Amazon Kindle 3rd Generation Manual Users Operating Guide Maintenance

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Kindle User’s Guide Contents 2 Contents Congratulations! ..................................................................................... 10 Getting Around ....................................................................................... 10 Getting Registered ................................................................................... 11 Easy-to-Read Display ................................................................................ 11 Wireless Access with Amazon Whispernet ...................................................... 12 Your Choice of Text Size, Typeface, and Line Spacing ......................................... 12 Your Choice of Number of Words per Line ...................................................... 12 Adjust Screen Rotation ............................................................................. 13 Read PDF Files ........................................................................................ 13 Let Kindle Read to You or Guide You ............................................................. 13 Look It Up ............................................................................................. 13 Take It All with You ................................................................................... 13 Shop Anytime, Anywhere ........................................................................... 14 Automatic Delivery .................................................................................. 14 Search Your World .................................................................................... 14 Collections ............................................................................................. 14 Clip Your Favorite Passages ......................................................................... 15 Bookmark Your Reading ............................................................................. 15 Add Your Own Notes ................................................................................ 15 Stay in Sync ........................................................................................... 15 Convert Your Own Documents ..................................................................... 15 Loan Books ............................................................................................ 16 Social Networks ...................................................................................... 16 Popular Highlights ................................................................................... 16 Special Offers and Sponsored Screensavers .................................................... 16 Learning More ........................................................................................ 17 Getting Assistance ................................................................................... 17
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Kindle User’s Guide Contents 3 Chapter 1 Getting Started with Your Kindle ..................................................... 18 1.1 Views of Kindle ................................................................................. 18 Front View ........................................................................................................................ 18 Bottom View ...................................................................................... 20 Back View ......................................................................................... 21 1.2 Getting Around.................................................................................. 21 Using the Buttons ................................................................................ 21 Using the Menus................................................................................. 21 The Application Menu ........................................................................... 22 1.3 Entering Text ..................................................................................... 22 Lowercase and Uppercase Letters ............................................................. 22 Numbers, Punctuation, and Symbols .......................................................... 22 1.4 Screen Rotation ................................................................................. 23 1.5 Status Indicators ............................................................................... 23 Whispernet Status Indicators ................................................................... 23 Battery Status Indicators ........................................................................ 24 Activity Indicator ................................................................................. 24 Monitoring Download Status ................................................................... 24 1.6 Wi-Fi and 3G Connectivity .................................................................... 25 U.S. Customers Traveling Outside the U.S. ................................................... 25 1.7 Using Wi-Fi ....................................................................................... 25 Connect to a Wi-Fi Network .................................................................... 26 Add a New Wi-Fi Network ...................................................................... 27 Forget a Wi-Fi Network .......................................................................... 28 Chapter 2 Getting to Know Kindle Content ..................................................... 29 2.1 The Home Screen ............................................................................... 29 Special Offers and Sponsored Screensavers ................................................. 29 Kindle Books ...................................................................................... 29 Periodicals ........................................................................................ 29 Collections ........................................................................................ 29 Blogs .............................................................................................. 29 Audible Audiobooks .............................................................................. 30 PDF Files .......................................................................................... 30 Personal Documents ............................................................................ 30 Home Screen Features .......................................................................... 30 Sort Options ...................................................................................... 31 Changing How the Home Screen Is Sorted .................................................. 31 The Home Screen Menu ........................................................................ 32 2.2 Special Offers and Sponsored Screensavers .............................................. 33 Screensaver ...................................................................................... 33 Home Screen ..................................................................................... 33 View Special Offers .............................................................................. 33 2.3 Organizing With Collections .................................................................. 34 Creating a Collection............................................................................. 34 Adding an Item to a Collection ................................................................. 34 Adding Multiple Items to a Collection ......................................................... 35
