Apple iPad is an awesome eBook reader and the latest models offer anti-glare screen and Night Shift feature that make reading much simple and strain free. The Night Shift feature in iPad, when enabled, takes blue light out of the color spectrum of the device to make reading easy. The newest iPad models also feature a True Tone display that is capable of shifting the color spectrum based on ambient lighting.
However, these are just some of the features that make iPads great eBook readers. What really makes iPad an awesome device for e-reading is the ability of the device to support Kindle books, Barnes & Noble Nooks, and many other third party eBooks apart from the iPad’s own iBooks.
Reading Kindle Books on iPads
The first thing that you need to do is to download the free Kindle reader from App Store. This kindle app can be used to read Kindle books and play Audio Companions, but not the Audible books. iPads can also be used to read books from Kindle Unlimited subscription.
After downloading the Kindle app, you need to log into your Amazon account. This will let the app to download eBooks that you have purchased on Amazon. When the app is opened, you will be able to see all the eBooks by clicking on the Cloud tab.
If you tap on any of the books, you can see a progress bar filling up across the book. This means that the book is being downloaded to your iPad. After the download is finished, you can read the book on the iPad.
After the download is finished, you will be able to launch the book either from the Cloud or from the Device tab. You can browse through and read Kindle Unlimited books on your iPad via the Kindle app, but you cannot buy these books owing to the restriction from Apple limiting sales through the app.
Yet again, you do not to worry, as you can buy Kindle books from your iPad. This can be done by visiting the Amazon website from your iPad, using the Safari web browser. This will let you buy Kindle books from Amazon without facing any issues.
After buying the book from Amazon, you can open the Kindle app to read the book almost immediately after the downloading is finished successfully. If you are unable to see the book that you bought, in the list, you just need to tap on the Sync button located at the bottom right hand corner. This will refresh the list and the eBook will be shown in the list.