Until recently Word has provided its own custom eBook apps for iOS and Android as a convenience for our customers, however recent changes to the
operating systems have made it much easier to use third-party alternatives, which provide an equally good reading experience.
Any eBook app compatible with the EPUB format and Adobe Digital Rights Management (DRM) can be used with our eBooks - these include Adobe Digital Editions
and Overdrive Media Console, both of which can be found in the Apple and Google Play stores. For links to these,
see eBook Reading Options (click here).
Note that there are many different reader apps available that are compatible with EPUB files, but most are not comptatible with Adobe
DRM, and will not be able to open EPUBs from Word.
The following steps will allow you to read an eBook using the Adobe Digital Editions app:
If you're having trouble with this process, send us an eBook Enquiry from the "Contact Us" link in the header of this page, and we'll try to help.
Alternatively, check the Adobe Digital Editions help page
for more help. Adobe also have a forum where you can request help and get suggestions from other users.
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