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Onleihe on iOS Illustration: Maria Tran Larsen © Goethe-Institut

Installation of the Onleihe app for iOS

On this page we show you how to install and set up the Onleihe app for your iOS device. The app enables you to use our digital library Onleihe containing more than 20,000 German language media on mobile devices. The instructions for Android devices can be found here: Installation of the Onleihe-App for Android

Step 1: Registration at Mein Goethe.de

To use the Onleihe, a one-time registration is required via our website at Mein Goethe.de. If you do not yet have an account on our website, please register. Registration and use of the media are free of charge. 

Login
Registration

Step 2: Activate Onleihe

After logging in, click the menu item "My eLibrary" and then click “Log in”. 
 
Activate Onleihe

Step 3: Open the Onleihe

Open the Onleihe website once to complete the activation process.
 
Onleihe

Step 4: Download app

Now download the app to use the Onleihe on your smartphone. Open app after installation. 

Onleihe app in iTunes Store

Step 5: Login

Login Onleihe iOS © Onleihe Open the menu of the Onleihe app (in the upper left corner of the app).

>> Choose Goethe-Institut as a library.
>> Log in using your credentials for My Goethe.de.

Step 6: Download a medium

Browse © Onleihe You are now logged in! Select the menu item “Browse” to look for and download media.

Step 7: Accept Terms of Use

Data Privacy © Onleihe The first time you download a medium you will be automatically prompted to agree to the data protection statement and to the conditions of use. Please confirm your acceptance.

Step 8: Adobe ID

Adobe ID © Onleihe The first time you download a medium you have to enter your Adobe ID. If you do not have an Adobe ID, click here to obtain one free of charge. You do not have to enter an Adobe ID for subsequent media downloads.

Create Adobe ID

The installation and activation of the Onleihe app is now complete.
If you have problems with activation or use, please contact us via our email address library-dublin@goethe.de. We would be happy to help you!

We hope you enjoy browsing through our digital media collection.

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