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Delete Books from Nook

Extract: If you are looking for methods on how to delete books from Nook, then you have come to the right place! In this article, I will guide you through 2 methods of removing books from Nook.

Why people need remove books off Nook?

deleting a book from nookNook is a great eBook reader that can help you read eBooks anywhere, anytime. With Nook, we can read Google books on Nook, read Kindle books on Nook, as well as read Barnes&Noble books on Nook. However, the storage of eBooks is limited. If you have read through one book and don't want the book to occupy the precious space on Nook. You need to delete books from Nook.

How to remove books from Nook?

There are mainly 2 ways to delete books from Nook. One is removing books from Nook via Barnes&Noble site. The other is deleting books off Nook through computer.

Method 1: Remove Nook books on Barnes and Noble Online

Step1. Log into your Barnes&Noble account on Barnes&Noble official site. Click "My Account" in the top right menu. Find "My Nook Library" in the drop-down memory and select that.

Step2. Find the book which you want to delete in the library list. Then hit "Delete", which should be under the link labeled "Download".

Important: If you want the book fully deleted, click "Delete" when the site prompts you to confirm deletion instead of archiving. And this method only applies for removing books purchased from Barnes&Noble.

Method 2: Remove Nook books on computer

Step1. Connect Nook to computer with USB cable.

Step2. Open "My Computer", and find the driver that is listed for your Nook.

Step3. Find the book file which you want to delete. Right click the book and select "Delete". The book will be removed. Now you can disconnect the Nook from your computer.


For me, the process to delete books from Nook is so complex. I prefer to remove books from Nook directly, no need to use computer or use online site. I believe, in the future, Barnes&Noble will reverse the process for us and make the process be more user friendly. If we can remove books from Nook device directly and it will automatically stay backed up online, this will be a great feature because we can recover the deleted books at any time when we want to read the books again.

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