Download & read books offline

You can download your ebook so you can read it anywhere, even when you don't have an internet connection.

Download & read books on your device

  1. Make sure your Android phone or tablet is connected to Wi-Fi.
  2. Open the Google Play Books app Play Books.
  3. Tap the book you want to download.
    • You can also tap More Moreand thenDownload to save the book for offline reading.
    • Once the book is saved to your device, a Downloaded icon will appear Offline.

Download using Wi-Fi only

To avoid data charges, you can download ebooks using Wi-Fi only. To turn this feature on or off:

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Play Books app .
  2. Tap Menu Menuand then Settings and then Download over Wi-Fi only.
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