How To Download eBooks To Android For Free

By | July 15, 2013

How to download ebooks to Android for free is something that every Android tablet or smartphone user is interested in finding out. Today I’m gonna be sharing with you a very simple method on how to seamlessly download thousands of free ebooks onto your Android powered devices. We’re gonna be using Project Gutenberg as our source, which if you’re reading books on a regular basis, should already be familiar to you.

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With the web browser of choice (Firefox in my case) open up the Project Gutenberg website. Homepage allows you to navigate through the large catalog of almost 50 000 ebooks either by selecting author name, title name or one of the several other ebook categories that exist on the site. There’s also a search tool that you can use. I decided to look at the top 100 ebooks category. Tap on one of the listed titles to start the download.

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There’s a lot of different types of formats in which you can download ebooks to Android. Recently we talked about Aldiko ebook reader. If you want to read downloaded books using Aldiko, it’s best that you download the selected ebook in ePUB format. Next to ePUB, you can also select HTML, Kindle, Plucker, various mobile formats and ultimately you can opt-out for just regular text file download. Which formats are available depends on the book.

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Download ebooks to Android by tapping on one of the offered formats from the list. Download should start right away. Great thing about Aldiko is that if you have it installed, it’s gonna detect that you’ve downloaded an ebook and import it right away into your library. Once the download completes, you’re basically done. From there you just need to tap on the ebook from inside the Aldiko bookshelf and you can start reading.

This is a very simple way “how to download ebooks to Android” tutorial, but some might have completely missed out on the awesome collection of ebooks available on Project Gutenberg, so here it is.


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