Currently Being ModeratedNov 15, 2011 9:10 AM (in response to cxatter)
I have encountered this same issue on iOS 5.0.1
When I was running the earlier 4.x iOS, I could easily open any PDF that was within Safari or attached to an email and open that and manage it via iBooks. But now with iOS 5.01, when I select "Open in iBooks" the iBooks app opens, but nothing else happens.
I can open PDFs in Adobe Reader as normal, but I really like to manage my PDFs within iBooks, so I hope there is a work around or this is fixed soon.
Currently Being ModeratedDec 18, 2011 11:01 AM (in response to ocsurfer411)
You posted this in November, and nothing? This more or less makes my iPad usless since I primarly use it for research. So, I am wondering if I can revert back to a previous version, if there is a work around, or if I should just pack it up and put it away, and go back to my PC till apple gets around to fixing this!!! This is crazy frustrating... Anyone know a workaround??
Currently Being ModeratedDec 18, 2011 12:03 PM (in response to s1larson)
Thank you!! I was also coming back to update this, I dont know how I fixed it, but its working now. I installed the Opera mini browser, pdf free reader, cloudreaders, pdf-notes. I tried to open it in Opera, but it opened the pdf in safari, and then in ibooks, and it is working...
Currently Being ModeratedDec 21, 2011 4:54 PM (in response to s1larson)
I had the exact same problem, and after reading your post s1larson I downloaded the Opera mini browser, and it worked exactly as you described. I can't explain why it worked, but now I can open PDFs in iBooks from safari as I was able to prior to the ios5 upgrade. So if anyone else has this same problem try downloading the Opera mini reader and it might help....
Currently Being ModeratedDec 25, 2011 11:16 PM (in response to cxatter)
Tried the same thing by installed the opera mini browser.. It did open in safari but still couldn't open the PDF with iBooks.. Even I tried to download a book from apple store and it also cannot open in iBooks.. Pls help cos it's really frustrated me!!
iPad 2 iOS 5.0.1