All Kobo e-readers are compatible with Library ebooks.
To learn more about getting library ebooks on your Kobo see our: Library Ebooks: Kobo page.
- Kobo Touch (website)
- Kobo Glo (website)
- Kobo Aura (website)
- Kobo Arc 7 (website)
- Kobo Arc 7 HD (website)
- Kobo Arc 10 HD (website)
To learn more about the differences, take a look at the Device Comparison Chart.
Turn On & Off: The power button is located on the top of the device.
Finding Books on the Kobo: New books can be found on the Home screen.
The rest of the books on the Kobo can be found by tapping Library and then Books.
Discover: By tapping Discover you will find books that Kobo has recommended for purchase.
Home Screen Options
Home Button: This button takes you back to the Home screen shown above.
Battery Indicator: A visual indication of the remaining battery life.
Settings: Shows the date and time, whether or not the Wi-Fi is on, Battery Life in % and a button for the device settings.
Library: Where you can find Books, New & Magazines, Previews and Shelves that have been loaded onto the device.
In Book Settings
Percent Read: This shows your progress, and sometimes is a "Home" button.
Location: You can see what your progress through book is, just to the beginning or end of the book, and go to the previous view here.
Book: This includes shortcuts to the table of Contents, Annotations, Searching the Book for a word or term, and access to the internal dictionary.
Text Settings: This is where you change the font size and style, line spacing, margins, and justification.
Other Settings: Includes social reading links such as posting your progress to Facebook, and syncing your book with other devices.
Connecting to Wi-Fi
If you do not have a Wi-Fi connection, drag down the status bar and tap on the Wi-Fi button. All networks that are in range will be listed.
Tap on the network you would like to use. If there is a password needed you will be prompted to enter it.
Resetting the Kobo
If you need to reset the device to remove personal information, please follow these steps.
- Tap on the Settings icon on the home screen, and then on Settings again.
- Tap on "Device Information" and then "Factory Reset"