Kindle Paperwhite 1st Generation Case Replacement

This guide shows you how to install a new case onto your Kindle Paperwhite.

  • Author: Anthony Nahal
  • Time estimate: 15 - 30 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

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.

Edit Step 1 Case  ¶ 

Image 1/2: Gently pry the bezel off the screen using a spudger. It is easier to start in the corners and work your way around the bezel.

Edit Step 1 Case  ¶ 

  • Gently pry the bezel off the screen using a spudger. 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.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

Image 1/3: Unscrew the 11 Phillips 3.0 mm screws surrounding the frame.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Unscrew the 11 Phillips 3.0 mm screws surrounding the frame.

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

Edit Step 3  ¶ 

Image 1/1: Lift the midframe out of the case.

Edit Step 3  ¶ 

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

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