Kobo Books App Reviews

By Kobo Inc.

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Kobo Books app review

Kobo Books App Info

  • 245 Ratings
  • Price: Free
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: Apr 24 2019
  • Version: 9.12.
  • Size: 216.12 MB
  • Seller: Kobo Inc.
  • © Kobo Inc.

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Customer Reviews of the Kobo Books App

Poor account management

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Extreme Planner's Review of Kobo Books

Reviewed on 4/24/19 10:03 PM

Can’t update my email address on the app

Why can’t I create an account with this app?

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Boo boos ding dong's Review of Kobo Books

Reviewed on 4/24/19 10:03 PM

I downloaded it and it’s only giving me the option to sign in. I’m a first time user so I don’t have an account to sign in with. Am I missing something?

Terrible app

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DEW866's Review of Kobo Books

Reviewed on 4/24/19 10:03 PM

If it was possible to give a negative star I’d do it. I’ve had nothing but trouble with this app.

Page display

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Evansdv's Review of Kobo Books

Reviewed on 4/24/19 10:03 PM

Blank pages at the end and beginning of chapters is something that could be eliminated. It would greatly improve the overall experience. App crashes constantly. When the app is reopened, the place in the book is often wrong. I like the books, but I’m getting very annoyed with the app.

App glitches

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Jade F's Review of Kobo Books

Reviewed on 4/24/19 10:03 PM

If you have a lot of annotations the boom will take forever to load. On top of that all my annotations are some how filed under the “contents” section of my book and not the actual chapters. It doesn’t track where I am in my book in the contents tab. I’m about four chapters in and the red check continues to show that I am on the first page. I also don’t like how true page numbers aren’t available. It only tells you what page your on within the chapter. Not what page your on within the whole book. Page numbers are very important how am I suppose properly quote the book if I don’t know the page number? This app doesn’t have a dictionary built in It seems like a pretty useful feature to have especially for an ebook app. In my opinion you’re probably better off using Apple Books. Small glitches are fine but when you have several of them it gets annoying and Apple Books offers more features anyway.

Unreliable

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PaperAndPenelope's Review of Kobo Books

Reviewed on 4/24/19 10:03 PM

The books take quite a while to download and even then they,more often than not, tell you that "something went wrong please try again later" upon pressing play. I love their book selection but the audiobooks rarely work and it's very frustrating. Every time I open the app I wonder "will I be able to hear my book today?" Is always a toss of the coin.

Easy to understand

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Mol65's Review of Kobo Books

Reviewed on 4/24/19 10:03 PM

Very nice & easy to understand

Not a great interface...

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Rich Madden's Review of Kobo Books

Reviewed on 4/24/19 10:03 PM

Missing the easy interactive capabilities of the Kindle app. Page turns need more of an indication. It breaks the chain of thought while reading when you keep checking to see if the page turned.

Bad customer service

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Frustrated With Kobo's Review of Kobo Books

Reviewed on 4/24/19 10:03 PM

The app is easy enough to read on but it doesn’t always download books when you purchase them. I had issues downloading a book I purchased and finally got it downloaded 3 days later. They said they would refund the book for my trouble but instead the book is off my app and there’s no refund. So I’m out $10 and still don’t have the book. Don’t waste your money.

Everything I need

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Jungo Torii's Review of Kobo Books

Reviewed on 4/24/19 10:03 PM

I recall the sign in through Facebook was a little glitchy at first, but once I figured out how to sign in, the rest was just grand. Excellent library, very convenient to see which books have audiobook equivalents, very easy to read in the palm of my hand.