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Welcome ........... ........................................................................... . . . . . . . . . . 4 Chapter 1 Getting Started ................................................................. . . . . . . . . . . 5 Using the controls .......................................................................... . . . . . . . . . . 5 Charging the battery ....................................................................... . . . . . . . . . . 6 Status indicators . ........................................................................... . . . . . . . . . . 6 Wi-Fi status indicators ........................................................................ . . . . . . . . . 6 Battery status indicator ...................................................................... . . . . . . . . . . 6 Activity indicator ............................................................................... . . . . . . . . . 7 Airplane Mode indicator ..................................................................... . . . . . . . . . . 7 Parental Control indicator ..................................................................... . . . . . . . . . 7 Setting up your Kindle ...................................................................... . . . . . . . . . 7 Wi-Fi Connectivity ............................................................................ . . . . . . . . . . 7 Registering Your Kindle ....................................................................... . . . . . . . . . . 7 Special Offers & Sponsored Screensavers ............................................. . . . . . . . . . . 7 Screensaver .................................................................................... . . . . . . . . . 7 Home screen................................................................................... . . . . . . . . . 8 Chapter 2 Acquiring & Managing Kindle Books ....................................... . . . . . . . . . . 9 Shop the Kindle Store anytime, anywhere .............................................. . . . . . . . . . 9 Managing your Kindle library ............................................................. . . . . . . . . . . 9 Using collections .............................................................................. . . . . . . . . . 9 To create a new collection: ................................................................... . . . . . . . . 10 Archiving and deleting content .............................................................. . . . . . . . . . 10 Chapter 3 Reading Kindle Documents .................................................. . . . . . . . . . 11 Understanding Kindle display technology .............................................. . . . . . . . . 11 Customizing your text display ............................................................. . . . . . . . . 11 Comics and children’s books .............................................................. . . . . . . . . . 11 Zooming images . ........................................................................... . . . . . . . . . 11 Panning and zooming tables.............................................................. . . . . . . . . . 12 Interacting with your documents ........................................................ . . . . . . . . . 12 Viewing locations, page numbers, and progress ..................................... . . . . . . . . . 13 When you’re finished reading............................................................. . . . . . . . . . 13 Chapter 4 Getting More From Your Kindle.............................................. . . . . . . . . . 14 Customizing your Kindle settings........................................................ . . . . . . . . . 14 The Settings contextual menu ........................................................... . . . . . . . . . 15

....................... .. .. ...... ........ ........................................... ... .... ... ......... ....... .. .......... 21 IC Radiation Exposure Statement: ................. ................... . . . ..... ........... 22 Recycling Kindle Properly .. .. ........................ ........ ..... ... .. ............. ...... ..... . 17 Bookmarks ................ ................. 21 Information regarding Exposure to Radio Frequency Energy for Model Number D01100... ...... .............. .... ...... 15 Reading Kindle documents on other devices ... 23 KINDLE LICENSE AGREEMENT AND TERMS OF USE . ............... ........... .......... .................. .. . ... .... ............. .... .. . ... ......... .. ...... 23 Product Specifications ....................... . ........ ..... ... .......... ....... ... .... .. ........ . ...... ... .... .. .......... . .......... . .. 20 Steps to Minimize Interference . .......... 16 Borrowing Kindle books from your local library ............... . .. ...... 22 EU Declaration of Conformity . ...... ..................... ........................ ....... 19 Wireless Safety and Compliance ..... .... .... 24 Additional Information ......................... .... .. . ... ............. ............... 25 Patent Notices .................... .................. FCC ID: ZEG-0725 .. 23 ONE-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY ................ ..... . ... ... .......... ..... ..... ..... ...... .... ..... ........... . .. ............. ........ ........... ................ ..... ................. ...... ....... 15 Loaning Kindle books ... 21 Canadian Compliance Statement ... .......... ................. .............. . ...... ....Kindle User’s Guide Contents 3 Carrying and reading your personal documents . ... ...................................... ................... .... ... .................... ....... .. .... . 15 Sharing comments via social networks.................. 18 Appendix A Product Information ........................ . ...... ........ ............ ...... .......... ... .. ... .................................. ..................... 19 Maintaining Your Kindle................ ............. ............ ... ..... ..... .. ............................ ... .............. 20 Using Your Kindle Around Other Electronic Devices ..... ................. . .... .......... 16 Using the Experimental Web Browser .... 25 ......... .. ................ ..... .... ............... ...... .... ............. ...... ... ..... . ..... ................. ................................ ......... ........ ...................... ...... 19 Other Safety Considerations .......... ...................... ................... .............................. ........... 20 Watch for Signs ................................. ........................ .......... . ...................... .. .. ... ................................... .. .. .. . ............................................ ..... ...... .. ......... 25 Copyright and Trademark Notices .... ...... ..... ........... ........ ..... .... . ....... ............. .. .................. . ............. ...... . ..... .................... .. ......... . ......... ................ .... . .................. .......... ......... .... .... ......................... ... . .. ....... . ..... .. ..... .... . .................... . ......... .... ...... . ..... ...... .. . . ................ ........... .... ...................... 19 Safety and Compliance Information ...................... .... ...... . 20 FCC Compliance Statement for Model Number D01100........ ...... ............... ...... . ... ... 17 Downloading Files ................... . ..... ... ......... .. ........ ... .. .... ....... ............... . ....... ................ .................... ........ .... .... ... .............. .... 20 Use Airplane Mode When Flying ... .. . .. ......... 21 IC Regulations: ............ FCC ID: ZEG-0725 .. ...... . . ........ ......... ......... 21 IMPORTANT NOTE: ........ ... ... 16 Using your Kindle with your computer .. ... . ... . 19 Battery Safety...... ...... 19 Servicing Your Device............. ............ .. . .. 17 Chapter 5 Finding Additional Assistance .... ......... .. . .... 21 IEEE 1725 Battery Safety Statement .. . ... .............. .... 16 Web Browser Menu. .. .......