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Kindle User’s Guide Contents 4 Viewing Collection Details ...................................................................... 35 Renaming a Collection........................................................................... 36 Deleting a Collection............................................................................. 36 Adding Collections from Another Kindle ...................................................... 36 2.4 Managing Your Content ....................................................................... 37 Removing Kindle Content ....................................................................... 37 More About Managing Items ................................................................... 37 Chapter 3 Reading on Kindle ...................................................................... 39 3.1 Types of Content ................................................................................ 39 Books .............................................................................................. 39 Newspapers ..................................................................................................................... 39 Magazines ........................................................................................................................ 39 Blogs ................................................................................................................................ 39 Personal Documents ........................................................................................................ 39 Audible Content .................................................................................. 40 Background Music ............................................................................... 40 3.2 Content Formatting on Kindle ............................................................... 40 Progress Indicator................................................................................ 41 Changing the Text Size, Typeface, and Line Spacing ......................................... 41 Adjusting the Number of Words per Line ..................................................... 42 Increasing the Size of a Picture ................................................................ 42 3.3 Moving from Place to Place .................................................................. 42 Using the Menu to Get Around ................................................................ 42 Navigating Within a Periodical .................................................................. 45 Selecting Internal Links ......................................................................... 46 Viewing a Table ................................................................................... 46 Reading Across Multiple Kindles or Supported Devices ..................................... 46 3.4 Looking Up Definitions ........................................................................ 47 The Lookup Feature.............................................................................. 47 3.5 Annotations and Clippings ................................................................... 47 Using Bookmarks ................................................................................ 48 Placing a Bookmark .............................................................................. 48 Viewing Your Bookmarks ........................................................................ 48 Removing a Bookmark .......................................................................... 49 Using Highlights .................................................................................. 49 Highlighting a Passage .......................................................................... 49 Deleting a Highlight .............................................................................. 49 Displaying Popular Highlights in Your Books .................................................. 50 Displaying Public Notes in Your Books ......................................................... 50 Viewing Popular Highlights or Public Notes in a Book ....................................... 50 Updating Popular Highlights in a Book......................................................... 51 Using Notes ...................................................................................... 51 Viewing Your Annotations ....................................................................... 53 Using Clippings ................................................................................... 53 More About My Clippings ....................................................................... 54 3.6 Sharing Notes and Highlights with Your Social Network ............................... 54 Sharing Your Notes and Highlights ............................................................. 54
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Kindle User’s Guide Contents 5 3.7 Reading PDF Files .............................................................................. 56 Zooming In to PDF Files or Adjusting Contrast ............................................... 57 Using the PDF Menu ............................................................................ 58 3.8 Listening to Audio Materials .................................................................. 59 Audiobooks ....................................................................................... 59 Background Audio ................................................................................ 60 Text-to-Speech .................................................................................... 60 Chapter 4 Searching on Kindle .................................................................... 62 4.1 Introduction to Search ......................................................................... 62 Types of Searches ............................................................................... 62 Searching What You Are Currently Reading ................................................... 62 Searching All Your Content ...................................................................... 62 Searching Remotely ............................................................................. 62 Searching for Definitions ........................................................................ 62 Performing a Search ............................................................................. 62 4.2 Search Results Page ........................................................................... 63 Search Results for a Specific Item ............................................................. 63 Search Results for a Definition ................................................................. 64 4.3 Performing Remote Searches ................................................................ 65 Searching Wikipedia ............................................................................. 65 Searching the Web ............................................................................... 65 Searching the Kindle Store ...................................................................... 65 Chapter 5 The Kindle Store ......................................................................... 66 5.1 Getting Started at the Store.................................................................. 66 Connecting to the Kindle Store ................................................................. 