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6 Effective Tips For A Better Ebook Reading Experience
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Alla Gibert
August 2013
Written by
Alla Gibert
August 2013

Are you aware of effective techniques that can enable you to read the eBooks in a better manner? Most of the times, it has been observed that the readers, who are handling the eBooks for first time, happen to have a hard time before getting used to them. Often, it happens that the new readers give up reading the eBooks as they are unable to comply with the right style of reading these modern books. There prevails number of reasons due to which the readers may give up reading the eBooks at their first attempt to read them. However, there exist some techniques that can assist the readers to have a better reading experience.

1.      Adjust the brightness of your screen

The most common problem that several people usually face while reading an eBook is staring at the bright screen for many hours. Due to this they tend to suffer from eye sores and headaches quite often. The best solution to overcome this problem is to lower the brightness of your screens by making required changes in the settings. You can adjust the brightness depending on the kind of system you are using as there exist several ways to adjust the brightness. It is advisable to keep the brightness to minimum level as this will help you to increase the time that you can spend in reading and get great comfort onto your eyes while reading.

2.      Download a good reader

It will be beneficial to have a good eBook reader in order to have a better reading experience and better eBook display. You can make use of some free software that can offer the readers with much more than just a simple platform to read the desired eBooks. You can even store all your eBooks in the library that is provided to you by the software program and have a good display of all your eBooks as well as access them by identifying them from their respective cover. Apart from offering a place to store all your valuable eBooks, the eBook reader software even offer you greater number of options in order to enhance your eBook reading experience than the paper books. You can improve your eBook reading experience with help of features such as the font size, full screen mode, the certain number of pages that need to be displayed at once and customize the color of the background.

3.      Take breaks while reading

Many times we happen to forget that we are supposed to take breaks while we are dealing with something on the computer screen and are engrossed in reading the content on screen. However, this does not mean that you should step away from the computer screen every now and then. Continuous reading your eBook on the computer screen for a long time without taking any break can cause you headache, make your neck pain and suffer from eye sores. Hence, it is essential to give your eyes a chance to rest for a while by taking breaks after regular intervals. This will help you to prevent the troubles that otherwise you may face while reading an eBook continuously.

4.      Prefer to read with big text

Generally, you will see that the text of the eBook tends to be in medium size. It is advisable to read the eBook with big text. Hence, increase the size of the text of the eBook while reading it on the screen. Even though this will mean that you will have less text on each page and greater number of page turning, you will be able to read your desired eBook with great convenience and have a better reading experience with better eBook display.

5.      Do not go for full-screen mode

It is recommended not to go for reading the eBook in full-screen mode. Even though it may look impressive to read with full-screen without turning the page of the eBook quite often, it put lot of stress on your eyes while reading in this mode. Prefer to read the eBook in the same length that would be similar to the printed book. This is so, because your eyes are used to the length of the printed book and it would be comfortable for you to read in the same way. Try out different shapes or sizes until you find one with which you will be comfortable to read eBook.

6.      Try various techniques for page turn

You can try different ways to turn the pages of eBook to enhance your reading experience. Check out whether you can turn the page with some arrow keys or click a specific part of the screen, apart from using the mouse to manage everything. Prefer to make us of arrow keys if you are leaning forward. Try to use the mouse if you are comfortable sitting back. Lesser the movement you have to make while reading the eBook better will be your reading experience.

By using all these effective techniques, you can definitely enhance your eBook reading experience to a great extent. These tips will help you not only to prevent certain hazards that you may face while reading eBook regularly but also facilitate you to enjoy the reading experience with great comfort.

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