including a printable PDF version of this guide. To leave this guide.kindle.Welcome to your new Kindle. If you want to read this guide again. press the Home Press the Next Page button . Some features and functionality may not be available based on such factors as your country of residence or location. button . Additional help is available on the Kindle Support website (www. on the sides of the device to keep reading.com/support). This short guide will familiarize you with all of the features and functionality of the Kindle. look for Kindle User’s Guide on your Home screen.

buttons are located on each side of the screen so that you can hold your Kindle with either hand while reading. press the Up or Down Arrow until the item you want is underlined. When searching for a title or author. You can also use the Left and Right arrows to move the cursor along a line of text. on the Home screen. For example. which means they change to offer appropriate options depending on what you’re currently doing with the device. To scroll up or down on a page. Create New Collection. press the keyboard button. use the Up and Down arrows. View Special Offers. and Screen Rotation. Menu button: This button displays a menu of options. View Archived Items. You can dismiss the keyboard either by pressing the Done button or the keyboard button. 5-way controller: The 5-way controller enables you to quickly perform many common tasks on your Kindle. enter your search string. Back button: Use this button to retrace your steps. . Experimental. It has a center select button plus four arrows. then press the center select button on the 5-way controller to select it. To select a menu item. The Next Page and Previous Page buttons.Kindle User’s Guide Chapter 1 Getting Started 5 Chapter 1 Getting Started Using the controls You need to learn only a few simple controls to navigate around your Kindle. available menu options may include Shop in Kindle Store. and select the return key on the onscreen keyboard to initiate the search. For example. Search. you can use the Left and Right arrows to skip from chapter to chapter. Please note that pressing the Left and Right arrows to change chapters is not supported in all books. When reading a book with chapters. The menus are contextual. Keyboard button: This button brings up an onscreen keyboard for entering text. Sync & Check for Items. Settings. then press the Back button to return to your place in the book. you can follow a web link from a book. Use the 5-way controller to navigate the keyboard.

A lightning bolt should appear on the battery icon at the top of the Home screen. press the power button. To put your Kindle in sleep mode. • Windows: Right-click on the “Safely remove hardware” icon in the lower right-hand corner of the task bar and follow the onscreen instructions to remove your Kindle. The more bars that are filled. If your Kindle does not power on or is unresponsive during use. the stronger the Wi-Fi signal. View Notes & Marks. Search This Book. Wi-Fi status indicators Your Kindle is connected to Whispernet using Wi-Fi. Subscribing to multiple blogs that update frequently may increase power consumption and decrease the battery life. and View Popular Highlights. • Mac OS: Click the Eject button next to the Kindle in any Finder window. to your Kindle. Charging the battery Charge your Kindle by plugging the supplied USB cable into a power source. such as a computer or the Kindle power adapter (sold separately). Power button: To turn your Kindle on. Your Kindle is checking for available Wi-Fi networks. Home button: This button takes you to the Home screen. If the charge indicator light on the bottom edge of the device does not come on. To wake up your Kindle. make sure that the USB cable is fully inserted into your Kindle and into the USB port of the computer. Micro-USB/power port: You can use the supplied USB cable to connect your Kindle to a computer for charging the battery and transferring files. press the Menu button. by unmounting or ejecting it so that Kindle exits USB drive mode. Add Bookmark. menu items specific to that task include Change Font Size. To view these indicators within a book or document. To turn off your Kindle. Charging should take less than three hours. Book Description. . Sync to Furthest Page Read.Kindle User’s Guide Chapter 1 Getting Started 6 When you’re reading a book. Go To…. Battery status indicator The Kindle battery indicator shows the various states of the battery as it discharges. including personal documents. or drag it from the Desktop to the Trash. The indicator light on the bottom edge of the device will turn amber while charging and green when the battery is fully charged. Status indicators At the top of the Home screen. You’ll see a lightning bolt on the battery status icon that indicates your Kindle is still charging. Note that a weak Wi-Fi signal can also increase power consumption. where you’ll find a list of the books and other content stored on your Kindle. You can use your Kindle while it is connected via USB and charging from your computer. a screensaver appears on the display. you can restart your device by pressing and holding the power button for 20 seconds. press and release the power button. Your Kindle will then exit USB drive mode. press the power button. press and hold the power button for 7 seconds until the screen goes blank. you’ll see indicators that inform you about the status of your Kindle.

