Kindle Fire HD

Updated version of the Kindle Fire 7" tablet by Amazon with 1280x800 HD display. Released September 2012. Repairing this device is straightforward.

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How Do I separate digitizer from LCD

My Kindle Fire HD 7" digitizer is cracked, but the lcd itself is perfectly fine. Touch and everything is still responsive and no loss of pixels. I purchased the digitizer separately, but upon dissasembly realized that the glass is connected to the lcd by adhesive. How do I separate the digitizer from the lcd without damaging the lcd in the process?

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The short answer is you dont, replace the screen/digitiser/LCD as a complete unit.

It might look like replacing just the screen/digitiser would be cheaper but it wont be, its almost certain you will break the LCD if you try to separate them.

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I'm guessing a heat gun, with lots of time and slow. I'm in the same situation lol

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I've repaired around 200 Kindles since the first one came out. I've experimented with different techniques to get the two apart. Closest I came was pulling a guitar string (sixth string) between the two screens while constantly heating them. I did separate them but the problem is, the amount of heat needed to melt the glue is too much for the lcd surface to take without discoloring it. I really don't think it's possible.

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My screen is cracked and part of the touch screen dont work

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