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Thanks for the ebook! How do I redeem a code for Apple Books?

Did you meet me at a conference or win a giveaway? If you got a CODE for a free ebook from Apple Books, this post is for you. 🙂

(If you got a link instead of a promo code, you don’t need this post. Just type the link into your browser. Happy reading!)

Quick Version

How to use a promo code to get your review copy on your iPhone, iPad, Mac or iPod touch:
  1. Go to the Apple Books store on your device. (Click on the Apple Books button or bookcover below.)

2. Scroll to the bottom of the Featured section and tap Redeem.

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3. Sign in with your Apple ID.

4. Tap “You can also enter your code manually.” Enter your code.

5. Tap Redeem.

Need more details? Here's the step-by-step:

1. Click on the button or book cover to go to the Apple Books store.

2. Find the "Redeem" menu in the iBooks Store: Scroll down below the "More Books Like This" section and look under "Manage". Click on "Redeem".

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3. Click "Redeem." This window pops up.

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4. (Ignore the part about "Use Camera".) Type your promo code in the box. Then click "Redeem".

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5.The book should download and this window will pop up. Click ok.

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