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How to Transfer an eBook From Your PC to Your Sony E-Reader
This step-by-step tutorial will walk you through transferring your eBook from your PC to your Sony E-Reader.
You will need to download a program called Adobe Digital Editions. Adobe Digital Editions stores and manages your eBook library on your PC. You can transfer your eBooks from your PC to your Sony E-Reader through this program. To download Adobe Digital Editions, click here.
Click "Install" again to authorize the install.
The installation program will pop up. Click "Next."
Choose the location you wish to install Adobe Digital Editions. It is not recommended that you change the location that is provided. Then click "Install."
If you have a firewall installed on your computer, give Adobe Digital Editions access to the internet.
Once the installation has finished, click "Close."
Now that you have finished the installation of Adobe Digital Editions, you must set up it up. When you open Adobe Digital Editions for the first time, this window will pop up. Click "Continue."
In order to transfer books from Adobe Digital Editions to your Sony E-Reader or other digital devices, you must authorize your computer. If you have an Adobe ID, choose "Authorize Computer" and enter your ID and password in on this screen below.
If you do not have an Adobe ID, click the link that says "get an Adobe ID" or click here.
Enter in the required information to register for your Adobe ID (below, on the left). Once you are finished, click "Continue" at the bottom of the page. You are now registered with an Adobe ID.
Enter in your Adobe ID into Adobe Digital Editions.
After you click finish, you will be ready to use Adobe Digital Editions.This is what the screen will look like.
Adobe Digital Editions is now set up. Once you have purchased and downloaded your book to your computer, you have to extract the eBook.
Right click the .zip file. "Click Unzip." Extract the file to somewhere you will be able to find it like your Desktop.
Once you have extracted the file, right click the file
Click "Open with."
Choose Adobe Digital Editions.
Once you open the eBook in Adobe Digital Editions, it will display in "All Items" on the left hand side.
Drag your eBook from your Library to your Sony E-Reader.
Do NOT unplug your Sony E-Reader when you are transferring books.
You will now see your eBook on your Sony E-Reader.
Once you have verified that your eBook is on your device, unplug your Sony E-Reader from your PC. Select the "Books" button in your menu.
This is what your "Books" library will look like. Select the book you want to read. In this case, we will test out the book we just transferred, the Home Improvement book, by Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller.
This is what your book will look like on your Sony E-Reader. You are now ready to read. Enjoy!