Kindle Paperwhite Battery Replacement

Student-Created Guide

Student-Created Guide

An awesome student from our education program made this guide. It is not managed by iFixit staff.

This guide will tell you how to install a new battery for your Kindle.

Having charging problems? It could be time for a new battery.

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Edit Step 1 Case  ¶ 

  • Gently pry the bezel off the screen using a spudger. It is easier to start in the corners and work your way around the bezel.

  • Do not insert the spudger too far under the bezel; it could easily damage the screen.

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Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Unscrew the 11 Phillips 3.0 mm screws surrounding the frame.

  • At the top of the display, a black strip of tape covers one screw.

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Edit Step 3  ¶ 

  • Lift the midframe out of the case.

  • If the midframe is stuck, slide it to the left first, and then lift it out.

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Edit Step 4 Battery  ¶ 

  • Turn over the midframe to locate the battery.

  • Remove the three Phillips 3.0 mm screws holding the battery to the midframe.

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Edit Step 5  ¶ 

  • Gently lift the battery from the bottom, and slide it out.

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

For more information, check out the Kindle Paperwhite device page.

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