Find, Download, and Read an E-Book on an E-Book Reader Most e-book readers enable you to find and download new e-books without having to connect to a computer first. To search for and download an e-book, you need to establish an Internet connection through either Wi-Fi or a mobile data plan. The following steps guide you through the process of finding, downloading, and reading an e-book on an e-book reader.
a. Turn on your e-book reader and establish an Internet connection.
b. Navigate to the store on your e-book reader where you can search for and download e-books.
c. Locate the option to search available e-books and then enter the desired search text. You usually can search by the book’s title, author, or genre.
d. Perform the search and then browse the search results for the book you want to download and install.
e. Select the option to download the book. Please note that many books cost money to download. If your payment information was entered previously, you may be charged for downloading this e-book. If you do not want to be charged, locate and download an e-book that is free. f. When the download is complete, return to your list of installed e-books.
g. Select the e-book you have just downloaded to read the e-book.
1. What type of e-book reader do you have? Are you happy with the selection of e-books on your e-book reader?
2. In addition to e-book readers, what other types of devices allow you to read e-books?
3. Do e-books cost more or less than traditional print books? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using e-books?