How to Listen to Audible on Android Devices?

Posted by Adam Gorden on Jan. 5, 2021 5:52 PM.

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In a previous post, we talked about how to listen to Audible audiobooks on iPhone or iPad. Although Apple is still flying high in the smartphone and tablet field, Android devices gain supports from billions of people on earth. Many Android users want to listen to Audible on Android phones or tablets. But can Audible support Android devices?

Obviously, Audible can't give up such a large number of users. To meet the need for listening to Audible audiobooks from the Android users, Audible enables its audiobooks being playing seamlessly on Android phones or tablets with Android OS 4.4 and up. You may want to know how to play Audible books on Android? Just continue to read the following content.

Method 1. Listen to Audible books on Android with the Audible app

To listen to Audible audiobooks on Android devices, you need the help of the Audible app. So, download and install this app first. You can find this app easily from the app store on your device. After installing it, open the Audible app and sign in to Audible. Then you need to purchase and download audiobooks to play them. You can follow the steps below.

Step 1: Go to My Library > Magnifying Glass.

Step 2: Enter the title of an audiobook you like.

Step 3: Choose the one you like and tap on Buy For 1 Credit button.

Step 4: Choose a payment option and just pay for it.

Step 5: Go to Menu button > Library > Titles > All

Step 6: Find the book you want to listen to and tap on the cover of it.

Step 7: Choose the Play button to play Audible books on Android phone or tablet.

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Features for Audible on Android

When you use the Audible app to listen to audiobooks on Android, you can enjoy some useful features:

Feature 1: You can see the details of audiobooks and set the bookmarking, chapter navigation, sleep mode, button-free mode, and variable narration speed according to your need.

Feature 2: You can download multiple audiobooks at the same time.

Feature 3: You can earn badges and Audible will keep track of your habits to provide better service.

Feature 4: You can use Whispersync for Voice to switch from reading to listening as you want.

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What if you cannot download audiobooks from the Audible app on Android?

Some listeners reported that they could not download and play their audiobooks on Audible app on Android device. Do you have this problem? You can fix this problem via the following methods.

1. Update Audible app: Open the Google Play Store. Tap the Menu > My Apps > Audible for Android icon > Update > Continue.

2. Change the audio quality: Open the Audible app. Tap Menu button > Settings > Download. Choose another quality from the Download Quality.

If you still cannot download the audiobooks on Android Audible app, you can also try to use the second method to listen to Audible books on Android,

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Method 2. Play Audible books on Android in MP3 format

There is another way to play Audible on Android devices. You may know that Audible audiobooks are in AA/AAX format. This way is to convert AA/AAX to MP3 or other common formats that are supported by most Android devices so that you can play Audible audiobooks on any device including Android phones, tablets, MP3 players, smartwatches, and the like.

ViWizard Audible AA/AAX Converter is a good choice, which can convert AA/AAX audiobooks to other universal audio formats such as MP3, M4A, FLAC, AAC, AAC, OGG. You can also choose the Lossless choice to get the original quality of the audiobooks. As one of the fastest Audible Converters, ViWizard features its 100X faster conversion speed. Besides, this great audiobook converter does not require the iTunes account authorization nor installation of the Audible app. It is capable of retaining the ID3 tags and the chapter information of audiobooks.

If you are interested in this tool, why not download and install it for free right now and follow my instructions to have a try by yourself.

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1 Import Audible audiobook files to ViWizard

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Download Audible audiobooks from PC first. Launch ViWizard Audible Converter. You need to click the Add Files button to load your files. Or you can drag the audiobook files directly to the software.

2 Choose the target format

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Click the Format button and choose a format. You are suggested choosing MP3 or Lossless option. Click the OK button to continue.

3Convert audiobook

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Just click the Convert button and wait for a few minutes. Click the Converted button to reach your converted audiobook files. You can also open these audiobooks by clicking the Open button.

Summary and suggestions

Now you know two methods to play Audible on Android. Even if you do not have any trouble in downloading and playing Audible books on Android devices, the second method is a preferable choice. The devices are limited using the Audible app. But there isn't any or requirement or limitation if choosing to use an Audible converter like ViWizard Audible AA/AAX Converter. You can download this tool for free to have a try.

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