Although Amazon describes the capability of the Kindle web browser as just experimental, it does a lot more in reality. For example, A Kindle with web browser can help you locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages. Read further to find out how to use this built-in web browser for Kindle.
A guide to use Kindle Web browser to search on the web
Although the Kindle web browser ends up freezing and crashing sometimes, it offers an additional option to search on the web. If you are willing to pardon this shortcoming as one of its little quirks, you can use it to search the web, save bookmarks, and view your browsing history.
- Unlock your kindle by entering the passcode.
- Go to the Home Screen.
- Tap Menu.
- Select Web browser.
- Tap your finger inside the address bar.
- Enter the address of the website or a webpage.
- Hit Enter key.
- Allow the webpage to load.
You may not find the user interface quite appealing, but it has all the necessary functions that allow a user to interact with the browser. For example, there’s the
- Home button
- Back button
- Next button
- Refresh button
- Bookmarks bar
Now, use this trick to get the most out of Amazon’s ebook reader.
How do you search on Kindle Paperwhite?
Unlock your Amazon Kindle Paperwhite by entering the passcode and go to the main page.
Tap the Menu button, visible as 3 vertical dots in the upper-right corner of the Home Screen.
From the list of options displayed, select the Web browser option.
When the browser window opens, enter the URL or search term in the search field at the top of the page. Note – An internet connection is required to browse the web.
Allow the website or the webpage to load completely. Now, swipe your finger up and down the screen to scroll. To make the text easier to read, zoom in by pinching outward with two fingers. To zoom out, pinch inward with two fingers.
Alternatively, if you would like to read the article without images and in a completely distraction-free mode, switch to the ‘Article’ mode. For this, tap the menu (3 vertical dots) and select the Article Mode option.
Some web pages may not support this functionality.
That’s all you need to know about how to use the Kindle web browser to search on the web. You can also read your books instantly in your favorite browser with the free Kindle Reading app.
Hope that makes sense!