Download and install instructions for eBooks

Please note: you must have an account on the MennoMedia webstore to be able to download music or eBooks. If you purchase a downloadable item without using a webstore account, your purchase will only be available while the original order confirmation page is open on your computer screen. If you close that confirmation screen, you will not be able to download your purchase at a later date.

Once you complete your purchase, you can instantly download your product right from your order confirmation page. In addition, you will receive a receipt via email from info@mennomedia.org that includes a special link. This link will allow you to download the file to your computer while you are logged in to your webstore account. You can also access your purchase by logging into your account and selecting the "My eBooks" option in your Account Settings.

How to sync eBooks to the iBooks app on your iPad 

In order to sync files to your iBooks app, they must first be downloaded from our website and saved to your computer (we recommend creating a folder on the Desktop or in My Documents called 'eBooks').

File formats compatible with iBooks app: DRM free PDF (.pdf), DRM free EPUB (.epub), and DRM Lite EPUB (.epub)

If you do not yet have the iBooks app for your iOS device, visit the App Store to install it now.

1. Open iTunes on your computer, go to your Library and choose Books. Look for the option to add a file to your library (generally in the File menu).
2. Browse to the folder on your computer where you saved the eBook and select it. That will add the eBook to your list of books in iTunes.
3. Connect the iOS device to your computer with the included USB cable. After the device connects to your computer, select the attached device in the "Devices" list.
4. Click Sync to ensure the files are transferred to the device. Once the screen of your device indicates that it is no longer syncing, disconnect the USB cable and launch the iBooks app on the iOS device.

How to sync eBooks to your Kindle device 

In order to sync files to your Kindle device (1, 2, DX, etc.), they must first be downloaded from our website and saved to your computer (we recommend creating a folder on the Desktop or in My Documents called 'eBooks').

File formats compatible* with the Kindle: DRM free PDF (.pdf) and DRM free MOBI (.mobi or .prc)

1. Connect the Kindle to your computer with the included USB cable. Kindle will then show where hard drives and other USB drives show (under My Computer on Windows or on the desktop on Mac). Double-click on the Kindle drive to open it.
2. In another window, open the folder where you stored the eBook files on your computer (we recommend downloading and storing them on the desktop or in My Documents in a folder called 'eBooks'). You can then drag and drop the eBook file(s) from your computer to the "Documents" folder on the Kindle.
3. After the files are finished transferring to the Kindle and BEFORE unplugging the USB cable, you must eject the Kindle from the computer. Removing the USB cable before doing this can cause harm to your eBooks and/or the Kindle. Simply right-click on the Kindle drive and select the undock, eject, or unmount option.

*Using Kindle's Personal Document Service, you can email files of the following formats to your Kindle’s Amazon email address and they will convert them and Whispersync them to your device: MOBI, HTML, DOC, JPEG, GIF, PNG, & BMP

How to sync eBooks to the Kindle app on your phone or tablet

In order to sync files to your Kindle app, they must first be downloaded from our website and saved to your computer (we recommend creating a folder on the Desktop or in My Documents called 'eBooks'). You may be able to download directly from our website to your device; however, we recommend downloading to your computer first, for ease of syncing and backup.

File formats compatible* with Kindle apps: DRM free MOBI (.mobi or .prc)

Android
If you do not yet have the Kindle app for your Android device, install it now.
1. Connect the Android device to your computer with the included USB cable. After the device connects to your computer, it will show where hard drives and other USB drives show (under My Computer on Windows or on the desktop on Mac). Double-click on the Android drive to open it and locate the "kindle" folder.
2. In another window, open the folder where you stored the eBook files on your computer (we recommend downloading and storing them on the desktop or in My Documents in a folder called 'eBooks'). You can then drag and drop the eBook file(s) from your computer to the "kindle" folder on the device.
3. After the files are finished transferring to the Android device and BEFORE unplugging the USB cable, you must eject the device from your computer. Removing the USB cable before doing this can cause harm to your device or the files on it. Simply right-click on the Android drive and select the undock, eject, or unmount option.

Apple iOS Device (iPod, iPhone, iPad)
If you do not yet have the Kindle app for your iOS device, install it now.
1. Connect the iOS device to your computer with the included USB cable. After the device connects to your computer, launch iTunes and find the attached device in the "Devices" list. Click on the device's name to access a navigation menu. Near the top of the iTunes window, click on Apps and scroll to the bottom where it says "File Sharing" and click on Kindle.
2. In another window, open the folder where you stored the eBook files on your computer (we recommend downloading and storing them on the desktop or in My Documents in a folder called 'eBooks'). You can then drag and drop the eBook file(s) from your computer to the "Kindle Documents" area in iTunes.
3. Click Sync to ensure the files are transferred to the device. Once the screen of your device indicates that it is no longer syncing, disconnect the USB cable and launch the Kindle app on the iOS device.
NOTE: If you are using the Kindle or Nook app on a phone or tablet, you may also save your file in a cloud-based storage system such as Dropbox or Google Drive. The option to use one of those apps should appear when you attempt to open the file from its storage location using your tablet.

