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How to Install Epocrates

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Before reviewing the installation instructions please ensure your device and device's operating system is supported by clicking here.
 

iOS Devices

You need to have a registered Apple ID before you will be able to Epocrates to your iOS device. Please review this link for more information.
 

Installation Instructions

1. On your device, locate and tap on your App Store icon that looks like a blue square with a white "A" in the middle.
2. Tap on the search tile down towards the lower-right that has an icon of a magnifying glass.
  • Please Note: If you are using an iPad the search will be in the upper-right corner.
3. On the next page tap into the grey search bar at the top and search for the word "epocrates" by itself.
4. On the Epocrates app page if this is your first time installing Epocrates tap on the "+Get" button and then tap on it again when it changes to "Install". If you have installed Epocrates before and your device recognizes that you'll need to tap on the cloud icon with the arrow pointing downward to begin the installation.
  • Please Note: initially you download the free Epocrates product. However, after the installation is complete and you launch the program you will be prompted to sign into your Epocrates account at which point if you have a Plus subscription the app will recognize this and download the additional content.
5. If prompted enter your Apple ID username and password.
6. Once the installation is complete tap on the "Open" button.
7. If you are a new user you will need to register an Epocrates account. If you already have an account you will want to tap on the "Sign in as an existing user" button and log in using your email address and password.
8. Once you log in successfully the device will begin to download all the latest clinical content. Allow the updates to complete and once it's finished it will load you into the app.
 

 Uninstallation Instructions

1. On your device, locate the Epocrates icon which looks like a blue square with a white “e” in the middle and tap & hold on it.
2. Once the tile begins to shake tap on the “x” in the top-left corner.
3. You will get a prompt asking if you want to delete Epocrates, tap on the delete button.
4. Tap on the home button at the bottom of your device which looks like a circle with a square in the middle to get the rest of your icons to stop shaking.
 

Android Devices

You need to have a registered Google account before you will be able to install Epocrates to your Android device. Please review this link for more information.
 

Installation Instructions

1. On your device, locate and tap on the “Play Store” icon which looks like a white shopping bag with a multi-colored triangle in the middle.
2. Tap into the search bar in the upper-right and search for the word “epocrates” by itself.
3. On the Epocrates app page tap on the “Install” button and agree to the terms & conditions to begin the installation.
  • Please Note: initially you download the free Epocrates product. However, after the installation is complete and you launch the program you will be prompted to sign into your Epocrates account at which point if you have a Plus subscription the app will recognize this and download the additional content.
4. Once the installation is complete tap on the “Open” button.
5. If you are a new user you will need to register an Epocrates account. If you already have an Epocrates account you will want to tap on the “Sign in as an existing user” and log in using your email address and password.
5. Once you have successfully logged in the device will begin to download all the latest clinical content. Allow the updates to complete and once it’s finished it will load you into the app.

Uninstallation Instructions
1. On your device, locate and tap on the “Play Store” icon which looks like a white shopping bag with a multi-colored triangle in the middle.
2. Tap into the search bar in the upper-right and search for the word “epocrates” by itself.
3. On the Epocrates app page tap on the “Uninstall” button.
  

Browser Access (Epocrates Online)

You need to register an Epocrates account before you will be able to access the Epocrates Online content.
 
Epocrates Online is our browser based version of the product which was designed to complement the primary, mobile version. Most of the features that you find in the mobile version of Epocrates can also be utilize in Epocrates Online but are displayed in a format that’s more accustomed to computer navigation.
 

Navigation Instructions

1. Visit the Epocrates website and in the upper-right corner to the left of the “Contact us” link click on the “Epocrates Online” link.
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