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Installing Bookshelf for Android

Here’s what you need to do to update your Android phone or tablet to the latest version of Bookshelf.


If your Android phone or tablet supports Android 5.0, you can update to the latest version of Bookshelf.

Update to the latest version of Android OS




Install Bookshelf


Tap the Android Download Button to go directly to the Bookshelf download page in the Google Play Store. Or on your Chromebook device, double-click the Google Play Store icon, and search for "Bookshelf."

Tap the Install button and tap the Accept button.  You may be prompted to sign in to your Google Account. 

If you need assistance with your Google Account, please visit the Google Account Recovery Page.




You will need to sign into Bookshelf to see all of your eBooks. If you don’t know the email address you used with VitalSource or password, we can help.

If you forgot your VitalSource Credentials visit the Password Retrieval Page.





Read the full release notes to learn everything about the new features and updates.


Need help?

Learn what to do if you need help updating your devices.

If you have two active mobile devices, make sure that you deactivate unused devices so you can update to the latest version of Bookshelf.

Manage your Bookshelf Activations



Learn what to do if you see a message that says there’s not enough space on your device to install Bookshelf.


Missing Books?

Did all of your eBooks disappear?  Learn what to do if your library displays the message, "Where are My Books?"

Where are my Books?

Redemption Code?

Do you have a VitalSource Redemption Code?

Redeeming Codes


What's new in Bookshelf for Android

Learn about all of the new features in Bookshelf that let you do more than ever on your Chromebook.

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