If you’re wondering what your options are for downloading ebooks onto your Android phone or tablet, you’re in luck! You have many different, easy options for downloading ebooks to your devices.
Amazon to Android
Search for the Amazon Kindle app in the Play Store and download it. You can now download ebooks from Amazon through the app, or you can sync other ebooks you’ve bought from Amazon in the past to your device. Ca-ching! You can also sideload your ebook MOBI file that you downloaded from any publisher or author site by plugging in your phone and sideloading the file into the Kindle app (see Smashwords to Kindle for more information about sideloading).
Barnes & Noble to Android
Go to the Play Store to search for and download the Nook app. Now start downloading and reading!
Google Play to Android
Go to the Play Store to search for and download the Google Play Books app. You will need to sign in to your Google account. Your books will be synced across your devices, including your computer, and you can also download books directly in the app. It’s that simple!
Smashwords to Android
This one’s a three parter:
- Download the Aldiko app from the Play Store.
- In your web browser on your device, go to Smashwords.com, sign in to your account, and download the EPUB file of your desired ebook.
- Import the EPUB file into your library on Aldiko, and enjoy!
- You can also use the Kindle app for Android and sideload the MOBI file into the Kindle app on your phone (see Smashwords to Kindle).
Kobo to Android
Search for and download the Kobo Reading App in the Play Store.
That covers us for Android! To learn how to download ebooks on other types of devices, check out our full blog: Everything You Need to Know About How to Download eBooks on Any Device.