Help – How To Use Interactive Animal Books

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How To Use Interactive Animal Books

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STEP 1 – The first step on the amazing journey is to purchase the book. Your book will arrive in 3 to 5 days.

STEP 2 – Once you receive your book, you will need to download the iA app on your mobile device. There are several ways to do that. You can click one of the buttons below to download the app to your mobile device, either from the iOS App Store or the Google Play Store, or you can scan the QR Code below with your mobile device using a QR Reader.

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STEP 3 – Received the book, and downloaded the app? Fantastic! You’re probably wondering “What’s Next?”. Provided with your book upon delivery is an exclusive activation bar code. You will need to scan it or manually enter the bar code to sync your app to the book you received. Now the real fun begins!

As you travel through the book you will find pages that have a colored thumb print in the upper right-hand corner of the page, that look like this: icon 64x64 Those are the pages where you place your mobile device and watch your book come to life with the power of Augmented Reality!

We sincerely hope you enjoy your book, where art and education come to life!


Frequently Asked Questions

What is a QR Code?

QR or Quick Response Codes are a type of two-dimensional barcode that can be read using smartphones and dedicated QR reading devices, that link directly to text, emails, websites, apps, phone numbers and more!

How do I scan a QR Code?

If you have a smartphone like an iPhone, Android or Blackberry, or other mobile device such as an iPod, iPad or tablet, then there a number of different scanner applications that can read and decode data from a QR code. The majority of these are completely FREE, and all you have to do once you install one is to use your mobile device’s camera to scan the code, which will then automatically load the encoded data for you. You can get them by visiting your iOS App Store or your Google Play Store and searching for “QR Reader” apps.

Suggested QR Readers

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Click HERE for a suggested QR Reader app for an iOS device
Click HERE for a suggested QR Reader app for an Android device

Tips and Tricks

  • Maintain pages as flat as possible
  • Keep camera steady and avoid sudden movements
  • If AR does not trigger or does not trigger correctly, aim out of the image and start over
  • If AR does not trigger, check if you are in the right mode (book or card) and if so, restart the app
  • Use in good lighting for optimal experience
  • Avoid direct glares on images