Buying books and magazines on kobo.com

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    Buying eBooks and magazines on kobo.com

    You can shop for eBooks and magazines on the Kobo website.

    When you purchase an eBook in the Kobo Store, you can read it on any of your Kobo devices or Kobo apps. You can read magazines from the Kobo Store on Kobo tablets and select Kobo apps.

    Buying an eBook or magazine in the Kobo Store

    Once you find the book or magazine you're interested in, click the Buy Now, Add to Cart, Buy Issue or the price/year button (for example, $19.99/year) and follow the prompts.

    1. From the Kobo website, search or browse to find an eBook or magazine you're interested in. Note: Magazines are not available in all areas at this time.
    2. Click the cover to see more information.
    3. Depending on what you'd like to buy:
      • Click Buy Now for a book or Buy Issue for an individual magazine issue.
      • If you’d like to subscribe to a magazine for a full year, click the price/year button (which will show the price per year, like $19.99/year).
    4. Follow the prompts to complete your checkout. Depending on whether you’ve shopped with Kobo before, you may be prompted for your billing info, payment info, and gift card or promo code.

    Adding multiple items to Shopping Cart

    You can use the Shopping Cart to buy several eBooks, magazines, or digital subscriptions at once. When you're finished shopping, click the Shopping Cart icon and click Checkout. Note: Shopping Cart is not available in all areas at this time.

    1. From the Kobo website, search or browse to find an eBook or magazine you're interested in. Note: Magazines are not available in all areas at this time.
    2. Click the cover to see more information.
    3. Click the arrow at the right of the price button.
    4. Click Add to Cart.
    5. Add any additional eBooks or magazines you want to purchase to your cart.

    Using Shopping Cart Checkout

    When you've added all the items you want to buy to your cart, you're ready to check out of the Kobo Store.

    1. Click theShopping Cart icon, and select Check out.
    2. Sign in or create an account if you haven’t already.
    3. Follow the prompts to complete checking out. Depending on whether you’ve shopped with Kobo before, you may be prompted for your billing info, payment info, and gift card or promo code.

    Subscribing to magazines with trial periods

    Once you find the book or magazine you're interested in, click the price/year button (for example, $19.99/year) and follow the prompts.

    For magazines offering a trial period, you won’t need to pay for the first 14 days when you subscribe.

    If you’re not interested in the title you’ve subscribed to, simply cancel your subscription before the trial period ends, and you won’t be billed. If you’d like to keep your magazine subscription, we’ll automatically bill your account after the trial period finishes.

    1. Go to kobo.com
    2. Click on Magazines at the top of the screen.
      Note: Magazines are not available in all areas at this time.
    3. Find a magazine that interests you and click the cover to see more information. If the magazine offers a free trial, you’ll see You don’t pay for the first 14 days! in the magazine description.
    4. Click the subscription button that shows the price for a full year (for example, $19.99/year).
    5. Sign in or create an account if you haven’t already.
    6. Follow the prompts to complete your checkout. Depending on whether you’ve shopped with Kobo before, you may be prompted for your billing info, payment info, and gift card or promo code.
    After you’ve subscribed to a magazine, we won’t bill you during the trial period. During that time, if you’re no longer interested in your subscription, cancel the subscription before the trial ends and you won’t be charged.