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To search remotely, you must first have Whispernet turned on.  You can select any of the remote searches described in this section.

If Whispernet is not already on, press the Menu button.  Use the 5-way controller to underline “Turn Wireless On’ and press the 5-way to select and turn on Whispernet.

Searching Wikipedia

To search Wikipedia, enter your term and use the 5-way to select “wikipedia.”  This opens the Web Browser and displays the Wikipedia page.

Searching the Web

To search the Web, enter your term and use the 5-way to select “google.”  This opens the Web Browser and submits your search term to Google.

Searching the Kindle Store

To search the Kindle Store, enter your term and use the 5-way to select “store.”  Your Kindle connects to the Kindle Store and displays the search results page for the store sorted by relevance.  You can page through the results jut like you would do in the content on your Kindle.  You can narrow results by categories by clicking on the drop-down list located in the upper right corner of the Search Results page.

Tip:  You can also narrow a search in the Kindle Store to an author’s name by typing “@author” followed by the author’s name.  For example, to search the Kindle Store for books by John Doe, enter “@author Agatha Christie” in the Search line.  This will narrow your Kindle Store search to find only books written by John Doe.