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Accessing a kindle text et522

  1. 1. 1/5Accessing a Kindle TextThis tutorial assumes that you already have an account. If you do not, you will need to setone up. If you need help setting up an account, please contact me.Download and Install Kindle App for PC 1. Navigate to in your browser of choice. 2. Mouse over “Shop by Department” -> Mouse over Kindle -> Click on “Free Kindle Reading Apps” 3. Under “Computers” click on the appropriate operating system (Windows 7, in my case) 4. Click the “Download now” button and follow the instructions for installation on the next page: 1. Open the Kindle for PC app by clicking on the Start Button 2. Click on “All Programs” -> Scroll down to and click on the “Amazon” folder -> Click on the “Amazon Kindle” folder -> Click on “Kindle” 3. The app will open up and once you’ve registered your Kindle Reader app, you can resize the window to your liking: 4. Use your Amazon account information to register your Kindle Reader app:Last Updated: 11/25/2012
  2. 2. 2/5Accessing Your Textbook 1. To download Basic Algebra, once you have registered your Kindle Reader app, click on “Shop in Kindle Store” in the upper right hand corner 2. Search for and purchase the book – remember that it’s free:Last Updated: 11/25/2012
  3. 3. 3/5Your library in your app should automatically update w/ the new book. If it doesn’t, right away, bepatient or click on “Archived Items” search for it.Last Updated: 11/25/2012
  4. 4. 4/5Double-click the book to open it: This location indicates that we’re at the first place in the book. Location isn’t quite the same as a page number. To skim through the book quickly, use How many there are can vary from one format to the this scroll bar. next.Last Updated: 11/25/2012
  5. 5. 5/5How to Visit a LocationAs an example, I’m going to ask you to read in the text from location 2566 to location 2687. You can getto location 2566 in one of two ways: 1. Click on the menu button on the lefthand side of the Kindle app window. Click on “Location” at the bottom of the list that pops up and type in the first location - 2566. You should have arrived at a heading that reads “Slope and Rate of Change.” 2. The second way to arrive at this location is to drag our scroll bar over to the appropriate location. This can take a little finessing. When you have reached location 2566, the status bar at the bottom of the screen will look like this:That’s All There is to it!Hopefully these instructions will help get you started with the Kindle Reader app. You will want to getthis set up and get comfortable with using it as soon as possible, but again, you may contact me withquestions at any time throughout the course.Last Updated: 11/25/2012