Operating an Amazon Kindle reader is easy but the following basic tips will make using the device even easier. The Kindle can also be used for basic web browsing and listening to music. The following tips deal only with downloading and reading articles or books.
Turn on the Amazon Kindle by moving the switch, located in the back of the reader, up. You will see the On and Off buttons.
To turn the Kindle off slide the switch to the Off position.
To read a stored Kindle selection, select the Menu button.
From Menu slide the button upward to Home. Depress the the white button. A selection of stored books and related reading material will be shown.
Move the white selection button to what you would like to read.
Once the selection is made, depress the white roller button. Your chosen selection will open to the first page of the book or article; or to the last page read. Other options inside the book or article include Go to Cover which takes you to the cover of the book; Go to Beginning which takes you to the start of the book; Go to Location which will you to select a page to read; Add Bookmark which will allow you to save a location.
To change the font size for a book or article select the Text button on the keyboard. The Text button has both a smaller and large “A” on the keyboard button.
A floating menu will appear on the screen. Select the text size by moving the white roller button among the selections. Depress the button once you have selected the correct font. The Kindle will then return to the original page you were reading after the selection is made.
Turn the Whispernet button on. The button is located in the back next to the On button.
To purchase documents once again return to the menu. Depress the white roller button when you select Shop in Kindle Store.
Select the article or book of your choice using the white roller button.
Purchase the item.
Your purchase is downloaded using Whispernet.
Use the roller button to select Check for New Items.
Open your new selection and start reading using the tips given.