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  • Page 2 © 2010-2012 Barnes & Noble, Inc. All rights reserved. NOOK®, NOOK Book™, NOOK Bookstore™, NOOK Developer™, NOOK Friends™, NOOK Kids™, NOOK Magazine™, NOOK Newspaper™, NOOK Newsstand™, NOOK Store™, NOOK Study™, NOOK Tablet™, AliveTouch™, LendMe®, ArticleView™, Daily Shelf™, PagePerfect™, VividView™, Read and Play™, Read and Record™, Read In Store™, Read to Me™, More In Store™, Free Friday™, PubIt!™, Lifetime Library™, Read What You Love.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction ..............................9 Contact Us ......................................9 Getting to Know Your NOOK ................................ 9 Getting Started with Your NOOK ......................13 Power and Charging ..................................16 Safety and Care ....................................18 Caring for Your NOOK .................................. 19 Locking and Unlocking Your NOOK .............................
  • Page 4 Organizing Your Library on Shelves ............................... 73 Opening Files on the SD Memory Card ............................75 Transferring Files from Your Personal Computer to Your NOOK ....................75 My Files ......................................76 Using NOOK Friends™ ..........................78 Launching the NOOK Friends App ..............................78 The NOOK Friends Navbar................................
  • Page 5 Disabling and Re-enabling Your Web Browser ........................... 110 Configuring Privacy Settings for Your Web Browser ........................114 Configuring Security Settings for Your Web Browser ......................... 115 Configuring the Browser Mode for Viewing Pages........................115 Using NOOK Email™ ..........................116 Launching the Email Application ..............................116 Managing Email Accounts ................................
  • Page 6 Using Your NOOK at Wi-Fi Hotspots ...................... 157 Wi-Fi Networks in Barnes & Noble Stores ..........................157 Unsecured Wi-Fi Networks ................................. 157 Secured Wi-Fi Networks ................................157 Updating the Software on Your NOOK ....................158 Using an SD Memory Card ........................159 Types of Memory Cards Supported ............................
  • Page 7 Appendix I: AT&T Terms of Service & Acceptable Use Policy ............. 176 Terms of Service ................................... 176 Index ................................187...
  • Page 9: Introduction

    Introduction This User Guide is designed to help you get the most enjoyment out of your NOOK Tablet™. Contact Us If you have questions about your NOOK that this guide doesn’t answer, be sure to visit the NOOK online support center at: http://www.nook.com/tablet/support...
  • Page 10: Power Button

    Along the top edge of your NOOK, you’ll find a 3.5 mm audio jack—a standard size jack for headphone and ear buds. Microphone You’ll also find a built-in microphone set into the top edge of your NOOK. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 11 NOOK is sleeping, your NOOK wakes up and turns on. If your NOOK is already on, pressing this button displays the Quick Nav Bar–the main navigation tool for your NOOK. microUSB Port Your NOOK features a microUSB port for charging and for connecting to a personal computer. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 12 My Files section of your Library. To learn about installing a microSD Memory Card in your NOOK, see “Using an SD Memory Card”. Back microSD Memory Card Slot Speaker The back of the NOOK Tablet. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 13: Getting Started With Your Nook

    • A valid expiration date for the credit card • A current U.S. billing address If you have any questions about setting up an account, please call Customer Service at 1-800-THE-BOOK (1-800- 843-2665). Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 14: Registering Your Nook

    Your NOOK creates your Barnes & Noble account and registers your NOOK to your account. That’s it. You’ve registered your NOOK. Now you’re ready to read books, magazines, and newspapers, enjoy apps, watch your favorite movies and TV shows, and shop in the NOOK Store™. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 15 • the NOOK Tutorials page (www.nook.com/tablet/tutorials) NOTE: For a list of Web pages with tutorials and other NOOK content, tap the star icon on the Web browser to display the browser Favorites page. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 16: Power And Charging

    NOTE: If you ignore the window asking you to confirm that you want to power off your NOOK, after several seconds the window disappears and your NOOK resumes whatever it was doing before you pressed the power button. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 17 NOOK symbol to the right across your screen to unlock your NOOK and display the Status Bar, which runs along the bottom of the screen. Once your NOOK has fully charged, unplug the power adapter from the electrical outlet. Unplug the USB cable from your NOOK. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 18: Safety And Care

    Your NOOK is an electrical device. Follow the same basic safety procedures you would follow with any electrical device. When charging your NOOK, use only the custom USB cable and power adapter included with your NOOK. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 19: Caring For Your Nook

    Such damage is not covered by the warranty. Storage applies to temporary locations like the trunk of your car (or other motor vehicle) as well as long-term storage. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 20 The B&N Protection Plan can only be purchased together with a NOOK, not later. Information about the B&N Protection Plan can be found on the Web page listed above. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 21: Locking And Unlocking Your Nook

    Press on the green circle and drag it to the right. Your NOOK unlocks and displays the last screen you were viewing. Drag the green circle with the NOOK logo to the right to unlock your NOOK. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 22: Using Gestures To Control Your Nook

