Answered By: ic @westernsydney.edu.au
Last Updated: Mar 05, 2018     Views: 278

Before downloading your textbook:

  1. Download Bluefire App by choosing the 'Windows' link
  2. In order to use the app, you will need an Adobe ID (Note: The Adobe ID is not your WesternAccount login. Your Adobe ID will be the email address you enter when you create your ID)
  3. Hold your iPad in landscape view. Landscape is when the long edge is at the top
  4. Set the Auto-Lock on your iPad to keep it in landscape view
  5. Tap on Settings from the home screen
  6. Tap on Display & Brightness
  7. Tap on Auto Lock
  8. Tap on Never

 

Download and read your textbook:

  1. Go to your textbook via the link provided (Go to the 'Readings and Resources' link from the left hand side menu in your unit vUWS page)
  2. Select Full Download
  3. Select Continue in the To download, please sign in popup window
  4. Enter your WesternAccount login (NOT your Adobe ID) if/ when prompted and click Submit
  5. You will be directed back to the book page. Select the Full Download button again
  6. In the popup window (Step 1. Device), choose iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod)
  7. Select I'm using my own computer then select Continue
  8. The next window (Step 2. Install) will say that you need Bluefire Reader. If you have installed it, click Done with this step>
  9. Select Download (Step 3. Download)
  10. In the Open in Bluefire Reader pop up window, select Open
  11. Your textbook should now be ready to Read Now or Read Later

For instructions on how to read your book and use notes, refer to the Bluefire reader user guide available within the app.

 

 

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