Questions tagged [google-play-books]

Google Books is an eBook store and a full text book search.

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How to change book language in Google Play Books

Does anyone know how to change the language of a book in Google Play Books? I uploaded a portuguese book (epub) to Google Play Books, but when I highlight a word, the app does not recognize that the ...
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moving my google play books to my sd card

How can I move my play books to my SD card? It does not appear I can do this through File Manager. Galaxy Tab Pro / Android version 5.1.1
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Can I edit Play Books dictionary?

When reading on the Google Play Books app, there can be a lot of names or locations to remember. What would be perfect is a way of editing the dictionary to allow custom entries in which I can enter ...
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Disable full screen view in Google Play Books

On my 2013 Nexus 7, the Google Play Books app makes use of the new full screen feature in Android 4.4 KitKat to hide the system bars when the app is in use. This adds nothing useful to the experience, ...
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How to enable TalkBack without accessibility navigation?

I have all the Google text-to-speech software installed, but the "Read Aloud" option is not enabled in Google Play Books for a book I bought from Google Play. If I turn on the TalkBack feature then ...
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How can I prevent a downloaded Google Play Book from being purged?

I have purchased a digital book on Google Play. To read a book, the Google Play Books application downloads a copy to my Android device. This all works as expected. The problem is that I read this ...
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How to use text-to-speech to read out text on Google Books

I would like to know the exact steps a visually impaired or blind person would take to Download a book called "X" from the Google Play store Enable text-to-speech for their language (e.g. Zulu) on ...
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How do I make sure my notes and highlights from Google Play Books are saved when I factory reset my Android phone?

I need to unlock my Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, Android ver. 4.2.2, and I'm not sure if the notes I took on my books using the Play Books app will still be there after the reset. I need all those notes ...
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S Note 4 - How Many Books

How can I tell my number of uploads in Google Play Books? I have a bunch of books in my Google books. It seems like I cannot add any more unless I delete some. I found out that the limit is 1000 but ...
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How to have a custom table of contents in Google Play Books?

I uploaded a big PDF book to my Google Play and I was wondering if there was a way to make my own table of contents for it ? Right now, the only item in the table is the beginning of the book... ...
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How do I remove the top and bottom bars on Google Play Books when I'm reading?

The top and bottom bars are obtrusive and covers the top and bottom part of the text in the books I read. I tried tapping on the screen once but the bars would only flicker and not hide. Is there a ...
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Google Books errors on HTC Sensation on application launch

Google Books Android crashes on loading, and whenever I have auto-sync enabled (which is hence very disruptive) I always get the error twice: The application Books (process com.google.android.apps....