New reading functions – tolino eReader update

Now read even more comfortably on the tolino eReader! Discover new and improved functionalities with the free update to version 1.6.0.

You will be prompted to update your eReader software automatically on your tolino shine, tolino vision or tolino vision 2 as soon as you log on to the WLAN network with your device. Of course you can also download and install the update manually. Select the instructions for manually updating your tolino eReader here: tolino vision 2 update, tolino shine update, tolino vision update.

The following functionalities and improvements will be available after you update to version 1.6.0:

1. Read in landscape format

Now you can also enjoy your eBooks in landscape format on your tolino eReader. Switch easily and conveniently between portrait and landscape format in the tolino reading menu to set the best page view for your ePub or PDF document. If for example you have selected an especially large font size for your eBook, your tolino will display more text on a page in landscape format, improving reading flow. Of course the landscape view also allows you to read more comfortably in the integrated web browser of your tolino eReader and avoid frequent zooming.

2. Change font sizes quickly

Increase or reduce the font size of your eBook on your tolino eReader even more quickly! Save multiple finger taps in the settings menu and change font sizes with an intuitive touch gesture: pinch (reduce) or spread (increase) your fingers to change the font size in your eBook in seconds.

3. Simplified chapter navigation

Jump from chapter to chapter even more easily and let the tolino reading menu show you how many pages are left in your chapter. Simply tap the center of the tolino screen to access your eBook’s reading menu and select the direction in which you want to browse using the arrows at the bottom of the menu display.

4. New swipe navigation

Browse your eBook library or the various functionalities of your tolino eReader menus even more easily with the new swipe navigation.

5. Context menu and finger tap

New: simply tap an eBook cover in the eBook library for two or three seconds to e.g. display more details on your eBook in the new context menu. You can also access the functions “Download eBook”, “Add eBook to collection” and “Delete eBook” from the new menu.


Quick overview of other improvements in the software update 1.6.0. for your tolino eReader:

  •  Zoom easily in the web browser using the touch gesture “Move two fingers together or apart on the screen”.
  • Create bookmarks for your favorite websites in the web browser and surf more comfortably on your eReader.
  • Scroll and navigate more smoothly in the web browser and in PDF documents.
  • After updating, you will be able to use links in PDF documents to quickly jump to a different place in the PDF.