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deekeath
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Registered: ‎01-23-2011
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Lend/Borrow Nook Color

My friend and I both have NC.  She is trying to lend me a book, Hunger Games.  She said it now shows it as "Lent" on her Nook after she sent it to me and that I should be able to just accept it.  However, I cannot find anything on my nook, or on the B&N website, to accept a loan.  What am I doing wrong?  (Something simple, no doubt)  lol

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spinndiva
Posts: 166
Registered: ‎12-06-2010

Re: Lend/Borrow Nook Color

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You should get an email, telling you that your friend is lending you the book. (it should have"[name of friend] is lending you a nookbook" in the subject line)

On the bottom of that email it says "accept", or "View my offer" (depending if you have "display images enabled or not)

Click on that and you're done! :smileyhappy:

THe book should then show up automatically in your library the next time you refresh it with a little number in one corner, telling you the remaining days until it defaults back to your friend. :smileyhappy:

Hope this helps!

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Sardonicus
Posts: 380
Registered: ‎05-11-2010

Re: Lend/Borrow Nook Color


deekeath wrote:

My friend and I both have NC.  She is trying to lend me a book, Hunger Games.  She said it now shows it as "Lent" on her Nook after she sent it to me and that I should be able to just accept it.  However, I cannot find anything on my nook, or on the B&N website, to accept a loan.  What am I doing wrong?  (Something simple, no doubt)  lol


I suggest having your friend ensure that she entered your email address correctly.

We experienced the same thing when a friend unregistered and re-registered his Nook and then erred in adding my address.

 

If  that's the case, a call to Customer Service should clear it up.  (It did for us, anyway.)

The people who live in a golden age usually go around complaining how yellow everything looks.

- Randall Jarrell








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jeanniepep
Posts: 474
Registered: ‎12-05-2010

Re: Lend/Borrow Nook Color

I don't have a ton of experience with this, but I would also check your Spam Folder to see if the email went there. It would have shown up as a generic BN address, not your friend, so depending on your email security it might recognize it as spam.

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deekeath
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Registered: ‎01-23-2011
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Re: Lend/Borrow Nook Color

I will check with her to be sure she entered my email address correctly.  I  haven't gotten an email or any notifications in my library, etc.  Thanks so much for your quick replies!