66 5.2 Kindle Store Pages ............................................................................. 66 The Kindle Storefront ............................................................................ 66 The Store Menu .................................................................................. 67 Browsing the Store .............................................................................. 68 Browse Listings Sample ........................................................................ 68 Getting the Details ............................................................................... 68 Product Detail Page Example ................................................................... 69 Additional Details for Audible Audiobooks .................................................... 69 Additional Details for Periodicals ............................................................... 70 Adding Items to Your Wish List ................................................................. 70 5.3 Recommendations, Reviews, and Ratings ................................................. 70 Recommended for You .......................................................................... 70 Looking Up Reviews ............................................................................. 70 Writing Your Own Ratings and Reviews ....................................................... 71 Entering a Rating and Review .................................................................. 71 5.4 Making Purchases .............................................................................. 72 Trying a Sample Book ........................................................................... 72 Buying Your Selections .......................................................................... 72 Returning an Item ................................................................................ 72
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Kindle User’s Guide Contents 6 Chapter 6 Accessing the Web ...................................................................... 73 6.1 Using Web Browser ............................................................................ 73 Entering a URL ................................................................................... 73 Using Bookmarks and Adding Your Own ...................................................... 74 Using Next Page and Previous Page ........................................................... 74 Selecting Links, Buttons, and Boxes........................................................... 74 Zooming In to Web Pages ...................................................................... 75 Optimizing Web Browser for Reading Articles................................................ 76 Using History ..................................................................................... 76 The Web Browser Menu ........................................................................ 76 6.2 Other Features .................................................................................. 77 Downloading Files ............................................................................... 77 Web Browser Settings .......................................................................... 77 Chapter 7 Settings and Experimental ............................................................ 79 7.1 Adjusting Your Kindle Settings ............................................................... 79 Registering or Deregistering Kindle ............................................................ 81 Registering Your Kindle .......................................................................... 81 Deregistering Your Kindle ....................................................................... 82 Wi-Fi Network Settings.......................................................................... 82 Entering Network Information .................................................................. 83 Personalizing Your Kindle ........................................................................ 84 Using Voice Guide................................................................................ 84 Password Protecting Your Kindle ............................................................... 84 Setting the Device Time ......................................................................... 86 Changing Annotations Backup .................................................................. 86 Linking Your Kindle to Your Social Network Accounts ........................................ 87 The Settings Menu .............................................................................. 88 7.2 Experimental .................................................................................... 89 7.3 Kindle Shortcuts ................................................................................ 89 Global Shortcuts ................................................................................. 89 Home Shortcuts .................................................................................. 89 Reading Shortcuts ............................................................................... 89 PDF Shortcuts .................................................................................... 89 Browser Shortcuts ............................................................................... 90 Audio Shortcuts .................................................................................. 90 Chapter 8 Kindle and Your Computer ............................................................. 91 8.1 Getting Started ................................................................................. 91 System Requirements ........................................................................... 91 Making the Connection ......................................................................... 91 8.2 Transferring Files from Your Computer...................................................... 92 Managing Your Documents ..................................................................... 92 Transferring Your Clippings ...................................................................... 92 8.3 Converting and Transferring Your Documents ............................................. 93 Supported Formats for Conversion ............................................................ 93 Sending Your Documents for Conversion ..................................................... 93
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Kindle User’s Guide Contents 7 8.4 Audiobooks and MP3s ......................................................................... 94 Audible Audiobooks .............................................................................. 94 Audiobook Formats for Kindle .................................................................. 94 Transferring Audiobooks ......................................................................... 95 Transferring MP3s................................................................................ 95 Chapter 9 Your Kindle and Amazon ............................................................... 96 9.1 Shopping for Kindle Content on Amazon .................................................. 96 Browsing the Kindle Store ...................................................................... 96 Searching the Kindle Store ...................................................................... 96 Getting the Details ............................................................................... 96 Ordering Content ................................................................................ 