How to repair a broken Kindle screen

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How to repair a broken Kindle screen
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You can’t repair a broken Kindle screen, especially if it is badly cracked. However, you can replace it. Even specialised Kindle repair companies replace Kindle screens rather than repairing them. Minor screen problems that occur within twelve months of purchase may be covered by Amazon’s one year warranty.

Skill level:
Moderate

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Things you need

  • New screen
  • Screwdrivers

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Turn your Kindle onto its front. Remove the back. Undo the two battery connector screws at top left of the battery. Remove the battery.

  2. 2

    Disconnect the screen, keyboard and speaker cables. Remove the grounding mechanism. Remove the 3G card.

  3. 3

    Undo the logic board screws. Work clockwise to ensure you find all of them. There are eleven altogether, according to PowerbookMedic.

  4. 4

    Undo the three mid-board screws. Lift out the mid-board. Lift out the keyboard. Remove the LCD screen and dispose of it properly.

  5. 5

    Fit the new screen in place. Handle it carefully as it is fragile. Reassemble your Kindle by working in reverse order.

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