Key Points of Kindle Paperwhite
- Touch the top of the screen to open the menu.
- In the menu, just tap the back arrow.
This article shows you how to close a book on your Kindle Paperwhite
Learn how to end a book on your Kindle Paperwhite
The Kindle Paperwhite has only one button, and once you start reading a book, the screen is empty with no on-screen buttons or menus. On the Kindle Paperwhite, you don’t have buttons to press; instead, you do everything by tapping or swiping on the screen. When your book is open, just tap the top of the screen to close it and go back to the home screen.
Note: If you want to make sure your book stays closed on your Kindle Paperwhite, just restart the device; it won’t reopen the book.
To close a book on your Kindle Paperwhite, follow these steps
- When you’re reading a book on your Kindle Paperwhite, just tap the top of the screen.
- To go back, just tap the back arrow.
- When you close the book, you’ll go back to the home screen or library.
Why is it impossible to close my book on the Kindle Paperwhite?
After you’ve finished reading a book on older Kindle devices. After you’ve finished reading, you can choose to rate or share the book. Or you can simply go back to the Kindle home screen. If you’re used to closing a book before starting a new one, you can’t do that anymore. When you’re done reading a book on your Kindle Paperwhite, tap the top of the screen, open the menu, and select Home.
Tips: Remember, tapping or swiping down from the top of the screen leads to different menus. If you swipe down, you won’t find the home option. To do it correctly, just tap the top of the screen, don’t swipe.
Unique features found in a book
When reading on your Kindle Paperwhite, you have access to some useful tools. Let us start with the dictionary. If you don’t know what a word means, Tap and hold a word for a few seconds until it is underlined; the dictionary will then appear to explain it.
Swipe to the left to see a word’s Wikipedia entry and translations. Many books include X-Ray, a reference tool designed to summarize and offer context for the book you’re reading. X-Ray is like a cheat sheet that lists characters, locations, themes, and other stuff from the book, helping you keep up with the story. Tap the top of the page to access the three-dot menu, then select X-Ray.
Do you like writing notes or marking important parts in your books? It’s just as simple to highlight text on your Paperwhite as it is on paper books. Simply press and hold a word to select it, or slide your finger to select a sentence. click the Highlight and Note buttons to add your thoughts to the story. Later on, you can send these notes to your computer.
Faq for Kindle Paperwhite
How to delete a book from a Kindle Paperwhite?
To delete a book from your Kindle Paperwhite, first, find its cover image on the Home page. To get rid of it from your device, tap and hold, wait for the menu, and then choose “Remove from Device.”
How to return a Kindle book?
If you want to return a Kindle book, you have seven days from the purchase date. Just go to Your Orders and select Digital Orders. To get a refund for the book, click “Return for Refund” next to it, select a reason, and click “Return for Refund” again to confirm.