I was aware in the past that the wishlists created on the devices were only stored locally on the device. They were not saved online and when a device was reset, users would have to create a new wishlist on the device. This was fine and dandy as far as I was concerned, except for when I bought a book BEFORE I took it off the wishlist. This left a book on the wishlist that I COULD NOT REMOVE. Resetting the device would fix this, as it erased the local wishlist along with everyhting else.
Fast forward to today. I did a random erase/deregister because I am a complete geek and like to reset my computers/devices every once in awhile. While setting up my preferences again, I went to go manually enter books into my wishlist. TO MY ABSOLUTE HORROR I found my wishlist intact including all of my purchased books that could not be removed.
So, this brings me to 2 questions:
1) Apparently the device wishlist is now stored online, possibly hidden with the profile database. That's fine, and a sign of progress. But can I please be allowed to edit this list online?
2) IF I BUY A BOOK THAT IS ALREADY ON THE WISHLIST CAN'T IT JUST AUTOMATICALLY BE REMOVED FROM THE WISHLIST?
When you enter the Archive section through the Library on an HD/HD+ there is a nice back arrow at the top left that brings you back to the Library.
e.x I tap Library from the home screen, tap the navigation options in the bottom left corner, and tap View Archive. To go back to the Library I simply tap the back arrow at the top left.
Prior to 2.0.6 the Apps menu had a back arrow that brought you back to the Library. This was removed in the most recent update, but the removal of that back arrow means that when you enter the Archive from the Apps menu there is no way to navigate back.
ex. I tap Apps from the home screen, tap the navigation options in the bottom left corner, and tap View Archive. There is no way to navigate back to the Apps menu aside from going all the way back to the home screen.
Just need that back arrow back when you're viewing the Archive from the Apps menu.
A persistant back navigation would fix all of this as well... Just saying.
Since September 11 or 12, 2013, newly purchased B&N movies, and UV redeemed movies that are not listed as unsupported (ones that can be played directly from the Nook video library) are no longer downloading with covers. Only those videos redeemed elswhere, but listed as unsupported in the Nook video library are showing up with covers.
This is occurring on all 4 of our HS/HD+ devices.
Trying to read the latest issue of Popular Mechanics on my HD+ running 2.1.0
After only a few pages I get "unfortunately reader has stopped"
Happened multiple times, now the mag won't even come up.
My other mags seem fine.
I had a few problems with this mag prior to the new software update, but never this bad.
B&N, you may consider this a "suggestion;" I consider it an "issue."
Some of us really like the Nooks, own more than one at this point, and purchase a lot of content. But that doesn't necessarily mean we want all that content on our NST/NSTG's.
Here's the issue. Whenever I turn on the wi-fi on the NST and do a sync, it automatically downloads my last 5-6 purchases whether I want them on the device or not. And the device doesn't have that much on board memory (it will hold a considerable number of standard epub books; but magazines and certain lengthy non-fiction titles are considerably larger files.) Yes, I can go through and archive items that I don't want downloaded to the NST (and then unarchive them later on the other device.) But that's taking away from my reading time, which in turn reduces the B&N purchases. (The other alternative is that I archive everything on the NST one day, sideload all my content and never turn on the wi-fi again.)
Really hope that you will "fix" this on the NST/NSTG. At a minimum, please incorporate this into the software for the next e-ink device.
There is this one book 'Legacy by Kate Brian' which i have purchased but am unable to read.
Whenever i try to view the book it comes up with the message 'error dialogue:sorryannot open this book' it seems to be only thi book, and when trying to view it on the computer at barnes and nobles in my library all it says is 'product data not available'.
I've restarted my nook a lot, repurchased and redownloaded the book and yet it stays unreachable to me -any suggestions on what to do?
When opening Google Voice on the Nook HD+, it starts to load the inbox and then crashes immediately. It does this with complete regularity. This is not an isolated issue: http://bookclubs.barnesandnoble.com/t5/NOOK-HD-HD-Support/Nook-HD-v2-1-Google-Voice-crashes/td-p/1454619
Prior to September 23, 2013 I received The New Yorker magazine in a custom format that worked quite well on the Nook. It included a way to view all cartoons in the issue in one screen, as well as many other helpful features. Since that date, however, the format has changed. The week after that I received the issue in completely plain ePub format. It was completely useless for magazine content. After that the issues are arriving in plain PDF format. That might work on a larger screen but is, again, useless on a small screen. And only the main articles include "Article View" that allows content to be read outside of the fixed format of a pdf file.
