How to Download From the Instafreebie App to a Reading App

The Instafreebie app makes ebook delivery faster and simpler for anyone who uses our site. Books claimed from the Instafreebie site can be moved from the Instafreebie app to any ereader app currently installed on your device. This support article will give you detailed instructions on how to download ebook files from the Instafreebie App to specific reading apps.

In this article:

How to Download a Book to the Kindle App

  1. After you select the "Read" button on the page of the book you would like to read, a menu with four options (“Open in Kindle,” "Open in Kobo," "Open in Nook," or “Save and Open”) will appear.

  2. If you are using the Kindle app, select "Open in Kindle." Selecting "Open in Kindle" will automatically launch the Kindle app. You should see your selected book on the Kindle Home screen.
  3. Note: If your book doesn't appear in your Kindle library after a few minutes, you may need to enable Data Storage Access on your Kindle app.
    1. To enable Data Storage Access on your Kindle app, select the menu item at the top of the screen.
    2. Scroll down until you see "Settings."
    3. Select "Settings" and scroll down until you see "Data Storage Access." Check the box to enable Data Storage Access for your Kindle app.This is the "Data Storage Access" section when Data Storage Access is disabled.
      This is the "Data Storage Access" section when Data Storage Access is enabled.
    4. Select the menu item at the top of the screen.
    5. Look in both the "All Items" and "On Device" sections for your book.
    6. If you don't see your book in either section, restart the Kindle app.

How to Download a Book to the Kobo App

  1. After you select the "Read" button on the page of the book you would like to read, a menu with four options (“Open in Kindle,” "Open in Kobo," "Open in Nook," or “Save and Open”) will appear.
  2. If you are using the Kobo app, select "Open in Kobo." Selecting "Open in Kobo" will automatically launch the Kobo app.
    1. You will need to manually import your new books into your Kobo app. Select the menu icon at the top of the screen.
    2. Select "Import Items."
    3. Kobo will search your device's memory card and come up with a list called "Select Items to Import."
    4. Make sure there is a check next to the items you want to add to your Kobo library.
    5. Select "Import Selected."
    6. Select the menu icon at the top of the screen.
    7. Select "My Books" and look for your book.

How to Download a Book to the NOOK Reading App

  1. After you select the "Read" button on the page of the book you would like to read, a menu with four options (“Open in Kindle,” "Open in Kobo," "Open in Nook," or “Save and Open”) will appear.
  2. If you are using the NOOK Reading app, select "Open in Nook." Selecting "Open in Nook" will automatically launch the NOOK Reading app. You should see your selected book on the NOOK Reading Home screen.
  3. Note: If your book doesn't appear in your NOOK library after a few minutes, you may need to look in the "All My Items" section of your NOOK Reading app. If you still don't see your book, you may also need to Enable Sideloading on your Nook app.
    1. To check the "All My Items" section of your NOOK Reading app, select the menu item at the top of the screen.
    2. Select "Library."
    3. Select the arrow next to "Books."
    4. Scroll up until you see "All My Items."
    5. Select "All My Items" and look for your book.
    6. To enable sideloading on your NOOK Reading app, select the menu item at the top of the screen.
    7. Select "Library."
    8. Select the arrow next to "All My Items."
    9. Scroll down until you see "My Files."
    10. Select "My Files," and then select the "Enable Sideloading" button in the middle of the screen. If sideloading is already enabled, you will not see a button.This is the "My Files" section when sideloading is disabled.This is the "My Files" section when sideloading is enabled.
    11. Select the arrow next to "My Files."
    12. Scroll up until you see "All My Items."
    13. Select "All My Items" and look for your book.

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