Do you enjoy reading books and would like to read some books on your Android device for free? Do you keep coming across ebook readers on the Google Play store but can never find free books to read? Are you jealous of people who are constantly reading books on their Kindle Fire tablet?
If you answered yes to any one of these questions, then you don’t need to worry since you can now download thousands of free books on your Android device and read them whenever and wherever you want.
This guide will show you how to download free books on Android using third party apps from the Google Play store, as well as using websites to download free books.
Method 1: Amazon Kindle
Some of you might be wondering how you can use Amazon’s Kindle app to download free books on your Android device as a lot of books are available for purchase only. You’ll be surprised knowing that there are currently thousands of free books available on the Amazon Kindle store. The Kindle book platform is probably the best way you can use to download thousands of free books on your Android device. The app is reliable, easy to use and also has a built-in ebook reader. Aside from that, the app also features a dictionary for looking up words while reading and you can also use the Google and Wikipedia links to get more information for a particular word or phrase. Downloaded by over 50 million Android users, the Amazon Kindle app has an interesting selection of free books, such as Pride & Prejudice and The adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
Download and install the Amazon Kindle app on your Android device. You can get the app through the Google Play button below.
Tap on the Sign in button and login with your Amazon account details. If you don’t have an Amazon account, you can create one by tapping on the Create an account button.
Tap on the Menu button on the top right corner and select Kindle Store.
Tap on Books inside the Kindle Store.
Type in the name of the book that you are looking for in the text box and tap on the Go button. Tap on the Filter More button if you want to narrow down your search according to category, customer reviews, latest releases and authors.
Tap on the dropdown menu, select Price: Low to High and click on the Sort button.
Tap on the book that you want to download. That’s it! You have successfully downloaded a free book using the Amazon Kindle app and you can now read it through the built-in ebook reader.
Method 2: 50,000 Free Ebooks & Reader
50000 Free Ebooks & Reader is another popular app available on the Google Play store that lets you download free ebooks directly on your Android device. Downloaded by millions of Android users, the app features a built-in ebook reader and offers over 50,000 free books for download. The great thing about the app is that it lets you sort the available books by category and you can choose from 23 different categories. Aside from that, the app also lets you review and rate books, resize and adjust text while reading a book, view the books in classic, day/night and sepia modes, and use the Volume keys to navigate around the book.
Download and install the 50000 Free Ebooks & Reader app on your Android device. You can get the app through the Google Play button below.
Select your desired category by tapping on the category tab, such as Literature or Drama. Alternatively, you can also search for books by tapping on the Menu key.
Under the selected category, tap on the ALL tab to view all the books in that category. You can also list the featured and trending books in that category.
Tap on the book that you want to download. You’ll now be taken to the Book Details screen.
Tap on the Download button to start downloading the book. That’s it! You have successfully downloaded the book on your device and you can read it using the built-in ebook reader.
Method 3: Downloading Through Websites
This last method focuses on downloading free books on your Android device through several websites using your device’s web browser. There are various websites that let you download free ebooks without charging a single dollar. The great thing about this method is that, unlike apps available on the Google Play store, the content and the numbers of books available on these websites is huge. It is unlikely that you won’t be able to find your desired book using one of these websites.
While you can manually use your web browser to open these websites, there is also an app available that features links to some of the most popular websites for downloading free books. The app doesn’t only display links for downloading free books, but it also lists the free eBook Readers currently available for Android.
If you want to visit the websites manually, then proceed to Step 4. Download and install the Free eBooks app on your Android device. You can get the app through the Google Play button below.
Open the app and tap on the Free eBooks tab.
Tap on the website name that you want to use for downloading the free books. This will show you the details of what the website offers and you can read the descriptions of all these to find the website that perfectly fits your preferences. Tap on the CHECK IT OUT! button to visit the website using your device’s web browser.
If you want to manually visit one of these websites, then open your internet browser and enter the link of the website. These are some of the most popular and reliable websites for downloading free books. You might need to register for a free account to start downloading books. Registration will only take about a minute.
Search for your desired book by entering the book title in the search text box. You can also choose from categories, genres, languages and authors.
Click on the book that you want and select the Download option. Most of these websites will let you download the books in PDF format while others might give you other format options as well. Make sure that you only select the PDF file format. That’s it! You can now read your downloaded ebook through any ebook reader.
Books are a great way keep yourself busy while you are out on a trip or if you’re constantly on the go. While you can easily carry a particular book with you everywhere, you might not want to read it all the time. Obviously, you can’t carry around your entire book collection with you physically, which is why downloading books on your Android device is the perfect solution. You can store thousands of free books on your Android device using the methods mentioned above. The first two methods have built-in ebook readers and you can use any third party ebook reader if you downloaded your books using Method 3. You might even want to convert ePub files to read your favorite books or look into Audible for recorded books. Whichever method you choose, make sure that you follow all the instructions on how to download free books on Android, and feel free to shoot any questions below.