Note:The file extensions should be visible on the computer.

If you are using MacOS :

  • Open a new Finder window on your Mac.

  • In Menu bar, go to Finder and then select Preferences.

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  • Click on Advanced tab.

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  • Then select the box that says “Show all filename extensions”. If you want to hide file extensions, just uncheck the box.

If you are using Windows Operating System 7/Vista :

  • Start Windows Explorer, you can do this by opening up any folder.

  • Click Organize.

  • Click Folder and search options.

  • Click the View tab.

  • Then scroll down until you notice Hide extensions for known file types, un-check this line by clicking the check box.

  • Click OK.

If you are using Windows Operating System 8/8.1/10 :

  • Open the File Explorer.

  • Tap on View and then click on Options.

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  • In Folder Options window and then  select View tab.

  • In Advanced Settings area > Scroll down and  then uncheck Hide extensions for known file types.

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Adding ebooks on iBook app:

  • Make sure iTunes is installed and configured on the computer.

  • Then the computer should be added as trusted device for that iPad.

  • Connect the iPad via datacable to the computer.

  • In iTunes on the left menu there will be “Books” button

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  • Click on the Books.

  • Drag and drop your ebook(.epub format) into that box.

  • Open the iBook app and refresh if the book is not visible.

Adding ebooks on KOBO app:

  • Open iTunes and then click on the device icon and select the device as given below

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  • Then on the left menu click on the “File Sharing” button as below

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  • Then select “Kobo” under apps .

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  • Click on Add >select the ebook(.epub format).

  • Then click on “Sync” placed at bottom-right of the iTunes.

  • Then click on “Done” placed at bottom-right of the iTunes.

  • Now open the “Kobo” app > Refresh it.

  • If book is not visible > click on search options > Type the ebook name > select it.

NOTE: Carefully select the file with proper format (eg. .epub format), selecting a different ebook (eg .mobi) format will not appear on the app.