Smashwords Access Help / FAQ

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This is a guide to help with the Android App Smashwords Access (get it here).

What is the difference between Smaswords Access and Smashwords?
I can not download my books, can you help me?
What is Smashwords and why do I need an account there?
What ebook readers are supported by Smashwords Access?

I can not download my books, can you help me?

There are a couple of things that can go wrong. Please follow this check list:

  • Do you have a Smashwords account?
    If no, read here
  • Did you add your user name and password in the SmashwordsAccess app?
    If no, read here
  • Did it say “successfully logged in”?
    If no, please double check your user name and password. Make sure there is no unintentional blank space in the user name and password.
  • Do you see the book when you click My Library?
    If no, make sure your device is connected to the Internet and you are logged in.
  • Did the book download but you can’t open it?
    Make sure at least one ebook reader is installed: read here

What is the difference between Smaswords Access and Smashwords?

Smashwords is an online shop for ebooks. Smashwords Access is an independent fan app for Android developed by UnleashYourAdventure. If you have questions regarding Smashwords please consult their FAQ or contact them diectly. We can only help with the Android app Smashwords Access.

What is Smashwords and why do I need an account there?

Smashwords is an online shop for ebooks. Smashwords Access is an independent fan app for Android developed by UnleashYourAdventure. Smashwords Access lets you easily download books from Smashwords.

You can use Smashwords Access without creating a Smashwords Account to download free books and book samples. If you want to download your purchased books however you must provide Smashwords Access with your Smashwords credentials. You do that under “Preferences”. To create an account at Smashwords go here for free.

What ebook readers are supported by Smashwords Access?

Smashwords Access helps you to browse and download books from Smashwords. It’s not an ebook reader by itself but it supports various readers:

In order to read your ebook you must have at least one of the above installed. You have also the option to save a book onto your storage card by choosing leave book in Smashwords folder after clicking on download. This will place the book into the folder smashwords on your storage card.

8 Responses to Smashwords Access Help / FAQ

  1. Anne says:

    I purchased the 5th book in the Mageborn series The Final Redemption byM.Manning. I paid the full amount for what I thought was the full book,only to find out that I only have a sample of the book.Can you help with this problem at all.As I have all the others in this series and would like to have the completed set.
    Many Thanks for your help.
    Kind Regards
    AnnebWilson
    Smashwords member moonbeam1959

  2. Mary says:

    I would really like to turn off the preference and library pictures! I don’t want anyone near me seeing what you all think I want to download or have downloaded. TMI!

    Thank you!

  3. Lilian says:

    Hello,

    I have a problem with buying the books. Before I did not have any problems with purchase of books, but I don’t know what happend, but I can only download free books. The buy button isn’t working and I don’t get a message that something is wrong. Can you help me.
    Many thanks for your help.

    Kind Regards,
    Lilian

    • Patrick Patrick says:

      Hi Lilian,
      I am sorry that you have a problem with the buy button.
      What version of the app are you using? You can find this under: about
      Do you see the “Buy Book” button?
      What happens when you click it?
      Cheers Patrick

  4. Karl says:

    I can’t figure out how to delete books I’ve already read can you explain how

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