Download a PDF on iOS or Android

Looking to download a PDF that you've bought onto your phone/tablet? No worries, we've got your back! Read on for instructions on how to download/view the file on your mobile device.

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Download a PDF on iOS

If you want to download a PDF onto your iOS device, make sure that you have Apple Books downloaded. It will save and store your PDFs using the application. Next, we'll explain how to do so in case you have any trouble with it.

After you have downloaded the product, click the middle button at the bottom of the screen (the square with an arrow coming out of it). 

Viewing a PDF downloaded from Payhip on an iOS device

Then scroll through the list of suggested apps until you find Apple Books and tap it.

Finding Apple Books in the list of suggested apps for a PDF file

This will open up the file for you to read in Apple Books.

Download a PDF on Android

If you want to download a PDF onto your Android device, it should be a similar process. The file should automatically save but, if you want to add it to your collection, go to your eBook reader (e.g. FBReader) and go to your library.

After this is done, find/open the PDF and it should be saved to your library. You should now be able to view it whenever you want by going to your eBook reader.

Viewing a PDF file in FBReader

You can also save the file to your Google Drive if you wish to do so by clicking on the second button in the top right-hand corner.

Screenshot showing "Add to Google Drive" button when viewing a PDF downloaded from Payhip on Android

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