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Kindle Fire

DISCLAIMER
These instructions are to be used as a reference only. Please note that by downloading the 3m cloud library app you assume all risk of data loss or system damage to your device. By downloading the application it will not automatically update to any newer versions. In order to update you will have to uninstall the current version and install the newer version using the same procedure.

1. Make sure your Kindle Fire has an active wi-fi internet connection.

2. In order to install the 3M Cloud Library Android application, you will need to allow 3rd party applications to be installed on your Fire. To do this, from the main screen tap the Gear icon at the top of the screen to go to System options and then tap the More button. Scroll down to Device and scroll to find Allow Installation of Applications. Set this to ON.

NOTE: FOR YOUR SAFETY, TURN THIS OFF AFTER YOU HAVE FINISHED THIS DOWNLOAD AND ONLY DOWNLOAD APPS FROM THIRD PARTIES THAT ARE REPUTABLE AND TRUSTWORTHY.

3. Go back to the Home screen and tap web. Go to the following web page: http://hcml.org/kindle

4. The file will begin to download automatically and this screen will disappear very quickly! On the next screen, tap at the very top of the screen where there is a tiny 1 next to the name of your Kindle (ex. Jackie’s Kindle) to see a list of downloads.

5. After the download finishes, tap where it says Download Complete and it will ask if you want to install the app. Tap Install and then tap Done when it is finished.

6. Tap on Home and you should see the 3M Cloud Library App. Tap it to start the registration process.

First, select South Carolina and then select Horry County Memorial Library. Then enter library card number. Tap on the “End User License Agreement” button and if you accept the terms and conditions of the agreement tap the agree button and then tap Login.

 

 

Kindle FIRE HD and 2nd Gen

DISCLAIMER
These instructions are to be used as a reference only. Please note that by downloading the 3m cloud library app you assume all risk of data loss or system damage to your device. By downloading the application it will not automatically update to any newer versions. In order to update you will have to uninstall the current version and install the newer version using the same procedure.

To install the 3M Cloud Library application on a Kindle Fire, you will need your Kindle Fire connected to the Internet and be prepared to enter your library card and PIN.

Step 1: Allow 3rd party applications (outside the Kindle Android store)

To install the 3M Cloud Library Android application, you will need to allow 3rd party applications to be installed on the Fire.

  • From the main screen you will need to drag down from the top of the screen to open the settings menu
  • Select More and then Device
  • Scroll down to find the Allow Installation of Applications option.
  • Set this to ON
  • NOTE: FOR YOUR SAFETY, TURN THIS OFF AFTER YOU HAVE FINISHED THIS DOWNLOAD AND ONLY DOWNLOAD APPS FROM THIRD PARTIES THAT ARE REPUTABLE AND TRUSTWORTHY.

Step 2: Install ES File Explorer and the 3m Cloud App

  • Go to the Amazon App store and download & install ES File Explorer
  • Return to the Home screen and tap on web
  • Type in the following address: http://hcml.org/kindle
  • The app file will begin to download. You will see the words “beginning download” flash at the bottom of the screen. This will flash very quickly!

Step 3: Rename zip file

  • Drag down from the top of the screen to open the settings menu, and tap on the 3m zip file after it finishes downloading. When pop-up screen asks how do you want to open choose ES file explorer.
  • Tap back button at the top left
  • Press and hold the file name until a menu appears. Tap Rename and then tap at the very end of the name.
  • Press the Delete key on the screen to replace the letters “ZIP” with “APK”
  • For instance, if the downloaded file is named 3mcloudlibrary-1.zip, you need to change it to 3mcloudlibrary-1.apk.

Step 4: Download the 3M app

Once you have renamed the file, tap the 3M logo and on the next screen tap INSTALL at the bottom of the screen.

Step 5: Setting up the app

  • Tap the Home icon to return to the main screen of the Fire
  • You can find the 3m cloud library app under APPS and then DEVICE
  • Open the app and select South Carolina as the state and Horry County Memorial Library as your library.
  • Next, enter your library card and PIN.
  • Tap on the “End User License Agreement” button and accept the terms and conditions of the agreement
  • Tap Login.

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