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How to Buy eBooks from iPad iBooks Store?

Purchasing eBooks through the iBooks Store is very similar to buying any other media via Apple's iTunes Store. One key difference, though, is how you access the store. This tutorial shows you exactly how to buy eBooks from iPad iBooks store.

Step 1: Tap the "Store" button at the top left corner of the iBooks app.

Step 2: Now you can search for the author or title you want in the top-right corner search box. To browse books, either tap the icons on the main page of the store or tap the "Categories" menu item in the top left corner.Select the category you're looking for to see books in that genre.

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Step 3: In the iBooks Store, when you tap a book title to get more details, a window pops up and the background grays out a bit. In this window, you can download a free sample of the book to your iBooks library by tapping the "Get Sample" button.

To purchase a book, tap the price button next to the book cover. The button will turn green and read "Buy Book". Tap again.

To close the pop-up window and not buy the book, simply tap anywhere outside the window.

Step 4: When buying a book, you'll be prompted to enter your iTunes account password to pay for the eBook before it will begin downloading.

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Step 5: When the book is done downloading, it will appear as a title on the bookshelves in the iBooks app.

Done! Now you have experienced how to buy eBooks from iPad iBooks store. Just tap the book to begin reading.

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