How to Make iBook More Readable By Tweaking the Fonts and Theme

By now, a lot of people read their books on iPhone/iPad via the iBooks app.

Agreeably, Apple has done a good job in designing the iBooks platform making reading on the iPhone/iPad a good experience. Unlike most apps, the iBooks is a platform that aims to make reading on the iPhone/iPad unique but at the same time very pleasant.

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But there are some tweaks you can do to make it even more pleasant. For instance, the dark mode is a very useful feature when you are reading an ebook on iBooks in the dark. Much better for your eyes. In a similar fashion, while the fonts are pretty good, you can still change them and change their sizes too.

Let’s get started.

Here’s how to make iBook more readable:

Obviously, for this, you’ll need to have installed iBooks.

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  • Open iBooks
  • If you’ve got a book downloaded already, open it. If not, head over to the Store and download a book.
  • Now, tap on the “AA” icon on top. This will open up an options box shown below.
  • You can now tweak the options.
  1. Font Size: Tap on the larger A to increase the font. Larger font puts less content on the screen but it improves readability by a large factor.How to Increase Font Size on iBooks
  2. Fonts: While Apple sets a readable default, each person has a preference that might differ vastly. For instance, I like reading Georgia so I have the font changed to it. You can tap on the Fonts button to change the font. There’s a sizeable option here but all of them are serif fonts to make sure readability doesn’t get affected.How to Change Font Style on iBooks
  3. Themes: You have the option of the day theme, the night theme (light on dark bg) and then the sepia that stands somewhere in between the two.How to Change Theme for iBooks

So there you have it. You can tweak any of these to make the reading experience more pleasant. Usually:

  • Have medium-sized fonts for comfortable reading along with more content on the screen. Saves you from having to swipe frequently.
  • Have the night theme enabled when you are reading in the dark.
  • Change the font to one that you are most comfortable with. Not the fancy one. There’s a difference between “it looks nice” and readability.
  • Change the page-turn style to scroll if you’re more comfortable with a vertical flow rather than the page-turn effect.

Got any more tips to make iBooks more readable? Let us know!

Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.

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