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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎04-10-2013
My Device: playbook
My Carrier: bt / o2

ebooks on playbook

i down loaded a number of ebooks  on to my playbook , having read some of them i need to remove/ /delete  them from my playbook, icannot find a way of deleting them  help!  regards rob.

iam male 68 years old , we travel a lot. we needed a device to keep in touch with family and freinds, watch videos, send and receive emails etc.
so we gat the playbook, well see how we get on.
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Posts: 152
Registered: ‎09-20-2012
My Device: Playbook 64gb (wifi)
My Carrier: orange UK

Re: ebooks on playbook

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You haven't said which programme you are using to read the books.


I use 'Book Reader for EPUB and Kindle books'.


I have over 250,000 ebooks in a directory called books. Using the programme, I put them into the bookshelf and select and read them. To delete them from the ereader programme library I go the the bookshelf. Press and hold the book. I get an option to delete from the bookshelf. If I delete, this deletes from the programme library and not the directory. I have the 64gb playbook and still have 54gb  available.


Hope this helps





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Posts: 527
Registered: ‎09-16-2012
My Device: BB PlayBook (32 GB Wi-Fi OS, Torch 9810 (OS, Z10 (OS

Re: ebooks on playbook

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It is also a case of format of the eBooks you choose to buy. There are other formats of ebooks available - not always epub or mobi ebooks. PDF's are out there too as I have many. The built in PDF reader for PlayBook by Adobe is terrible though. I would ignore it altogether. If you get PDF ebooks, most definitely buy PDF Reader from Sporadic Software for $0.99. It's amazing.


http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/108930/?countrycode=CA Now the country code I had to use was Canada but that's where I live so search for PDF Reader and you should bring up your country.


Anyhow, I didn't really answer your question initially but in the end, you can do a lot of file management through the Desktop software (free) that BlackBerry provides, or through a Windows or Mac PC once the PlayBook is connected and shared on the network. Here's a BlackBerry Support article on how to accomplish this sharing: http://btsc.webapps.blackberry.com/btsc/viewdocument.do;jsessionid=DD445F68197CAB4A8EDFF2CF5DABE868?...