How to use Book of You (iPad)
First go to www.bookofyou.co.uk.
Then tap log in on the top right.
Now type in your user name in the first box.
Type your password in the second box.
Then press the log in button.
You will now see this page.
To add a new page to your book tap the Edit Pages button.
To add a new page tap on the writing that says add new page.
Delete the writing that is in the box and type in your own title for your new page.
Once you have typed in the name of your new page press the green tick.
It will then say success page added. In a few moments the new page will appear, do not press anything until this happens.
Your new page will look like this.
To view what is in your book at any time, simply tap the button on the top right called view book.
This will open your book for you to view.
To make sure you have the right type of page you want scroll down towards the bottom of the page.
Then click the one you want.
This box will appear when you press the page template you want.
When this appears click yes if everything is saved.
If there are pictures or text on the page that isn’t saved click no, press the save button then follow the steps above again.
When you choose the picture and words page this is what you will see. To add a picture press the choose file button.
Then tap Photo Library for a picture that’s already saved to the tablet.
Or tap Take Photo to take a photo of whatever you like.
After a few moments your chosen picture will appear.
To add text just tap in the white box and type your words in.
Then press save.
When you press save a green bar will pop up saying success page saved. This means your page is saved.
You can then add another page by pressing the Edit Book Pages button.
Or you could look at what you already have in your book by pressing the view book button at the top right of the page.
This is the template for adding just a picture to your book.
You tap choose file then tap Photo Library to select a photo already on your device.
Or tap Take Photo to take a new photo.
Once selected it will appear after a few moments
Once the image appears press save.
The picture is now in your book.
This is the template for adding just a YouTube Video.
Once you have your template you then need to go to your YouTube app or www.youtube.com
To find your video in YouTube tap the search button
Once you have searched for your video tap the one you want to add to your book.
To add the video to your book you need to copy the link.
To do this tap the share button.
Then press copy link.
Now go back to your Book of You page.
Tap the bar where is says enter the code.
Then keep your finger pressed in the bar for a few seconds.
The word paste will pop up, when this happens, press it.
The YouTube link you copied before will appear. Once this is done press save.
Well done, you have now added a YouTube video to your book.
This is the template for recording or uploading a video from your device.
Tap the bar that says click to upload/ record video.
To record a video straight from your device, tap the Take Video
To add video already on your device, tap Photo Library.
Once you have selected or recorded your video, it will take a few moments for it to upload.
Once it has uploaded, it will look like this picture.
Once it has uploaded press save.
Well done you have now uploaded a video to your book.
This is the template for adding voice record to your book.
For the voice record to save properly you must save a picture with it. You can do this before you record or after, it is up to you.
Once you are ready to record or upload a recording click the bar that says “click to upload/ record audio”
To record audio select the Take Photo or Video.
Also to record audio, iPad use the video feature but don’t worry it doesn’t matter what the camera is pointing at,it is only recording the sound.
Also as you can see once you select “Take video or Photo” it defaults to the Photo option, so please make sure that you select video before you start recording.
After a few moments your voice recording should appear in the template. Once it is there like in the picture here tap save.
Your voice record is now saved to your book.
Open a new tab and type what you’re looking for in the search bar.
Make sure you click on images instead of all like in the picture on the left.
Once you have decided the picture you want tap it so it is selected on the screen.
You press and hold on the picture, then a small box will appear with options to choose from. Tap download or save (whichever option is available) and the image will be saved to your device ready to add to your Book of You.