    Double-tapping on the Home Screen cleans up the screen and arranges all the book and periodical covers in a grid. In the Library or the Shop, double-tapping on the cover of a book or periodical opens a window with details about the item. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 23 If you swipe left on the Status Bar, your NOOK goes back to your previous activity. The Status Bar is a narrow black bar that displays icons at the bottom of your NOOK screen. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 24 Dragging a book from the Daily Shelf. Lift Lifting is raising your finger from the screen at the completion of a gesture such as dragging. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 25 Pinch your fingers together to shrink an image and zoom out. Pull your fingers apart to enlarge an image and zoom in. Pulling your fingers apart this way is sometimes called “pinching out.” Pinching to zoom in or out. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 26: The Quick Nav Bar

    NOTE: If the Web button in the Quick Nav Bar appears grayed out is tagged with a banner reading “Disabled,” the Web browser on your NOOK has been disabled. For more information, see “Disabling and Re- enabling Your Web Browser”. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 27: The Status Bar

    A mute symbol will appear on the right half of the status bar if you have muted the sound on your NOOK. Use the Quick Settings window or the Settings controls to mute or unmute the sound, as well as to adjust the volume of the audio on your NOOK. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 28: The Quick Settings Dialog Box

    Mute Tap the Mute checkbox to mute or unmute all sounds on your NOOK, including sounds from system notifications, music, and videos. By default, your NOOK is unmuted. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 29 Drag the slider right or left to adjust the brightness of the screen and tap OK. Swiping Left on the Status Bar If you swipe left across the Status Bar, your NOOK goes back to the feature or function you were previously using. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 30: The Home Screen And The Daily Shelf

    The top portion of the Home Screen consists of three panels of open space you can use for keeping books, maga- zines, newspapers, and apps close at hand. Only one Home Screen panel is visible at a time. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 31: The Keep Reading Menu And The More Menu

    You can change the wallpaper from the Home Screen, as described below, or from the Settings screen. If you select an image from your NOOK Photo Gallery, you have the option of cropping the image for use as wallpaper. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 32: The Daily Shelf

    New books, magazines, newspapers, and apps are marked with a flag that says “New.” You can control which types of items appear on your Daily Shelf items by configuring the Home settings screen, which you can access through the Settings icon in the Quick Nav Bar. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 33 Organizing Home Screen Items in Grids If your Home Screen has become too cluttered, you can tell your NOOK to automatically arrange all the covers in a neat grid. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 34: Using Media Shortcuts

    NOOK button twice to return to the Home Screen. The first time you press the NOOK button, your NOOK exits full-screen mode, and the second time it returns you to the Home Screen. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 35: Reading Books, Magazines, And Newspapers On Your Nook

    The Reading Tools menu makes it easy to move through a book, to search for content, share content, adjust the display of text, and adjust the brightness of the screen. To call up the Reading Tools menu, tap anywhere in the center of the page. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 36 Text - Lets you adjust the font, the font size, the font color, and the background color of your reading material. • Brightness - Lets you adjust the brightness of your screen. • Discover - Lets you discover other titles by this author or by similar authors. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 37 Tap the brightness icon in the Reading Tools to open a slider for adjusting the brightness of the screen. When you have finished dragging the slider, tap anywhere on the page to close the slider window. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 38 NOOK will compare the last page you read on the NOOK to the last page you read on any other device. If you have read further on the other device, your NOOK jumps to the furthest page you’ve read, even if you haven’t read that page on your NOOK. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 39: Using Bookmarks

    A blue ribbon appears in the corner of the page, indicating that a bookmark has been placed. A bookmark symbol appears when you tap in the upper right corner of the page. By placing a bookmark, you make it easier to return to a location in your book. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 40 Display the list of bookmarks by tapping the Contents icon in the Reading Tools, then tapping the Bookmarks tab. Tap the Clear All button in the lower left corner of the bookmarks list. A dialog box opens asking you to confirm that you want to clear all the bookmarks. Tap OK. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 41 The word appears highlighted, and two vertical bars will appear on either side of it, defining the start and end of the selected text. At the same time, the Text Selection Toolbar appears, as shown below. A selected word and the Text Selection Toolbar. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 42 By dragging with your thumb and forefinger, you can grow or shrink selected text as you like. When you lift your fingers after resizing the text selection, the Text Selection Toolbar re-appears. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 43 Looking Up Information in Wikipedia or Google To look up a word in Wikipedia or Google, do this: Press and hold on a word to select it. Tap on the Look Up icon in the Text Selection Toolbar. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 44: Using Notes

