Do you get recommendations for books from friends? Do you often come across a book that looks good while browsing the Books Store? Would you like to start reading the next book in a series when you finish your current one? It can be just as easy to forget the books you want to read as the movies you want to watch.
Luckily, the Apple Books app gives you a way to keep track of Books you want to read. Then when you’re ready to start a new story, just review your list and pick one.
If you use the Books app on your iPad for reading manuals, textbooks, or PDFs, then you’ll be glad to know you can use your Apple Pencil with it. You can add highlights, include notes, search, and use lookup for books, and of course, annotate PDFs.
Here, we’ll show you the ways you can use Apple Pencil in the Books app on iPad.
If Apple Books is your preferred tool for reading, then you know its advantages. You can start reading a book on your iPhone and pick up right where you left off on your iPad. The thing is, you still have to download it to that other device.
So if you want to open a book on Mac that you started on iPhone, you have to hit that cloud button and wait for it to download. This is extremely inconvenient if you’re without internet access! Having those books downloaded to multiple devices and ready for offline reading might just be what you need.
Here’s how to automatically download purchased Books to all your devices.
The Apple Books app is a great tool for catching up on your favorite reads or finding something new to delve into. And over time, the Books app has received its share of new features like dark mode and a sleep timer.
But when you just want to use the app for finding a good book or one that you’ve heard of, you’ll need the Search feature. Like many of Apple’s other apps, the Books app’s search feature is flexible, gives you suggestions, and hopefully helps you find just what you want. Here are some tips for how to use Search in the Books app on iPhone and iPad.
If you purchase books often in the Books app on your device, then it may get tiresome having to enter your password each time. This is especially true if you’re downloading several books in a short time that you’re saving to read later.
While entering your password for purchases is always the safest route, you can set your password to only be required after 15 minutes of the first purchase. That way, if you want to purchase a handful of books at one time, you don’t have to enter your password for each one.
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to change your password settings for purchases in the Books app on Mac, iPhone, and iPad.
Apple has a new website at authors.apple.com that is packed to the gills with useful resources aimed at writers looking to publish their content on the Apple Books platform.
It’s not unusual to run out of things to do when you’re stuck at home. Between movies, games, and idle chit-chat, there comes a time when you need something new.
The Books app on both Mac and iOS offers up a terrific selection of books. And the nice thing is, many great ones are available for free!
To help you through this difficult time, we’ve assembled a list of the top free books you can read in the Books app, in a variety of categories, for both adults and kids. Download a few, even if you don’t read them right away, and immerse yourself in something other than boredom.
With school closures taking place all across the globe due to the global coronavirus pandemic, many companies are leaning into the idea of family-friendly content.
Apple is offering a timely stay-at-home collection of free read-alongs for kids, cozy mysteries and audiobooks for the whole family on its Apple Books service.
In this week's episode of "Oprah's Book Club" on Apple TV+, Winfrey gets to take on the "American Dirt" controversy and is joined by the book's author, Jeanine Cummins.
If you’re an avid reader and use the Apple Books app, then you probably have a ton of books in it. So this can make it difficult to find the one you want when you want.
Apple Books offers a few helpful features and tools to help you keep your books organized. Here are tips for managing your Apple Books library on iOS and Mac.
The Apple Books app is a terrific tool for, of course, reading books. But the app has extra features that you might not know about. For example, you can open PDF files in Books and annotate them. In addition, you can make notes and highlight passages in books. This is awesome for textbooks or references.
The nice thing about making highlights and notes in Books is that those items sync with other devices where you sign into Books with the same Apple ID. So you can make notes in Books on your iPhone when you’re out and about and then have them handy when you get home to work on your Mac.
If you haven’t used these features before, we’re here to help. Here’s how to use highlights and notes in Apple Books.