96 9.2 Managing Your Kindle on Amazon .......................................................... 97 Downloading Content from Your Computer ................................................... 97 9.3 Contacting Kindle Support ................................................................... 98 Kindle Support Web Address ................................................................... 98 Kindle Support E-mail Address ................................................................. 98 Kindle Support Phone Numbers ................................................................ 98 Chapter 10 Transferring Content to Your New Kindle .......................................... 99 10.1 Transferring Books .............................................................................. 99 10.2 Transferring Periodical Subscriptions ...................................................... 100 10.3 Transferring Personal Documents .......................................................... 100 10.4 Transferring Audiobooks ...................................................................... 100 10.5 Transferring MP3s .............................................................................. 101 Appendix A Troubleshooting ...................................................................... 102 My Kindle won’t turn on/My Kindle is unresponsive or appears frozen. .........................102 My wireless isn’t working. ...............................................................................................102 I’m unable to download a book even though I see strong wireless signal strength. ......103 I only received a partial download of my Kindle content, or my Kindle content seems to be corrupted. ...................................................................................................103 I’m having problems transferring content from my computer to my Kindle. ..................103 Text-to-speech sounds distorted. .....................................................................................103 My Kindle doesn’t charge when using the power adapter. .............................................103 I can’t open any of my books and receive an error message instead. ............................104 I can’t create or share annotations or receive new content. ...........................................104 None of my problems are listed above. What should I do? ............................................104 Appendix B Product Information ................................................................. 106 Safety and Compliance Information ............................................................. 106 Maintaining Your Kindle ............................................................................ Servicing Your Device ........................................................................... Battery Safety ................................................................................... Headphone Safety .............................................................................. Wireless Safety and Compliance .............................................................. 106 106 106 107 107
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Kindle User’s Guide Contents 8 Turn Off Wireless When Flying ................................................................ Be Careful Around Other Electronic Devices ................................................ Steps to Minimize Interference ............................................................... Watch for Signs ................................................................................. FCC Compliance Statement for Model Number D00901, FCC ID: XSX-1013 and Model Number D00901, FCC ID: X7N-0610 ............................................ Information regarding Exposure to Radio Frequency Energy for Model Number D00901, FCC ID: XSX-1013 and Model Number D00901, FCC ID: X7N-0610 ............ Additional Information for Kindle Users Outside the U.S. and UK......................... Recycling Kindle Properly ...................................................................... UL Certification Number ....................................................................... Product Specifications ............................................................................. AMAZON.COM KINDLE LICENSE AGREEMENT AND TERMS OF USE ................. Digital Content .................................................................................. Wireless Connectivity .......................................................................... Device and Software ........................................................................... General ........................................................................................... AMAZON.CO.UK KINDLE LICENSE AGREEMENT AND TERMS OF USE ............... Digital Content .................................................................................. Wireless Connectivity .......................................................................... Device and Software ........................................................................... General ........................................................................................... ONE-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY ............................................................ Additional Information .......................................................................... 107 107 107 107 107 108 110 110 110 110 111 111 112 112 113 115 115 116 116 117 118 119 Patent Notices ....................................................................................... 119 Copyright and Trademark Notices ................................................................ 119
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Thank you for purchasing Amazon Kindle. You are reading the Welcome section of the Kindle User’s Guide that provides an overview of Kindle. Your Kindle must be registered to an Amazon account in order to shop in the Kindle Store. If you bought your Kindle using your Amazon account, it is already registered. Otherwise, please look at the Quick Start Guide that came with your Kindle for information on registering your device.
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Kindle User’s Guide Welcome 10 Congratulations! Kindle is a revolutionary device, and we’re excited that you have joined the millions of people around the world who read on Kindle. If you haven’t done so already, please follow the Getting Started instructions that came with your Kindle and plug your Kindle into a power source to charge the battery. The charge indicator light on the bottom edge of your Kindle turns yellow and a lightning bolt appears on the battery icon at the top of the display. Charging the battery fully should take less than three hours and you can continue reading while it charges. Tip: The charge indicator light will turn green when the battery is fully charged. If you prefer to read the Kindle User’s Guide side by side with the device, you can read this PDF file on your computer or print it out. You can download the .AZW version of the Kindle User’s Guide and read it on any supported device (for example, Kindle for iPhone or Kindle for PC). For a complete list of supported devices, visit the Kindle Store on the Amazon website. Download this guide from: http://www.amazon.com/kindledocuments (U.S. and other countries) http://www.amazon.co.uk/kindledocuments (UK customers) Getting Around You navigate Kindle using the 5-way controller; the Home, Menu, Back, and Next/Previous Page buttons; and the keyboard:
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