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TRANSFERRING AN EBOOK TO YOUR DEVICE

If you are looking to read one of our ebooks on an e-reader device such as Kobo or Sony you will need to transfer the downloaded ebook to your device through the desktop program Adobe Digital Editions. 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR KOBO DEVICES

For Kobo devices you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions program downloaded on your PC/Mac and a USB cable to connect your Kobo to the computer. 

BEFORE YOU DOWNLOAD YOUR EBOOK

Please make sure you’ve downloaded Adobe Digital Editions on your computer and authorised the program.

To authorise Adobe Digital Editions on your computer:

  • Open Adobe Digital Editions.
  • Go to Help > Authorize Computer.
  • Follow the prompts to create an Adobe ID and activate OR login with your existing account. From the list of vendors, choose Adobe ID.

Now you’re ready to download your ebook!

  • Click on the download link in your purchase confirmation email, or go to My Account and navigate to your order to download it there.
  • If the download doesn’t open in Adobe Digital Editions directly, a file called a DRM-protected token.acsm will download. It might take a few seconds. Click on it to open it. Your Adobe Digital Editions software will open and the book will be downloaded.
  • If the ebook is DRM-free, to open an EPUB.zip file, right-click to unzip, then double-click to open the file in Adobe Digital Editions.

To transfer your ebook download to your Kobo:

  • Connect your Kobo eReader to your computer with a USB cable select Manage Library.
  • Start Adobe Digital Editions on your computer. Or if you were already using Digital Editions, restart it so that it will find your eReader and start the Device Setup Assistant.
  • Click Authorise Device.
  • Click Finished to complete the process.
  • Your eReader will now be listed as one of your Bookshelves in Digital Editions. You can drag books from your Digital Editions library to the eReader icon to copy them to your eReader.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SONY DEVICES

For Sony devices you will need to have both the Sony Reader software and the Adobe Digital Editions program downloaded on your PC/Mac and a USB cable to connect your Sony Reader to the computer. 

BEFORE YOU DOWNLOAD YOUR EBOOK

Download the Sony Reader software on your PC/Mac:

  • Connect your Sony Reader to your computer with a USB cable.
  • Tap the Data Transfer Mode button that appears on your Reader’s display.
  • Go to the Settings Drive that appears in My Computer on a PC, or on the Mac Desktop.

Start the installation by double clicking on the Setup Reader for PC file located there. The installer will download files from the internet and then install the Reader for PC (or Mac) software.

Download the Adobe Digital Editions program on your PC/Mac:

  • Download the Adobe Digital Editions program on your computer
  • Authorise the program with your Adobe ID
    • Open Adobe Digital Editions.
    • Go to Help > Authorize Computer.
    • Follow the prompts to create an Adobe ID and activate OR login with your existing account. From the list of vendors, choose Adobe ID.

Authorise your Sony Reader with the same Adobe ID

  • You’ll also need to Authorise your Sony Reader with your Adobe account. Ensure to use the same Adobe ID with which you authorised your Adobe Digital Editions. If you don’t see this prompt, go to Edit > Preferences > Device and click the Authorise button.

Now you’re ready to download your ebook!

  • Click on the download link in your purchase confirmation email, or go to your Pan Macmillan Australia ‘Book Shelf’ and download it from there.
  • If the download doesn’t open in Adobe Digital Editions directly, a file called a DRM-protected token.acsm will download. It might take a few seconds. Click on it to open it. Your Adobe Digital Editions software will open and the book will be downloaded.
  • If the ebook is DRM-free, to open an EPUB.zip file, right-click to unzip, then double-click to open the file in Adobe Digital Editions.

To transfer your ebook download to your Sony reader:

  • Have the ebook downloaded to your Adobe Digital Editions already
  • Open the Sony Reader software and connect your Sony Reader to your computer
  • Select the Reader tab in the Sony Reader for PC or Mac software and click the Sync Now button.
  • All ebooks are copied to your Reader.

READING EBOOKS ON iOS DEVICES

If you are using an iOS device you can download our ebooks directly into the Adobe Digital Editions app or program. Learn more about downloading directly here.

READING EBOOKS ON ANDROID DEVICES

Due to the retirement of the Bluefire Reader app for Android, ebooks purchased directly from the Pan Macmillan website cannot be read on Android devices. 

To read our ebooks on Android, please directly purchase our titles from the Google Play store.

READING EBOOKS ON AMAZON KINDLE

Due to Amazon’s proprietary DRM you cannot read ebooks purchased directly from the Pan Macmillan Australia website on Kindle devices.

To read our ebooks on a Kindle, please directly purchase our titles from the Amazon store.