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Betsyfru
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Registered: ‎12-22-2010
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Hubby got a Nook tablet for Christmas

I have a nook color and he has a nook tablet. I purchased a book several months ago that he wants to read, but it is not a lend me. Is there some way that he can get access to the book without buying it, if I already own it? If it were a paper book, I ciuld just hand it to him...
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whiteoakBR
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Re: Hubby got a Nook tablet for Christmas

You should be able to download it to your computer using the Nook for PC application.  Then locate the actual file on your computer and sideload it to your husband's NT.  At this point you will need to enter your credit card information to "unlock" the book.  This information needs to be the same as the credit card information you have entered into your B&N account.  This should only have to be done once, as long as he keeps the book on his tablet he will be able to open it at will.

 

I have never tried this but many others on these boards have said that is how it works.  Good luck!

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bklvr896
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Re: Hubby got a Nook tablet for Christmas