Creation of an Adobe-ID
1. On https://www.adobe.com via "Sign in to My Adobe" you will get to a registration form. Please enter your personal data here and click on "create".
2. After registration you will receive a confirmation in your browser. The entered emailadress plus password can now be used as your Adobe-ID. Therewith you need to authorize your computer to read your DRM protected eBooks as well as to transfer them to other reading devices.
Installation and registration of Adobe Digital Editions
To be able to open a DRM protected eBook you need a so called Adobe-ID (registered user account) and a program which is able to manage this Adobe-ID. On your computer you can download e.g. Adobe Digital Editions Adobe Digital Editions (http://www.adobe.com/products/digital-editions.html) - a program which is free of charge and follow the steps given below. Which reading software is recommended for other reading devices or tablets is shown here.
1. Please open the link mentioned above and click "Install now". Choose the applicable installer for your operating system and download it.
2. Please open the downloaded installer and follow the installation instructions. Choose a storage location for the software and install it. The program will open up automatically when the installation is finished successfully.
If you want to open and read your eBooks on up to six different computers or reading devices (eBook reader, tablet-pcs, iPad etc.) you'll need to authorize this device. Therefor choose "Help" in you Adobe Digital Editions menu and go to "Authorize computer". Enter your Adobe-ID and click on "authorize". If you do not have an Adobe-ID, yet click on "create an Adobe-ID" and follow our instructions which will help you to create your Adobe-ID