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PsycheUtah
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Nook, registered credit card changing question

I have a question, I tried doing a search and couldn't find anything that addresses it so I am going to ask here and hope that I didn't just miss looking in some obvious place where it's already answered.  Thanks in advance for your patience.

 

My sister and I both have our nooks registered to the same account.  We currently have my bank/credit card as the card on the account.  She applied for and got the Barns and Noble credit card and we wanted to change our account to that card. 

 

I'm assuming changing the card can be done easily (I haven't tried it yet) but wanted to know this.  If the books we have purchased are set to the first card (mine) will they still be able to be read once we change to her card?  Is it as simple as making sure we keep that first card number around to unlock them, and then all new books would of course unlock with the new card they are purchased with?  Or is there going to be a problem with the Nook getting confused because we have had two cards on the account.

 

Again, I apologize if this is a silly question.  Thank you so much for your help.

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Re: Nook, registered credit card changing question

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not a silly question at all.

 

I recently move cross state and changed banks... during the interim before i got a new bank account and card.. i used prepaid debit cards from the convenience stores.. visa/mastercards... but prepaid.. kinda like gift cards.. .if i have to remember them.. oh.. FU b&n. 

 

I haven't tested this at all and don't know so don't take my word as gospel.  I would hope that only the current credit card is required to validate and get yoru downloads.  I hope they didn't make it superstupid and require the card at the time of purchase to get your downloads... if so.. FU b&n.. people change cards and numbers often enough that this type of feature, if programmed, should never have been coded.... simply another reason why people pirate.. to get back materials that have been STOLEN from them.... and some people wonder why people pirate!?!?

 

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Re: Nook, registered credit card changing question

The books unlock with the CURRENT default credit card on your account. So, if you change your default credit card, you will only even need to remember the new number.

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Re: Nook, registered credit card changing question

Thank you both!!  I hadn't thought about the gift card thing but that would have been a good indication.  I was making a bigger issue out of something that isnt' an issue at all. Thanks again.

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Re: Nook, registered credit card changing question

If you want to change credit cards, you have to unregister your Nook, change the card on your account, and then re-register. I read that (I think) in the tutorial on it. So I think it should be pretty easy to fix.