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Old October 5th, 2012, 08:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Manually adding eBooks to [rooted] Nexus 7

I've been trying to do this for some time yet, I think the guides I've been following are for non-rooted N7's. I'm running Cyanogenmod 10. I've tried creating an "eBook" folder manually and putting all my books in there, nothing. I have 4 different apps I've been trying with, the built-in reader, Kindle app, B&N Nook, and Calibre, none of them can see the files, they're all EPUB and PDFs. I've tried placing them directly into Kindle directory, can't see them.

What directory do I put them under, or can I upload them via drive or drop box so they can be found?

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Old October 6th, 2012, 01:51 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I use aldiko reader, you can use the files section to locate your books, mine are just in a folder called books. Don't think the kindle app can read local files.
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Old October 6th, 2012, 03:23 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Kindle books needs to be converted to .mobi and put into the kindle directory.
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I use Aldilko also and they work fine, I also have a folder created and called Ebooks and have them in there, and no issues, hope this helps

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Old October 6th, 2012, 07:26 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I use Aldiko along with Aldiko sync to keep books synced between phone and tablet. You could also check out FBreader, cool, moon+ and I'm sure there are several more. The Kindle and B&N apps are meant for reading books obtained through their respected ecosystems. You can import epub into both (Kindle requires conversion) but they don't make it convenient... On purpose.
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Old October 6th, 2012, 08:52 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Don't you have a file explorer of some kind? If it can see the books, find the path that the file explorer is using and point your reader in the same direction.
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Mantano has an import option. The paid version has a file manager system as well to manually import
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