Setting up Kindle Paperwhite

The Kindle Paperwhite is the latest version of the ebook reader introduced by Amazon Inc. Setting up Kindle Paperwhite is important to use Kindle services. The device comes with a 6 inches and 212 PPI display and enabled multi-touch. Kindle Paperwhite comes with the built-in light for a better resolution. Have you recently purchased a new Kindle Paperwhite? Well! You have made the perfect choice for the online reading experience. The Kindle Paperwhite comes with all the fascinating features going to be loved by an e-reader. In this guide, we are going to share the simple step by step instructions that will help you in setting up Kindle Paperwhite for the best e-reading experience. So, if you do not know how to use the Kindle Paperwhite, read on and discover everything that you are supposed to know about the device for the setup.


How to set up Kindle Paperwhite?

Getting Started

  • After you turn on the Kindle Paperwhite, you will see the first screen telling you about the display- built-in light, high resolution, high contrast and battery life.
  • Here, You are supposed to select the language in which you want to use your Kindle Paperwhite. By default, the selected language is English. You can change it from the 'Settings' screen. To go to the settings, you can click on the Menu icon on your Home screen.
  • The Kindle Paperwhite supports a touchscreen interface that allows users to choose options with a simple tap on it. For the other task, users are supposed to swipe the finger across the screen, it is very useful when the user wants to turn the page while reading the Kindle ebook.
  • The device also supports the on-screen keyboard which can be used for typing the input. The keyboard is very easy to use and work just like a computer.


  • When the users Tap on the top of the Kindle screen, they can see the toolbar featuring the shortcut and buttons which can help in the navigation of the device after the Kindle Setup. This includes the home button, search button, menu button and the other additional buttons.
  • User can see the secondary toolbar appearing while reading the book.

Status Indicator

  • On the home screen of Kindle Paperwhite, the user can see the indicator informing about the status of the device. This involves the Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity indicator, the Activity indicator, the Battery Status indicator and the Parental Control indicator.
  • In this next screen, your Kindle Paperwhite will ask you to get connected to the Wi-Fi.


  • Connecting the Kindle Paperwhite to the Wi-Fi is a very simple process.
  • Tap 'menu' button from the Home screen and go to the 'Settings'.
  • On the settings menu, you can see the 'Wi-Fi networks' option.
  • Tap on WiFi networks to see the list of available Wi-Fi networks. Select the one to which you want to connect.
  • Enter the password to get connected to the Wi-Fi.

If your device is 3 enabled, it will connect to the 3G network automatically by default. Once you are done with the initial steps for setting up Kindle Paperwhite, you are supposed to register the device to use the service. Either, your device will come pre-registered or you need to register it. If you have purchased the Kindle Paperwhite using your Amazon account then it will come pre-registered, otherwise, register it using the Amazon login credentials.

The Bottom Line

We hope that the aforementioned steps will help you in setting up a Kindle Paperwhite device. So, complete the setup process and use the Kindle services for the best online reading experience. In case, you have any doubt or trouble, you can contact the experts and take their advice to complete the setup.

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