I'm also inspired to create collections with unique names, and even rename my Kindle. I also found out about a great book website:. Move your fingers apart — called an unpinch — to increase the font size. The Kindle Paperwhite is the ultimate e-reader, and this updated edition of Kindle Paperwhite For Dummies is your ultimate guide to getting more from this one-of-a-kind device. .
For example, when viewing a book page, you can long-tap on a word to display its definition. I assume this book is about the updated version of the Paperwhite. The motion is akin to flipping a paper page in a printed book. Husbands, this is where you groan dramatically, because yes, your wife has yet another way to spend money. For dark rooms, you want to have your Paperwhite at a lower setting for optimum readability, and for brightly lit areas, you need it to be at a higher setting. And stay tuned as we dive into some of the really cool things you can do with your new reader! You, of course, have not been so irresponsible.
This easy-to-follow guide covers all the basics, then takes you beyond to get even more from your eReader. You can play it anywhere and anytime, on the bus, train, lunch break or play it with your family on the dinner! Swiping Swiping — or sliding — your finger from right to left horizontally or diagonally on the screen causes it to page forward. Remember that a practice is all it requires. Shopping Cart The shopping cart allows you to find and save books on the Kindle website. You are now on the home screen.
Chapter 1 Hello, Kindle Paperwhite In This Chapter Figuring out which version of the Kindle Paperwhite you want Taking a short history class Finding out why your device is a delight Welcome to the wonderful world of Kindle reading. Pinching and unpinching When reading a book or other content, place two fingers or a finger and a thumb on the touchscreen and slide them closer together. Find the button…and press it. What do you want to do? Because this zone is narrow, your tapping has to be precise. Give us this one, K? The Kindle Paperwhite is the ultimate e-reader, and this updated edition of Kindle Paperwhite For Dummies is your ultimate guide to getting more from this one-of-a-kind device. You need to move your fingers only a small distance to change the font size.
Moving your fingers slowly helps. To page backward, reverse the motion with a left-to-right swipe. This is our New How to Use a Kindle Paperwhite Guide. This book gives you a solid background for playing Sudoku, and is a great way to prepare you for the harder version. I'm also inspired to create collections with unique names, and even rename my Kindle. And, it does it all in the friendly but thorough style that has made the For Dummies brand famous.
The Kindle Paperwhite is the ultimate e-reader, and this updated edition of Kindle Paperwhite For Dummies is your ultimate guide to getting more from this one-of-a-kind device. I also found out about a great book website:. Next, take the plastic sleeve-thingy off. I admit—mine is still in the plastic sleeve-thingy, but only because I have not purchased a case for it yet. This pinch motion decreases the font size. This book was around 180 pages so is a decent length read. The left-leaning arrow takes you back to the previous screen.
Tapping A simple tap is the most common gesture you use with the Kindle Paperwhite. Home The little house takes you to the home screen. You can play apps on a Paperwhite and the text is crisper than a conventional Kindle. Getting started with your Kindle Paperwhite is quick and easy. The Kindle Paperwhite is the ultimate e-reader, and this updated edition of Kindle Paperwhite For Dummies is your ultimate guide to getting more from this one-of-a-kind device. Glad I read this book, but also glad I skimmed rather than reading through each section.
This was the first book I read on my brand new Kindle Paperwhite. That said, if you can visualize the zone on the screen, remembering where to tap will be easier. At the bottom of the screen, you can see your progress in the book. You might see a lag between the pinching and unpinching motions and a change in the text size. For the most part, these gestures are consistent throughout your interaction with the Kindle Paperwhite. When reading a book or other content, you advance the page by swiping or tapping.
The screen is touch, which means it works just like the screen on your iPad, or whatever other device you own. The E-mail message field is required. Goodreads is social networking for bookworms. Light Bulb The little light bulb is to adjust the brightness on your screen. When swiping, you need to move your finger only a short distance. Get the inside story on the all-new Kindle Paperwhite with help from For Dummies. If you tap and hold the title of an e-book sample listed on the Home screen, you can buy the book, read the description, or delete the sample from the device.
While reading a book, a tap in the top zone displays two toolbars. I was surprised that someone took the time to write a book about such a limited yet amazing gadget. And with your new Paperwhite you can link it directly to your Goodreads account and see all of the above right there on your Kindle. After reading all of our excellent reviews on tablets and e-readers, you went and got yourself a Kindle Paperwhite. The second toolbar contains the Font, Go to, X-ray, and Share icons. By Here are some new techniques for navigating your Kindle Paperwhite. The difference is…they listened, and put their knowledge to good use.