Originally Posted by HarryT
Is the number underlined? If so it's a hyperlink. Tap the number (once) and that should take you to the footnote. Use the "History/Back" menu to get back to the text. You may find it easier to do so using the stylus than your finger.
Yes it is underlined,managed to get it to work tends to be a bit hit and miss
also if you tap the hyperlink number it returns you to the page you were reading
Must have more patience next time