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A feature found on Kindle devices that estimates the amount of reading time remaining to complete a book based on the time elapsed.

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How long does it take Kindle app to learn your reading speed?

I'm fairly new to eBooks on Kindle, and in case it matters, I'm using the Kindle App on my oversized smartphone instead of a dedicated Kindle device. I love the feature that estimates the time ...
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2 - Reading progress line has disappeared

Recently I've updated my Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2nd gen) to the 5.7.3 version. And everything was fine. But then suddenly while reading a book I'd noticed that a line with my current book reading ...
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Changing reading speed from book to chapter in Kindle

How do I change the reading speed bar from displaying "Mins left in book" to "Mins left in chapter"? Device: Kindle - 6" Glare-Free Touchscreen Display, Wi-Fi
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What commands can be given in the Kindle's search box?

In this forum thread, a user explains that the Kindle's reading speed algorithm can be reset by typing ";ReadingTimeReset" in the Kindle's search box. The user states he was told by a member of Amazon'...
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How can I reset the reading speed data on a Kindle?

I'd like to test the theory that the Kindle Touch/Paperwhite ignores long pauses between page reads when learning your reading speed for a particular book. But experimenting is complicated by having ...
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How does the Kindle's reading rate algorithm work?

One of the Kindle Touch updates included a "Time-to-Read" feature. It seems to be based loosely on how fast I turn the page. I usually turn back to the cover when I start reading a new book and flip ...
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