Reading settings

There are many ways you can enhance your reading experience on Wattpad.

Here are some of the options:

  • Background color (night mode) and font color of the reading page
  • Screen brightness
  • Font size
  • Choice of font
  • More Settings: orientation lock, reading mode, etc. 

Please select your device below

iOS

To get to your reading settings:

  1. Open a story
  2. Tap on the middle of a screen
  3. Tap on Aa in the top right corner 

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

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

To get to your reading settings:

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

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

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

Screen BrightnessUse the sliding bar to modify the brightness of the page.

Font SizeTap 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: Uncheck to manually change brightness within the reader

Web (Computer or Mobile Browser)

These features are not available on the web.

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