How can I tell if my Kobo is charging?

The battery’s charge status appears at the top of the screen. If you’re having issues charging your eReader with your computer, follow the steps in this article: Troubleshoot issues connecting your eReader to your computer with a USB cable.

How do I reset my Kobo Arc 7?

Reset Kobo Arc 7, Kobo Arc 7HD, Kobo Arc 10HD. Soft Reset: Slide the power button to the right side and hold. After the power options appear, tap power off and then click OK. Wait a few seconds, Kobo Arc will be shut down.

How old is the Kobo Arc 7?

The Kobo Arc 7 is Kobo’s 3rd seven inch Android tablet. It was introduced in August 2013 and shipped about a month later.

What do you do if your Kobo won’t turn on?


  1. Try Pressing the Home Button.
  2. Try Holding the Power Switch to Power Off.
  3. Try a Basic Reset by Gently Pressing the Reset Button.
  4. Try Recharging your Kobo eReader.
  5. Try a Factory Reset.

What do you do when your Kobo won’t turn on?

If you see a black screen or if your eReader is unresponsive, it may be out of batteries. Try charging your eReader for at least one hour. If your eReader isn’t charging, try using a different USB cable or a different USB port on your computer.

Why has my Kobo stopped working?

How do I remove the battery from my Kobo Arc?

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  1. Step 1 Battery. Peel the back cover off of the Kobo Arc by finding the lip in the cover and pulling back on it.
  2. Remove the screws from the midframe. Add a comment.
  3. Help a Fixer Out.
  4. Use a nylon spudger to pry up the battery from the device.
  5. Unplug the battery connector from the rest of the tablet.

Does Kobo Arc still work?

Kobo apps. Note: All Kobo Arc tablets should have been updated before February 28th, 2019. If the automatic update wasn’t completed, you must manually update your Arc device to continue receiving software updates.

How do I update my Kobo Arc 7?

Manually update your Kobo Arc software

  1. On your Kobo Arc home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap About Kobo [Arc model] at the bottom of the list.
  3. Tap System updates. You’ll see a ‘Check for updates’ message.
  4. Tap Check Now.
  5. Follow the onscreen steps to complete the update.

How do you reset a frozen Kobo eReader?

Slide the power switch to the right and hold for 15 seconds to make sure the device is off. Hold down the light button and power on the device while keeping the light button held down. This should force a factory reset.

What happens if my Kobo device is physically damaged?

If your Kobo device is physically damaged, it is no longer covered by Kobo’s limited warranty. On a Kobo eReader, a physically damaged screen will look like it’s shattered, or you may see vertical or horizontal lines on the screen with a frozen image. If you need further help an English-language Agent can assist you.

How do I charge my Kobo Sleepcover eReader?

To fully charge your eReader, charge your eReader for three hours and see if your eReader turns on. If you haven’t used your eReader in a while, it may not detect the computer right away. Ensure that you’re using a genuine Kobo SleepCover purchased from the Kobo Store or authorized reseller.

Why can’t I find a book I purchased on my Kobo?

If you’re missing a book that you recently purchased, or can’t find a book you have in your Kobo account, try repairing your Kobo account. Follow the steps here to repair your eReader account: Repair your Kobo account on your Kobo eReader.

How often should I charge my Kobo eReader?

You can charge your eReader more frequently to prevent the battery from going too low. If your eReader doesn’t turn on after charging for one hour, contact Kobo Customer care. If your eReader turns on after charging: Press and hold the power button for 15 seconds. Wait for 5 seconds.