You can add or update the content and cover files for a book by going to the Book Catalog of your Partner Center account.
- Click the book's title.
- Click Content.
To upload new or updated content, click Upload content/Upload a file. Each file should be less than 2 GB.
Please name your files according to the following guidelines.
Note: These guidelines are specific to files uploaded on a specific book's "Content" tab. If you're uploading files directly from the Book Catalog, refer to the filename guidelines for bulk uploads.
|Front cover image files||
Cover files in PDF format should include
|Back cover image files||
Filenames must include
For all files, avoid including an underscore character (
_ ) in the filename unless it's being used before one of the above mentioned suffixes (e.g.
File status and history
Files you submit for this book will appear in the upload history on this page, initially under "Pending content." If they process successfully, they'll supersede any older versions of the same display type in our system and move to the "Processed Content" list. Any errors will be noted in the "Issues" column.
The version listed under "Processed Content" will be available on Google Books and Google Play, if sales are enabled. Previous versions will be listed under "Past Files."
Files may appear in your upload history under a different filename than the one you used.
|Pending Content||Files are listed here if they haven't successfully processed yet. This includes files currently undergoing processing as well as files with errors. Check the "Issues" column for the details|
|Processed Content||Only the most recent successfully processed version of each display type (see below) is listed here. This is the version that will be available on Google Books and on Google Play (depending on your settings).|
|Cover Files||Processed cover image files are listed here.|
|Past Files||Previous versions of your book files are listed here. This includes versions which didn't successfully process, as well as old cover image files.|
- Flowing: .epub files
- Fixed: .pdf files
- Cover: Cover image files are displayed in a separate list, under "Cover Files."
Note: If you see “quality review,” you’re using a previous version of our Partner Center.
After your content processes successfully, you'll have the option to add content reviewers. Content reviewers acquire a free copy of your book in their personal Google Play library, so they can see how it will appear to buyers. To view your eBook, add yourself as a content reviewer. Read more about granting books to reviewers.