press the Home button and look for your Kindle name in the upper left corner of the Home screen. ” ” the network requires a password. Parents may use this feature to prevent children from purchasing content without their permission and from browsing any inappropriate online content. press the Home button. Once you have completed the setup process. Wi-Fi Connectivity Books. select “view” next to Wi-Fi Network. If it says My Kindle or shows the name of a previous owner. synching and checking for new items. Set Up Your Kindle will no longer appear on your Home screen. To verify. Screensaver When your device is sleeping. and then select Settings. go to the Home screen. and follow the onscreen prompts. then select “connect. and Archived Items. To register a Kindle that has been previously registered. opening a large PDF file. . Airplane Mode indicator This indicator appears when your Kindle is in Airplane Mode and you have no wireless connectivity. searching for an item. Parental Controls let you restrict access to the Experimental Web Browser. press and hold the center of the 5-way controller. it is already registered and ready to use. Keep your Kindle connected to a Wi-Fi network to promptly receive updates for your Kindle. Special Offers and Sponsored Screensavers will be displayed on your screensaver. or have already gone through the Kindle setup process. To view available Wi-Fi networks. from the Home screen press the Menu button. Special Offers & Sponsored Screensavers are updated regularly when your Kindle is connected to Wi-Fi. to see more details on the special offer. and then press the Menu button. press the power button or. Select the Settings option. or loading a web page. Setting up your Kindle Setting up your Kindle includes connecting to a Wi-Fi network and registering your Kindle to an Amazon account. Kindle Store. Registering Your Kindle If you bought your Kindle online using your Amazon account. and other materials are delivered directly to your Kindle via its built-in Wi-Fi connectivity. you will receive Special Offers and Sponsored Screensavers that only display on your Kindle’s Home screen or screensaver—not within a book. you’ll need to register it. magazines. You can connect to networks at home or at Wi-Fi hotspots around the world. To wake your Kindle. Identify the network you want to use. If you see a lock symbol next to “connect. Special Offers & Sponsored Screensavers For Kindle with Special Offers. To register a Kindle that has not been previously registered.Kindle User’s Guide Chapter 1 Getting Started 7 Activity indicator This indicator appears in the top left corner of your Kindle screen when the device is busy downloading new content. Parental Control indicator This indicator appears when Parental Controls are enabled for your Kindle. select Set Up Your Kindle. On the Settings page. Note that Special Offers and Sponsored Screensavers are not available in all countries. and then Registration.

Note that if you buy a special offer when your Kindle is offline. Navigate to the item you want to view by moving the 5-way controller down. and then press the 5-way controller to view details. and then press the 5-way controller to select. The purchase will be queued and the transaction will be automatically completed the next time you connect to a network. . then press the Menu button. Press the Home button. 3. Navigate to “View Special Offers” by moving the 5-way controller down. navigate to the banner by moving the 5-way controller down. To view additional details. To view all available special offers: 1. 2.Kindle User’s Guide Chapter 1 Getting Started 8 Home screen Special Offer banners will be displayed at the bottom of the Home screen. All available Special Offers and Sponsored Screensavers are saved on your Kindle. your order will not be processed immediately. then press the 5-way controller to select.

magazines. check out the latest bestsellers. The Kindle Store lets you see details about titles. If your Kindle is in Airplane Mode when a new issue of a periodical becomes available. Your Kindle will sort your Home page content by “Collections” after you create your first collection. Managing your Kindle library Your Kindle can store thousands of digital books. your content is sorted by most recent first. When you’re ready to make a purchase. If your Kindle had wireless connectivity prior to going to sleep. magazines. and items can be added to more than one collection. and even download book samples. generally in less than 60 seconds. To access the store. as well as popular games and active content. Books are downloaded to your Kindle immediately. press the Menu button on the Home screen. meaning that new items and the content you are currently reading are at the top. anywhere The Kindle Store offers a wide selection of Kindle books. To display a list of content on your Kindle. you can press the keyboard button. and blogs. You can add as many items as you like to each collection. and then the center select button of the 5-way controller to go to the first item starting with that letter. To view how much free space you have available for storing content. go to www. or view recommendations personalized just for you. and Collections. blogs. it will continue to receive your regularly scheduled subscriptions while in sleep mode. newspapers. press the Home button. .com/support. Most Recent First). You can change the sort option on the Home page by pressing the Up Arrow on the 5-way controller until the current sort option is underlined (for example. The available space will display in the top left corner. then pressing the Right Arrow on the 5-way to display the sort options. If your Home screen is sorted by either title or author. To learn more about setting up your 1-Click payment method on your Manage Your Kindle page. By default. which are referred to collectively as “content” throughout this guide. Other options include Title. Author.Kindle User’s Guide Chapter 2 Acquiring & Managing Kindle Books 9 Chapter 2 Acquiring & Managing Kindle Books Shop the Kindle Store anytime. Kindle Singles. Using collections You’ll probably reach a point where you want to group items into categories for easier access. select Shop in Kindle Store from any menu (make sure you are connected to a Wi-Fi network). personal documents. and active content. newspapers.kindle. the Kindle Store uses the secure Amazon 1-Click payment method. browse by category. press a letter key. You can search for a title. The Collections feature lets you do this. the issue will be delivered automatically the next time you connect wirelessly. the Amazon Whispernet service delivers the item directly to your Kindle via your Wi-Fi connection. After you order. Newspapers and magazines are sent to your device as soon as they’re published—often even before they’re available in print. Use the 5-way controller to navigate through the store. read customer reviews.

Select remove from device. press the Menu button. To keep a copy of an issue. and press the center of the 5-way controller. To learn more. Items previously placed into the collection that are stored on your Kindle will appear on the Home screen after the collection is deleted. Select Create New Collection.com/ support Periodicals: Older issues of newspapers and magazines are stored on the Home screen in a collection titled “Periodicals: Back Issues. Use this same method to download previously purchased content to a new Kindle. and personal documents are archived on Amazon’s servers. 3. press the Menu button from within the issue. 4. and select Keep This Issue. and then press the keyboard button to close the keyboard. Note that deleting a collection from your Kindle does not remove the content stored on your device. The Manage Your Kindle page on Amazon offers a handy way to view and manage your Kindle content. you can archive items by selecting the item’s name on the Home screen and pressing the Left Arrow on the 5-way controller. If you wish to retrieve content that you’ve archived. Copies of all your books. . 2. press the center of the 5-way controller to select the collection. and account using a web browser. Navigate to “save” by moving the 5-way controller down. On the Home screen. Other options include Rename Collection and Delete Collection. then press the center of the 5-way controller. select Archived Items on the Home screen or press the Menu button. Archiving and deleting content To free up space on your Kindle. go to www. Periodicals that are more than seven issues old ” will be automatically deleted to free up space for new content. settings. An exclamation point next to an issue indicates that it will be deleted soon. Press the Menu button. and then select View Archived Items. 5.kindle. On the Home screen. recent issues of newspapers and magazines. You can add or remove items at a later time by pressing on the Menu button when in a collection and selecting Add/Remove Items. Use the keyboard to type a name for the collection.Kindle User’s Guide Chapter 2 Acquiring & Managing Kindle Books 10 To create a new collection: 1. and then select Add/Remove Items to populate the collection.

