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Google Play Books, how to i see the size of the downloaded book?

Discussion in 'Android Help' started by Kharl, Nov 22, 2014.

  1. Kharl

    Kharl Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Hi!
    is this part of the complot of pushing us to always buy and buy devices with the excuse of more and more storage space (google aready havent provide a valid reason why not did install a external sd slot), in order to promove its cloud storage (and rpivacy going to hell) and to promote the new era of "download, istall it and forget the size...." so you reach your size with couple of apps and couple of books then... you have to buy a bigger memory device, and to acquire a faster internet service?

    nice plan uhm....!

    ok... the questin i have this time.....

    i have 290mb less with only 4 books i downloaded... i want to see the size of each book i donwloaded...

    (goolge already remove the size information in google play market [it is available but after couple of taps and couple of scroll down... why they didnt remove it from the first line of descriptions????] after one of their updates early this year..)

    how do i see the size of a downloaded book?
     



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  2. Kharl

    Kharl Well-Known Member
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    so nobody?

    everybody just download and download the books and when full (ignoring whats using so much MBs just buy another tablet?, is that what you do?)
     
  3. Pugs1957

    Pugs1957 Guest

    Go to the folder where the file is stores, long press it an select properties
     
  4. Kharl

    Kharl Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    and where is the file stored?
     
  5. Pugs1957

    Pugs1957 Guest

    No idea, I use kindle and it has a folder of its own
     
  6. Kharl

    Kharl Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    kindle, sorry for my ignorance.. , you use kindle... the app or the device?
    compare with google play, where do i get more variety of books?
     
  7. Pugs1957

    Pugs1957 Guest

    I use the app. I try to avoid Google so haven't compared. BTW book size in Kindle app is circa 200kb. That may help with your storage problem
     
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