Desktop (PC & Mac)
1. If you do not yet have the Kindle app for your PC or Mac, visit Amazon.com to download and install it now. If you have not logged into your Amazon account, the app will prompt you to do so or create a new account (this is required in order to use the app).
2. (for PC) Before you can copy your eBook files to the Kindle app, you'll need to determine where the app will be looking to see your eBook files. To do this, launch the Kindle app, click on "Tools", click "Options", and click the "Content" tab. Make note of the current content folder as this will be where the Kindle app looks for your eBook files. Browse to that folder's location (generally, it is kept in your My Documents). Once you find the "My Kindle Content" folder, open it and copy your eBook files into this folder.
2. (for Mac) Before you can copy your eBook files to the Kindle app, you'll need to determine where the app will be looking to see your eBook files. To do this, launch the Kindle app, click on the "Kindle" menu, click "Preferences", and click the "General" tab. Looking at the "Content Folder" section, make note of the current content folder as this will be where the Kindle app looks for your eBook files. Browse to that folder's location in a Finder window (generally, it is kept in Application Support). Once you find the "Kindle" folder, open it, browse to the "My Kindle Content" folder and copy your eBook files into this folder.
3. If the Kindle app is still open, close or quit it. Then, relaunch the app and your imported eBooks should be available on the Home screen!

How to sync eBooks to the NOOK app on your computer

In order to sync files to your NOOK app, they must first be downloaded from our website and saved to your computer (we recommend creating a folder on the Desktop or in My Documents called 'eBooks').

Android Device
Unfortunately, at this time, the NOOK app for Android devices does not let you import or read eBooks purchased from other sites.

Apple iOS Device (iPod, iPhone, iPad)
Unfortunately, at this time, the NOOK app for iOS devices does not let you import or read eBooks purchased from other sites.

Desktop (PC & Mac)
file formats compatible with the NOOK desktop apps: DRM free EPUB (.epub) and DRM free PDF (.pdf)
1. Launch the NOOK app for your computer. If you do not yet have the NOOK app for your computer, install it now. If you have not logged into your Barnes & Noble account, the app may prompt you to login or create an account (this is not necessary to use the PC app).
2. (for PC) Click the "My Library" tab on the left, then click the "My Stuff" option. At the top of the window, click the "Add New Item" button, browse to where the eBook file is stored, select the file, and click "Open". Your eBook will then be imported into the app, you can read it at will, and your progress will be saved! 
If you'd rather just read the eBook files in the app and do not wish to import them into the app's library or have your progress remembered, simply open the folder where you stored the eBook file on your computer (we recommend downloading and storing them on the desktop or in My Documents in a folder called 'eBooks') and simply drag and drop the file into the NOOK app.
2. (for Mac) If you have not logged into your Barnes & Noble account, the app will prompt you to login or create an account (which is required). Click the "My Files" tab on the left. At the top of the window, click the "Add File" button, browse to where the eBook file is stored, select the file, and click "Open". Your eBook will then be imported into the app, you can read it at will, and your progress will be saved!

Alternatively, you can also open the folder where you stored the eBook file on your computer (we recommend downloading and storing them on the desktop or in My Documents in a folder called 'eBooks') and simply drag and drop the file into the NOOK Mac app. This will also add the files to the NOOK app and allow you to read them and save your progress.

How to sync eBooks to your NOOK device 

In order to sync files to your NOOK device, they must first be downloaded from our website and saved to your computer (we recommend creating a folder on the Desktop or in My Documents called 'eBooks').

File formats compatible with the NOOK: DRM free EPUB (.epub), DRM free PDF (.pdf), and ADE DRM EPUB (.epub) 

Syncing an EPUB or PDF to your NOOK device:
1. Connect the NOOK to your computer with the included USB cable. NOOK will then show where hard drives and other USB drives show (under My Computer on Windows or on the desktop on Mac). Double-click on the NOOK drive to open it.
2. In another window, open the folder where you stored the eBook files on your computer (we recommend downloading and storing them on the desktop or in My Documents in a folder called 'eBooks'). You can then drag and drop the eBook file(s) from your computer to the "my documents" folder or to the root of the NOOK.
3. After the files are finished transferring to the NOOK and BEFORE unplugging the USB cable, you must eject the device from the computer. Removing the USB cable before doing this can cause harm to your eBooks and/or the NOOK. Simply right-click on the NOOK drive and select the undock, eject, or unmount option.

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