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Zotero Citation Management Tool: Install Zotero for iPad

Zotero Mobile Apps

The mobile version of zotero.org allows you to access and edit your Zotero library on your tablet or mobile phone.

The Zotero Bookmarklet allows you to save items from your mobile device's browser directly to your zotero.org account.

While there are no official Zotero apps for mobile devices, there are several third party solutions.

For iPads and iPhones...

For Android devices...

Zotero on the iPad

You can use Zotero on the iPad browser by installing a "Bookmarklet," a special link that saves items directly to your Zotero account on the web.

You must have a Zotero account, and your iPad must be online, to use Zotero.

  1. Open zotero.org/downloadbookmarklet in iPad Safari and bookmark it.
  2. Click “iPhone/iPad” and copy the code from the text box on the page.
  3. Edit the bookmark you just created.
  4. Change the bookmark name to "Save to Zotero".
  5. Paste the code from the text box as the URL for the bookmark.

When you're on a page with a citation, select the Save to Zotero bookmark. The iPad browser will save the citation directly to your Zotero library online.

Step 1. Add the bookmark

Step 2. Edit the bookmark

Step 3. Click to save