You can navigate between Text Pop-Up sections by pressing the Next Page buttons. turn on Publisher Font. Select children’s books support Kindle Text Pop-Up and will or Previous Page automatically open in this view. but it displays the ink particles electronically. enabling you to both pan and zoom. This is part of the process of updating the electronic ink. Select comics support Kindle Panel View and will automatically open in this view. use the 5-way controller to position the cursor over the image. 150%. 300%. The display is reflective. You can page through the Setting’s pages using the Next buttons located at the sides of the screens. Children’s books on your Kindle now feature Kindle Text Pop-Up to enhance the reading experience. Press the 5-way controller to fit the image to the screen. press the Back button or the Next Page buttons. First. Press the 5-way controller center select button to zoom in and fit the image to the screen. use the 5-way controller to position the cursor over the image. A magnifying glass with a plus sign will appear on top of the image. and then select Settings. Use the Page Refresh setting to set Page your preference. line spacing. To exit Text Pop-Up and return to normal reading. press the Menu button when you’re reading a document and select Change Font Size. and actual size. press the Back button. press the Back button. Zooming images You can increase the size of an image in a Kindle book for easier viewing. E ink uses ink just like books and newspapers. Kindle features faster. A “flash” may appear when you turn pages. Press the 5-way controller center select button again to view zooming options. minimizing the number of flashes. Customizing your text display Your Kindle provides a quick way to adjust the appearance of books and periodicals. A dialog box will appear that lets you change the font size. Press the Next Page or Previous Page buttons to navigate through the panels for an immersive reading experience. smoother page turns. To return to your content. typeface. from the Home screen press the Menu button. You can also use zoom on any web page. To refresh the page with every page turn. including fit-to-screen. or Previous Page Enhanced viewing of images is available for select Kindle books. To exit Kindle Panel View. You can also access . and orientation of the content on the Kindle screen. First. By default. Selecting this option will disable Typeface controls. 200%. To access those settings. To view a book with the fonts embedded by the publisher.Kindle User’s Guide Chapter 3 Reading Kindle Documents 11 Chapter 3 Reading Kindle Documents Understanding Kindle display technology Your Kindle uses a high-resolution display technology called electronic ink (E Ink). A magnifying glass with a plus sign will appear on top of the image. Comics and children’s books Comics come alive with Kindle Panel View. number of words per line. which means you can read it clearly even in bright sunlight.

Right click the 5-way controller to select the find option. Google. use the 5-way controller to position the cursor over the table. All pre-installed and purchased dictionaries are available in the Dictionaries collection on your Home screen or the Dictionaries collection in Archived Items. To see a longer definition. Highlights: You can add highlights by placing the cursor where you want to start the highlight. Enhanced viewing of tables is available for select Kindle books. Press the 5-way controller center select button to fit the table to the screen. To return to your content. Press the 5-way controller again to view zooming options. Other options include “create note” and “start highlight. Press the 5-way controller center select button to create annotations or highlights within the table. and change the setting. then press the center select button of the 5-way controller to display the search results. You can also access these options by pressing the Menu button and selecting Zoom. Type the text you want to search for. 150%. you can also highlight favorite passages. Just as with a traditional book. Note that Popular Highlights are not available in all countries. simply place the cursor in front of the word you want defined. press the center button. and then press the Done button or the Keyboard button to dismiss the keyboard. Highlights are added to the My Clippings file on your Home screen. Wikipedia. simply press the Keyboard button to display the keyboard. Page Interacting with your documents Your Kindle gives you access to features that are not available with printed materials. including fit-toscreen. or the built-in dictionary by using the Right Arrow on the 5-way controller to scroll past “find” and choose the type of search you want. 300%. Panning and zooming tables To pan a table. Use the 5-way controller arrows to pan the image. To return to your content. press the center button of the 5-way controller and select “full definition” from the displayed options. .Kindle User’s Guide Chapter 3 Reading Kindle Documents 12 these options by pressing the Menu button and selecting Zoom. The table will be outlined in black. press the Back button or the Next Page or Previous Page buttons. To zoom a table. press the back button or the Next Page buttons. Dictionary: Your Kindle includes one or more dictionaries for each supported language. The highlighted text is underlined. such as instantly viewing word definitions and searching for specific content. and create bookmarks. 200%. add notes. You can view these popular highlights by pressing the Menu button and selecting View Popular Highlights. If several other Kindle users have highlighted a particular passage in the book you’re reading. you’ll see that passage underlined with a note giving the number of highlighters. You can also search other content on your Kindle. Use the arrows on the 5-way controller to pan the table. The table will be outlined in black. pressing the center select button on the 5-way controller. and selecting the “start highlight” option. ” Search: To perform a search. select Settings from the Home screen menu. and select the “end highlight” option. enabling you to both pan and zoom. Scroll the cursor to the end of the text you want to highlight. select Popular Highlights. you can change the default dictionary using the menu on the Settings page. For languages that have more than one dictionary. Use the 5-way controller arrows to pan the table while or Previous zooming. To turn off this option. Pressing up or down on the 5-way controller will place the cursor inside the table. use the 5-way controller to position the cursor over the table. the Kindle Store. and actual size. To look up the definition of a word while reading.

