3M Cloud Library and Kindle Fire How to download 3M eBooks to your Kindle Fire/HD

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The 3m cloud library and your kindle fire

3M Cloud Library and Kindle FireHow to download 3M eBooks to your Kindle Fire/HD Installation (This process only needs to be done once)At the top of the Kindle Fire screen:

EITHER tap on the Gear icon andTap More OR swipe down from the top of the screen and tap the More icon (This step depends on which model Kindle Fire you have)

Tap on Device Choose ON for Allow Installation of ApplicationsTap the Home icon.

Installation (continued)Tap on Apps at the top of your Kindle Fire/HD screenTap on Store> In the Search Appstore field, type ES File Explorer Tap on ES File Explorer in the results listTap on the word FREE Tap on Get App. The app will begin downloading and installing. It will show in your carousel when you tap the Home icon. This app will be used later in the downloading process.

Installation (continued)Tap the Home icon at the bottom of the screen Open the devices web browser and type in the following URL in the address bar: ebookdownload.3m.com/apps/android3mcloudlibrary.apk.

The 3M Cloud Library app will automatically begin downloadingYour browser screen will be white but the toolbar at the top of the screen will show that the app is being downloadedYou will see a small 1 in a circle

Installation (continued)After the 3M app has finished downloading, tap on the ES File Explorer icon on your home screenTap the Folders tabTap SD Card The app may automatically open to the appropriate screen. If the location bar at the top of your screen says SD Card, you are in the correct screen.

Installation (continued)Tap on the Download or AppMgr folder. The 3M file should have a .apk extension If it has a .zip extension, change it to .apk by pressing and holding on the file icon until a menu appears Tap RenameDelete .zipAdd .apkTap OKTap on the 3M Cloud Library file Tap install at the bottom of the screen

Installation (finished)If the app does not open automatically, tap on the Home iconTap on Apps at the top of the screenSearch for the 3M Cloud Library app You can toggle between apps on the Device and apps in the Cloud by using the options at the top of the screen Once you find the app, tap on it to open and proceed

One-Time Set UpOpen the app to set it up for your initial use. Answer each field!

Select State/County- select NH from the menu

Select Library- select your registered library from the menu

Tap in the field below Enter Your Library ID and enter your library barcode

Tap in the field below Enter Your Library PIN end enter your 4 digit PIN

End User License Agreement- tap to open and tap Agree to continue

The green Login button will now appear brighter and become usable. Tap the green Login button.

Check Out BooksOpen the 3M Cloud Library app on your Kindle FireBrowse through our collection or search for a specific title using the Search featureTap on a book cover to reveal the Book Details pageTap the Check Out button on the Book Details page to check out the bookIf the book is currently checked out, the button will be gray and allow you to place a hold instead

Immediately after tapping Check Out, the My Books tab appears

The new book will appear in your Currently Reading list

When the book has finished downloading, it will open so you can begin reading

Go to the My Books screen in the 3M app and click on the list view button

In the list view, tap the book you would like to return. The Book Details page will appear

Tap the red Check In button

Return Books Early

Tap the Return Book button to finalize your return

Search, download and return 3M eBooks through our online catalogGo to our online catalog and sign into your Polaris account

Use your library barcode number and 4 digit PIN to log into your account

Browse the online catalog for a 3M eBookType 3m into the search boxLimit by Ebook (downloadable)Click Go!

Choose a title to check out (or put on hold) and click on Check Out

Click on Check Out Now

Success! Now close the pop-up and minimize your browser

Open the 3M Cloud Library app on your KindleYour book will appear! If your book does not automatically begin to download, tap on the cover to get it started

Return books early through the online catalogSign into your library accountGo to MyAccount Items OutClick Check In