How to Connect Nook to a Computer

By Richard Kalinowski

Your Nook plugs into any open USB port on your computer.
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The Nook lets you take PDF files and other electronic documents on the go. The device contains a pre-installed store application, letting you purchase and download files directly from the Nook interface. If you want to take full advantage of the Nook's capabilities, you may also add files directly from your personal computer. The connection process is quick and direct.

Step 1

Plug a microUSB cable into the bottom of your Nook. Connect the other end to an open USB port on your computer.

Step 2

Wait while Windows automatically detects the device and downloads drivers. A pop-up appears in the system tray when your Nook is recognized by the system and ready to use.

Step 3

Click the "Start" button on your computer. Click "Computer" to access your computer's files and folders. The Nook appears under the "Devices with Removable Storage" heading.

Step 4

Click and drag files onto your Nook, or copy and paste files as desired. To copy a file, select the file, then press the Ctrl and C keys. Press Ctrl and V in the Nook window to paste the file onto your Nook.

Step 5

Right-click on the Nook icon and select "Eject" when you're done managing your Nook files. After clicking "Eject," unplug the Nook from your computer.