page number. You can also display notes from people that you follow on https://kindle.com. When your Kindle is asleep. You can view and delete your highlights. dots below the book title indicate how long the book is. and percentage of content read will be displayed above the progress bar at the bottom of the screen.amazon. press and hold the power button for several seconds until the screen goes blank. To wake your Kindle up. Note that not all Kindle books include page numbers. The current location. page numbers. use the 5-way controller to move the cursor over the notation number. and change the setting.amazon. press the power button. select Settings from the Home screen menu. this static screensaver uses no battery power. the screen will be blank. and change the setting. locations identify specific places in a book. Select the save & share option to share your note with other readers. and bookmarks at any time by pressing the Menu button from the book you’re reading and selecting View Notes & Marks.com. When the Kindle is turned off. Bookmarks: Amazon’s Whispersync technology automatically saves your place in whatever content you’re reading. notes. If you need to turn off the Kindle completely. Notes appear as superscripted numbers within the text. with bold dots showing how far you have read. and are always displayed. select Settings from the Home screen menu. Notes are added to the My Clippings file on your Home screen. In a book with chapters. When you’re finished reading Your Kindle will automatically go into sleep mode after a few minutes of inactivity. Many Kindle books also contain page numbers that correspond to the real page numbers in an actual print book. To turn off this option. and progress Because Kindle books can be read on devices with different screen sizes. just like a page number would for a print book. Viewing locations. select Popular Highlights. select Public Notes. and then release the button. When you are finished typing your note. On the Home screen.Kindle User’s Guide Chapter 3 Reading Kindle Documents 13 You can also display highlights from people that you follow on https://kindle. Place the cursor where you want to add your thoughts and press the center select button of the 5-way controller and select “create note. total number of pages. To view a note. These items are archived for you at Amazon so they won’t be lost. Notes: You can add notes to any content on Kindle. To turn off this option. . You can add a permanent bookmark by pressing the Menu button and selecting Add a Bookmark. you’ll see an image on the screen. the tick marks in the progress bar indicate the start of each chapter. Location numbers allow you to direct a friend to the exact same place in a Kindle book you are reading. highlight the “save note” option and press ” the 5-way controller to select it. The upper right corner of the page will appear folded down. To view the page number of the book you’re reading press the Menu button.

and Archived Items. Device Info: The Wi-Fi MAC Address. If you forget your password. Deregistration. if any. Device Time: Lets you set the current local time to be displayed on your Kindle. try looking at the hint you entered when you created it. If you still don’t remember your password.com. Pressing the Menu button from any Kindle screen will display the time at the top of the screen. You’ll subsequently be prompted to enter the password whenever you turn on the device or wake it from sleep. . Your documents will also be added to your Archived Items. Parents may use this feature to prevent children from purchasing content without their permission or from browsing any inappropriate online content. Use this option to register and deregister the device. Send-to-Kindle E-mail: You can send documents to your Kindle by using this e-mail address. select Settings from the Home screen menu. Popular Highlights: Allows you to enable or disable the display of passages highlighted by others. last page read. Device Language: Shows the current language for menus. Dictionaries: Lets you choose which of the installed dictionaries to use for word lookups when there is more than one dictionary for a language. you must contact Kindle Customer Service. Note that this password will be required to make changes to settings within Parental Controls. Registration: Indicates the Amazon account name to which your Kindle is registered. go to www. Parental Controls: Lets you restrict access to the experimental web browser.kindle. When Parental Controls are enabled you will see a lock icon at the top of the screen next to the Wi-Fi status indicator. To learn more. The available settings are: Airplane Mode: Allows you to enable or disable wireless connectivity. Disable this feature if you do not want your annotations backed up or shared in Popular Highlights. Kindle Store. and network capability of your device.Kindle User’s Guide Chapter 4 Getting More From Your Kindle 14 Chapter 4 Getting More From Your Kindle Customizing your Kindle settings To go to the Settings page. and collections. and Reset to Factory defaults settings will be disabled. and dialog boxes. alerts. Annotations Backup: Allows you to toggle the automatic backup on Amazon’s servers of your annotations. Public Notes: Allows you to toggle the display of notes and highlights made by people you follow on kindle.amazon. and allows you to change to a different language. You will be prompted to enter a password when you restrict access to one of these areas. Wi-Fi Networks: Displays the number of detected Wi-Fi networks and the name of the Wi-Fi network you are currently connected to. com/support. Device Name: Lets you change the name displayed at the top of the Home screen. Device Password: Allows you to restrict access to your Kindle by setting a password. device serial number. Social Networks: Allows you to link your Kindle to your social network accounts (such as Twitter and Facebook) so you can share your notes and highlights with your friends. Use the Next page and Previous Page buttons to view all the options.

