Applications and the [Home] Screen

Press the (Home) button to display the [Home] screen. The [Home] screen has the following applications.
The displayed icons may vary depending on the country/region setting.
  1. Status bar

  1. Last read item

  1. Recently added books/periodicals

  1. Applications

The [Applications] screen appears when you tap [Applications] on the [Home] screen.
  1. Status bar

  1. Applications

  • The most recent item that you opened is shown under [Continue Reading] on the [Home] screen. Tap it to continue reading where you previously left off.

  • The four most recent books/periodicals that have been added to the Reader are displayed under [Recently Added] on the [Home] screen. Tap one to start reading it.

  • When you tap a tab for Reader Store recommendation(s), the top three recommended books/periodicals from Reader Store will be shown under the tab. Check the button to hide the recommendation(s).

Tap [Bookshelves] to show the [Books] content list by factory default. Alternatively, tap the top-left corner of the screen or press (Menu) button [Choose Bookshelf] to show the following pop-up menu.
[Purchased Content]*
* If you have not logged in to Reader Store yet, [Purchased Content] is not shown.
[Reader Store]*
Enters Reader Store. You can find featured titles, bestsellers, new arrivals and more. See Details.
[More Content]*
Open the Web browser and show the [More Content] page.
Lists the applications.
Launches the Web browser. See Details.
[Public Library]*
Helps you find public libraries where you can borrow books for the Reader. See Details.
Lists all the periodicals in the Reader and, if inserted, the microSD card. See Details.
[All Notes]
Lists the bookmarks/annotations made on the books and periodicals. See Details.
Allows you to look up a word in the dictionary. See Details.
Allows you to use a drawing pad for drawing. See Details.
[Text Memo]
Allows you to use a notepad for typing memos. See Details.
Shows pictures in the Reader and, if inserted, the microSD card. See Details.
Displays the items for setting the Reader. See Details.
[Evernote Setup]
Sign in to upload your highlights, pictures and handwritten notes to Evernote cloud. See Details.
[Facebook Setup]
Log in or Log out to post book information, favourite passages and collections with your comments to Facebook. See Details.

* The availability of these applications varies depending on the country/region setting.

Status bar

The status bar shows the current status of the Reader, such as Wi-Fi status, the battery level and the status of downloading files from Reader Store.
The following items are displayed in the status bar.

Connected via the USB cable.
Connecting to a network.
A download is in progress. When multiple downloads are in progress, the number of downloads is displayed next to this icon.
This icon is also shown when downloading the firmware update.
A download has completed.
If downloading fails, the (Fail) icon is displayed.
The icon disappears when you open the notification window and tap [Clear], or when you tap the downloaded items in the [Notification] list.
This icon is also shown when firmware download is complete.
Evernote synchronizing in progress.
Evernote synchronizing completed.
If synchronizing fails, the (Fail) icon will be displayed. The icon disappears when you open the notification window and tap [Clear], or when you tap a synchronized item in the [Notification] list.
The icon appears when Evernote synchronizing stops.
Updating database.
Wi-Fi network signal strength. See Details.
Current battery level. See Details.
The icon appears when new firmware is found.

  • Depending on the situation, not all icons will be displayed at once.

  • When you press the (Menu) button from the [Home] screen, the time is displayed at the left side of the status bar for approximately 5 seconds.

Notification window

Tapping on the status bar reveals the notification window, which contains network-related items and other current operations.

Turn [Wi-Fi] on/off. See Details.
Go to the [Wi-Fi Settings] screen. See Details.
Displays the status of items that are downloading from Reader Store or the Web.
The progress bar indicates how long an item download will take from Reader Store or the Web.
Displayed when Evernote synchronizing is in progress.
Enter data transfer mode. See Details.
Item for which downloading has completed. Tap to open the item.
Item with which Evernote synchronizing has completed. Tap to open.
Displayed when new firmware is found.
Displayed when notifications are displayed. Tap to clear the notification list. The (Download complete) icon, (Evernote sync complete) icon, (Evernote sync failed) icon and (New firmware is found) icon also disappear from the status bar.

Depending on the status of the Reader, other items may also appear in the notification window.
Press the (Menu) button to close the notification window.