Mel Bay eBook How To
There are three ways you can access your book. Please choose the method you prefer and follow the red clicking hand.
Clicking a link in the Order Confirmation Page
Clicking a link in your Order Confirmation Email
Going to your Order History Page
Opening your eBook
Supported Readers for eBook
When placing an order for an eBook on MelBay.com, at the end of the order you will see an order confirmation page. There is a link on this page that will allow you to download directly from the the confirmation page.
You should receive a confirmation email. If not it might be caught in your spam filter. Please set the spam filter to accept email from melbay.com. In the email there is a link to your download.
Then click to download your eBook.
This method you can use will not be available immediately. It generally takes one business day to move your order through our system so that it can be viewed on your Order History. After that time you can revisit as often as you wish to download your eBook to any device you own.
You can get to this by logging into MelBay.com and clicking on My Account.
On your account page there is a link called View Order History. Click that to see your past orders.
In your Order History, please navigate to the order that contains the eBook you wish to download. You can view the items from past purchases by clicking on Click to show items in the Order ID column.
Where you have an eBook you will see Product Key ( click to download). This will download your eBook.
Opening your eBook
When you have downloaded your eBook, you will be required to enter the password you created to login to the MelBay.com website
If you have forgotten your password you can retrieve it using this link.
your Online Media (online audio, online video, online PDF supplement):
Step 1: open your
book or eBook to the title page (The first page after the cover)
Step 2: locate the
URL that looks like this “www.melbay.com/xxxxx” (xxxxx refers to or is in
place of the code printed on your book or eBook title page.)
you are using a mobile device install an app like iZip from your device’s
appstore before proceeding so that your mobile device can recognize the
Step 3: Enter that
URL into the address bar of your browser. The address bar is the space at the
top of your browser page that shows the name of the website you are on. Do
not use the search bar.
Step 4: On the page
that the URL has directed you to, click the red “Download Extras”
button (For Video it will be a blue text link that looks like "xxxxx.zip).
you are using a mobile device it may look like nothing is happening, but
it is downloading. When the download finishes, an “Open In” button will appear.
Click the “Open In” button to open and save the download on your device)
Mel Bay eBooks can be used with Adobe Acrobat Reader version 5 or greater. Don't have it? Download it here for free. http://get.adobe.com/reader/ Adobe Acrobat Reader runs on any PC or Mac and is the only way to print pages from the eBook
or download the mobile version by going to the app store on your mobile device
Mel Bay eBooks can be used with iBooks on all iOS Devices and Mac OSX
Mel Bay eBooks can be used with Kindle Fire (requires download of adobe reader app)
Mel Bay eBooks can be used with Google Play and Google Android Devices