1) Get The DRM Protected book :Step one is to get the DRM protected ebook (be it ePub or PDF) from the online retailer of your choice. Once you finish buying the ebook, download Adobe Digital Editions from here on your MAC or PC. This software requires you to have a Adobe ID which you can create for free here.
2) Authorize And Download The ePub PDF ebook :The next step is to authorize your Adobe digital editions account on your computer and download the ePub, Pdf for any other ebook you purchased. Generally you have to open a .acsm file (usually associated automatically) with Adobe digital editions which will download the ebook.
Note: Your Adobe ID can only authorize only 6 Computers / Devices.
3) Download And Install Bluefire Reader On Your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch :Bluefire is a free drm reader for your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. You may download the app from here. This is a universally designed app so it supports iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Currently this is the best free app out there that can open DRM encrypted ePub, PDF and eBooks. Alternatively you can try Book Shelf, eReader, ebrary, Subtext etc.
4) Copy the eBook And Authorize Bluefire Reader For Reading:Once bluefire has installed on your iOS device, simply connect the device to iTunes and copy the DRM protected file via File sharing. By that I mean on your connected iDevice, choose the Apps option, scroll down and choose BlueFire Reader under File Sharing and drag and drop the DRM protected file of your choice to read it. See Picture below :
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