With your Kindle Touch, you can learn more about the books that you are reading, translate the text in your Kindle book, zoom in on images, and view book or periodical recommendations. Kindle devices that include Special Offers display special offers and sponsored screensavers when you're not reading.
X-Ray lets you explore the "bones of a book." You can also view more detailed information from Wikipedia and from Shelfari, Amazon's community-powered encyclopedia for book lovers.
Note: X-Ray is not available for all Kindle books.X-Ray is available for books in English only. If X-Ray is not available for the book, the X-Ray button is grayed out.
The bars show all of the locations in the page, chapter, or book where that character or term is mentioned.
Swipe your finger up and down to scroll through long lists of excerpts.
If you go to a different location in the book, tap the top of the screen to show the reading toolbar, and then tap the Back< button to return to the topic description and list of excerpts.
While reading, you can look up dictionary definitions on your Kindle Touch.
While you are reading, you can select text and then use Instant Translations to translate the text to a different language.
To use Instant Translations, your Kindle Touch needs to be connected to a wireless network. To learn more, go to Connect Wirelessly.
Translations by Bing Translator. To learn more, visit Bing Translator
After you transfer MP3 files to your Kindle Touch, you can listen to music while you read.
Kindle Touch only plays MP3 files free of Digital Rights Management (DRM) software. To learn how to transfer MP3 files to your Kindle, go to Download Kindle Content.
You can either listen through your Kindle Touch external speakers or through earphones that are plugged into the headphone jack.
The audio files will play in the order of the date you added them to your Kindle Touch.
You can continue to listen to music while you read. Playback will stop if you open an audiobook, turn on Text-to-Speech, or when all of the files have been played. Tap the top of the screen at any time to display MP3 Player options.
Kindle Touch supports graphic novels and comics that contain enhanced Kindle Format 8 content features such as Kindle Panel View, Kindle Text Pop-Up, and zooming in on and panning across images and tables.
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