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FAQ | Installing Abbott | Accessing Your Plays | Terms and Conditions




How do I set up an Abbott Account?
Creating an account on Abbott is easy. All you need is a free Samuel French account to gain access. You can create your free Samuel
French account here. If you already have a Samuel French account, you can log in here. To access your Abbott account, simply visit www.AbbottReader.com, and log in with your Samuel French account log in.

What types of accounts are on Abbott?
You can access Abbott for Free to preview and browse through all of our ePlays. Users can also purchase and permanently access an ePlay
on Abbott while having a free account. Learn more about accessing purchased ePlays on Abbott here. Customers can also subscribe to Abbott for unlimited access to all Abbott titles, by selecting one of three Abbott subscriptions:

Light Reader - 2 rentals for month for $9.95
Moderate Reader - 5 rentals per month for $19.95
Avid Reader - 10 rentals per month for $29.95

All subscriptions are quarterly, and are active for three months. Access to titles under an Abbott subscription are on the monthly
level, allowing you 3 times a quarter to pick new plays to read. After subscribing to Abbott, you will receive a Welcome email with a link to access Abbott.

Can I cancel or upgrade my Abbott subscription
Of course! It's easy to cancel, upgrade, or downgrade your Abbott subscription at any time. All subscription changes can be managed in
Abbott by visiting the Settings tab in Abbott. You can also visit the My Account screen on SamuelFrench.com and modify your Abbott 
subscription through the Abbott tab in the left hand column. A notification email will be sent confirming your action.

Cancelling an Abbott Subscription - To cancel your Abbott subscription, visit the Settings tab in Abbott and scroll to the bottom. 
There you will see the "Cancel" button, which deactivates your account when clicked. 

Upgrading/Downgrading an Abbott Subscription - To upgrade or downgrade your Abbott subscription, visit the Settings tab in Abbott
and select the desired subscription level.

Can I purchase ePlays on the samuel French website to read in Abbott?
Absolutely! All ePlays purchased on the Samuel French website will be added to your Abbott account, whether or not you have a subscription.
Your ePlays will be accessible in Abbott under Purchased ePlays, as well as through the Abbott tab on the My Account screen. In order to 
purchase ePlays through SamuelFrench.com, you will need to be logged in to your account. You can find a guide for accessing purchased ePlays on Abbott here. 

How can I save Abbott to my device?
Abbott is perfect for reading plays on the go. To take Abbott with you will need to add our web app to your device. Abbott is available on iPhone, iPad, Android, Nook HD, Kindle Fire, and the web. You can find a guide for saving Abbott to your device below.
 



How to add Abbott to your Device
Your smartphone or tablet’s home screen isn’t just for apps. Whatever platform you’re using, you can pin your favorite websites to your home screen so you can quickly access them. Simply follow the instructions below to add Abbott to your home screen.

On iOS Devices
This feature is available for Safari on both iPhones and iPads, and offers quick access to Abbott, directly from your iOS device’s home screen.

1. Open up Safari from the Home Screen. In Safari, visit www.AbbottReader.com.
2. Click on the “Action” button as shown below...



3. In the opening pop-up menu select the “Add To Home Screen” option.



4. Once you’re done, click the “Add” button.
5. Your iOS device will now return to the home screen, and you’ll see the Abbott icon.

On Android & Kindle Devices
This process is also applicable for Chrome on Windows devices.

1. Launch the Chrome App and visit AbbottReader.com.
2. Tap the menu button and select “Add to homescreen.” You’ll be able to enter a name for the shortcut and then Chrome will add it to your home screen.



3. The Abbott icon will appear on your home screen like any other app shortcut or widget.





After purchasing your play on the Samuel French website, accessing your new title is easy. Follow this tutorial to seamlessly read ePlays at home and on the go.

1. Visit A Samuel French Title and Select "ePlay Download." Once you have done this, select "Add to Cart."



2. Click the Shopping Cart icon in the top right corner of your screen when you're ready to finalize your purchase.



3. Select the "Checkout" option in the shopping cart. Here you will add all appropriate billing information. When checking out online, the Samuel French website will remind you that you are purchasing an Abbott ePlay by displaying a series of notifications. Click "Confirm" when you are ready.

Once completed, you will see a Thank You message with a link to your Bookshelf. Select the "Go to My Bookshelf" button in order to be directly taken to your Abbott Bookshelf.

Please note: You should be logged in to Abbott with your Samuel French Account in order to have a seamless experience.

4. Access your ePlay. You can access your ePlay in My Account on the top right corner of the Samuel French website. Once in your account, click on the Abbott tab. There you can see all purchased ePlays as well as the plays you have rented if you have an Abbott subscription. You can also go directly to the Abbott app and see your ePlay purchases under "My ePlays."