Answered By: ic @westernsydney.edu.au
Last Updated: Mar 13, 2020     Views: 530

Before downloading your textbook:

  1. Download Adobe Digital Editions app by choosing the 'Download on the App Store' button
  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 Download Book
  3. Select Continue
  4. Enter your WesternAccount login (NOT your Adobe ID) if/ when prompted and click Submit
  5. In the popup window (Step 1. Device), choose iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod)
  6. Select I'm using my own computer then select Continue
  7. The next window (Step 2. Install) will say that you need the Adobe Digital Editions app. If you have installed it, click Done with this step>
  8. Select Download (Step 3. Download)
  9. You will be directed to the Adobe Digital Editions app. A bar will appear while your textbook is downloading
  10. Once the download is complete, your textbook will be ready to view within the app

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