The Kindle user’s guide includes topics on using the Kindle’s controls, charging the unit’s battery, interpreting status indicators and setting up the device. The guide also includes information on special offers and sponsored screensavers preloaded onto some devices. Other information includes instructions for acquiring and managing Kindle books, reading Kindle documents, customizing the device’s settings and maintaining and servicing the device.
Amazon.com offers a PDF version of the Kindle user’s manual in the Help section of its website. The guide includes a searchable index of topics on its first page that lets Kindle owners quickly find desired information. The guide outlines the chapters with subsections for specific topics. For example, the first chapter, entitled “Getting Started,” includes information on device control usage, battery charging, status indicators such as Wi-Fi and Airplane mode, setting up the device, and sponsored offers information.
The user guide also covers how to manage the device’s Kindle library, including creating collections of content and archiving or deleting content. A chapter on Kindle documents contains instructions on the Kindle’s display technology, how to customize text, how to zoom images and pan tables, and how to view pages numbers and locations. The fourth chapter provides information on sharing Kindle documents with social networks, loaning Kindle books and using the Kindle device with a computer.