Applies To: iPhone XS/XS Max/XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6/6s, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad Pro

Syncing iBooks between iPhone and iPad makes it convenient to read books anywhere and anytime you switch devices. If you want to sync all iBooks to iPhone, iCloud is a good choice. While if you want to sync/transfer individual iBooks, an extra data transfer tool is needed. Whichever the way you wish to use, just check out this post to get more details.

Part 1. Fast & Easy Way to Transfer Individual iBook Between iPad and iPhone

As you can see, iCloud is very convenient to sync items across devices. But it requires a constant Wi-Fi connection. Even worse, it doesn't allow you to select individual items to sync. To break these limitations, this professional iOS data transfer tool - EaseUS MobiMover is needed.

EaseUS MobiMover is a data transfer tool that allows you to transfer all popular iOS files between iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch) seamlessly. As a feature-jammed tool, it can send large files between iOS devices and computers, download any videos from any site, or unlock your iOS device without a passcode.

For more functions of EaseUS Mobimover, you can download it on your computer to explore!

Step 1. Connect your iPhone and iPad to your computer, either Mac or PC. Open EaseUS MobiMover, and choose "Phone to Phone" in the main interface. You can also go to "Browse & Transfer" > "Others" > "Books" to transfer books from iPhone to iPad all at once or selectively.

connect your device to computer

Step 2. You can choose all the data or only Books to transfer to iPad directly. 

select files

Step 3. Click the "Transfer" button to start transferring books from iPhone to iPad. When it has finished, go to the "Books" app on your iPad to check and view the synced books. 

transfer completed

Part 2. Sync iBooks from iPad to iPhone via iCloud

With iCloud, you can sync your contacts, calendar, mail, documents, and more files across devices wirelessly. After syncing, you can view and manage the iCloud calendar on your computer conveniently. Here are the detailed steps to do it.

Step 1. Sign in to your iPhone and iPad with the same Apple ID.

Step 2. On your iPhone and iPad, open the "Settings" App,

Step 3. Choose "[your name]."

Step 4. Tap " iCloud."

Step 5. Turn on iCloud Drive and make sure iBooks (Book) is enabled.

Sync ibooks between iPhone and iPad

If you're interested in transferring iBooks from iPhone to PC, our related post will guide you through the process.

Part 3. AirDrop iBooks from iPad to iPhone Wirelessly

AirDrop is a file-sharing feature built into the iPhone 5 or newer, the fourth-generation iPad or later, the iPad mini, or the fifth-generation iPod touch running iOS 7 or later. To airdrop files between devices, you need to put two devices together.

Step 1. Turn on AirDrop on your iPad.

Turn on AirDrop

Step 2. Open your iBooks (Book) app.

Step 3. Choose "My Books" from the bottom.

Step 4. Then, you'll see all your books. Choose the one you'd like to airdrop.

Choose the book in iBooks

Step 5. Tap the "Share" icon in the top-right corner.

Step 6. Choose "AirDrop" and select the receiving device.

Choose airdrop

Step 7. Open your iPhone and tap "Accept" to receive these iBooks.

Accept the iBooks on your iPhone

Note: If AirDrop fails to work, don't hesitate to fix it with methods offered in this guide.


In this tutorial, we've introduced all ways to sync books from iPad to iPhone. All of these methods also apply to transfer books from iPhone to iPad. As you can see, the operation to transfer iBooks through EaseUS MobiMover is the simplest. It supports large files like books, videos, and photos and allows you to transfer only wanted data between iPhone and iPad selectively.

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Updated by Daisy

Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.

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Written by Myra

Myra joined EaseUS in 2017. As a big fan of Apple products, she mainly focuses on iOS data transfer and iOS troubleshooting tips. Meanwhile, she is expanding her knowledge and skills in other fields like data recovery and disk management. Myra is open-minded and likes both extensive and intensive reading. Other than reading and writing, she is also fond of mobile games and K-pop stars.

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