|02-26-2013, 03:29 AM||#2|
Join Date: Jun 2009
Device: Cybook, iRex, PB, Onyx
Hi hale98, welcome to MobileRead!
I'm afraid you've asked your question in the wrong place. We have a special subforum for Apple devices here
and I am sure the people there will help you loading epub books to your iPad.
|02-26-2013, 09:23 AM||#4|
Comparer of the Ephemeris
Join Date: Mar 2009
If you want to add books to iBooks, you can use calibre by following these instructions in the Devices subforum.
If you simply have some epubs you want send to iBooks, you can just use iTunes. With a connected iDevice, open iTunes. In the View menu, click 'Show Sidebar'. Drag your epubs to your device in the Sidebar window.
Last edited by GRiker; 02-26-2013 at 01:30 PM. Reason: Clarified that instructions for sending to iBooks
|02-26-2013, 10:03 AM||#5|
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Southwest PA
Device: iPad 3, Galaxy Note 2, Nook ST
Last edited by hrosvit; 02-26-2013 at 10:38 AM.
|02-26-2013, 10:06 AM||#6|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Roslindale, Massachusetts
Device: Sony Reader PRS-650, iPad, nook STR
Question... Are you using Bluefire Reader, Marvin, or iBooks?
|02-26-2013, 02:15 PM||#7|
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Device: EB 1150, EZ Reader, Literati, iPad 2
|02-28-2013, 06:40 AM||#8|
Join Date: Feb 2013
To copy ePub books to iPad via iTunes:
1) Make sure you have install iTunes. If not, you can free download the latest iTunes at first. And launch the iTunes.
2) Connect iPad to Mac via USB.
3) Choose “File - > Add File to Library…”.
4) Drag the converted .mp4 file you want to the iPad icon.
|03-11-2013, 06:13 PM||#9|
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Bratislava, Slovakia
Device: iPad 3 & 1, Nexus 7 (2013), iPhone 4, Kobo Mini, Kindle DX & 3kb
Like hrosvit, I recommend completely avoiding iTunes. (iTunes is no longer needed for anything at all in 2013, in relation to your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.)
My preferred method for accessing EPUB books on the iPad and iPhone is loading them via Dropbox or SugarSync. Emailing the EPUB file to yourself works great, too.
|03-16-2013, 12:40 PM||#10|
Join Date: Apr 2007
Device: Sony PRS-T1, -T2, Kindle PW, Nook Glow, Kobo Aura
There's an iTunes app called "FileBrowser" (by Stratospherix Ltd) which lets you put files on your iPad by wifi. I've got it on my iPad, connect to my epub library on my hard drive, select the files I want and copy them over to the iPad.
It even asks you what to do in case if find duplicates. That way you save time by not re-copying files you already have.
When inside File Browser, I find the file I want, click on the button to the right of it and the program will ask me what App I want to open the file in. It will list all the Apps I have that will open an Epub file, and some it won't. (For example, it offers to open the file in Pages, which won't recognize Epubs.) So you may have a bit of a trial and error, but then just chose the one you know will open it.
I have all my epub files on my iPad with this program. Love it.
|03-17-2013, 08:42 PM||#11|
Geek in the Forest
Join Date: Nov 2012
Device: iPad Air, iPhone 4s, Nexus 7
|03-18-2013, 11:00 PM||#12|
When books can fly!
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Que Nada
Device: Kobo Mini in my lunchbox.
The best part of FileBrowser it that it also gets files via Wifi to and from a Network Attached Storage. (NAS)
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