Before using Zotero, you will need to do three things:
Details for completing each step are listed below.
Using an iPad or iPhone?
The official Zotero iPad and iPhone app is available on the App Store.
The mobile version of the Zotero web library also allows you to access and edit your Zotero library on your tablet or mobile phone.
You can also save items to your Zotero account using zotero.org/save.
Zotero for iOS, by Zotero
Create an account
Before getting started, you will need to create an account. Registering for an account allows you to sync your Zotero library to the cloud, create group libraries to collaborate with other Zotero users, and to monitor your storage usage.
Install Zotero for Windows or Mac
Visit zotero.org/download. Choose Download to install.