I'm trying to find out if this is a permanent change in file format. I much prefer the previous, custom file format. The people at The New Yorker keep referring me back to Nook support. Nook Support says they are only distributing the file. Who can answer this question?
Here is the text of my original message to Support at The New Yorker:
The Nook edition of the New Yorker has been delivered electronically
over the last few weeks once in ePub format and twice in PDF format. I
much prefer the digital format that the magazine was delivered in prior
to the Sep 23, 2013 edition. That custom format was much easier to read
on the Nook. I am even considering canceling my subscription if I
continue to receive the magazine in plain PDF format. Is this a
permanent change or a temporary technical problem?
I just updated to 2.0.6 and now I can't upload anything to the SD card
using a PC (Win 7 x64). The upload doesn't even start. I can upload to
the main memory fine.
As you might imagine this appears as a serious issue to me.
I have tried removing/reinserting the card, soft reset. Nothing resolves
Even with my HD+ linked to my UltraViolet account my videos are not shown in my library. I have two UltraViolet videos (Hobbit and Life of PI) both are available from the B&N store but they still do not show in my library, only in the Flixster app.
The new update has completely degraded the audio quality of streamed Bluetooth music such that the nook HD is no longer suitable to this task. The audio quality used to be fine--though it was not as good as a wired connection, it still worked well. Now the sound is as if it is underwater.
This is not strictly a BN thing, lots of andriod users report this on 4.2 phones. However, since the problem is well documented and a fix is readily available on the net, this probably did not need to happen.
The problem appears to be excessive bit reduction in the audio data. The result is a loss of signal at the high end and an excess amount of bass. Simple EQ cannot compensate for this since you cannot get the lost data back. The reduction in data is fine when using bluetooth for phone calls, where you want to cut out the high end and increase the bass. (Talk radio uses the same filtering to make the people speaking more understandable.) But this filtering is devistating to music. This compression algoritm should never be used on a nook, which cannot even be used to make phone calls.
The fixes out there do seem to work but require rooting. I hope we get a patch soon that addresses this so I can avoid rooting my device.
I am having difficulty recharging my Nook, I believe that the port itself has become loose from the memory board. I believe this problem could be avoided by moving the port to the top of the Nook instead of the bottom. I hold the Nook close to me as I would a book which results in stress on the port as I usually continue to read even when my Nook is recharging. If the port was located at the top edge of the nook instead of the bottom edge it would not be affected when being used while recharging as the cord would not be bent at the plug as it is when the plug is at the bottom and it is used while recharging.
Problem: When I log into My NOOK it seems to try to load, but only returns a totally blank page.
Chrome Version 28.0.1500.72 m
I don't seem to be the only one, as there is discussion over at the NOOK Talk section about this issue.
I want to buy Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card. The price shows $1.99 (matching Amazon's current price), but when I go to buy the book, I get a message I will be charged $4.35.
Yesterday I purchased my first Nook Book. But when I went to the B&N Website to download the Nook ap for my PC, I found two options:
Nook for Windows 8
Nook for Browser
Now, I'm fairly sure Nook was around a while before Windows 8. What happened to the Windows XP / Windows 7 installations?
When I tried to use the Browser version, no matter which browser I used (I tried IE, Firefox and Opera all three) I got the message "Oops! Can't download to this browser!"
Friendly feedback: your ducks are wandering all over the place and need to be gotten back in a row.
I had to actually come to this forum and dig into the archives to find a link to the standard PC version of Nook. My question: why wasn't that link place right on the Nook software page?
A thought: When someone buys a Nook Book, it seems to me they're going to want to be able to read it. ; )
If anyone else needs them, here are the links:
Product: Nook with Glowlight (Model BNRV350)
Software version: 1.1.5
Open a book (any book). Hold on any *complete* word for a moment, and it will show as "selected"; at the bottom of the interface, you'll have options to Highlight, Add Note, Share, or Look Up.
Browse to a page, or adjust your text size settings, so that you see a work that is hyphenated at the end of the line (right side). Try to select either side of the word, and you'll find it impossible. You can only highlight the word by bumping or decreasing text size. Users should be able to highlight text-wrapped words.
With my font settings, I see about 150 words on an average page; of these, about 5 are typically auto-hyphenated. This means I can't readily use the dictionary for about 3% of the words I see at any given time.
