Power off your Kindle before beginning disassembly. At each corner, use the blue plastic opening tool to unhook and separate the front panel from the adhesive.
  • Power off your Kindle before beginning disassembly.

  • At each corner, use the blue plastic opening tool to unhook and separate the front panel from the adhesive.

  • Run the tool along the seams to pry open the front panel.

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Peel the front panel off to remove it from the Kindle.
  • Peel the front panel off to remove it from the Kindle.

  • If this is the first time the front panel has been removed, the adhesive may require a significant amount of force to undo.

  • To prevent damaging the front panel, peel the panel from the corners towards the middle of the Kindle.

  • When reassembling your device, if you are replacing the front panel, additional adhesive may be required.

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Remove the ten 5.0 mm Phillip Head screws with the T5 Torx screwdriver. A magnetized screw mat can help you keep track of your screws.
  • Remove the ten 5.0 mm Phillip Head screws with the T5 Torx screwdriver.

  • A magnetized screw mat can help you keep track of your screws.

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Working evenly along the corners and edges, separate the internal contents from the back panel.
  • Working evenly along the corners and edges, separate the internal contents from the back panel.

  • There are many clips securing the screen to the back panel. Force will be required to remove the back, but you should never feel that the Kindle may break.

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Conclusion

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

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