# Getting started

# Installation

You can download the latest version of Tachiyomi by going to our download page. When you've completed the download, open the

get_app
tachiyomi-v0.00.0.apk file and proceed with installing it.

# Installing an extension

Now that Tachiyomi is installed, open the app and navigate to

explore
Browse and then switch to the Extensions tab.

Find the extension that you'd like to use then press the INSTALL button next to your desired extension and then accept the installation prompt.

Security prompt

You might be stopped by a security prompt while attempting to install an extension. If that were to happen then you need to allow Tachiyomi the permission to install unknown apps.

Learn how you can do so here

# Adding manga to your library

Now that you've installed the desired extension, it will show in the Sources tab. This page contains all of your sources, which is obtained through extensions, some extensions contain multiple sources.

To find and add manga to your library, tap Latest for a source's most recently updated manga, or tap on the source itself to browse and search their catalog.

Now that you've presumably found manga that you want to add, click on it and then press the

favorite_border
Add to library button, it should now appear in your
collections_bookmark
Library
ready to be read!

Other ways to search for manga

You can also search for manga globally across all your sources by using

search
Search located in the top-right of
explore
Browse
Sources.

Trouble finding a specific manga

Check your spelling and try again, there's also the chance that your used source may not host the manga you're looking for.

  • Some sources use Japanese romanized titles instead of English ones.

    For example Boku no Hero Academia instead of My Hero Academia.

  • Some sources use different spellings.

    For example Bungo Stray Dogs instead of Bungou Stray Dogs.

  • Some sources use different wordings

For example 3-gatsu no Lion instead of Sangatsu no Lion.

Find more potential answers to your questions here.