    Press and hold on a word at the beginning or end of the passage you want to write a note about. The Text Selection Toolbar appears. Lift your finger, then drag one of the vertical bars to other end of the passage. The Text Selection Toolbar appears again. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 45 Removing a Note To remove a note, do this: Tap on the highlighted word or phrase associated with the note. A pop-up menu appears. Tap the Remove Note menu choice. Your NOOK deletes the note. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 46 • Tap a previous query string to repeat that query, or • Type a new string in the text field above the keyboard. Tap Done. Your NOOK displays a list of search results. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 47 Tap the center of the page to make the Reading Tools appear. Tap the text icon. Your NOOK opens a window displaying font and color controls. Tap the controls to select the font, font size, and background color you want. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 48 Move the slider to the left to dim the screen. Move the slider to the right to brighten the screen. When you have adjusted the brightness to your liking, tap the center of the page again to make the brightness controls and the Reading Tools disappear. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 49 Your NOOK lets you read EPUB eBooks that include videos. (EPUB is an industry standard format for eBooks.) When you see a video clip on a page, tap the triangle to start playing the video. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 50 • Your name • Your credit card number (the number of the card you used to purchase the book or periodical) Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 51: Reading A Pdf

    When reading a PDF, you can rotate the screen to landscape position and view content in a 2-page format. (You can turn this feature on or off through a checkbox on the Reader Settings screen.) The picture below shows the Reading Tools for a PDF file. The Reading Tools for a PDF. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 52: Reading A Nook Kids Book

    Slide your finger right or left across the thumbnail images to find the page you want to read. Tap the thumbnail image of the page. The book displays the page you selected. The scrollable panel disappears. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 53 • Read to Me or Read and Play • Read and Record NOTE: The Read to Me and Read and Play buttons appear only on NOOK Kids books with narration or activi- ties. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 54 NOOK Book. In Read by Myself mode, the picture book will not play an audio track or play any ani- mations. You can trigger activities, if available, by tapping the white star when it appears at the top of the screen. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 55 To zoom in on text and images, simply pinch out to stretch the image on screen. Tap and slide to move your focus around the screen. Double-tap to return to viewing the page at its normal size and position. Tapping twice on a text area enlarges that text. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 56 The NOOK Kids book will play the audio track by default if you open the front cover of one of these books. Choosing Read to Me in this NOOK Kids book will play the audio track automatically as you turn pages. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 57 Tap the Activity button to start or stop the activity. The front cover of a Read and Play book. A page of a Read and Play book displaying the Activity button at the top of the page. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 58 Do not cover up the microphone with your hand when recording. • Hold the device between 12” to 18” from your face. • The microphone works best when there is no background noise. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 59 Tap Yes. When you have finished recording, press Stop. • To exit the recording at any time, tap the Done button (the button with a blue check mark) in the lower left corner of the screen. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 60 Tap the text field for the recording’s name. Type the name for the recording. 10. Tap Save. Your NOOK returns you to the front cover of the NOOK Kids book. You recordings appear in the lower left corner of the screen. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 61 Tap the Edit button on the picture of the recording you want to edit. A pop-up menu opens, offering you these choices: • Edit Recording • Change Picture • Change Name • Delete Recording Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 62 If you tapped Delete, a dialog box opens, asking you to confirm you want to delete the recording. Tap Yes to delete the recording. Next to the title My recordings, tap the word Done when you have finished editing or deleting recordings. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 63: Reading A Nook Comics Book

    To jump to a page that has been bookmarked, tap on the page where it is listed in Bookmarks list. To clear the list of bookmarks, tap the Clear all bookmarks button at the bottom of the bookmarks list. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 64: Reading A Magazine

    Display a slider tool for adjusting the brightness of the screen. To view a page without the Reader Tools and thumbnail images, tap in the center of the current page or tap on the thumbnail of the page you want to read next. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 65 To navigate to another article in Article View, tap in the center of the page to open the Reader Tools, then tap on the Content icon. A window opens listing: • The magazine’s cover • Articles and optionally their page numbers Tap on the title of the next article you want to read. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 66: Reading A Newspaper

    The Reading Tools also include a slider that lets you scroll quickly through the newspaper. As you drag your finger along the slider, section titles and page numbers appear in a bubble so you can quickly find the page you want. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 67 To learn more about Reading Tools, see “The Reading Tools Menu” on page 35. Bookmarking Pages You can bookmark a page in a newspaper article by tapping in the upper right corner of the page. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 68: Your Library On Your Nook

    Books, periodicals, and any other files stored on a microSD Memory Card, if you have installed such a card in your NOOK. To access your library, tap the Library icon on the Quick Nav Bar. The Library. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 69: The Media Bar

    Archived - Shows the books and periodicals you have archived in your BN Lifetime Library. Archiving an item keeps only descriptive information about the item, such as its cover, on your NOOK. The item’s contents are stored on the BN.com Web site in your BN Lifetime Library. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 70: The Sync Button

    The Search Tool for Your Library Along the bottom of the Library screen is a Search tool that searches authors and titles of all publications in your Library. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 71: Memory Card

