How to Set Up Your Amazon Kindle for the first time?
After getting a new Kindle ebook reader. Here are the steps that how you can set up Amazon Kindle for the first time.
Welcome to the era of the digital-book revolution. The latest Amazon Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Voyage, and Kindle Oasis are the best eReaders devices. They are also pretty easy to use. Amazon doesn’t pack a printed manual, and the company’s website is not having information to set it up either. That’s why we recommend it Here. What you need to know to do the most from your new Kindle without spending any extra cost.
Join a Network—Any Network for browsing
If you purchased a Wi-Fi Kindle. You can connect to a wireless network during the initial Set up Amazon Kindle. It will prompt you to connect to a wireless setup. If you chose “Set up Wi-Fi Later”. Go to Menu > Settings > Wi-Fi Networks, scan the list for your wireless network, select it, and then enter the password. You can also connect this from a public hotspot. Again once you get home you need to add your home network. Kindle 3G owners can get started right away using the built-in cellular connection. If you’ve got a 3G Kindle.
Register Your Kindle with easy steps
During the initial Set up Amazon Kindle. The Kindle will require you to create a new Amazon account. (if it doesn’t come automatically loaded with your account info). Follow the on-screen prompts, which will depend on whether you already have an Amazon account. If you have purchased Kindle books before. You can begin loading them via the Cloud section of the kindle home page. Allow for a moment and then it will say ‘My Items (0)’ for a little while, and then start populating with titles about a minute later.
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The Kindle comes preloaded with a users’ manual and a couple of dictionaries. Surely you want something a little more exciting for your first ebook. Note: If you have an older non-touch Kindle without a keyboard. The setup will take a little longer since you’ll need to select each letter using the five-way control pad. But don’t worry; you won’t need to type much (if at all) once you register your account and Wi-Fi network.
Amazon Kindle Oasis
During the Setup Amazon Kindle process, the Kindle will ask you to connect to Facebook and Twitter. Which you can skip using the button at the bottom of the page. It will also ask if you’d like to add a Good reads account. Then it will force you to go through a short tutorial. Which offers useful information like how to turn pages, bring up the toolbar and X-ray features. After that, the Kindle will prompt you to pick some of your favorite genres for the personalized book. Suggestions and have you rate 10 books you’ve already read so it can get an idea of your preferences. In the end, you might be offered free downloads of book samples. It interests you and prompted you to sign up for a Kindle Unlimited trial.
Go Shopping and Grab Some Free Books
After Set up Amazon Kindle, it easy to buy books in all genres. You could also spend several lifetimes reading nothing but free classics. Anything published before 1923 is in the public domain, and therefore out of copyright. That leaves you with more than 2 million choices. To start, grab many popular titles right from Amazon’s page.
But what about the rest? The Kindle doesn’t work with ePub files; instead, head to Internet Archive (archive.org). Go to ‘Texts,’ browse, click on a title, and click Kindle to download it to your PC. Then connect the Kindle via the included USB cable and drag the file to the Kindle’s Documents folder. The same thing works with Project Gutenberg at gutenberg.org; in this case, choose Mobipocket as the format.
If you have a 3G Kindle, you can also email books directly to your device; go to Menu > Settings > Device Options and look at the bottom of the screen to find your Kindle’s email address.
Borrow Some Other Books
Amazon was a little late to the party with this functionality, but you now have two ways to borrow books. The first is via public libraries with Overdrive support. It varies on a location-by-location basis, so check your library’s website to see if it’s Kindle-compatible.
Adjust Your Fonts
Even if you don’t know it off the top of your head. You probably have a preference for font size and style. The way it works on the Kindle is you make adjustments while actually reading a digital book. Tap the top portion of the display, and then tap Aa. From there, you can select the font style, including eight different sizes and nine font choices. You can also choose font spacing, which gives you three settings each for both line spacing. On the Kindle Oasis, you can also choose an orientation, letting you read in portrait mode.
Amazon Kindle Oasis
Install Free Kindle Apps on All Devices
One of the best things about the Kindle is its app ecosystem. Amazon offers free apps for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, PC, and Mac. Install Kindle apps on the compatible devices you own. You’ll be able to synchronize your ebooks, subscriptions, and current reading across them all. If you’re like most of us, you’ll still prefer reading on the Kindle. Thanks to its E Ink display, long battery life, and svelte design. But this will ensure no matter what device you’re in front of. You can keep reading the same book right where you left off.
Parental Controls and Family Access
You can set parental controls to restrict access to the Kindle Store, the cloud, the experimental Web browser, and Goodreads. Just Tap Menu > Settings > Parental Controls > Restrictions. From here, you can additionally set up Kindle Free Time. It allows you to create a personalized profile for your child and add appropriate content.
For Family Access go to Menu > Household & Family Library >Add A New Person. You can create a Household of up to two adults with the ability to jointly manage up to four accounts. You can also create a Family Library, which lets you share books and other content across Amazon Kindle apps.
Know-How to Reset Your Kindle Remotely?
If you ever lose your Kindle. There is really not much a thief could do with it. Other than check out what you’re reading, Possibly buy more Kindle books with your stored credit card information. Still, you’ll want to deregister the device as soon as possible. From a desktop browser, log in to your Amazon account. Click Your Account > Manage Your Content and Devices > Your Devices. Click the device in question, and click “Deregister” underneath.
It may also be wise to have a passcode set to deter prying eyes. To do that on your Kindle, go to Settings > Device Options > Device Passcode and enter your password.
Bonus tips: If you have a Kindle with Special Offers and you get tired of them. You can upgrade to the same page for a one-time payment and remove the ads.