Your Home screen shows you an overview of books you’re currently reading and other suggested reads.
Your Home screen will look similar to this after you’ve added a few books:
To open a book, tap on the cover. Your most recently opened books appear at the top of the screen.
Tap any of these icons on the Home screen:
|Menu icon: Opens the eReader menu.|
|Wi Fi icon: View and connect to available Wi Fi networks.|
|Brightness icon: Adjust screen brightness.|
|Battery icon: See the battery status and change energy savings settings.|
|Sync icon: Download recently purchased books onto your eReader and update your eReader software if there’s one available.|
|Search icon: Search for books on your Kobo eReader or new books to buy in the Kobo Store.|
Go back to the Home screen when reading
If you’re reading a book and want to see the Home screen, follow these steps:
- While reading, tap the middle of the screen.
The Reading Menu will appear.
- Tap the Menu icon at the top of the screen.
- Tap Home.
Remove items from the Home screen
Your Home screen automatically shows the top four books that you recently opened.
You can remove books from the top-half of the Home screen so that it won’t appear. When you remove a book from the Home screen, the book remains in your Kobo account and won’t be deleted.
Note: The items on the bottom of the screen cannot be removed.
- Go to your Home screen.
- Press and hold a book cover at the top of the screen. A menu will appear.
- Tap Remove.
- Select Remove from Home.
Note: By default, this option is selected.
- Tap Remove.
The book cover will be removed from the Home screen, and another book will appear.