    You can view magazines in these arrangements: • a grid • shelves (long, scrollable rows) • a detailed list, which includes magazine covers and short descriptions • a list, which includes just covers, titles, and publication dates Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 72 Download: Tap on this book or periodical to download from your Barnes & Noble Lifetime Library. • Pre-order: This item is available for pre-order. You can order it now, even though it hasn’t been released, yet. You will be able to read it the moment it is released. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 73: Organizing Your Library On Shelves

    Tap the checkboxes to the left of book and periodical titles to add or remove items, as you like: • Any item with a checked checkbox is included in the shelf. • Any item with a blank checkbox is excluded. When you have finished adding or removing items, tap Save. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 74 To unarchive a book or periodical, do this: In the Library, tap the My Stuff icon to open the My Stuff pull-down menu. Tap the My Shelves menu choice. Scroll through your Shelves until you find the “Archived” shelf. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 75: Opening Files On The Sd Memory Card

    Using the custom microUSB cable provided with your NOOK, connect your NOOK to your personal computer. NOTE: Use only the microUSB cable provided with your NOOK. Using any other cable might damage your NOOK. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 76: My Files

    NOOK can read the following types of files: • • EPUB • Word (doc, docx, docm, dot, dotx, dotm) • Excel (xls, xlsx, xlsm, xlt, xltx, xltm) • PowerPoint (ppt, pptx, pptm, pps, ppsx, ppsm, pot, potx, potm) Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 77 NOTE: Your NOOK can play media files up to 2 GB. Recommendations for My Files After you transfer documents, Office files, photos, videos, or audio clips to your NOOK, keep back-up copies on your personal computer. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 78: Using Nook Friends

    NOOK Friends. The picture below shows the nav bar, along with the Add Friend and All Friends buttons. Buttons in the NOOK Friends app. We’ll describe all these buttons and features in turn. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 79: Friends' Activities

    NOOK Friend who is also a Facebook friend Liking a book, magazine, newspaper, comic, graphic novel, or app Visit the Friends’ Activities screen to catch up on what your friends are reading, playing, and recommending. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 80 To learn more about a book, periodical, or app mentioned in these activities, tap its cover or icon. To purchase an item, tap the green button listing the item’s price and then tap Confirm to complete your purchase. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 81: Nook Friends

    If you have a Google Gmail account and would like to import that account’s contacts into your NOOK Contacts list, do this: In the NOOK Friends app, tap the Add Friend button at the top of screen. The Add NOOK friends™ window opens, listing various ways of finding friends. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 82 Tap the All Friends button in the upper right corner of the NOOK Friends app to see an alphabetical list of all your NOOK Friends. A list of NOOK Friends. Slide your finger up or down the screen to scroll through the list if it extends off the screen. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 83: Using The Lendme® Program In Nook Friends

    14 days have passed. You can access LendMe features through the NOOK Friends app or through your Library. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 84: Guidelines For Lending And Borrowing Books

    If you have lent a book, it appears in the list of books you have lent. On the cover of each book, you’ll see the num- ber of days left on the loan. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 85 Lend page in the LendMe view of NOOK Friends. This page lists the books you own that are available for lending. To lend a book, tap the LendMe button. (For more details about lending, see the section “Lending a Book” below.) Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 86 If you do not have any books in one of these categories (for example, books that you have lent), then your NOOK does not display that shelf. The picture below shows an example of the LendMe screen of the Library. The LendMe screen in the Library Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 87 If the toggle switch says Show, your friends can see the book in a list of lendable books. • If the toggle switch says Hide, this book does not appear in the list of your lendable books. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 88 The image below shows the privacy controls for a list of lendable books. A privacy settings window for the LendMe program and NOOK Friends. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 89 In the pop-up menu, tap on the menu choice LendMe. A dialog box opens, explaining the terms of the LendMe offer, and asking if you want to reach your friend through your Contacts list or through Facebook. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 90: Borrowing A Book

    NOTE: If you’re enjoying a book sample or a book you’ve borrowed, you can purchase the book at any time. Simply tap in the center of a page to open the Reading Tools, tap on the blue flag at the right end of the Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 91 • If a book appears on the shelf, a friend has offered to lend you the book. Tap on the book cover to read the details of the offer and to accept it. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 92 Here’s an example of the Pending Requests page. The Requests shelf shows the books that friends would like to borrow. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 93 If you have finished borrowing a book, the book’s cover appears faded. If you would like to purchase the book you borrowed, simply tap on the book’s cover and purchase it just as you would any other book. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 94: About Me

    The number of NOOK books you own • The number of books you have recommended • A scrollable list of your NOOK Friends activities (recommendations, shared quotes, etc.) shared publicly through Facebook or Twitter Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 95: Shopping On Your Nook

    Whenever you tap on a price to buy an item, your NOOK replaces the price button with a button labeled Confirm. Tap this button to confirm that you want to buy the item. When you buy an item in the Shop, Barnes & Noble charges the credit card associated with your Barnes and Noble account.
  • Page 96: Searching For Titles, Authors, Or Topics

