Parts

No parts required.

Take your Kindle DX and flip it to see the back. Use the opening tool from the ifixit toolkit and push it against the top part of the Kindle DX.
  • Take your Kindle DX and flip it to see the back. Use the opening tool from the ifixit toolkit and push it against the top part of the Kindle DX.

Once enough pressure is applied the small piece will pop open.
  • Once enough pressure is applied the small piece will pop open.

Remove the plastic piece.
  • Remove the plastic piece.

Once the small piece is removed locate the 2 small screws on each corner. Each screw is 40mm long and a Philips screwdriver from the kit with the size PH 0 fits perfectly to remove the screws. Once the small piece is removed locate the 2 small screws on each corner. Each screw is 40mm long and a Philips screwdriver from the kit with the size PH 0 fits perfectly to remove the screws.
  • Once the small piece is removed locate the 2 small screws on each corner. Each screw is 40mm long and a Philips screwdriver from the kit with the size PH 0 fits perfectly to remove the screws.

Use the opening tool again to take the off the bigger metal piece.
  • Use the opening tool again to take the off the bigger metal piece.

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Once the piece removed locate the battery.
  • Once the piece removed locate the battery.

Remove the two screws which are 30mm long and are holding the battery with the device. Use the PH00 Philips screwdriver provided in the toolkit. Remove the two screws which are 30mm long and are holding the battery with the device. Use the PH00 Philips screwdriver provided in the toolkit.
  • Remove the two screws which are 30mm long and are holding the battery with the device. Use the PH00 Philips screwdriver provided in the toolkit.

Once screws removed you can easily take the battery off. Once screws removed you can easily take the battery off.
  • Once screws removed you can easily take the battery off.

Use the PH000 Philips screwdriver  to unscrew the 30 mm screws as shown in the pictures. Use the PH000 Philips screwdriver  to unscrew the 30 mm screws as shown in the pictures.
  • Use the PH000 Philips screwdriver to unscrew the 30 mm screws as shown in the pictures.

Use the PH000  Philips screwdriver  to unscrew the 30 mm screws as shown in the pictures. Use the PH000  Philips screwdriver  to unscrew the 30 mm screws as shown in the pictures.
  • Use the PH000 Philips screwdriver to unscrew the 30 mm screws as shown in the pictures.

Remove the black case which reveals the mother board.
  • Remove the black case which reveals the mother board.

Use the Precision Tweezer Set from iFixit kit to remove the button from the side function keys.
  • Use the Precision Tweezer Set from iFixit kit to remove the button from the side function keys.

Now you can replace the side button with the one that you bought.
  • Now you can replace the side button with the one that you bought.

Conclusion

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

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The title says “keyboard”, this is button replacement…………….

Robert Clayworth - Reply

The title says “keyboard” replacement. This is button replacement…………….

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