If you want to continue to passcode-protect your Kindle.kindle. Once your Kindle restarts. the menu offers some important functions that aren’t available from the Home screen or book menus. and bookmarks. copyright. Synchronization of notes. select “manage” next to Social Networks. . you will need to download your items from Archived Items. Update Your Kindle: Installs the latest software for your Kindle. . TXT. eliminating the need to print them. Personal Info: Lets you enter contact information such as an address or phone number. This feature is not available in all countries. Legal: Provides trademark. Reading Kindle documents on other devices You can synchronize your Kindle books with other supported devices you own. Sharing comments via social networks You can share your Kindle notes and highlights with friends using social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. To link your Kindle to your social network accounts. In the event your Kindle freezes up. PRC.Kindle User’s Guide Chapter 4 Getting More From Your Kindle 15 Page Refresh: Use to set your Kindle to refresh the E Ink display every time you turn the page. and other notices about the software installed on your Kindle. You should select this action only if instructed to do so by Kindle Customer Service. You can send Microsoft Word (DOC.com/support. The Settings contextual menu When you’re on the Settings page. You can add notes. You and your approved contacts can e-mail documents to your Kindle. bookmarks. You can also read documents in PDF and TXT format natively. Reset to Factory Defaults: Resets your Kindle to its original factory settings and restarts it. iPad. and MOBI files to your Kindle and read them in Kindle format. For example. Carrying and reading your personal documents Your Kindle makes it easy to take your personal documents with you. from the Home screen. On the Settings page. Your personal documents will be backed up in your Kindle library and ready to download at any time. Amazon’s Whispersync technology keeps track of your last reading location in each book. highlights. and last page read is available only for personal documents archived in Kindle format. This option is dimmed if there are currently no software updates available on your Kindle. PDF HTML. or Android device and then pick up right where you left off when you return to your Kindle. go to www. you must set up a passcode again. RTF JPEG. in case you lose your Kindle. . which are synchronized across devices along with the last page you read via our Whispersync technology. or other files stored on the device. GIF PNG. DOCX). highlights. You will not lose the books. you can read a few pages using the Kindle application on your iPhone. you can do a hard reset by pressing the power button for 20 seconds. To learn more about supported devices. . Restart: Restarts your Kindle. press the Menu button and select Settings. BMP . clippings.

and you can ” copy. This feature is not available in all countries. You can access these bookmarks later. After a library book expires. you must eject the Kindle from your computer’s desktop. it will appear as an external storage drive or volume on the computer’s desktop. When you borrow a Kindle public library book.com/support) for more information on supported file types.Kindle User’s Guide Chapter 4 Getting More From Your Kindle 16 Loaning Kindle books In many cases. To zoom out. go to www. To read a book while charging the battery. but does not support media plug-ins. . and cookies.S. SSL. Each eligible Kindle book can be loaned one time for up to 14 days. It is up to the publisher or rights holder to determine which titles are eligible for lending. select launch browser. kindle. The address field will retain the last URL you entered. Press the keyboard button to enter the web address. When you first connect the Kindle to a computer’s USB port. select close bookmarks. highlights. and then select the ”go to” button. Your Kindle is not usable as a reading device while in USB drive mode. On the Experimental page. select Zoom In from the Menu. Borrowing Kindle books from your local library Kindle books are available at more than 11. This feature is not available in all countries. Web Browser supports JavaScript. You cannot read the book yourself during the loan period. you will find a list of default bookmarks for commonly used sites. you can share your favorite book with any friend who has a Kindle or uses a Kindle application on another supported device.000 libraries across the U. including real page numbers and Whispersync technology that synchronizes your notes.kindle. You can add Kindle-compatible files to these directories. See the Kindle Support website (www. you’ll have access to all the unique features of Kindle books. press the Menu button and select Enter URL. and last page read. To enter a URL. move. The battery icon on the Kindle will have a lightning bolt to indicate that its battery is still being charged. To launch Web Browser. The following tips will help you get the most out of the Kindle Web Browser: • To zoom in on a web page or image. For more information about lending a book. or delete the files that are already there. You can check out a Kindle book from your local library and read it on any generation Kindle device or free Kindle reading app. from the Home screen press the Menu button and select Experimental. all of your annotations and bookmarks will be displayed again. Using the Experimental Web Browser Your Kindle includes an experimental application called Web Browser that enables you to surf the web and view most Amazon web pages. by selecting Bookmarks from the Web Browser menu. To exit the bookmarks page. Using your Kindle with your computer You can add content to your Kindle by connecting it to your computer via the supplied USB cable.com/support. if you check it out again or choose to purchase it from the Kindle Store. The first time you access this page. You’ll see a directory or folder called “documents. Note that library books can only be downloaded using Wi-Fi. select Zoom Out.

. Change Font Size. and then press the 5-way controller center select button to open a web page. Note that web pages will load faster if you disable JavaScript. press the Menu button and then select Web Mode. . You will be asked to confirm if you want to download these items to your Kindle Home screen. • Use the 5-way controller to select the Back button in the upper left corner to return to the previous page you were viewing. • To enter information in a field on a web page. Article Mode. press the Left arrow on the 5-way. and Screen Rotation. Browser settings include Clear History.TXT). AZW2. • Use the 5-way controller arrow keys to navigate a web page and highlight links and articles. Zoom Out.AZW1. unprotected Mobipocket books (. History. Web Browser Menu From within Web Browser.PRC). AZW3). Enter URL. . and Disable Images. • To return to previously viewed web pages. navigate to the bookmark you want to edit using the 5-way controller and press the Right arrow on the 5-way controller and select “edit bookmark.AZW. and text files (. there is also an option to switch to Article Mode which changes the page layout and displays the article in a simple text column eliminating surrounding the images and ads. To edit a bookmark.MOBI. press the Menu button and select Bookmark this Page. Browser Settings. When reading an article.Kindle User’s Guide Chapter 4 Getting More From Your Kindle 17 • Use the 5-way controller to navigate to links. Zoom In. Bookmarks To bookmark a web page. Bookmarks. press the Menu button to view other options. including Shop in Kindle Store. Supported file types for download include Kindle content (. To exit Article Mode. press the Menu button and select History. Disable JavaScript. and then select “delete bookmark” . Downloading Files Some websites may have books or documents that you want to download and read on your Kindle. To delete a selected ” bookmark. Bookmark this Page. select the field and press the keyboard button. Clear Cookies.