    When the Shop search engine displays its results, tap on the item you’re interested in to see more details about it. If the search engine finds more entries than will fit on the screen, scroll through the search engine results by dragging your finger up or down. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 97: Buying A Book

    Tap the Confirm button to confirm your purchase. Once you have confirmed your purchase, your NOOK downloads the issue. The Confirm button changes to a button labeled Read. Tap the Read button to begin reading the issue. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 98: Buying A Subscription To A Magazine Or Newspaper

    My Wishlist (view and edit the Wishlist on your NOOK) • Recently Viewed (view a list of the Shop items you have recently viewed) Tap the choice for the aspect of your account you would like to view or configure. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 99: Using Your Wishlist

    Wishlist. Buying from Your Wishlist To buy an item on your Wishlist, display the list and tap the price button next to the item’s name. Tap the Confirm button to complete your purchase. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 100: Using Your Nook In A Barnes & Noble Store

    Add the book to your wishlist NOTE: Barnes & Noble More In Store provides access to exclusive content and offers available only when con- nected to a Barnes & Noble InStore Wi-Fi hotspot. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 101: Searching Your Nook

    NOTE: If the Web browser on your NOOK is disabled, the Search tool will not search the Web, and the Search tool’s pull-down menu will omit the Web menu choice. For information about disabling and re- enabling the Web browser, see “Disabling and Re-enabling Your Web Browser”. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 102 As shown below, a pull-down menu in the Search tool lets you select specific types of information to search. The Show pull-down menu in the Search tool. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 103: Searching For Words With Accents And Other Diacritical Marks

    A pop-up window appears, offering additional keyboard buttons for diacritical marks. Tap on the letter-mark combination you want. The pop-up window disappears, and the letter you selected appears in the text field where you were typing. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 104: Using The Web Browser

    NOTE: If the Web button in the Quick Nav Bar is grayed out and tagged with a banner reading “Disabled,” the Web browser on your NOOK has been disabled. To learn about enabling and disabling the Web browser, see the section “Enabling and Disabling the Web Browser” below. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 105 Bookmarks: Opens a window with three tabs that you can use to set and manage bookmarks, learn which sites you have visited the most, and view and edit your browsing history, Options Menu: Opens a pull-down menu with choices for: • Opening a new window Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 106 Displaying a list of additional options for adding a bookmark, searching on a page, displaying Page Info (the title and URL of the current page), displaying a list of Downloads, and jumping to the Settings screen for configuring your browser. The Options Menu in the Browser. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 107: Navigating To A Web Site

    Tap in the Name field and type a name for the bookmark. The Location field already contains the URL for the Web page you are bookmarking, so you do not need to type anything in the Location field. Tap OK. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 108: Adjusting The Text Size Of Your Web Browser

    On the Settings screen, type the menu choice Text size. A dialog box opens, listing the five text sizes supported by the browser. Tap the name of the text size you want. Tap OK. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 109: Zooming In And Out On A Web Page

    If you want to make the current page your Home Page, tap the Use current page button, or • Enter the URL of the Web page you want to configure as your home page. Click OK. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 110: Disabling And Re-Enabling Your Web Browser

    On the Security screen, tap the Restrictions menu choice. Your NOOK displays a keypad for setting up a restrictions passcode. This is the passcode you will enter before disabling or re-enabling the Web browser. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 111 NOTE: This passcode is independent of the Device lock passcode you can set up to protect your NOOK from being used by people who do not know the Device lock passcode. For more information about the Device lock passcode, see “Using a Device Lock Passcode to Protect Your NOOK””. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 112 Your NOOK accepts the 4-digit number as your passcode for controlling access to the Web browser. The Re- strictions screen appears again, this time with the Restrictions checkbox checked, and the Browser checkbox no longer grayed out. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 113 To re-enable the Web browser after you have disabled it, do this: In the Quick Nav Bar, tap the Settings button to call up the Settings screen. On the Settings screen, tap the Security menu choice. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 114: Configuring Privacy Settings For Your Web Browser

    NOTE: By default, your Web browser blocks pop-up windows. You can turn this blocking feature on and off by toggling a configuration option on the Settings screen. Look for the menu choice Block pop-up windows in the first group of configuration options, which are labeled Page content settings. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 115: Configuring Security Settings For Your Web Browser

    On the Settings screen for your Web browser, tap the Browser Mode menu choice. A dialog box opens. Tap the browser mode you want to use. The dialog box closes, and your choice takes effect right away. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 116: Using Nook Email

    Your NOOK offers you two ways of setting up an email account. You can enter simply your email address and a pass- word and let your NOOK automatically configure your account with those credentials, or you can manually configure the account yourself. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 117 In the Server name field, enter the name of the server. To always use SSL when connecting to the email server, check the Use secure connection (SSL) field. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 118 Account menu at the top of Email screen and selecting the name of the account you want to switch You can also select Combined Inbox to see all your messages from your accounts in a single Inbox folder. The Inbox selection menu and other email controls. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 119 Once the checkbox is checked, tap the Delete icon (a trash can) in the upper right corner of the screen. A dialog box appears, asking you to confirm that you want to delete the account. Tap OK. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 120: Composing And Sending A Message

