Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. The Basics

    1. Chapter 1 Getting to Know Your NOOK HD

      1. What Your NOOK HD 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. High-Resolution Color Touchscreen
      11. SD Slot
      12. Home Screen
    2. Chapter 2 Setting Up Your NOOK HD

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

      1. Using Gestures to Control the NOOK HD
      2. The Keyboard
      3. The Status Bar
      4. Quick Settings
      5. The System Bar
      6. The Active Shelf
      7. Customizing Your Home Screen
      8. Returning Home
      9. Searching Your NOOK
    4. Chapter 4 Creating and Using Profiles

      1. Understanding Profiles
      2. Setting Up Profiles
      3. Using Profiles
      4. Editing Profiles
  2. Reading Books and Periodicals

    1. Chapter 5 Reading Books, Newspapers, Catalogs, 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
      15. Reading Catalogs
      16. Using Scrapbooks
    2. Chapter 6 Reading NOOK Kids Books

      1. What Can NOOK Kids Books Do?
      2. Buying a NOOK Kids Book
      3. Reading a NOOK Kids Book
      4. Listening to “Read to Me” and “Read and Play” Books
      5. Record Reading a NOOK Kids Book for Your Kids
      6. Editing or Deleting a Recording
      7. Backing Up Your Recordings
  3. Managing Your Library

    1. Chapter 7 Buying Books, Magazines, and Newspapers and Managing Your Library

      1. Browsing and Searching for Books in the NOOK Shop
      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 Wish List
      6. Accessing Content on Your SD Card and NOOK HD’s Built-in Storage
      7. The Library on BN.com, PCs, Macs, and Mobile Devices
      8. Managing Your NOOK Account
    2. Chapter 8 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, Media, and Files

    1. Chapter 9 Streaming Media: NOOK Video, UltraViolet, Hulu Plus, Netflix, and Pandora

      1. Understanding Streaming Media
      2. Using NOOK Video
      3. Using UltraViolet
      4. Using Hulu Plus
      5. Using Netflix
      6. Using Pandora
    2. Chapter 10 Downloading and Using Apps

      1. Running Apps
      2. Managing and Deleting Apps
      3. Built-in NOOK Apps
      4. Getting Apps in the NOOK Shop
      5. Five Great Apps to Download
      6. Troubleshooting Apps
    3. Chapter 11 Music, Pictures, Video, and Documents

      1. Getting Files into Your NOOK
      2. Playing Music and Audio Files
      3. Using Gallery for Viewing Photos and Playing Video
      4. Working with Office Documents
    4. Chapter 12 Transferring Files Between Your NOOK HD and Your Computer

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

    1. Chapter 13 Surfing the Web

      1. A Tour of the NOOK HD’s Browser
      2. The Address Bar
      3. Navigating a Web Page
      4. Tapping Links
      5. Using Tabs
      6. Bookmarks
      7. History, Most Visited, and Saved Pages Lists
      8. Saving Online Images
      9. Web Pages Designed for Mobile Devices
      10. Online Privacy and Security
      11. Changing Your Home Page, Text Size, and More Settings
    2. Chapter 14 Using Email

      1. Setting 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 15 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 HD to Facebook
      8. Linking Your NOOK HD to Twitter
      9. Using Facebook and Twitter on Your NOOK HD
    2. Chapter 16 Managing Your Contacts

      1. Getting Started with Contacts
      2. Importing Facebook Contacts
      3. Creating a New Contact
      4. Searching and Browsing Contacts
      5. Favorites
  7. Advanced Topics

    1. Chapter 17 Settings

      1. Wireless & Bluetooth
      2. General
      3. Applications
      4. Account Settings
      5. Storage Management
      6. Device Information
    2. Chapter 18 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
  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

      1. Book Files, Microsoft Office Files, and Multimedia Files
    3. Appendix Visiting B&N with Your NOOK Tablet