Kobo Books - eBooks Audiobooks

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About this app

Join millions of booklovers across the globe and access your very own portable reading world. Go shelf-less and take your reading adventures on the go. With over 5 million titles to choose from, there’s something for every type of reader and listener.

Introducing audiobooks from Kobo—our brand new expertly curated collection. Discover the best deal on audiobooks when you subscribe. You earn Kobo Super Points every purchase. With all your eBooks and audiobooks together, the Kobo App is all you need.**

The Kobo App allows you to browse our growing collection of the world's best eBooks, audiobooks, graphic novels, and children's books, to enjoy instantly on your smartphone or tablet. Search by author, title, topic or genre to discover your next great read.

Check out Kobo’s free eBook selection to discover a new favourite.

Take a look at our most popular and trending eBooks, updated hourly!

Browse now on the Kobo website.

The Kobo App makes reading even more comfortable and convenient:

• Customize the way you read. Enjoy crisp, clear text in the size and style you prefer. Try Night Mode to make reading easier on your eyes before bedtime, and lock the screen in portrait or landscape mode.

• Our beautifully designed, easy-to-use player makes it simple for you to move through your audiobook with a single touch. Never worry about losing your spot, and see how much time is left at a glance. Schedule it to turn off after a set amount of time—perfect for listening before going to sleep.

• Discover recommendations just for you for eBooks and audiobooks we think you’ll love. Read thousands of free eBook previews or listen to audiobook samples to help you find your next favourite.

• Start reading on one device and pick up on another. The Kobo App always remembers where you left off, so you can keep reading across all your devices.

• Share your love of reading on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Post your favourite quotes, notes, and thoughts from what you’re reading.

• Rate and review the books you’ve read or read reviews from booklovers like you!

• Read in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Dutch, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese or Japanese.

**Audiobooks available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. You can listen to audiobooks on smartphones and tablets running Android version 4.4 or higher.
Updated on
29 Sept 2022

Data safety

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Location, Personal info and 3 others
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278K reviews
Nick Bartolotta
31 July 2022
This used to be a simple and effective app, but with the latest update it's ripe with bugs. You can't change the playback speed. Doesn't show up on my car for Bluetooth anymore so no pause function works, I can't see the time elapsed, etc. How could they release an update with such simple bugs?? Good thing I only have an hour left of my audiobook and can ditch this app after, but it really sucks to go back to listening to normal speed!!
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Aethena Drake
6 August 2022
Seems to work well so far. Update: The July 2022 update is frustrating. I can't get the app to work effectively with my Bluetooth headphones. The pause and fast forward commands just don't work when I use the buttons on my headphones. The most frustrating part of buying Kobo audiobooks is that I can only listen to the audiobooks using the Kobo app. If I could actually download the books into an app that is functional, I would consider keeping my subscription.
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jared rogers
6 September 2022
I bought extra audiobooks because the 1 credit a month was quite enough. I had 2 left over but it won't let me use them. I talked with support and they seemed to have fixed it. Fast forward to the next time I want to use a credit and same problem appears. The difference is this time support just kept telling me I didn't have any credits even with me showing them screen shots of the 2 audio credits I still had. Needless to say don't waste your time or money.
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Kobo Books
6 September 2022
Hello, we are sorry to hear you're having a bad experience with Kobo, please don't hesitate to reach out to us via find us on Facebook/Twitter or our support team via chat at http://kobo.com/help. (http://kobo.com/help.) We are always happy to help!

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