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How to Transfer PDF to iPad without iTunes but Dropbox?

Many people are reluctant to use iTunes to sync files to iPad because iTunes always makes the syncing job time and energy consuming. If we do the transferring task on a different computer, it will bring you big trouble and inconvenience. Fortunately, there is a much easier way to transfer files from computer to iPad and we will show you the step by step guide about it.

Transfer PDF to iPad without iTunes, You can use DropBox instead. It is a free app for Mac, Windows and Linux computers, which allows you to share your photos, music, movies and documents anytime and anywhere you like even without the Internet connection. Dropbox is extremely easy to use and welcomed by all kinds of devices like iPad, iPhone, Android devices and more.

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iTunes Alternative Way to Add PDF to iPad via Dropbox

Let us see how to transfer PDF files to iPad with Dropbox. The operation is quite simple and no any advanced configuration or tech skill required from your side. Dropbox makes it easier to transfer PDF to iPad without iTunes.

Step 1. Get Dropbox installed on your computer

Download Dropbox at www.dropbox.com. Double click the installation package to install it on your computer. During the installation, you will be popped up with a registration dialog box asking you to create a merchant account.

Step 2. Transfer PDF files to iPad with Dropbox

Launch Dropbox on your computer and you will see two folders here: Photos and Public. Just choose the Public folder and drag-n-drop PDF files into it.

Step 3. Download Dropbox for iPad app

Go to the Apple store, find the Dropbox for iPad app and install it on your iPad. Sign in the app using the account you just created in the above steps.

Step 4. Read PDF on iPad with Dropbox

Launch the Dropbox for iPad app on your iPad and open the Public folder. Then, you will see all the PDF files are displaying here. Now, you can read PDF files on iPad with Dropbox directly. That is all about how to add PDF to iPad via Dropbox.

Tips and Tricks to Help You Read PDF on iPad Preferably

You should know that PDF is not very friendly with iPad because you need to manually adjust the PDF page to fit for the iPad screen. That is why we suggest you convert PDF to iPad preferred file format, ePub, with the professional Coolmuster PDF Converter Pro, or PDF Converter Pro for Mac. Free trial downloading buttons are provided as below and you can get it to have a try.

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