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How to access my Nook account

The newest incarnation of the Barnes & Noble Nook e-reader has a 3.5-inch colour touchscreen and Wi-Fi. It also comes with built-in storage, an MP3 player and the ability to share e-books with others who have an e-reader, a smartphone or a computer. The account that allows you to purchase e-books and update your personal information is available on the Barnes & Noble website.

PC access

Open your Internet browser and go to the Nook website.

Click "My account," which is in the upper left corner of the screen. Type in the email address and password you used to create the account and click "Sign in." If you haven't created an account yet, you can do so by clicking "Create an account." You'll be taken to a new Web page where you will have to enter your email address, name, a password and a security question. Click "Create an account and continue" when you have finished.

Choose the section of your account you'd like to access. In "Account settings" you can change your personal information, email preferences and your addresses. In "Personalise" you can change your B&N settings, wishlists and stores. In "Digital management" you can access your Nook library, Nook apps, Nook wishlist and your subscriptions. In "Rental management" you can rent, return or buy a textbook.

Nook access

Turn on your Nook and click "Web," which is located on the menu bar at the bottom of the screen.

Go to the Nook website and click "My account" in the upper right corner of the screen. Type in the email address and password you used to create the account. A keyboard will automatically display on your Nook to allow you to do this. Click "Sign in." You can create an account if you haven't already done so.

Register your Nook if you haven't already so that you can buy content. To register, tap "Settings" on the Nook's menu bar at the bottom of the screen and then tap "Device." You'll be taken to a new page where you'll have to enter the email address and password you used to create the account. Tap "Submit." Your Nook will now be registered and you'll be able to buy content.

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Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Jordan Whitehouse has been writing on food and drink, small business, and community development since 2004. His work has appeared in a wide range of online and print publications across Canada, including Atlantic Business Magazine, The Grid and Halifax Magazine. Whitehouse studied English literature and psychology at Queen's University, and book and magazine publishing at Centennial College.