How to use the Amazon Kindle app to read eBooks in Windows 10 Mobile - Page 2

How to customize the eBook's appearance using the Amazon Kindle app in Windows 10 Mobile

The Amazon Kindle app allows you customize your reading experience to make it as comfortable as possible for you. To do that, tap the middle of the screen. This way, you will open a menu at the bottom of the screen. You can expand the menu pressing the More button placed at the lower right corner.

Next, tap the settings button from the lower menu bar.

Now, a customizing menu will open. Here you can personalize the text size, spacing, margins, background color, and brightness. The changes you've made are applied automatically.

How to view and place bookmarks using the Amazon Kindle app in Windows 10 Mobile

Another thing that you can do with the Amazon Kindle app is to set bookmarks, so you will be able to find a page faster. One way to do this is to tap the upper right corner of the screen. This way the corner of the page will appear folded and colored in orange.

Another way to do this is to tap the middle of the screen and tap the bookmark button from the lower menu bar.

To remove a bookmark, you can press again the top right corner of the page or the bookmarks button.

To view all the bookmarks you created, tap the "go to" button from the lower menu bar.

Under "My notes and marks" you can see all the bookmarks that you created. Tapping one of them will cause you to jump to that page. Here, you can also view the notes and highlights created using other devices because you can't add them in Windows 10 Mobile.

How to jump to a particular page in your eBook using the Amazon Kindle app in Windows 10 Mobile

The Amazon Kindle app allows you to jump instantly to a certain page in your eBook. There are two ways to do that.

One way to do this is to tap the middle of the screen and slide the progress bar forward or backward until you reach the page you want.

The second way you can do this is to tap the "go to" button from the lower menu bar.

Now, you can jump straight to the cover, table of contents (if the eBooks has one), beginning or to your Notes and Marks such as a bookmark.

If you type the location... option, a text field will appear where you can type the number of the page and tap go to jump to that page.

How to sync your reading with the Amazon Kindle app in Windows 10 Mobile

If you have more devices running the Amazon Kindle app, it's possible for you to synchronize them. The app syncs automatically at a preset time, but let's assume that you want to continue reading using another device and the last page wasn't synced ,or the eBook you've just downloaded isn't displayed in your library yet. Amazon's Whispersync technology syncs your furthest page read, bookmarks, notes, and highlights across all your devices that have the Amazon Kindle app installed and across any Kindle device. This way you can start reading on one device and pick up where you left off on another device. To do this, you need to go to the home screen, swipe to the menu screen and tap sync.

How to pin eBooks to your Start screen using the Amazon Kindle app for Windows 10 Mobile

If you're the type of person who likes to read a book at a time, this feature may come in handy. The Amazon Kindle app allows you to pin the eBook you're currently reading on your Start screen for quicker access. First, open your library and press and hold the eBook you want to pin. Now, tap the "pin to start" option from the displayed menu.

Now, your book will be shown on your Start screen. Every time you open the eBook, you will pick up where you left off.

Conclusion

Overall, the Amazon Kindle app for Windows 10 Mobile is a good alternative to a Kindle device. The app has a lot of advantages besides the access to a large collection of eBooks. You can add bookmarks, customize the page settings and even synchronize your reading across all your devices. Of course, the app can be improved at many levels, but the advantages surely overcome the disadvantages. Overall, we think the Amazon Kindle app is definitely worth using. If you have any questions regarding the app, don't hesitate to share them with us in the comments below.