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Kobo Books 101: Must-Know Tricks to Save More Money on Kobo Books!

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Rakuten Kobo Inc., or simply Kobo, is a Canadian company which sells e-books, audiobooks and e-readers. It is a subsidiary of the Japanese e-commerce conglomerate Rakuten. Kobo’s mission is to bring the power of reading to your world. Now it has over 5 million titles to choose from and are constantly adding new releases. There’s a lot to explore on Kobo site. So we dedicate this Kobo books 101 guide to Kobo fans or anyone who are thinking about buying books or devices from Kobo. Hope you can get the most out of Kobo and save more money on Kobo books.

1. How to Back up and Share Kobo Books?
2. How to Read Kobo Books on Any Device?
3. Four Simple Kobo Tips and Tricks

1. How to Back up and Share Kobo Books?

The biggest fear about digital content is that your paid content might be removed from your library someday since ebooks are saved in the cloud, which leads to the greatest need to back up purchased Kobo books for personal use.

1 How to Download Kobo Books?

You don’t need to download and export a book you've purchased from the Kobo Store to read it on your Kobo eReader or app, since it will automatically appear in your Library. Just sync your eReader or sync your Kobo App for iOS or Android to see your latest purchases and start the downloading. For more detailed instruction of how to download Kobo books, please click here.

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2 How to Remove Kobo DRM?

Most Kobo books are protected by Digital Rights Management (DRM). This means that you’ll need a powerful software called Epubor Ultimate to decrypt the books. Want to know how to remove Kobo DRM with the easiest method? Here’s the step-by-step guide.

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3 How to Back up Kobo Books to Computer?

Kobo, like most other ebook stores, keeps your purchased books in the cloud, that means on its servers. But the books that are supposed to be yours may be removed from your library someday. Such fear makes users feel it’s high time to bring their purchased books to a much calmer place – a disc of a computer. If you want to back up Kobo books from the cloud library to your computer, you’ll find a simple step-by-step guide here.

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4 How to Share Kobo eBooks with Friends?

Sharing is caring, which always makes us feel terrific. Honestly speaking, one family just needs to buy one book, then share it with other family members or friends to make full use of it. However, due to DRM protection, Kobo books can’t be read unless providing them with your Kobo account and password. Well, somethings such solution can be really inconvenient and inefficiency. Good news is that there’s an better alternative for you. Check it out here>>>

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2. How to Read Kobo Books on Any Device?

After being able to back up Kobo books, now you might be wondering “Can I read Kobo books on non-Kobo apps and devices?” The answer is yes, and let’s find the answer by continuing reading the rest of the guide.

5 How to Read Kobo Books on Kindle?

Your books might be purchased from Kobo store, but you want to read Kobo books on Kindle devices. What should you do since the majority of Kobo books are protected by DRM and Kindle devices can’t support Kobo book format? Don’t panic, we have come up with two of the simplest solutions for you.

Method 1: Convert Kobo Books to Mobi/AZW3

In this method, you just need to use Epubor Ultimate to remove Kobo DRM and convert Kobo books to Mobi or AZW3 format. Then copy the converted books to Kindle devices. For more detailed instruction of how to convert Kobo to Mobi/AZW3, please click here.

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Method 2: Transfer Kobo Books to Kindle Directly

The most hassle-free method of reading Kobo books on Kindle is to transfer Kobo books from your computer or from your Kobo devices to Kindle device directly with the amazing Epubor Kindle Transfer software. For more detailed instruction of how to transfer Kobo books to Kindle directly, please click here.

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6 How to Transfer Kobo Books between Two Kobo Devices?

Have you ever imagined that there’s a such a wonderful software which can help you transfer Kobo books freely from one Kobo device to another one? Luckily, Epubor does have such tool— Kindle Transfer. With Kindle Transfer, you just need to plug in your Kobo devices to computer, then select the Kobo books you want to transfer to another Kobo device. For more detailed steps, please click here.

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7 How to Read Kobo Books on Any eReader/Android/iOS Device?

Besides reading Kobo books on Kindle, you can also read Kobo books on other eReaders, like Nook, Sony and Pocketbook Reader, etc. Just plugin in your eReader to your computer, then transfer the DRM free Kobo books to your devices. And you can also read Kobo kobos on any Android/iOS Device without using Kobo app as long as your Kobo books are DRM free. For removing Kobo DRM, check here.

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8 How to Read Kindle Books on Kobo?

Amazon Kindle ebooks account for the largest market share, so many people will choose to buy books from Amazon considering the rich resources. However, you prefer to reading Kindle books on Kobo devices. While you are wondering how to read Kindle books on Kobo, we have prepared a tutorial guide for you. Check it out>>>

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9 How to Read Google Play Books on Kobo?

Since Epubor software can make it possible to read Kindle books on Kobo, how can they leave out the second largest eBook store -- Google Play Books? Come and check this guide about how to read Google Play Books on Kobo?

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Four Simple Kobo Tips and Tricks

Now you already master two of the important skills about how to back up Kobo books and read your Kobo books anywhere as you like, next let’s learn some basic tips and tricks to enjoy a seamless and wonderful experience with Kobo.

10 How to Reset Kobo?

While using Kobo device for quite a long time, it’s very normal that you will come into some small or big issues. As it turns out, resetting is one of the most common methods to fix it. And here’s an ultimate guide regarding how to reset Kobo devices.

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11 How to Get Free Books for Kobo?

Wondering where to get free books for Kobo? You have come to the right place. Check this out>>> It’s definitely going to save you a fortune.

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12 Kobo VS. Kindle

Both Kobo and Kindle sell books and eReaders, sometimes you may find it difficult to make a choice when it comes to whether you should buy it from Kobo or Amazon? In order to clarify some of your doubts, you can read this comparison article: Kobo VS. Kindle.

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13 Kobo Audiobooks VS. Audible

Do you know the major differences between Kobo audiobooks and Audible books? If not, here are some significant differences you can have a check: Kobo Audiobooks VS. Audible.

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Conclusion

Kobo believes stories shape who we are, and words can enhance and transform the world around us. From Kobo library, there’s always a perfect read right there waiting for you. And with the above 13 best tips and tricks for Kobo books and the most powerful Epubor Ultimate software, you can back up and take full control of your purchased Kobo books. Most importantly, you maximize the uses of your Kobo books by getting rid of Kobo DRM.

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Hillary Zhang works for Epubor and writes articles about eBooks and eReaders. She seeks the methods to read eBooks more freely and wants to share all she has got with you.

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