Introduction

This guide will teach users how to pry open the back cover, and remove screws in order to access the battery.

Image 1/3: Do not attempt to pry directly on the page turning buttons. This will damage the buttons. Image 2/3: If you are having trouble getting an initial gap to pry from, run the flat edge of the pry tool along the front-to-back plate seam until it slips into a gap. Image 3/3: If you are having trouble getting an initial gap to pry from, run the flat edge of the pry tool along the front-to-back plate seam until it slips into a gap.
  • Starting just above one of the page-turning buttons, pry open the back of the device using a pry tool, or similar plastic opening tool.

  • Do not attempt to pry directly on the page turning buttons. This will damage the buttons.

  • If you are having trouble getting an initial gap to pry from, run the flat edge of the pry tool along the front-to-back plate seam until it slips into a gap.

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  • Unscrew the two circled silver screws (4mm) using a (00) Philips screwdriver.

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Image 1/1: Insert new battery, and replace screws.
  • Lift battery out of housing starting at the end that was secured by the screws.

  • Insert new battery, and replace screws.

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Conclusion

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

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Hi Allison Monahan,

thank you very much for yor help! By using your guide I made my nearly 6 years old Kindle Keyboard fixed - great!

Stefan Schiche - Reply

Where do you buy the new battery,please

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