    In the Bcc field, enter the addresses of any people to whom you want to send copies of the message without disclosing their addresses to other message recipients. Tap Send. The NOOK Email window for composing and sending messages. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 121: Reading A Message

    To open an attachment, tap on its name in the list of attachments. If the attachment is a PDF file or a Microsoft Office file supported by NOOK, your NOOK opens the file for reading. NOTE: Your NOOK stores email attachments in the Myfiles/Downloads folder. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 122: Deleting Messages

    In the Accounts view window or an Inbox window, tap in the Search field at the bottom of the screen. A keyboard appears on the screen. Type the word or words you want to search for. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 123 Tap the Search button in the lower right corner of the screen. Your NOOK opens a window listing the email messages that match your search query. Tap the message that you want to open. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 124: Configuring Email Settings

    Tap the gear icon to the right of the name of the account you want to configure. Your NOOK displays the email configuration screen for that account. The screen looks like this: The Email Account Settings screen. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 125: General Settings

    We recommend that you edit this settings only if you have been instructed to do so by your email administrator, or if your ISP or email service provider has given you explicit instructions for configuring settings such as port numbers and transport protocols. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 126: Using Apps On Your Nook

    Your NOOK displays a grid showing the applications installed on your NOOK. Certain third-party applications (apps) such as Hulu Plus and Pandora may require membership. Netflix unlimited streaming membership required. Certain third-party applications (apps) such as Hulu Plus and Pandora may require membership. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 127: Launching An Application

    To organize the files, open the media drive. You’ll see several folders on your NOOK. Move your personal files in the My Files folder. Within the folder, you can sort files into these folders: • Books • Documents • Magazines • Music Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 128 Album (disc) –lists the songs on the album and displays the album’s artwork • Playlist (a stack of horizontal lines) – see a list of playlists, including a default playlist (songs that have been re- cently added) as well as any playlists you have created Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 129 NOOK. Use the NOOK button or the Quick Nav Bar to move to the other activity you want to do. While music is playing, you’ll see a small P icon on the left side of the Status Bar. Tap this icon to return to the Pan- dora application. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 130: Watching Netflix

    In the My Stuff menu, tap My Files. Tap the My Files folder, and find the Videos folder. Tap on the Videos folder to open it. Then tap on the video you want to play. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 131: Configuring Your Nook

    The Settings Screen leads to pages for configuring different aspects of your NOOK. When you’re on a page for a spe- cific feature, you can always return to the main Settings Screen by tapping the Back arrow on the upper left of a page. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 132: Viewing Device Information

    NOOK applications, such as NOOK for iPhone and NOOK for Android. In addition, you can re-register your NOOK by following the same steps you used Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 133 To re-register with your existing account, or to register with a new account, follow the instructions for getting started. Viewing Legal Notices To view legal notices, such as the Terms of Service for using your NOOK, tap the Legal menu choice on the Device Info page. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 134: Configuring Wireless Settings

    Then tap Connect. For a list of network security protocols supported by your NOOK, see “Secured Wi-Fi Networks”. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 135: Configuring Screen Settings

    Change the amount of time your NOOK should wait when no activity is taking place before turning off the screen. To display the Screen settings page, tap the Screen button on the main Settings screen. Your NOOK displays the Screen settings page, shown below. The Screen settings screen. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 136 To adjust the brightness of the screen for a book you are read- ing, tap the center of the screen to bring up the Reading Tools, tap the brightness icon, and move the slider to adjust the brightness of the screen to your liking. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 137 5 minutes • 15 minutes • 1 hour Tap on the menu choice listing the amount of time you want your NOOK to wait. The dialog box closes. Your change takes effect right away. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 138: Configuring Sound Settings

    To configure sounds on your NOOK, do this: On the Settings screen, tap Sounds. Your NOOK displays the Sounds settings page, shown below. The Sounds setting page. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 139 Drag the slider left or right to lower or increase the volume. You’ll hear a sample sound, such as a ringing bell, to indicate how loud a particular volume setting is. When you have adjusted the volume to your liking, tap OK. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 140: Configuring Time Settings

    By default, the list of time zones includes only time zones in the United States. To see a list of all time zones around the world, tap the checkbox at the bottom of the screen. The checkbox is labeled Show all world time zones. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 141: Configuring Security Settings

    4-digit passcode for enabling or disabling the Web browser or for enabling or disabling social features such as sharing quotes and recommendations through Facebook and Twitter For information about disabling or re-enabling the Web browser, see “Disabling and Re-enabling Your Web Browser”. The Security settings page. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 142 If you have not created a passcode, yet, enter a 4-digit number, then enter it again. Tap the checkbox labeled Social. Leave the checkbox checked to enforce this restriction. Your NOOK disables these features. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 143 Your NOOK displays a numerical keypad. Enter the passcode you created for the restrictions feature. Your NOOK displays the Restrictions setting screen. Tap the checkbox labeled Social. Leave the checkbox unchecked to re-enable social features. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 144: Configuring Power Settings

