If you purchase a lot of books through Apple’s Books app, you want to access what you’re in the mood to read quickly. There is a convenient Reading Now screen, but maybe you want to find a book you downloaded a while back.

You can easily see only those books you’ve downloaded in the Books app and here’s how.

Access downloaded books in the Books app

Open up the Books app on your iPhone or iPad and then follow these simple steps.

1) Tap Library on the bottom.

2) Select Collections from the top.

3) Choose Downloaded.

You’ll notice on the Collections page in step 2 above that you can access what you Want to Read, Finished, and Samples as well as Audiobooks, PDFs, and all Books.

So, just remember to head to that Collections section to open whatever it is you want to read.

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Wrapping it up

Getting to your downloaded books is easy in the Books app. So, in a few taps you can start that new novel or pick up where you left off with that book of short stories.

Do you enjoy Apple’s Books app? Are there any tips you have for our other readers who use it? Feel free to comment below!