MP3 DOWNLOAD Instructions for Apple Devices iOS 8.3
We recommend downloading the mp3 audio or audiobook folder and files on a desktop/laptop computer, extracting/unzipping the folder/files, and then using a Media Player on the computer to listen or move the unzipped mp3 audiobook folder and files to iTunes, designate it an audiobook in iTunes and sync up your Apple devices (iPod, iPad, tablet, etc…) with iTunes on the computer. Since iTunes is the most popular format, prompts on how to add the file to your library appear below:
Step One: To access your download, follow this link:
You will be prompted to login with your email login and your Deseret Book password. After you are logged in tap or click on “My Account” at the top right. Tap or click “Order History” on the left and then tap or click the Order number for your mp3 audio then you will see your download listed.
Step Two: Click on the Download button for the .zip file containing your mp3 files to begin instantly downloading to your Downloads folder. Alternatively, you can right-click the download button and a pop up window of options will appear. You will want to select the option “Save Target As…” or “Save Link As…”. Once you select this, the download window will appear asking where you would like to save the file. We recommend saving the file to your desktop. That way you can move it to the appropriate media player you use
• Prior to adding the file to iTunes, the folder needs to be unzipped (takes the compressed file, and makes it a normal file that iTunes can use).
Extracting the Zipped folder: For album downloads, it will save to your computer as a zipped file. This is a compressed file that makes the music easier to download. To unzip the file:
1. Locate the compressed folder that you want to extract files or folders from. Typically for most PC computers, this will appear either on your desktop, or in the 'Downloads' folder which is located in the 'My Documents' folder.
2. Then do the following:
o To extract/unzip the entire contents of the compressed folder, right-click the folder, click Extract All, and then follow the instructions prompts
o After the process is complete a regular looking folder should appear under the zipped folder. This regular looking folder is the one we will want to move into iTunes.
• Adding the folder to iTunes. Begin by opening the iTunes and once it opens, you will want to select the ‘File’ prompt from the top-left corner.
From the available options that appear, click on 'Add Folder to Library.' A pop up window will then appear asking you to locate the folder that you would like to add to iTunes. After selecting the location of the unzipped folder, iTunes will manually add it to your music library.
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