Kindle User’s Guide Chapter 5 Finding Additional Assistance 18 Chapter 5 Finding Additional Assistance The Kindle Customer Service website at www. including frequently asked questions and how-to videos. .kindle.com/support has helpful information.

FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS COULD RESULT IN FIRE. shoulders.com/support.kindle. neck. Contact details can be found at www. For example. If your device does get wet. Your Kindle is not shipped with an AC adapter. go to www. and choose Airplane Mode) and let the screen revert to the screen saver. Maintaining Your Kindle Do not use your Kindle or its accessories in rain. OR OTHER INJURY OR DAMAGE. Battery Safety The rechargeable battery in your Kindle should be replaced only by an authorized service provider. Faulty service may void the warranty. turn off the wireless (go to Menu. • Small parts contained in your device and its accessories may present a choking hazard to small children. unplug all cables. Your Kindle should only be charged using the USB cable included with the device. For more information about batteries. Clean the screen with a soft cloth. Other Safety Considerations • Engaging in repetitive motions such as pressing keys or playing some games may cause you to experience occasional discomfort in your hands. keep a cover on to avoid scratches. arms. Read all instructions and safety information before use. To reduce risk of these symptoms avoid prolonged use and take frequent breaks. When carrying your Kindle in a bag or briefcase. or near sinks or other wet locations. . Rev 1. please contact Amazon Customer Support. such as a microwave oven or hair dryer. Do not attempt to dry your Kindle with an external heat source. don’t leave it in the trunk of your car in sub-zero or high-heat conditions.Kindle User’s Guide Appendix A Product Information 19 Appendix A Product Information Safety and Compliance Information Use Responsibly.com/support. Discontinue use of your device and consult a physician if you experience discomfort. with a compatible USB charger or USB port that meets the following requirements: USB-IF Battery Charging Spec. Settings. ELECTRIC SHOCK. Charge the battery only in temperatures that range from 32° to 95° Fahrenheit (0° to 35° Celsius). Don’t expose your Kindle to extreme heat or cold. or other parts of your body.kindle. Wait for the device to dry completely before pressing the power button to wake again. Take care not to spill any food or liquid in your Kindle. be careful not to wipe it with anything abrasive.2. Servicing Your Device If your device needs service. or another USB cable approved for use with your Kindle.

you should not use your Kindle with your wireless connection turned on any place you are not allowed to use a cellular device. uses. Wireless Safety and Compliance You should turn your wireless connection off and use Airplane Mode in areas where wireless use is forbidden or when it may cause interference or danger. as sparks in such areas could cause an explosion or fire. consult with your physician or the manufacturer to determine if they are adequately shielded from external RF signals. the U. Using Your Kindle Around Other Electronic Devices Kindle generates. and can radiate radio frequency (RF) energy and. In addition. If you are in an area where using your Kindle while operating a vehicle is allowed.S. If you are not sure. Watch for Signs There are some places where RF signals could constitute a hazard. you can try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: reorient or relocate the receiving antenna for the radio or television. look around for signs indicating that twoway radios or cell phones should be turned off. clearly identified. Federal Aviation Administration regulations and many other aviation agencies require you to have permission from a crewmember to use your device’s wireless service. External RF signals may affect improperly installed or inadequately shielded electronic operating systems. check with the manufacturer. or consult the radio or television manufacturer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. such as health care facilities and construction sites. and personal medical devices. . For personal medical devices (such as pacemakers and hearing aids). may cause interference to radio communications and electronic equipment. and include areas where you would normally be advised to turn off your vehicle engine. In general. While most modern electronic equipment is shielded from external RF signals. if not used in accordance with its instructions. always give full attention to the operation of the vehicle and stop using your Kindle if it becomes a distraction. Such areas are usually. Steps to Minimize Interference If your Kindle does cause interference to radio or television reception (which you can determine by turning your Kindle off and on).Kindle User’s Guide Appendix A Product Information 20 • Using your Kindle while operating a vehicle is not recommended and may be prohibited or restricted in some areas. entertainment systems. increase the separation between the radio or television and your Kindle connect equipment and receivers to different outlets. Some specific situations are described below. if in doubt. turn off and do not charge your device if you are in any area with a potentially explosive atmosphere. Use Airplane Mode When Flying To prevent possible interference with aircraft systems. but not always.

Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) The device may not cause harmful interference.gov/ oet/ea/ after searching on the FCC ID for your Kindle. Information on your Kindle is on file with the FCC and can be found under the Display Grant section of http://www. including interference that may cause undesired operation. The device meets the FCC Radio Frequency Emission Guidelines and is certified with the FCC as the FCC ID number found on the back of the device. .fcc. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference. Canadian Compliance Statement IC Regulations: This device complies with Industry Canada license-exempt RSS standard(s). regulating entities of the European Union. there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. FCC ID: ZEG-0725 Exposure to Radio Frequency Energy Your Kindle is designed and manufactured not to exceed the emission limits for exposure to RF energy set by the Federal Communications Commission of the United States (FCC). This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. which can be found on the back of the device. and other countries. and (2) this device must accept any interference. The device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device. pursuant to part 15 of the FCC rules. including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. IMPORTANT NOTE: IC Radiation Exposure Statement: This EUT is compliant with SAR for general population/uncontrolled exposure limits in IC RSS-102 and had been tested in accordance with the measurement methods and procedures specified in IEEE 1528 and IEC62209-2. and (2) the device must accept any interference received.Kindle User’s Guide Appendix A Product Information 21 FCC Compliance Statement for Model Number D01100. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Information regarding Exposure to Radio Frequency Energy for Model Number D01100. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. However. FCC ID: ZEG-0725 The device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules.

