How to Transfer PDF from Computer to iPhone

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Reading PDF on your Apple iPhone is quite convenient, and of course, you first have to learn how to transfer PDF documents to the iPhone from your computer, include Windows PC and Mac. In this blog, we will introduce two available methods for you to put PDF files on iPhone, one is using the versatile iPhone transfer tool, EaseUS MobiMover, and the other is using common iTunes. In addition,  AirDrop is recommended for transfer PDF documents to iPhone. See how in further-down texts.

Transfer PDF from PC to iPhone with EaseUS MobiMover

EaseUS MobiMover, the professional iPhone data transfer software can help you import PDF from computer to iPhone 7/7 Plus/6/6S, as well as purchased books with ease. With MobiMover, you are able to transfer videos, music, contacts, notes, books, Safari bookmark & history and so on from computer to iPhone/iPad, from iPhone/iPad to computer and from one iOS device to another.  

Click the button to safely download and install EaseUS MobiMover on your PC running Windows 7 or later, then follow the guide below to learn how to add PDF files to your iPhone from computer.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your PC running Windows 7 and later, launch EaseUS MobiMover, then click "Others", and select "Books" as shown in the image below.

How to transfer books from PC to iPhone - Step 1

Step 2As you can see, you can transfer your iPhone PDFs/ePubs to computer or sync books from one iOS device to another with different options. Since you want to transfer books from PC to your iPhone, click the "Add Contents" on the screen. 

How to transfer books from PC to iPhone - Step 2

Step 3. Then a new window will appear, in which you need to select the books you want to copy to your iPhone. After choosing the items, click the "Open" button, and MobiMover will start transferring books from PC to your iPhone immediately. When it has finished, go to check the books on your iPhone in the "Books" app.

How to transfer books from PC to iPhone - Step 3

Except for PDF, MobiMover also allows for transferring more contents to from computer to iPhone, including importing photos from PC to iPhone, add music from computer to iPhone and put ringtones from PC to iPhone. 

Transfer PDF from PC to iPhone via iTunes

As the imported PDF files are saved to iBooks application on iPhone by default, so, you are required to pre-install iBooks app. Check following guides to transfer PDF from computer to iPhone by using iTunes. 

1. Go to App Store to download an install iBooks app on your iPhone. 

2. Connect your iPhone to the computer with an Apple supported USB cable.

3. Run iTunes>File>Add File to Library. Select PDF files from computer that need to transfer to iPhone.

4. Choose Books under Summary control panel.

5. Click Sync Books>Selected book>choose the library imported PDF documents>Click Sync.

6. Check the synced PDF files in the iBooks on your iPhone.

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Transfer PDF from Mac to iPhone via AirDrop

AirDrop can offer you a wireless method to transfer PDF from Mac to iPhone as long as both the Mac and iPhone are AirDrop-available. Before starting, make sure the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi network on Mac and iPhone works, and both two devices are in a very close distance that they can discover each other.

1. Turn on AirDrop on iPhone and Mac, check the simple guide for users who don't know how to turn on AirDrop.

2. Click AirDrop in Finder. The AirDrop will list the AirDrop available users nearby, choose your target iPhone.

3. Drag and drop the PDF files to the needed icon in the menu and wait for the transfer.

4. Check the transferred PDF files in iBooks on your iPhone.

transfer pdf to iphone with airdrop

See more instructions on how to AirDrop from iPhone to Mac for transferring photos, images, music, and videos.