How to Download Audible Books on Multiple Devices

By Noah Brown

Updated on November 25, 2020

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With more than 300,000 titles to its name, Audible is the world’s largest seller and producer of audiobooks. When you decide to purchase the title you like from Audible, you may be wondering how to download Audible books on your device. There are several ways you can download your purchased Audible books on Windows, Mac, iPhone, or Android, and just see instructions below.


Part 1. Ways to Access Audible Books on Multiple Devices

Downloading audiobooks from Audible on your device is now very easy for each Audible user, with an official Audible app available for Windows, Android, and iOS. However, on a Mac, no additional software is needed to download your audiobook. But it doesn’t matter. Just follow these steps to begin downloading your audiobook depending on your device.

#1. How to Download Books to iPhone

Step 1. Open the Audible app on your iPhone and sign in with your Audible account.

Step 2. Tap the Library at the bottom of the screen then tap Titles followed by All Titles at the top of your screen.

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Step 3. Next, tap the cover art of the audiobook you want to download after you see any and all of the audiobooks you’ve already purchased.

Step 4. Once it’s done downloading, the cover art will no longer have that small arrow on it and it won’t be grayed out.

#2. How to Download Books to Android Phone

Step 1. Open the Audible app on your Android phone and log in with your Audible account.

Step 2. Tap the menu button at the top left corner of the screen.

Step 3. Tap Library then tap Titles and choose the All option.

Step 4. Tap on the cover art of the audiobook you would like to download and the title will start to download.

#3. How to Download Audible Books on Mac

1) Download Audible Content with Apple Books

Step 1. Go to the Library page on the Audible site and click Download next to the title you want to download.

Step 2. Once the download is complete, open Apple Books and click on Store > Authorization > Authorize This Computer.

Step 3. Click Yes in the pop-up message you receive asking you to “authorize your computer.”

Step 4. Enter your Audible sing-in information and click the orange Active in Apple Books button.

Step 5. Click File and select Add to Library then browse to the location where your audiobooks are located in the “Add to Library” window.

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Step 6. Locate the title you want to import highlight it and click Add and the audiobook will appear in the Audiobooks section of Apple Books.

2) Download Audible Content with iTunes

Step 1. Navigate to the Library page on the Audible desktop site and click Download next to the title you want to download.

Step 2. Once the download is complete, launch iTunes and click on Account > Authorizations > Authorize This Computer.

Step 3. Click Yes in the pop-up message you receive asking you to “authorize your computer”.

Step 4. Then enter your Audible sign-in information and click the orange button that says Active in iTunes.

Step 5. Next, click File > Add File to Library and browse to the location your Audible files are stored.

Step 6. Locate and double-click the Audible file(s) you wish to import and you can find your Audible books on the Book icon in the dropdown menu of the iTunes window.

#4. How to Download Audible Books on Windows 10

Step 1. After signing into the Audible app, go to the My Library screen.

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Step 2. Tap or click on the book you want to download and your selected audiobook should begin the download immediately.


Part 2. How to Play Audible on Various Devices without Limits

Once your download is complete, the items appear in your library and you can stream your books on your device when you’re in offline mode. However, you’re only allowed to listen to those books on your mobile phone or computer. If you prefer to enjoy them on your portable devices like smartwatches, it will let you down.

The encryption makes Audible books unplayable in some devices that do not support Audible. To make Audible books playable on those devices, you need to remove DRM protection and convert Audible books to more widely-supported formats like MP3. For this special task, it is better to have an app, such as Tunelf Audio Converter. Here is how to convert Audible books to MP3 for playing on various devices without limits.

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Main Functions of Tunelf Audible AA/AAX Converter

  • Remove the built-in protection from Audible, Apple Music, and iTunes
  • Convert Audible AAX or AA books to MP3, FLAC, AAC, M4A, M4B, WAV
  • Cut large Audible or iTunes audiobooks into small segments by chapters
  • Keep audios with ID3 tags and lossless audio quality at 30× faster speed

Step 1 Import Audible files to Tunelf

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Once launching Tunelf Audible Audiobook Converter on your computer, you can drag and drop your titles downloaded from Audible to the conversion interface or click the Add button at the top of the interface to choose titles you want to convert.

Step 2 Choose output format as MP3

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To set the output format as MP3, you need to click the Format panel at the bottom right of the main interface. It will pop up a new window where you can choose MP3 as the output format and customize other audio parameters including bit rate, sample rate, audio codec, and channel for ensuring the output audio quality.

Step 3 Convert Audible books to MP3

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Now just click the Convert button at the bottom right of the main interface then Tunelf program will start to remove DRM from Audible and convert Audible to MP3 and save them to your specific folder. After conversion, you can hit the Converted icon to browse all the unprotected Audible MP3 books.


Conclusion

If you’re an Audible subscriber, you are notified those books download from Audible only available on a part of devices. But with the help of Tunelf Audio Converter, the playback of books could be easier. You can choose to play Audible books on all of your devices after you convert Audible to MP3 or other playable formats.

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