Saving pdf to iPad

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  1. Barbmgmn

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    I am trying to save a pdf to my iPad. Instructions online say to send it to iBooks. When I press iBooks, nothing seems to happen and the pdf doesn't show up there. I checked under Settings and everything seems to be turned on.
     
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    Hi, welcome to iPF!

    You send it to iBooks by opening it in the app.

    Example:
    If the file is opened in Safari, you'll get "Open in iBooks" at the top right. If you don't see it there, tap once to make it appear.
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    When you tap this, iBooks will open, and the file will be saved to the app.

    Is this what you tried?
     
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    That is what I tried after seeing that instruction on line. I opened the pdf, pressed on the top right to open, pressed on iBooks. Nothing else happens there. When I open iBooks the pdf is not there. What am I missing?
     
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    The file should open iBooks. If everything works right, Safari will close, and iBooks will open, all by itself.

    See if force closing the app will help:
    Double tap the Home button to reveal the multitask bar, then slide the iBooks app towards the top of the screen.
     
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    Notability app also opens PDFs.
     
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    Agreed. There are many apps that will open and save pdf files.
     
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    Thanks! The issue was in General-Restrictions. I changed that and all is good. I looked there before but wasn't sure where to go or what to check. Thanks for the help!
     
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    I had removed that part of my post. :oops:

    I'm glad it's working now. :)
     

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