The 2013 edition of the Kindle Fire HD 7" tablet by Amazon. A budget edition of the new Kindle line, with a lower screen resolution than the HDX, and lacking the 2012's camera. Released October 2, 2013.

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Kindle Fire Wireless Charger Option?

I have a Kindle Fire HD. I'm currently on my second one as the first one had the typical charging port issue. So, Amazon sent me a new one because I still had a warranty. Low and behold a year and 3 days later, the replacement has the same issue and of course they won't replace it now, but offer me lovely options of ordering a new one. . .

Because I like to slam my hand in the same drawer three times lol.

Okay, so what am I posting about today?

I want to keep the Kindle Fire that is currently a glorified paperweight and somehow install a wireless charging mat so that I can charge it on a charging pad that requires no cord. This sidesteps the whole "replace the charging port" idea. . because frankly I don't have any of the tools needed and I seriously doubt it would end with the Kindle working if I tried to diy it.

Any tips or suggestions? I've been looking on this site and on Youtube for a video or something and am not having much luck. Tips, a how-to guide or any advice would be awesome.

Thanks! :-)

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Have you found any solutions yet? I purchased a charging pad that works for my Samsung Edge however not for my Kindle...

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There is an excellent tear down guide here on ifixitthat is easy to follow requires no heat and on a scale of 1-10 is an 8 on the simple to fix meter

Kindle Fire HD 2013 Teardown

The part is easy to replace requires no soldering its a simple plug in and go and not expensive .

Kindle Fire HD 7" (2013, 2nd Gen) Charging Assembly

Safe place to shop . If you take your time and be careful you can do this we have a manifesto here

https://www.ifixit.com/Manifesto

Hope this helps

Kindle Fire HD 7" (2013, 2nd Gen) Charging Assembly Image

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Thanks Jimfixer for all of the helpful links!

I think I have my kindle wrong as far as which version I thought I had. According to my paperwork it's the 2013 model but the back looks much different than the one you provided the guide for. I did some digging and found - Kindle Fire Teardown and that looks exactly like the one I have.

I think this one is going to require a little more know-how and access to tools? Maybe?

I'm all for fixing things and love the manifesto! I used this site a few months ago to work on my iMac and swapped out a HD. Was pretty proud of that accomplishment, so I'm all for attempting this. I have screw drivers and basic household tools though so I'm not sure if I'll be able to accomplish this.

I'm guessing throwing in a wireless charging mat inside of this case may not be an option? I figured it could be a work around instead of replacing the charging port.

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Best of Luck on your fix

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