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I was reading a book in iBooks and clicked on a link in the text which took me to the index at the end of the book. Is there any way I can get back to where I was reading before I tapped on the link (without manually flipping through the pages/table of contents)? There's no obvious back button that I can see.

I'm using iBooks 1.5, which I believe is currently the latest version.

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If you touch the middle of the screen to show the buttons and controls, there should be a text link at the bottom left saying "Back to p. ###". It is beneath the dots and the slider to scroll quickly through the book. Touch it and you'll be back where you came from.

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how did I miss that? thanks! – Jon Dec 21 '11 at 12:05
Thanks Lizzan, my wife's an avid iBook reader and didn't know this and she's glad to know if now. – Richard Dec 21 '11 at 12:13
It is fairly hard to discover, took me a while too. Glad I could help! – Lizzan Dec 21 '11 at 14:06
Does this work in the most recent versions of iOS too? I can't see the link to go back. – Alessandro Cosentino Oct 21 '14 at 3:31
@AlessandroCosentino It does show up for me at least. – Lizzan Oct 21 '14 at 3:34

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