[PDF]How to Sync iBooks from iPad to iPhone/from iPhone to iPad

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Myra Updated on Jun 12, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Applies To: iPhone XS/XS Max/XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6/6s, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad Pro

Generally speaking, when it comes to syncing iBooks between iPhone and iPad, there are two ways to do it; one is to use iCloud Drive to sync iBooks across all your Apple devices, the other it to use an iOS data transfer tool to transfer iBooks between devices. This article covers these two tips on how to sync iBooks, including PDF files and audiobooks, from iPad to iPhone or from iPhone to iPad via iCloud Drive or EaseUS MobiMover Free. Read on to get more details.

2 ways to sync iBooks from iPad to iPhone/iPhone to iPad

Part 1: How to sync iBooks from iPad to iPhone using iCloud Drive

With the help of iCloud Drive, you can keep your books synced across your devices. Here are the detailed steps to sync iBooks from iPad to iPhone or from iPhone to iPad with simple setups.

Convenient as it is, using iCloud Drive to sync iBooks between iPhone and iPad is not without problems. The iBooks not syncing between Mac and iPhone issue and the iBooks not syncing between iPhone and iPad problem are frequently reported by users. That’s when you need to find an alternative way to sync iBooks between iOS devices. The free alternative way is introduced in Part 2.

Step 1: Sign in to your iPhone and iPad with the same Apple ID.

Step 2: On your iPhone and iPad, go to the Settings App, and choose [your name] > iCloud.

Step 3: Turn on iCloud Drive and make sure iBooks is enabled.

By following the simple steps above, you will sync iBooks between your iPhone and iPad. If you also want to sync iBooks between Mac and iPhone/iPad, read the related article for reference.

How to sync iBooks from iPad to iPhone using iCloud

Part 2: How to sync iBooks from iPad to iPhone using EaseUS MobiMover Free

Using the Settings App is not the only way to transfer iBooks from iPad to iPhone, with a FREE iOS data transfer tool like EaseUS MobiMover Free, you can share content between your devices without using iCloud or under no network connections on your iDevices.
As you will know, EaseUS MobiMover Free is a free tool for iOS data transfer and file management, which means you can transfer files from computer (Mac or PC) to iPhone/iPad, from iPhone/iPad to computer, from one iOS device to another and manage your iDevice content by deleting, editing or adding items from computer at no cost.

What can MobiMover transfer or manage for you:

Photos: Camera Roll, Photo Library, Photo Stream, Photo Videos

Videos: Movies, TV shows, Music Videos

Audios: Music, Ringtones, Voice Memos, Audiobooks, Playlists

Others: Contacts, Notes, Messages, Voice Mails, Books, and Safari Bookmarks

No matter you want to transfer the PDF files or audiobooks in iBooks from iPad to iPhone/iPhone to iPad, you can easily get things done with the help of MobiMover. In addition to books, there are other files types that are supported by MobiMover. If you need to, you can transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone, save iPhone text messages to computer, or transfer contacts from PC to iPhone. Now, follow the steps below to have a try.

Notes: MobiMover is compatible with PC running Windows 7 and later or Mac running macOS 10.12 (Sierra), 10.13 (High Sierra), Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.9 (Mavericks) and 10.11 (El Capitan).

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Step 1: Connect both of your iOS devices to your computer (Mac/PC), open EaseUS MobiMover, and choose iDevice to iDevice in the main interface. (If you prefer to transfer iBooks selectively, go to [your device name] > More instead.)

How to transfer iBooks from iPhone to iPad - Step 1

Step 2: Set the source device and target device correctly and check the genres you want to transfer from your iPhone to iPad or from your iPad to iPhone.

How to transfer iBooks from iPhone to iPad - Step 2

Step 3: Click Transfer to start transferring iBooks from your iPhone to iPad or vice versa. When it has done, go to the Books app on the target iPhone to check and view the newly imported books.

How to transfer iBooks from iPhone to iPad - Step 3