Reading Settings

There are many options you can select to enhance the reading experience on Wattpad.

Here are some of the options:

  • Background colour (night mode) and font colour of the reading page
  • Screen brightness
  • Font size
  • Choice of font
  • *More Settings

*These are different for Android and iOS. Select your device below.

 

 

iOS App

To get to your reading settings:

  1. Open a story
  2. Tap on the middle of a screen
  3. Tap on Aa

 

Background and Font Colour: You can choose between three choices by tapping on the coloured squares.

  • black text on a white background (default)
  • white text on a black background (night mode)
  • black text on a beige/sepia background

Screen Brightness: Use the sliding bar to modify the brightness of the page.

Font Size: Tap on Aa- or Aa+ to change the font size

Font style: Tap on the ‘Serif’ box to open a menu of font styles.

 

More Settings:

  • Orientation Lock
  • Inline Comment: display or hide
  • Reading Mode: Scrolling (swiping up and down) or Paging (swiping left and right)
  • Auto Scrolling
  • Sliding bar for Auto-Scrolling: the turtle is slow, the rabbit is fast 

Android App

To get to your reading settings:

  1. Open a story
  2. Tap on the middle of a screen
  3. Tap on Aa

 

Background and Font Colour: You can choose between three choices by tapping on the coloured squares.

  • Black text on a white background (default)
  • White text on a black background (night mode)
  • Black text on a beige/sepia background

Screen Brightness: Use the sliding bar to modify the brightness of the page.

Font Size: Tap on Aa- or Aa+ to change the font size.

Font style: Tap on the ‘Serif’ box to open a menu of font styles.

 

More Settings:

  • Screen Orientation: Auto, Portrait, or Landscape
  • Inline Comments: display or hide
  • Status Bar: display or hide
  • Volume Key Navigation: Turn pages and scroll using the volume keys
  • Reading Mode: Scrolling (swiping up and down) or Paging (swiping left and right)
  • Use Device Brightness

Web (Computer or Mobile Browser)

These features are not available on the web.

Windows Phone

To get to your reading settings:

  1. Tap on the three-line icon at the top of the page
  2. Select your username
  3. Tap on the gear icon (bottom of page)
  4. Select Account Settings, then Reading Settings

Currently, the only reading setting option is the reading mode. You can select either:

  • Scrolling (swiping up and down for the next page)
  • Paging (swiping left to right for the next page)
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