HDX Mobile-App Instructions

Kindle Fire™/HD/HDX Mobile-App Instructions March 2016 Kindle Fire™/HD/HDX Mobile-App Instructions 2........................ Browse and Check Out ...
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Kindle Fire™/HD/HDX Mobile-App Instructions

March 2016

Kindle Fire™/HD/HDX Mobile-App Instructions

2........................ Browse and Check Out

3........................ Read Online in Your Mobile Browser

4........................ Set Up Your Kindle Fire

5........................ Get the App

6........................ Download and Manage Checked-Out Magazines in Your App

7........................ Check Out Additional Magazines

8........................ Reading Options

1 For patron support, please call 1-877-772-8346 or email [email protected]

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Browse — Check Out — Read — Keep

Browse and Check Out Browsing and checkouts occur in your Zinio for Libraries online browser or mobile app. The following are instructions for checking out magazines in your browser.

Search

1.  BROWSE magazines to add to your personal Zinio for Libraries account. 2.  SEARCH by genre, title, alphabetical listing or keyword. 3.  CLICK ON CURRENT COVER to view magazine details for current or back issues (as available).

a. Check out new issues or back issues.



b. Enjoy unlimited checkouts.



c. O  pt-in to be notified by email when new issues are added to your magazine collection.

4.  CHECK OUT AND LOG IN Click the Checkout button and either Create New Account or Log In.

Check Out New Issues Check Out Back Issues

Note: A Zinio for Libraries account is required to check out and keep magazines as long as you wish.

2 For patron support, please call 1-877-772-8346 or email [email protected]

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Read Online in Your Mobile Browser 1.  READ ONLINE Instantly read magazines from within Zinio for Libraries by checking out magazines and selecting Start Reading from the Success! screen. 2.  NAVIGATE THE ISSUE View the entire publication cover to cover with the navigation buttons at the right and left of the viewer.

a. Flip page by page.



b. Zoom in and out by pinching and separating your thumb and forefinger on the screen.



c. U  se the navigation toolbar on the left to show the contents page, thumbnails and print option.

3.  RETURN TO YOUR LIBRARY COLLECTION To check out additional magazines, return to your library collection by selecting the Magazine Detail Page tab.

3 For patron support, please call 1-877-772-8346 or email [email protected]

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Set Up Your Kindle Fire To read checked-out magazines offline, your device needs to be set up to download a special app found outside of the Kindle App Store. 1. Tap the top of the home screen. The top menu will appear. Select the More icon. 2. The Settings menu displays. Select Device. 3. The Device menu displays. Toggle On to “Allow Installation of Applications from Unknown Sources.” 4. When the toggle is On, press the home icon to go back to the main home screen. Now you are ready to install and activate the Zinio for Libraries app.

Note: New Kindle Fire/HD/HDX devices may require a different setup procedure. See the screens to the right for this alternative process.

Alternative process:

4 For patron support, please call 1-877-772-8346 or email [email protected]

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Get the App 1.  INSTALL THE APP After selecting a magazine through Zinio for Libraries on your Kindle’s browser, click the direct link from the checkout screen and follow the onscreen install instructions. 2.  ACTIVATE AND LOG IN Log in with your Zinio for Libraries credentials:

• Username (email)



• Password

Note: If you have more than one Zinio for Libraries account at different libraries, you will select your home library before entering your password.

5 For patron support, please call 1-877-772-8346 or email [email protected]

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Download and Manage CheckedOut Magazines in Your App 1.  DOWNLOAD YOUR MAGAZINES All magazines checked out to your personal Zinio for Libraries account will be available in your app.

a. Make sure you are connected to the Internet.



b. Touch magazine covers to download.



c. O  nce fully downloaded, magazines may be read offline.



d. You must stay logged in to the app when you go offline.

2.  EDIT YOUR PERSONAL ZINIO FOR LIBRARIES COLLECTION

a. Edit collection by deleting unwanted magazine issues. Magazines will be removed from your personal Zinio for Libraries collection both in the app and online.



b. Update settings to auto-download all issues (this may quickly fill up the data storage in your device, as issues range from 50 to 300 MB per issue).

6 For patron support, please call 1-877-772-8346 or email [email protected]

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Check Out Additional Magazines 1. Select Checkout Magazines in the app. Your library’s magazine collection will open. 2.

Browse and check out magazines as you would in your browser. Select Start Reading to stream magazines in your browser or select X to close the Success! screen.

3. Choose one of the following options to return to your app to download and read magazines: a. Select your device’s return arrow, typically located next to your home button. (Depending on how many screens are open in your library collection, you may have to select the return arrow a few times to get back to the app.) or b. Select the home button on your device and reselect the Zinio for Libraries app icon. 4. Select magazines to download and read by touching the magazine covers of checked-out magazines.

7 For patron support, please call 1-877-772-8346 or email [email protected]

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Reading Options Read full graphic pages. 1. Read page by page. 2. Tap header to go to menu: a. Overview b. Table of contents c. Bookmarks

Read full text pages. 1. Read articles in TEXT format by selecting option from header or footer. 2. Adjust font size.

Need additional help? Ask at your reference desk or click on the HELP link on your library collection page. Thank you for enjoying Zinio for Libraries!

8 For patron support, please call 1-877-772-8346 or email [email protected]