delete' option for any book shown in the library.