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Kindle Paperwhite 1st Generation Case Replacement

What you need

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    • 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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    • 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.

  3. Kindle Paperwhite 1st Generation Case Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the midframe out of the case.

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

Conclusion

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

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2 Comments

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

jerryw - Reply

4 years too late but I found this

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