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Can not download Ebooks - I have a pro membership Answered

how do i download ebooks?  I signed in and "hit" the download ebook icon and then it took me to the book page.  It did not download and when you look at the top of the page it wants you to log in again.  So - i logged in again but still nowhere to download book.  so I hit the back button and it showed I was logged in.  I hit the download button again and once again it took me to the book page - only this time I did not sign in (again it requested that I sign in) And when it went back to the previous page - low and behold I was signed in.  Whats going on with this?  If I can not download your ebooks can I get a refund of my 2 year payment?



AH! I also am not allowed to download with my pro membership, I simply do not have the option, even after disabling cookies, turning off adblock and ghostery... you name it I have tried it.
Going to try turning off the computer and back on and see if the last bastion of hope remains. If it doesn't, can we email requests somewhere?

na. No luck. Cannot download. Tried several browsers. Perhaps it takes time for the pro membership to work? Or perhaps today things are just not working. Either way, is there an alternative?, or else my pro membership has lost a lot of its value.

First, make sure you don't have any script blocking add-ons to your browser (like AdBlock), they interfere with how the site loads.

Check your browser settings and make sure you have cookies enabled, then refresh the page, log in and try to download the book again.

If that doesn't work please reply here with the link of the eBook/project you are interested in downloading.

how do i download ebooks? I signed in and "hit" the download ebook icon and then it took me to the book page. It did not download and when you look at the top of the page it wants you to log in again. So - i logged in again but still nowhere to download book.


Ed Jordan

I just tried it and it works for me. When you go here to download the book you should (as a PRO Member) have the option to download the eBook or PDF. 

If you are getting logged out then it's a problem with your browser not keeping the cookies around and the site logging you out. Make sure you have cookies enabled, then clear your cache, refresh your browser and log into the site.

Okay I logged into instuctqables as pro memebr went to ebooks and hit the download key and up comes:

Table of Contents
Instructables has one of the best collections of survival how-to's on the web. There are enough outdoor survival Instructables to take someone from novice to survivor with nothing more than a laptop and a can do attitude. There are so many good Instructables on this topic and this is just a small sample to get you started. Be sure to check out the Survival channel and the rest of the Outside category! You might also like the Survival Stove guide.

Instructables is the most popular project-sharing community on the Internet. We provide easy publishing tools to enable passionate, creative people like you to share their most innovative projects, recipes, skills, and ideas. Instructables has over 40,000 projects covering all subjects, including crafts, art, electronics, kids, home improvement, pets, outdoors, reuse, bikes, cars, robotics, food, decorating, woodworking, costuming, games, and more. Check it out today!

Laura Khalil
Editor, Instructables.com

And no way to download anything on this screen.

Ed Jordan

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See that bit you pasted that says "download"...? Click that.

Also, a screenshot of the ebook download page you see would be super helpful if you still can't find how to download.

There's a really weird error on some computer systems that doesn't show the download buttons properly. The only way for us to know if this is the problem you're having, is to see a screenshot of the page you see!


For example...

This is what you might be seeing.

This is what you should be seeing.

The buttons are still there, they just get shifted weirdly on certain operating systems. Since we're not able to figure out how to get this problem to repeat on any computer we've been able to get our hands on, we're not sure what the problem is or how to fix it.

Like I said though, the buttons are still there (you may only see a sliver of them), but they work, and they'll download.