If you like reading ebooks and received an iPad 2, or iPhone, or iPod Touch as a Christmas gift, you are probably wondering: how to transfer the PDF ebooks to iPad 2, iPhone, iPod Touch for easy viewing? Actually, there are many Apple apps in the Apple store that you can download to use, iBooks is one of those free apps. As an update of iOS 4 in mid-2010, iBooks allows people to transfer their PDF ebooks to iPhone and iPod Touch, then iPad. So, below are some tips on how to transfer PDF to iPad 2, iPhone and iPod Touch from a PC or Mac, just follow the steps, you can easily transfer your PDF ebooks to iPad 2, iPhone and iPod Touch via iBooks.
First, make sure that you install iBooks app in your iPad 2, iPhone and iPod Touch.
Step1. Open iTunes. Select File -> Add to Library.
Step 2. Select the PDF ebook you want to transfer to iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. You can choose more than one PDF file, or the entire file foder. Then click Choose button.
Step 3. Select Books from iTunes Library. You muse have found that the PDF file just added now listed in the iTunes Library.
Step 4. Sync Books to iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. Connect iPad, iPhone or iPad Touch to your PC or Mac, you will find iTunes on Devices list, just select the Books tab from the list at the top, make sure that Sync Booksis checked. If you want to sync all of the books you’ve added to iTunes, select All Books and then click the Sync button. But if you want to only sync specific books, choose Selected Books and then place a check next to each of the books you want to sync.
Step 5. View your PDF ebooks added to iPad 2, iPhone, iPod Touch. Just open iBooks, you will see a PDFs button on the top, click it, you’ll find all PDF ebooks added right now showed up.
Yes, it’s simple to transfer PDF to iPad 2, iPhone and iPod Touch. Within 5 steps, you can view PDF ebooks in your iPad 2, iPhone or iPod Touch easily.
Tips: Though iBooks supports PDF format, it is not very convenient to read PDF eBooks on the devices,because you have to drag the scroll bar from left to right each time to read a line of text due to the small screen of iPhone and iPod Touch. But you can convert PDF to EPUB, which is designed for reflowable content, so that the text content can adjust the screen size of your devices automatically, then you don’t need to drag for reading your eBooks anymore!