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    Creating a free Kobo account

    Create a free Kobo account on kobo.com to buy items from the Kobo Store by entering your email address as your username and creating a password. You can then sign in with the same username and password on any Kobo device or app to access all of your Kobo books wherever you read.

    You can also sign up using your Facebook or Google account details, or with your username and password from one of Kobo’s partners, which include Rakuten, Fnac, and Livraria Cultura, among others.
    1. Go to kobo.com
    2. Depending on what you see:
      • Click Create free account.
      • Click the Menu icon at the top of the screen, then click Create account.
    3. Sign up for a free Kobo account using one of these three ways:
      • Under "Sign up to Kobo with..." enter your email address and create a password with a minimum of 8 characters.
      • Click My Facebook account or My Google account to sign up using your Facebook or Google account information.
      • Click Don't see your usual sign-in option? and select your partner account, then enter your partner account username and password.
    4. Click Continue.

    Resetting your password

    If you forgot your Kobo account password, you can reset it by following these steps.

    1. Go to kobo.com
    2. Sign in to your account, depending on what you see:
      • Click Sign in.
      • Click the Menu icon.Click Sign in.
    3. Click Forgot password?
    4. Enter the email address you used to create your Kobo account.
    5. Click Submit.
    An email will be sent to you with a link that will allow you to create a new password. Note: If you sign in to Kobo with your Rakuten ID, you can use your new password everywhere you sign in with your Rakuten ID.

    The password reset email expires after five hours to make it more secure. If you don’t use the email to reset your password within five hours, you will have to start over.

    Note: To reset the password of a partner account, Facebook, or Gmail, you will need to change the password on their respective websites since Kobo does not store this information.

    Changing your password

    You can sign in to your Kobo account and change your password whenever you want.

    1. Go to kobo.com
    2. Sign in to your account, depending on what you see:
      • Click Sign in.
      • Click the Menu icon.Click Sign in.
    3. Enter your username and password.
    4. Click Continue.
    5. Open your account details with one of these options, depending on what you see:
      • Click My Account next to the Profile icon at the top right of the page.
      • Click the Menu icon at the top left of the page, then click My Account next to the Profile icon.
    6. Click Account Settings.
    7. In the Change Password section, fill in the blank fields.
    8. Click Save.
    Your password is changed and you should use the new one the next time you sign in.