    By default, PowerSave Mode is turned off. To turn on PowerSave Mode, do this: On the Settings screen, tap Power Save. Your NOOK displays the Power Save settings page. Tap the PowerSave mode checkbox. Leave the checkbox checked. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 145: Configuring Keyboard Settings

    Keyboard sounds, which controls whether or not your NOOK should play clicking sounds when you tap the keys on a keyboard. • Auto-capitalization, which automatically capitalizes names and initial words in recommendations and reviews. • Quick fixes, which automatically corrects common typing errors. The Keyboard settings page. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 146 Tap on the checkbox of any keyboard configuration option you want to change. • When a checkbox is checked, the option is turned on. • When a checkbox is unchecked, the option is turned off. Your configuration changes take effect right away. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 147: Customizing The Home Screen

    On the Settings Screen, tap Home. Tap on the line that says Clear Keep Reading List. A dialog box appears, asking if you really want to clear the Keep Reading list. Tap Yes. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 148 To control how many issues of each newspaper you subscribe to should appear on the Daily Shelf, tap the Recent issues of each Newspaper. A dialog box opens. Tap the number of issues you would like to have appear. Your choices are: • none • 1 (default) • • • Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 149: Configuring The Shop

    Tap on the password field in the dialog box to call up your NOOK’s online keyboard, then type your pass- word in the password field. Tap OK. Clearing the History of Recent Shop Searches To clear the history of recent searches in the Shop, tap the Clear shop recent searches menu item. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 150 NOOK updates the Total Balance amount on the Gift Cards screen to reflect the addition of the value of the new card or certificate. Now you’re ready to apply your new card to purchases in the NOOK Store. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 151: Configuring Social Features

    NOTE: Your NOOK must be connected to a Wi-Fi network in order to link to Facebook, Twitter, or Google. To display the Social settings page, tap the Social menu choice on the main Settings page. The Social settings page looks like this. The Social Settings screen. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 152 To link your NOOK to Facebook, Twitter, or Google, tap the Manage your Accounts button on the Social settings screen, then follow the instructions in the following sections. The Manage your Accounts page looks like this. A screen for managing connections to your accounts on sites like Facebook and Twitter. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 153 Tap in the Email or Phone field. Your NOOK displays an online keyboard. Enter the email address or phone number associated with your Facebook account. Tap in the Password field and enter the password to your Facebook account. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 154 Email and Password fields the next time you return to this screen. Tap the Sign in button. Google logs you in to an account management page. Tap the Grant Access button. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 155: Configuring The Reader

    Tap on the items whose settings you want to change. • Check the checkbox of any item you want to include in searches. • Uncheck the checkbox of any item you want to exclude from searches. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 156 To clear the list of search-result shortcuts, do this: On the Settings screen, tap Search. Tap the menu choice Clear search shortcuts. A dialog box appears, explaining that this will clear shortcuts to recently searched items. Tap OK. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 157: Using Your Nook At Wi-Fi Hotspots

    Your NOOK will detect these networks, but to connect to them you’ll need to open a browser window (just as you would on a laptop), read through the terms and conditions, accept terms, perhaps enter credit card information, and connect. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 158: Updating The Software On Your Nook

    Tap the NOOK button in the Status Bar to open the Quick Nav Bar. Tap on the Settings icon. Tap on Device Info. Tap on About Your NOOK. You’ll see a screen listing the version number of the NOOK Software installed in your system. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 159: Using An Sd Memory Card

    Hold the memory card gently between your thumb and forefinger, logo-side up. Gently guide the card into the slot. Push gently against the card, guiding it into the slot until it clicks into place. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 160 Close the small gray lid and snap it into place. Opening the microSD slot on the back of your NOOK. Positioning the microSD card in the slot. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 161 Tap the Format Now button to format the memory card. Your NOOK displays a warning that formatting the memory card will erase its contents. Tap the Format Now button again to confirm that you want to format the memory card. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 162: Removing A Memory Card

    With the tip of your finger, push in the memory card, then release it. The card will pop partly out. Slide the card the rest of the way out of the slot, and remove the cover. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 163: Tips And Troubleshooting

    I transferred a ZIP archive from my personal computer. Why can’t I access the files? Unzip files on your personal computer before transferring them to your NOOK. Your NOOK can read EPUB files, Microsoft Office files, PDFs, music files, photos, and more, but not .zip files. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 164: Appendix A: Page Numbering And File Formats

    Page 6 in the eBook might have the scanned page number iv, and page 30 in the eBook might have the scanned page number 5. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 165: Appendix B: International Use And Languages

    Your NOOK can display eBooks in other languages if the fonts are embedded in the eBook files. Language support in other parts of the , for example in the Library and the Music player, is variable. NOOK Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 166: Appendix C: One Year Limited Warranty

