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Kindle Troubleshooting: Indexing books
February 19, 2013 | 11:07 am

Does your Kindle sometimes start acting sluggish, for no apparent reason? If so, you might have an indexing issue. As you may know, when you download books to your Kindle, your device creates an index for each book to facilitate searching within a book. Most of the time, indexing goes smoothly. But sometimes not. Here's an easy tip to figure out if indexing is your problem. Go to the Search box on your Kindle's main page. The picture below shows what it looks like on a Kindle Touch. If you're using an older Kindle, your search box might look different. Type in a...

HELP! My E-Reader Keeps Freezing! (How to reset your Kindle, Nook or Kobo)
January 20, 2013 | 3:20 pm

Amazon Kindle start-up pageAlways remember that e-readers are like small computers. Sometimes they just hiccup and stop working correctly. Freezing, acting sluggish or pages turning slower than normal are common complaints. Relax. It's perfectly normal and nothing to worry about. No need to call customer service just yet; a quick reset will fix most problems. Here's instructions on how to reset the three most popular e-reading devices. 1. Kindle (E Ink) The easiest way to reset a Kindle is to press or slide (depending on your model) the power switch, and to hold it in the 'off' position for 20 seconds. Your Kindle will restart itself, and most...