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dynalmadman
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Registered: ‎02-04-2010
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Help with Balckberry reader please.

I installed the reader just fine on my BB Bold 9000.  I have no trouble downloading and reading some samples from B&N.

 

I have a Epub book that I bought from another source and would like to read it on my BB.  I tried putting it in the BN folder with the other samples, but then  I get an 'Unable to Sync' error, so I deleted it.

 

I installed Calibre and converted it to .pdb and put it in the same folder, and got the same error.

 

Is there something special I have to do to side load a book to read in the BN ereader on the blackberry?

 

Thank you,

Michael

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Ed_Mart
Posts: 661
Registered: ‎12-05-2009
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Re: Help with Balckberry reader please.

The current version (1.0.7) of B&N's ereader for BB cannot read epub format books.  There is also the problem of DRM, converting a book with no drm from epub to pdb will not stop the ereader from trying to use the B&N DRM scheme.  Which of course results in the book not opening.

 

As to the "unable to sync" error, have you tried rebooting the BB after loading the book?  I occasionally get a "media card removed, unable to sync" message after directly adding media to the sd card but rebooting takes care of it.

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