On my iPad, I graded student assignments by marking opening emails in a browser, opening pdf attachments in iBooks, and editing those pdfs with a stylus. Is there anyway to get these pdfs off the iPad without another Apple device? None of the suggested methods work:
- On iTunes I see a "Books" folder, but it is empty, "No files".
- iBooks says it is syncing all files to iCloud. Based on the count it gives for the # of files synced, the assignments are being sync'd. If I go to icloud.com, there are no books present, however. If I install the iBooks application on a windows machine, it syncs an "iCloud Drive" directory that doesn't include a single books.
- When I open the pdf in iBooks and click on "share" the only option I see is "print" or "Airdrop".
- Third party apps including iExplorer and EaseUS Mobimover don't see any books on the device or browsing the iTunes backup. The apps acknowledge Apple is always making changes to thwart access, so this should be expected.
- I installed dropbox on the iPad, but it doesn't see the iBooks material.
There are is no DRM here. These are my pdfs. This is a 2020 iPad Pro running iOS 14.4.2. Did Apple remove all ways to use the pdf I created without buying another Apple device to Airdrop with?