This primarily occurs on graphic-heavy items such as digital comic books. The page display arbitrarily switches between expanded and full page views, jumps within the expanded page, skips forward or back one or more pages, Additionally, when the page is on expanded view, it occasionally locks into position, so that you cannot hold and drag the image to see another part of the graphic page. This occurs whether the unit is fully discharged or 75% or more discharged, and when the behavior begins, the battery discharge appears to accelerate, so that when this behavior begins to occur, a fully-charged unit may need recharging after one hour of use. A hard reset doesn't appear to help, nor does cleaning the screen. The behavior is inconsistent, but appears to be more frequent if the unit has been in frequent use during a day. The same issue does not occur with text-based products. This is very annoying, and makes the Nook Color almost unusable for my primary purpose.
im trying to pick back up on an e book i purchased about a year and a half ago. When i try to re-download the book, it says i have to purchase it from the Barnes and Noble store, only thing is im already more then half way through the book, and know i already purchased it. any suggestions on how to retrieve a VERY lost book?
I have had my nook for just over two years now, with relatively few problems. However, a couple days ago, my nook froze as it was syncing with my computer and has not responded at all since. It is not responding to any buttons or being plugged in. Does anyone know of anything I can do to save it????
I am requesting (politely & nicely) someone from the Barnes & Noble support team to address this problem and let us know what the heck is going on with us not getting a magazine download?
What happened to the Sept 9th issue of BusinessWeek?
No one from Barnes & Noble or BusinessWeek has made any kind of comment as to why we did not get that issue.
Do we need to start cancelling our subscriptions....???
All of a sudden, my nook seems frozen on the "drag to unlock your nook" screen, I cannot even turn it off...cannot slide to open, nothing. Has anyone had this problem? Does anyone know what I can do to fix it? I even tried putting it on the charger to see if that would pull up the "charging" screen..nothing. I really want to read the two new books I purchased a few days ago, but cannot do anything. Very frustrating,..I would appreciate any help or suggestions anyone has. If it had batteries, I would pull them out and start again, but no such luck.....Help!! BW
I am currently reading The Zombie Survival Guide on my Nook Simple Touch. This book has a number of lists that are all intended to fit on one page. Some of these lists are longer than one page size on the nook simple touch. Rather than extending to the next page, these lists are simply cut off.
I have the nook tablet and it worked great. About a month or so ago I started having problems when connected to Wi-Fi. Works great when its turned off. No problems reading books or any non Wi-Fi needed apps. But when I turn on Wi-Fi its fine for a few minutes then it starts to "wig out". It just randomly starts opening pages. Then it will say "battery critically low" even if its fully charged then just turn off. Once I turn Wi-Fi back off its fine again. Any suggestions?
Please, Please update the Nook Tablet, Nook Tablet users would love to use the Google Play store. I don't think it's very fair we get shafted just because there is the new Nook Hd and HD+. I paid good money for my Nook Tablet and still pay good money for my books and games that I have on it. So PLEASE give us an UPDATE!!!! Thank You
I had the 1st gen nook, which died just before the 1 year warranty. Was replaced with a new Simple touch. After almost a year, had problems with screen freezing. Store support couldn't fix it even after hard reset, so was given another one.
I paid for the 2 year plan with that one.
After less than 4 months, screen freezing again!
This time, the store didn't bother trying to fix it - just gave me a 'certified' reused. Ok. AND MADE ME PAY $20.00 FOR ANOTHER 2 YEARS BECAUSE IT IS SET TO THE SERIAL # AND NOT THE USER!!!!
And guess what? After having this 'certified' Nook for 3 DAYS, it is frozen again. I can't unlock. It is fully powered and still won't unlock. I did manage to get it to power down by holding the button for about 30 seconds and it is still locked.
I am totally fed up and am glad that most of the books I have on this thing were free friday or sale books, because if BN makes me pay for the two year plan again, I WILL switch to the Kindle. My husband has had his for a few years and no problems.
Give me one good reason I should stay with the Nook?
I have over 300 books on my nook and as many as 25% of them give me this message when I try to open them, "We're working on making this title available on NOOK® for Web. In the meantime, read it on our free NOOK Reading Apps." 1. I do not want to read on my computer 2. Why was I sold a book (many books, actually) that have not been configured to work with my nook? How soom will these issues be fixed as there are many books I'd like to read but cannot because the title is "not available". If you are selling a shirt in a store but the buttons do not work, do you sell the shirt and tell the customer you are working on it? Then why would you sell ,many non-working nooks and tell me you are working on fixing them so I can read them with my Nook? It doesn't make sense.
