Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. The Basics

    1. Chapter 1 Getting to Know Your NOOK Tablet

      1. What Your NOOK Tablet Can Do
      2. A Quickie Look at the Hardware
      3. The NOOK Button
      4. Speaker and Volume Buttons
      5. Headphone Jack
      6. Power Button
      7. Sleeping, Locking, and Waking from Sleep
      8. USB Port, Connector, and Charger
      9. Microphone
      10. VividView Color Touchscreen
      11. Home Screen
    2. Chapter 2 Setting Up Your NOOK Tablet

      1. Charging Your NOOK Tablet
      2. Initial Setup and Connecting to a Network
      3. Register Your NOOK Tablet
      4. Using and Troubleshooting WiFi
      5. Using Your NOOK Tablet at a Barnes & Noble Store
    3. Chapter 3 Using Your NOOK Tablet for the First Time

      1. Using Gestures to Control the NOOK Tablet
      2. The Keyboard
      3. The Quick Nav Bar
      4. The Status Bar
      5. Quick Settings
      6. The Keep Reading and More Menus
      7. The Daily Shelf
      8. Media Shortcuts
      9. Customizing Your Home Screen
      10. Changing Your Wallpaper
      11. Returning Home
      12. Searching your NOOK
  2. Reading Books and Periodicals

    1. Chapter 4 Reading Books, Newspapers, and Magazines

      1. Opening a Book
      2. A Tour of the Book Reader
      3. Using the Table of Contents
      4. Sharing Your Reading
      5. Changing the Text and Display
      6. Selecting Text, Taking Notes, Highlighting Text, and More
      7. Searching in Books
      8. Reading Mode and Zooming in on Images
      9. Video Inside Books
      10. Tapping Links
      11. Reading PDFs
      12. Reading Magazines
      13. Reading Newspapers
      14. Reading Comic Books
    2. Chapter 5 Reading NOOK Kids Books

      1. What Can NOOK Kids Books Do?
      2. Buying a NOOK Kids Book
      3. Reading a NOOK Kids Book
      4. Record Reading a NOOK Kids Book for Your Kids
      5. Editing or Deleting a Recording
      6. Backing Up Your Recordings
  3. Buying, Borrowing, and Managing Your Library

    1. Chapter 6 Buying Books, Magazines, and Newspapers and Managing Your Library

      1. Browsing and Searching for Books in the NOOK Store
      2. Sampling and Buying Books
      3. Browsing and Buying Magazines and Newspapers
      4. Using the Library to Manage Your Books and Periodicals
      5. Using The Wishlist
      6. Accessing Content on Your SD Card and NOOK Tablet’s Built-in Storage
      7. The Library on BN.com, PCs, Macs, and Mobile Devices
      8. Managing your NOOK Account
    2. Chapter 7 Borrowing and Lending Books with LendMe and Your Local Library

      1. Both a Borrower and a Lender Be
      2. Lending and Borrowing Books with LendMe
      3. Seeing Your List of Lendable Books
      4. Lending a Book
      5. Borrowing a Book
      6. Borrowing Books from the Library
  4. Apps, Movies, TV Shows, Music, Photographs, and Files

    1. Chapter 8 Streaming Media: Pandora, Netflix, and Hulu Plus

      1. Understanding Streaming Media
      2. Using Netflix
      3. Using Hulu Plus
      4. Using Pandora
    2. Chapter 9 Downloading and Using Apps

      1. Running Apps
      2. Managing and Deleting Apps
      3. Built-in NOOK Apps
      4. Getting Apps in the NOOK Store
      5. Five Great Apps to Download
      6. Troubleshooting Apps
    3. Chapter 10 Music, Pictures, Video, and Documents

      1. Getting Files into Your NOOK
      2. Playing Music and Audio Files
      3. Using the My Media App for Viewing Photos and Playing Video
      4. Working with Office Documents
    4. Chapter 11 Transferring Files Between Your NOOK Tablet and Your Computer

      1. Installing an SD Card
      2. Transferring Files to Your NOOK Tablet
      3. Finding Books Online to Transfer to Your NOOK Tablet
      4. Browsing and Managing Files on your NOOK Tablet
  5. The Web and Email

    1. Chapter 12 Surfing the Web

      1. A Tour of the NOOK Tablet’s Browser
      2. The Address Bar
      3. Navigating a Web Page
      4. Tapping Links
      5. Multiple Windows
      6. Bookmarks
      7. Most Visited and History Lists
      8. Finding Text, Getting Page Information, and More
      9. Refreshing Pages, Going Forward, and More
      10. Saving Online Images
      11. Web Pages Designed for Mobile Devices
      12. Online Privacy and Security
      13. Changing Your Home Page, Text Size, and More Settings
      14. Disabling the Browser
    2. Chapter 13 Using Email

      1. Set Up an Account
      2. Reading Mail
      3. Replying to Messages
      4. Composing Email
      5. Managing and Searching Mail
      6. Managing Multiple Accounts and Advanced Email Options
      7. Understanding Gmail’s Organization
      8. Gmail’s Labels
  6. Getting Social

    1. Chapter 14 NOOK Friends, Facebook, Twitter, and Beyond

      1. What Can You Do with NOOK Friends?
      2. Getting Started with NOOK Friends
      3. Adding Friends to NOOK Friends
      4. Using Friends Activities
      5. Using About Me
      6. Using LendMe
      7. Linking Your NOOK Tablet to Facebook
      8. Linking Your NOOK Tablet to Twitter
      9. Using Facebook and Twitter on Your NOOK Tablet
    2. Chapter 15 Managing Your Contacts

      1. Importing Your Google and Gmail Contacts
      2. Importing Facebook Contacts
      3. Creating a New Contact
      4. Searching and Browsing Contacts
  7. Advanced Topics

    1. Chapter 16 Settings

      1. Device Info
      2. Wireless
      3. Screen
      4. Sounds
      5. Time
      6. Security
      7. Power Save
      8. Keyboard
      9. Home
      10. Shop
      11. Reader
      12. Search
    2. Chapter 17 Rooting Your NOOK

      1. Understanding Rooting
      2. What You Need to Know about the NOOK Software and Rooting
      3. Rooting Your NOOK Temporarily with a MicroSD Card
      4. Rooting the Built-in Flash Memory
      5. Unrooting Your NOOK
  8. Appendixes

    1. Appendix Maintenance and Troubleshooting

      1. Unfreezing a Frozen NOOK
      2. Fixing SD Card Woes
      3. Cleaning Your NOOK’s Screen
      4. Updating the NOOK’s Software
      5. Warranty and Repair
      6. Where to Get Help
      7. NOOK Accessories
    2. Appendix File Formats

    3. Appendix Visiting B&N with Your NOOK Tablet