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Frequently Asked Questions and Instructions For Your Device

Our Frequently Asked Questions List. Get all your answers here.

Why should I buy the book?

Would you believe I’ve been working on this book for over 15 years. That’s when I wrote my first “Dispatch from Disneyland” for a USENET group about Disneyland. Since then, I’ve written tens of thousands of stories and articles about the company Walt Disney created, with most of them finding a home on The Disney Blog. If you’ve enjoyed my blog posts, videos, and other content, and want to help me continue improving The Disney Blog community this is a great way to do that. Your purchase of the Special Digital Edition is like a vote that says you want to see more from The Disney Blog.

00-teacupsWasn’t this book funded in Kickstarter? Why do I have to pay?

If you were a supporter of the project on Kickerstarter, thank you. Check your email for a special message regarding delivery of your copy of the book. If you do not see anything, please drop me an email. If you were not a sponsor of the Kickstarter project, I hope you’ll buy the book for all the reasons listed above.

Can I give it as a gift?

Yes. After you complete your purchase, you will get an email with a link to download your copy of the Special Digital Edition. You may then email that link to the person you would like to send the gift to. It’s an almost instant process, which makes Dispatch from Disneyland perfect for any occasion, last minute or not.

Instructions on how to read the Special Digital Edition PDF on your device.

iPhone/iPad Owners:

You have two options. Upload the file via email or iTunes.

Email: PDF Documents are readable using the iBooks or free Kindle app.

If you’re looking at the confirmation email in Safari, click on the download link and you should be prompted to view it in either iBooks or another app. Select iBooks to open the attachment and your copy of the Special Digital Edition PDF will open for reading. This will also save the book to your iBooks PDF shelf which will sync with your iTunes Book library. The same procedure works if the PDF is sent as an attachment to an email.

iTunes: First, download the PDF to your computer. Then open iTunes and look for Books under the Library section of the left panel. Drag your copy of the Special Edition PDF to the iTunes panel, then sync your iOS device.

Android Mobile device:

Download a free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader (or another PDF viewer) in the Play store. Before opening the file.

You can also upload the PDF to your My Books shelf in Google Play. While you can read the PDF, some of the functionality of a PDF is disabled, so you won’t be able to use the internal hyperlinks to navigate through the book.

  1. Log into Google Account, select Play.Google.com.
  2. Select ‘Books’ and then select ‘My Books’ in the left column.
  3. Then in the upper right, click ‘Upload files’ and upload the Special Edition PDF version of “Dispatch from Disneyland” you downloaded.
  4. It will upload then create an icon on your bookshelf. Just click on it to start reading.

For the Home Computer or Laptop (both Mac and Windows users)

A free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader is suggested to read the PDF file. You should just be able to double-click on the file to open it once you’ve installed Acrobat Reader.

Kindle Owners:

Newer Kindles can display PDF documents while maintaining the format of the book. Use your ‘Send-to-Kindle’ email address to load the PDF file or connect your Kindle via USB and drag and drop the file to the device.

Owners of earlier Kindles can follow these instructions from Amazon. You may prefer the Kindle version available from Amazon.com store, however.

Nook owners:

Newer Nooks can read PDF files. Easy instructions for transferring files are here.

Don’t find the answer to your question above? Drop me an email and I’ll be happy to help.

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