Adding Ebook Shortcut to Mobile Home Screen

Learn to easily create a shortcut to your Norton Ebook Reader book from your mobile device home screen. This page includes instructions for how to create a shortcut on Apple iOS devices (iPhone and iPad) and devices running Google Android.

iPad, iPhone, & iPod Touch

Offline Reading Functionality: Launch Safari on your iOS device. Navigate to the online ebook and open any chapter. Tap on the menu icon in the upper left corner of the page, select the Table of Contents, tap on the Offline reading button near the bottom of the list, select the ebook content you'd like to make available for offline reading on your device, and tap the Apply button.

Once the ebook content has finished preparing for offline reading on your device, tap the share icon (the square with an arrow pointing upward). From the menu that appears, tap on Add to Home Screen.

Note: On an iPad, the share icon is in the tool bar at the top of the browser. On an iPhone or iPod Touch, the share icon is located in the tool bar at the bottom of the browser.

You can edit the name of the icon if you wish or simply tap Add.

The icon will then appear on your device's home screen.

Note: The icon may be added to a new home screen so you may need to swipe left to find it.

Android

Offline Reading Functionality: Launch Chrome on your Android device. Navigate to the online ebook and open any chapter. Tap on the menu icon in the upper left corner of the page, select the Table of Contents, tap on the Offline reading button near the bottom of the list, select the ebook content you'd like to make available for offline reading on your device, and tap the Apply button.

Once the ebook content has finished preparing for offline reading on your device, tap the menu icon (three vertical circles). From the menu that appears, tap on Add to Home screen.

You can edit the name of the icon if you wish or simply tap the Add link.

The icon will then appear on your device's home screen.

Note: The icon may be added to a new home screen so you may need to swipe left or right to find it.

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