Introduction

If you have damage to the front plate,screen or need access to the screws behind the plate, this guide will tell you how to do so.

  1. With the small plastic opening tool, undo the plastic clips around the back lid. With the small plastic opening tool, undo the plastic clips around the back lid. With the small plastic opening tool, undo the plastic clips around the back lid.
    • With the small plastic opening tool, undo the plastic clips around the back lid.

  2. Gently lift the bottom and pull as the rest of the plastic guides are on a track. Gently lift the bottom and pull as the rest of the plastic guides are on a track.
    • Gently lift the bottom and pull as the rest of the plastic guides are on a track.

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  4. Remove the six 4 mm screws in order to access the front plate. Use a  Phillips #00 screwdriver. Remove the six 4 mm screws in order to access the front plate. Use a  Phillips #00 screwdriver.
    • Remove the six 4 mm screws in order to access the front plate. Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  5. Use a plastic opening tool to pry the top three sides of the bezel. Since there is glue under the bezel,  gently pivot the face at the bottom off the Kindle and slide the clips out. The clips can be easily bent. Do not try to force the clips out. If you do bend some, they can be bent back. The clips can be easily bent. Do not try to force the clips out. If you do bend some, they can be bent back.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the top three sides of the bezel. Since there is glue under the bezel, gently pivot the face at the bottom off the Kindle and slide the clips out.

    • The clips can be easily bent. Do not try to force the clips out. If you do bend some, they can be bent back.

Conclusion

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

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I want to paint The bezel white. Will it come back and fit perfectly after the removal I have to make?

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