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How to Backup/Transfer PDF from iPad to PC/Mac

Have synced piles of PDF files to iPad or directly downloaded many PDF files on iPad, and now need to transfer PDF files back to PC or Mac for backup? Apple makes it easy to transfer PDF to iPad via iTunes, while no offering to backup PDF from iPad to PC/Mac. It is quite annoying, isn't it? Don't worry, man. Apple iTunes says no, but we say yes. This article is going to tell you how to transfer PDF from iPad to PC and Mac.

This article includes two parts: How to transfer PDF from iPad to Windows-based computer & How to transfer PDF from iPad to Mac.

How to transfer PDF from iPad to PC/Mac

No app, no transfer. To backup PDF from iPad to Mac or PC, you need an app named iBook, which you can download from iTunes. iBook is an easy-to-use tool for downloading and reading Ebooks. If you have download many PDF files, you can send them to your Email. Here are the steps.

Step 1. On your iPhone or iPad, tap iBook.

Step 2. Tap Bookself and find the PDF file you'd like to transfer.

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Step 3. Tap the PDF file to enter the file. Tap the Second icon close to Library to show the contents.

Step 4. Then, tap the icon on the top right corner.

Step 5. A dialog comes out. Tap Mail and choose your Email type, like Google.

Step 6. Then, enter your email address and touch Send when done.

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Note: some email providers set limits on attachments, so you might have to email PDF files a few at a time.

Pretty easy, huh? That's why I use it. It is really amazing in transferring files between iPad and computer.

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Thomas Jones
What's the iOS of your iPad? iMate only supports iPad running iOS 4.0
Same here, doesn't recognize Ipad on trial version....What's the deal?
it doesn,t connect with My iPad , I mean do I have to register it first or buy it!!!!!!
you save my life! really, I have pdf docs for my final graduation work and I needed to trasfer to my pc if something wrong would happen to my ipad. thank you very much <3
Thx man i own u big one.
tks! Just saved my day


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