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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.

Parts

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  1. 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.
    • 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.

    I found it easier to start this step off with one of the Opening Picks found in the iOpener pack.

    NathanF - Reply

    The glue on bezel started to peel the sticky back protective layer off the screen for me - managed to smooth it back down, although now have an unsightly crease. I would try to hold the screen down when you pull the bezel off to stop damaging the screen.

    Callum Rogers - Reply

    This step is most time consuming. Take you time and try not to scratch the bezel :)

    Oleksii - Reply

  2. 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. 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.

    BJones - Reply

    Hello, the original battery is 1420m Ah and 3.7VDC, but the buttery you offer to sell is 1600mAh, is it right? there is no problem with different mAh? mi kindle is the amazon kindle 1est generation

    Paula Ponce de Leon - Reply

  3. Lift the midframe out of the case.
    • 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.

    BJones - Reply

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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