Also, I put a $50.00 credit card on my b & N account so I could buy nooks but it does not use my gift card - it pulls payment from my credit card instead. I thought it was supposed to pull payment from gift cards first. Why am I having issues with that as well?
Plwase get back to me as I am getting a bit frustrated with my Nook. Regards, Debra
I manually updated my NST to version 1.2.1 last night. This afternoon I bought 3 books, 2 pre-orders and 1 allready released. When I tried to download the released book it said "connecting" and stayed there. Since I have never seen "connecting" before I thought it had to be the update. When I came to the boards to see if anyone else was having trouble with the update I saw one person had suggested doing a factory reset. I have done so THREE times now and it still says version 1.2.1! Only now I can't read ANY of my books as they ALL say "connecting"! Since I read almost a book a day this is very upsetting. I am very disappoited with B&N right now.
Add an icon to the e-mail trash folder to delete all of the items in trash. I have over 20,000 items and it's just not realistic to flag each item, 25 on a page, for delete. A "delete all" is really needed.
nook video not working on nook HD+, linked to ultraviolet, but no show in library.
also on the website (my nook library)
that link is dead
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Since my HD was updated to 2.06, battery life has been cut in half. I'm now only getting about 5 hours of reading time, or about 3 hours of video viewing before I have to recharge the battery. If I accidentally leave wi-fi on, almost 50% of the battery charge is lost within a 12-13 hour period of not use.
I purchased a new version of Pumping Insulin
Even when using publishers defaults I have problems with overlapping content, pages being cutoff, and some pages even have a blank column on the right... Have tried setting publishers defaults on the HD+, archiving/cloud and redownload the book... and it hasn't resolved.. Really would like to see it fixed. Thanks
Just purchased Sue Grafton's O IS FOR OUTLAW. It's the right book, but has the L IS FOR LAWLESS cover. Is there any way this can be fixed? Thanks!
If an application is disabled in Settings, it automatically re-enables itself and can't be disabled permanently. For example, if you disable Google Talk in order not to get spam chat requests, it will turn itself back on.
BROKEN SCREEN ON NOOK S'T WITH G'L I AM TOO FAR TO GET ANY WANRENTEE ON IT BECAUSE I GOT IT LAST CHRISTMAS,AND I AM NOT IN THE U.S.A, NOW THERE IS A BIG BLACK NOTHING IN HALF OF IT CAN SOMEONE DO SOMETHING FOR ME PLEASE
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/nook-for-pc/379003591 this link says that i should be able to use bookshelves on my pc with nook. there are no options that i can find to set them up.
I have followed the update instructions meticulously, but my nook does not recognize the file or update the software. I have downloaded the update file twice, and I have tried installing it to my nook from 3 different computers with the same result. OTA update is not an option for me.
I have contacted support chat and was instructed how to install the update as I had already done according to the instructions on the update page.
Whenever I try and open .cbz files, I get a pop up saying DRP Reader Failed.
Twitter vanishes every day and I have to reinstall it at least once a day.
Nook prompts me to update an app from the nook version to google play, but then says the app is already installed when it tries to update it. This happens with Office Suite Lite.
The wallpaper no longer fills up the entire screen on the lock screen. Instead, there is a black bar on the bottom.
I have not found all that is messed up now, but I am very unhappy with all the Google Junk that was forced down that I don't want.
My existing Games dont run now no matter what I try, so it may even have lost all my settings and make me start over, if ever it works again.
What happened to the Web Browser? What happened to all my Bookmarks/Favorites ? I do not like Google Browsers and Google Apps all over the place. I want the older Web Browser back. How do I get it back. I want the freedom to choose to use or not to use Google Apps.
I don't want to have to register or create accounts in Google or other Apps that I don't want to use. I want the freedom to choose.
You need to fix this newest software update, and give us back more control over our devices.
I have a Nook Simple Touch less than one year old. The Quick Nav button (raised "n") has stopped working. Device is fully charged and I rebooted. The button is not stuck; it just doesn't respond when I press it. I can only wake up the Nook by lightly pressing the power button on the back but I cannot access my library or the Quick Nav menu
The new issues of both Analog and Asimov's magazines are missing their cover art, both on the web pages for the magazines (linked) and on downloaded copies. The cover art does appear within the epub file once you download it, but won't display in the issue list on the Nook.
When I am in the shelves of my Library, I touch the edit button on any shelf to add a book to the shelf and the Nook changes the page I am on. SO FRUSTRATED!!! I am getting ready to go back to my 1st edition. I have had this Nook Simple Touch less than a year.