Using Google Play Books with iriver Story HD

Get started with the Story HD

When you first turn on your device, you will be asked to sign into your Google Account.

Once you've signed in to your account, the Story HD will display books that you have in your Google Play library.

Buying a book

You can purchase books on Google Play using your computer or supported Android device using the Google Play Store Google Play Store app. You can read any books you purchase on Google Play using your Story HD once you've signed in to your Google Account.


To open a book in your library, navigate to the book and press Enter. Your book will start downloading and open automatically once it's been downloaded.

Use the 4-way controller to turn book pages and select Option to view a menu of reading features and settings.

Offline Reading

To download a book for offline reading that you purchased on Google Play, select the book you would like read on your device and press Enter. Your Story HD will automatically connect to a Wi-Fi network and begin downloading the book to your device.

Please note: You will need to be connected to a Wi-Fi network to download a book. Once your download is complete, you can read the book on the Story HD without an Internet connection.

You can also download every book in your library by selecting Download All eBooks from the Option Menu.

Transferring content to Story HD

You can transfer supported content to Story HD using the provided USB cable or SD card.

To transfer books protected by Adobe DRM, you will need Adobe Digital Editions installed on your computer. You can download Adobe Digital Editions using your computer.

Reading library ebooks (from OverDrive) on Story HD

To read books borrowed from your library (powered by OverDrive), please follow these instructions for transferring content to Story HD.

Deleting books from your Story HD

You can delete content from the Story HD in two ways:

  1. Delete a downloaded book on your device only: You can delete a book on your device, but keep the book in your Google Play library.

    To delete the book on your local device, select the book on your device and select DEL. This removes the downloaded book from the Story HD and frees up space for other books you'd like to read. The book will remain in your library on Google Play, which means it will still appear on your list of available books when you refresh your library.
  2. Delete books from your Google Play library and device: You can delete books from your Google Play library and your Story HD.
    • Visit your Google Play Books library on your computer.
    • Click the Menu Menu icon over the book you wish to remove.
    • Select Remove from my library.

    Once a book is removed from your Google Play library, select Refresh library from your Story HD's Option Menu to remove it from your device.

If you have a hardware issue with your iriver Story HD™ device, please contact the iriver support team:
  • Phone: 800-278-4394 (U.S. Toll Free), +1-949-336-4540 (outside the U.S.)
  • Email:
For questions about buying or reading books on Google Play using the Story HD, contact the Google Play support team.

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