The Barnes & Noble Mobile Privacy Supplement addresses the following questions as they relate to Devices and Retail Apps:
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I appears that the limit is now 20MB
Your manuscript file must be less than 20MB in size and in one of the
following formats: .doc, .docx, .txt, .rtf, .htm, .html, or .epub.
Many manuscript files that are larger than 20 megabytes don't need to
be. If your manuscript file is larger than 20MB, try reducing the
image size, decreasing the dots per ...
Perhaps this might help:
With the NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight and the original operating
system, the process is a bit more complex: Connect to a WiFi network,
use the Quick Nav Bar to go to Settings, and then choose Connect your
The most effective way to manage your Nook books on your Kindle (without removing the DRM) is to obtain the Nook for Android app and sideload it on to the Kindle (you'll need a Fire or later model to do this).
If you don't have another Android device handy, you will need to find a means to download the Nook APK file to your computer.
You may want to try using the Calibre Ebook Manager with the deDRM plugin to get the ebook files, sans-DRM, and then move them onto the Kindle. It works, but it won't sync them or automatically move newly purchased books; each book must be done individually.
The Digital Reader has some helpful tutorials on how to do this:
To strip DRM from Kindle ebooks
Over time, grease and grime from fingers transfers to the display and can cause touch sensitivity to become erratic. Simply clean the Nook display with a water-dampened cloth and touch sensitivity will return to normal.
According the FAQs plain text files are compatible with some Nooks such as the Nook Tablet and Nook Color. On others such as the Nook Simple Touch you will need to convert the text file to an ePub file first using a tool like Calibre.
Some authors and publishers require their books to be sold DRM free. Those books you can use on other reading platforms. Nook uses the ePub format which is used by just about everyone - Amazon being one of the exceptions. Depending on the specific reader, you might have to convert the file to a supported format. An ebook manager/converter program such as ...
There are two questions here.
No, you do not need to add a credit card. Adding payment information is only useful if you want to buy books directly from BN.com.
Do you need to add an account? No!
With a new Nook (or a freshly reset one)
Switch on Nook.
Choose your language.
Hold the top right button.
Swipe the screen from top left to top right.
Press the ...
Unless you root your Nook, it has not been easy to access a web browser since firmware update 1.1.0 (November 7, 2011). It used to be easy prior to 1.1.0. There were some rumors earlier this year that NST would get a browser in a mid year firmware update but so far as I know, that never happened.
Note that 1.1.0 and future versions of the Nook have much ...
Generally, the best way to save battery on a NOOK Color (or any device) is to:
Lower the brightness
Turn off Wifi and Bluetooth unless necessary
These two steps can more than double your battery life on some devices.
You do not need a US-based credit card to activate your Nook. You do, however, need to create a B&N account to activate your device. Once that's done you can hook up the Nook to your computer with USB, it'll be in "mass storage device" mode and you can just copy epub files onto it without a problem.
Source: I've got a Simple Touch with Glowlight myself ...
For Linux you need to run ADE in Vine. On this page there is a pdf and a video that I made for my library on using ebooks via ADE for Linux users. FWIW, I had trouble getting ADE to detect ereaders on Linux ( ubuntu). Your mileage may vary. Good hunting!
It's very common for the listing for publisher to be the company that formatted and produced the ebook. I wouldn't read too much significance into that. Sometimes this conversion services just duplicate everything -- though it is peculiar that it doesn't include some identification on the title page.
Booksmart is the name of an application for blurb.com. ...
B&N will not sell ebooks overseas (well, they did not last time I checked). I guess they may use the credit card to check that. However, You do not have to buy from them.
What matters for you is the standard used for ebooks, not who sells them. The nook uses epub, which is the main international standard (Amazon uses its own private standard).
So you ...
First, I assume that you are referring to "protected ebooks" which when checked out requires some kind of Digital Rights Management. If they are not protected ebooks, I imagine you could just transfer them by USB -- and wouldn't need to answer the question.
Second, I am assuming that you live inside the USA.
Does your library use the Overdrive app? (That ...
Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) is necessary for you to read e-books that have Digital Rights Management (DRM) attached.
After installing ADE, you will be prompted to login with or to create an Adobe ID, but don't worry, it's free.
This could be either the Nook reading system or a problem in the code. The first thing to check is if your device is overriding publisher styles. Nook in particular is quite insistent about that, and will by default override all styles with its own. I don't recall exactly what menu that's in, but you should be able to find it.
If that doesn't do the trick, ...
You only need to have a B&N account to access the DRM Protected content purchased through the the Nook Store. And you only need a credit card(or debit card) if you want to purchase through the nook store using that card. You can also purchase using gift cards purchased elsewhere or given as a gift.
Any side loaded content that exists with out drm is ...
I found that the elastic straps of the cover I was using (one at each corner) had permanently deformed the nook st sufficiently to unalign the IR light grid over the screen. I'm now getting the nook to respond by bending the top front corners forward to realign the ir grid.(by placing my thumb at top front centre and my index and little fingers on the back ...
Calibre writes the metadata in a seperate file metadata.opf. This file looks very much like the content.opf file found in an EPUB file, but is different and also exists and has the same format, when your ebooks are not in EPUB format.
The metadata.opf filecalib resides in the same directory as the book in your library, easily accessed by right-clicking the ...
I had trouble with metadata from Calibre until I realised that I had to either reconvert or polish the ebook after making any changes to the title, author, description etc.
For the metadata to "stick" you have to polish (in the case of an epub) or convert (in the case of a new book in other than epub format).
Although the metadata will look fine in ...