How to Add PDF to iPad via DropBox?
Get bored with syncing PDF files to your iPad using iTunes? Your feeling is understandable because importing eBooks to iPad via iTunes is time-consuming. If you use iTunes to sync files to iPad, the files will be erased once you do the action on another computer. That's just the problem. But thanks to the rapid development of technology, now you can share your files among different devices just using one account.
Instead of iTunes, you can use a free service, DropBox to share files like photos, documents, song and videos anytime and anywhere with your friends, even without the Internet connection. Here in this article, we will show you how to transfer PDF eBooks to iPad, iPad 2, The new iPad and iPad mini without iTunes, but via DropBox.
Steps of Transferring PDF to iPad via DropBox
Firstly, download and install the free app, DropBox, to your computer. You'll see a registration pop-up appears during the installation. Just fill in your user name, email and password to create an account.
Secondly, load the PDF files that you want to put onto your iPad to the DropBox first. There will be two folders shown to you, one is Photos and the other Public. Choose the Public to put the PDF files.
Thirdly, download the app DropBox for iPad to your iPad. Log in with the account that you create in the first step. Launch DropBox on your iPad and enter the Public folder, then you will find all the PDF files you added to DropBox via your computer are displayed here.
Just tap one PDF to read it on your iPad directly. That's all about how to transfer PDF to iPad via DropBox, but without iTunes.
However, PDF is not the most ideal file format for iPad. You know that PDF is just like an image and when you read PDF on iPad, you need to zoom in and out of the page to fit the iPad screen. That's why we suggest you use the iPubsoft ePub Creator to convert PDF files to ePub format, which is the best-loved eBook format for iPad. To enhance your reading experience, the ePub creation software is essential to you.