Where do downloads go?

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    Where can I find downloaded PDF files on my iPad? I have downloaded from a website.
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    When you download via Safari all it does is open the document in Quick View. It is not actually saved anywhere. To save the document you'll need to install a PDF reader app. There are plenty. If all you want to do is read them, iBooks is fine. If you want more flexibility try Goodreader or PDF Expert.

    Once you have a compatible app installed you can tap and hold the open file in Safari to get the Open In... Options. Your compatible app will be listed as an option, and that is where your file will be stored.

    Goodreader has a built in browser so that you can go to sites and download files directly to it. It is worth getting for a variety of other reasons as well.
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    Looks like you got some great advice.

    Welcome to our forum! We hope you enjoy your time with us. If you have any questions, the Search feature will be your best friend. If that doesn't work, just wait someone will be around with the answers you seek.

    While you're *looking around *here are a few links you may find useful.

    We have an iPad manual available for download incase you ever need it.
    Apple - Support - Manuals

    Did you know we have our own App - Its pretty easy to use.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8

    We also have a gaming section. There is bound to be something there you like.
    iPad Games
    iPad Game Specific

    Last but not least. Everyone has to play by the rules here. Please read them and keep them in mind when you post. http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rules-help-info/2119-forum-rules-everybody-please-read.html

    Again Welcome and We hope you Enjoy Your Time Here!

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    Great suggestions so far, but I personally prefer Evernote for just viewing/saving and managing docs on my iPad. Check it out in the app store (free).

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