    This Limited Warranty covers your NOOK. For purposes of this Limited Warranty, “NOOK” means only the hard- ware comprising: (i) your NOOK, NOOK Color, or NOOK Tablet eReader unit; and (ii) the peripherals included in the packaging with your NOOK, NOOK Color, or NOOK Tablet.
  • Page 167 This Limited Warranty does not cover damage or malfunctions caused by accident, disaster, misuse, abuse, negligence or other external causes; third-party products; Internet or telecommunications failures; commercial use; unauthorized opening, use, service, tampering, alteration, repair or modification; or inadequate packing or shipping procedures. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 168 This Limited Warranty is valid only in the United States of America. The laws of the State of New York, U.S.A. will apply to this Limited Warranty, though the laws of your state of residence may apply to any tort claims and any claims under any consumer protection statutes, as provided under applicable law. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 169: Appendix D: Trademarks And Copyrights

    Trebuchet is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation which is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and certain other jurisdictions. Hulu Plus Hulu Plus is a trademark of Hulu, LLC. microSD and microSDHC The microSD and microSDHC marks and logos are trademarks of SD-3C, LLC. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 170: Netflix

    Netflix. Wi-Fi Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Alliance are registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance. Additional Information Additional copyright, trademark, and other notices may be found in the NOOK™ Terms of Service: http://www.nook.com/tablet/legal Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 171: Appendix E: Fcc Notices

    RF Energy under the recommendations of the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP). The tests are performed in positions and locations as required by the FCC, IC and The Council of the European Union for each model. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 172: Other Information Related To The Radio

    “Electronic Equipment”. • For information about wireless configuration settings, see “Configuring Wireless Settings”. • Use only the custom, shielded microUSB cable provided with your NOOK when connecting your NOOK to a personal computer. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 173: Appendix F: Industry Canada Notice

    (2) l’utilisateur du dispositif doit étre prêt à accepter tout brouillage radioélectrique reçu, même si ce brouillage est susceptible de compromettre le fonctionnement du dispositif. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 174: Appendix G: European Union

    Recycling this product properly will help protect human health and the environment. The battery in your device should only be replaced by an approved service provider. Please consult your retailer for the particulars. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 175: Appendix H: Nook ® Terms Of Service

    Appendix H: NOOK Terms of Service ® The NOOK Terms of Service are located here: ® http://www.nook.com/tablet/legal Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 176 Service, without notice, for conduct that AT&T believes (a) violates the Acceptable Use Policy, set forth below; or (b) constitutes a violation of any law, regulation or tariff (including, without limitation, copyright and Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 177 AT&T does not provide, sell, license, or lease any of the Materials other than those specifically identified as being provided by AT&T. This Service may be linked to other websites which are not under the control of and are not Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 178 Materials and shall be free to use or disseminate such Materials on an unrestricted basis for any purpose. You acknowledge that you are responsible for the Materials that you submit, and you, not AT&T, have full responsibility for the Materials, including their legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 179 Unless otherwise explicitly stated, all marketing or promotional materials provided with or through this the Materials or the Service are solely directed to individuals, companies or other entities located in the United States, the United Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 180 IP Service. These activities may relate to the content stored or transmitted by Customers or its Users or to the nature of the transmissions themselves such as sending large numbers of unsolicited messages (Spam). Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 181 If AT&T discovers that you have renewed Service, or ordered new Service, following termination for an AUP violation without the prior written consent of the AT&T abuse team, Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
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  • Page 184 Internet or any other means of communication; distributing or using tools designed to compromise security, including cracking tools, password guessing programs, packet sniffers or network probing tools (except in the case of authorized legitimate network security operations); Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 185 Terms of Service, this AUP or other laws or regulations, and to cooperate with legal authorities and third parties in the investigation of alleged wrongdoing, including disclosing the identity of the user that AT&T deems responsible for the wrongdoing. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 186 Service(s) obtained from AT&T. Failure to responsibly manage the use of the Service(s) obtained from AT&T may be cause for termination of Service(s) to you and, depending upon the terms under which you acquired your Service(s), could lead to the imposition of early termination fees. Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 187 Facebook Like feature 37 FCC Notices 171 files transferring files to or from a personal computer 75 charging your NOOK 17 finger motions. See gestures chess 126 free 14-day trial subscriptions 98 cleaning the screen 20 clock Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 188 89 defined 78 overview and guidelines 83 NOOK Friends app Library About Me 94 Memory Card 71 canceling an invitation 83 organizing your Library on shelves 73 Friends 81 overview 68 Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 189 (transferring files from a personal computer recommending a book 37 to your NOOK) 75 registering your NOOK 14 Signature for email 125 resetting your NOOK 17 Social features restrictions passcode 110 configuring 151 disabling 142 software updates 158 Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...
  • Page 190 VividView Color Touchscreen 11 volume controls 11 for music and videos 139 for system notifications 139 wallpaper changing from the Home Screen 32 changing through the Home Settings screen 147 replacing with a photo 32, 147 Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Guide...