Introduction

The case of your Kindle Paperwhite gets a lot of abuse from everyday life. Replace a cracked or a scratched case to restore that fresh out-of-the-box feeling.

Image 1/2: Do not insert the spudger too far under the bezel; it could easily damage the screen. Image 2/2: Do not insert the spudger too far under the bezel; it could easily damage the screen.
  • Using a spudger or plastic opening tool, gently pry the bezel from the screen. It is easier to start in the corners and work your way around the bezel.

  • Do not insert the spudger too far under the bezel; it could easily damage the screen.

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Image 1/3: At the top of the display, a strip of black tape covers one screw. Image 2/3: At the top of the display, a strip of black tape covers one screw. Image 3/3: At the top of the display, a strip of black tape covers one screw.
  • Remove the eleven 3.0 mm Phillips screws surrounding the midframe.

  • At the top of the display, a strip of black tape covers one screw.

On 3G version you will not have the top middle screw.

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Image 1/1: If the midframe is stuck, slide it to the left first, and then lift it out.
  • Lift the midframe out of the case.

  • If the midframe is stuck, slide it to the left first, and then lift it out.

There are clips in the bottom of the case helping hold the midframe in. Lift the top of the midframe up enough to clear the black back piece and then slide up and out.

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Conclusion

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

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Thanks for the guide but do you know anywhere can we get a replacement case?

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