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HT5557 How do I remove books from my device and leave them stored in itunes?

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How do I remove books frome my iphone and leave them stored in itunes?

iPhone 4, iOS 6.1.3, ibooks
  • King_Penguin Level 10 Level 10 (92,490 points)

    You can delete books from the bookshelf in the iBooks app via the Edit button at the top of the bookshelf - that won't remove them from your computer's iTunes nor from the store. You should be able to re-download them via the Purchased tab in the ibookstore in the iBooks app, but as there is no guarantee that a book (or any other item from the store) will remain in the store for future re-downloading, then if you haven't already got a copy then you should first copy it to your computer's iTunes via File > Devices > Transfer Purchases so that you can take a backup of it and be able to re-sync it back.

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