Tap zones – Kindle Touch 3G User Manual

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Kindle User’s Guide


Chapter 1 Getting Started

Settings page select Device Options, then Language and Dictionaries. Select the Keyboards
option. If you have selected multiple keyboards, a Globe key

is added to your keyboard. To

select a different keyboard, tap the Globe key.

Your Kindle supports the entry of diacritics and special characters using the keyboard. To
display these characters, press and hold the base letter’s key. For example, press and hold
the “n” to display

ǹ, ñ, or ň.

Tap zones

The EasyReach feature of Kindle Touch lets you effortlessly turn pages in a book or periodical
while holding the device with just one hand. Tapping almost anywhere in the display area
will take you to the next page; the area is large enough to be tapped whether you hold the
device with your left or right hand. Tap the left side of the screen to go to the previous page.
The EasyReach tap zones differ depending on whether your Kindle is in portrait or landscape
mode. When reading, you can change the screen orientation by tapping on the Menu button
and selecting Portrait or Landscape Mode. Note that the option displayed depends upon the
current orientation of your Kindle.

Portrait mode

Landscape mode

If you prefer, you can change pages by swiping the screen with your finger. To go to the next
page, swipe your finger from the right to the left across the screen. To go to the previous
page, swipe your finger from the left to the right across the screen.

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