LOADING BLIO ON THE KINDLE FIRE HD
To start the process, please make sure you are on the home screen. The home button is the option in the lower left that looks like a house. Go to the top of the screen, where you will see the time. Touch and drag this down, to open the SETTINGS menu.
Select the option that says More.
In the next screen, you should see a list of options. Select the option for Device. Please note that you may need to scroll the screen up to find it.
In the next screen, select ON for the option to Allow Installation of Applications for Unknown Sources.
NOTE: You may wish to set this option back to OFF when finished.
Next it is time to download the app. Go back to the Fire home screen. Click on the tab at the top right for Web. This opens the browser on your device.
Type in the following URL: http://bits.blioreader.com/update. When the page loads you will see several file options to click on. Choose the link named KNFB Blio PROD apk (The APK is the android version). After you do this, you should see a number in the upper left of the screen, indicating that the app has been queued for Download.
Once the orange bar finishes going to the right, the download will be complete. Touch where is says “KNFB Blio Download Complete.” The next screen will list the permissions the app requires. Click on the word “Install” in the grey area under the permissions. You should then see a line that says “Installing.”
After it finishes it will say “Install Complete.” Click “Done” at the bottom of the screen.
When you launch the Blio app, LOGIN with your Blio ID. If you don't have a Blio account yet, register on the start up screen. Select Create an Account and choose a username (a valid email) and password. (Please note that the password must be between 6-30 characters and must contain a capital letter, a lowercase letter, and a number). After sign in, Blio will sync with your Book Shelf and bring in purchased titles and borrowed items from Axis 360. If it does not automatically sync, then go to MY PUCHASES at the bottom of the screen. You should then see your title(s). Click it/them to download, if they do not begin downloading right away.
(For more information on borrowing an eBook from Axis 360 and reading it in Blio, see those separate instructions.)