leakage. attempt to insert foreign objects into the battery. Inc. explosion or other hazard. Seattle. EU Declaration of Conformity Amazon Fulfillment Services. Inc. WA 98109-5210 United States Declaration of Conformity May 24. Germany .11 b/g Model: D01100 Complies with the essential requirements of Article 3 of the R&TTE 1999/5/EC Directive and the following standards: 1. • Only use the battery for the system for which it is specified. leakage or other hazard. Health (Article 3.1(a) of the R&TTE Directive) Applied Standard(s): • EN 60950-1:2006+A11:2009 .7 . especially on a hard surface. Königswinkel 10 D-32825 Blomberg. Safety (Article 3. If the device or battery is dropped. bend or deform. and the user suspects damage.1(a) of the R&TTE Directive) Applied Standard(s): • EN62311: 2008/ FCC OET Bulletin 65 Supplement C (Edition 01-01) 2. IEC 60950-1:2005 (2nd Edition) 3.1 All test reports have been reviewed and approved with a Positive Opinion from the following Notified Body: PHOENIX TESTLAB. • Do not modify or remanufacture. 410 Terry Avenue North. IEEE-Std-1725-200x.1 (b) of the R&TTE Directive) Applied Standard(s): • EN 301 489-1 V1.2 of the R&TTE Directive) Applied Standard(s): • EN 300 328 V1. Radio frequency spectrum usage (Article 3. • Promptly dispose of used batteries in accordance with local regulations. or other hazard. explosion. Amazon Fulfillment Services. • Do not short circuit a battery or allow metallic conductive objects to contact battery terminals. expose to fire.8. explosion. Electromagnetic compatibility (Article 3. • Replace the battery only with another battery that has been qualified with the system per this standard.Kindle User’s Guide Appendix A Product Information 22 IEEE 1725 Battery Safety Statement • Do not disassemble or open.3. • Only use the battery with a charging system that has been qualified with the system per this standard. crush. Use of an unqualified battery or charger may present a risk of fire. immerse or expose to water or other liquids. declare under our own responsibility that the product: Product Name: Electronic Display Device Product Spec: WLAN 802.2 4.1/-17 V1. take it to a service center for inspection. Use of an unqualified battery may present a risk of fire. puncture or shred. • Avoid dropping the device or battery. 2011 We.

Size — 6.com/support Recycling Kindle Properly In some areas.25 GB available to the user. For information about recycling Kindle. the disposal of certain electronic devices is regulated. Operating temperature — 32°F to 95°F (0°C to 35°C).34 inches (165. go to www.kindle. . Wi-Fi — 802.5 inches by 0. 802.11b/g/n wireless modem in Kindle with international wireless.75 mm by 114.7 mm). Weight — 5.5 mm by 8. 600 x 800 pixel resolution. Power — AC power adapter (sold separately) and rechargeable lithium polymer battery.com/support.Kindle User’s Guide Appendix A Product Information 23 Identification mark: 0700 (Notified Body) CE(!) The technical documentation relevant to the above equipment will be held at: Amazon EU Sàrl. 16-level gray scale.5 inches by 4.kindle. with approximately 1. Connectivity — USB 2. Make sure you dispose of or recycle Kindle in accordance with your local laws and regulations.0 (micro-B connector).11b/g/n KINDLE LICENSE AGREEMENT AND TERMS OF USE Please read the applicable License Agreement and Terms of Use found at www.98 ounces (170 g) Storage — 2GB internal storage. L-2338 Luxembourg.com/support. Storage temperature — 14°F to 113°F (-10°C to 45°C). of 5 Rue Plaetis. Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg Authorized Person: Name: David Limp Title: Vice President Additional Information for Kindle Users You can find additional information about the Kindle by visiting this link: http://www.kindle. Product Specifications Model Number — _D01100 Display — 6” diagonal display.

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the AMAZON LOGO. Refurbished parts may be used to repair the goods. All other brands. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage.Kindle User’s Guide Appendix A Product Information 25 FOR AUSTRALIAN CONSUMERS: Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. Java and all Java based trademarks and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems. User’s Guide. “Monotype” is a trademark of Monotype Imaging Inc. Contains iType™ from Monotype Imaging Inc. KINDLE SINGLES. the Amazon Kindle Quick Start Guide. Inc. WHISPERNET and WHISPERSYNC are trademarks of Amazon.2012 Amazon. or its affiliates. KINDLE. and other limited warranty and Kindle information (including in other languages) at http://www. Goods presented for repair may be replaced by refurbished goods of the same type rather than being repaired. in the U.com/support. Patent Notices The Kindle device and/or methods used in association with the Kindle device may be covered by one or more patents or pending patent applications. registered in the U. H20120516-A . 1-CLICK. Copyright and Trademark Notices Amazon Kindle device software. the AMAZONKINDLE LOGO.S.S. Patent & Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. Additional Information You can find the Kindle License Agreement and Terms of Use. Native PDF support via Adobe® Reader® technology. SPONSORED SCREENSAVERS.com. Inc. One-Year Limited Warranty. or its affiliates.kindle. trademarks. company names. MOBIPOCKET. Monotype® The Monotype Corporation. product names. AMAZON. and the Amazon Kindle User’s Guide © 2004 . and other countries. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure. All rights reserved. Inc.com. and service marks are the properties of their respective owners.