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Installing Bookshelf for iOS

Here’s what you need to do to update your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to the latest version of Bookshelf.


If your device supports iOS 13, you can update it to the latest version of Bookshelf.

See if your device is compatible

Update to the latest version of iOS




Install Bookshelf


Tap the iOS Download Button to go directly to the Bookshelf download page in the App Store. Or on your iOS device, tap the App Store icon, and search for "Bookshelf."

Tap the Install button and tap the Accept button.  You may be prompted to sign in with your Apple ID. 

If you need assistance with your Apple ID, please visit the Apple ID Support Page.  




You will need to sign into Bookshelf to see all of your eBooks. If you don’t know the email address you used with VitalSource or the password, we can help.

If you forgot your VitalSource Credentials visit the Password Retrieval Page.




Need help?

Learn what to do if you need help with Bookshelf.

If you have two active mobile devices, make sure that you deactivate unused devices so you can update to the latest version of Bookshelf.

Manage your Bookshelf Activations



Learn what to do if you see a message that says there’s not enough space on your device to install Bookshelf or your eBooks.


Missing Books?

Did all of your eBooks disappear?  Learn what to do if your library displays the message, "Where are My Books?"

Where are my Books?

Redemption Code?

Do you have a VitalSource Redemption Code?  Learn how to activate new content on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. 

Redeeming Codes