How to Repair a Surface Scratch on a Sony eReader

Written by richard ristow
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How to Repair a Surface Scratch on a Sony eReader
Cotton products are useful to maintain electronic devices. (cotton swab image by timur1970 from

Sony eReaders feature a scratch proof casing, so worrying about the outer shell of the device should not be a concern. The display, on the other hand, can scratch easily if you are not careful. This is not just a problem with Sony's eReader, but hand-held electronics in general. Should your eReader develop an unsightly scratch, a fix is still relatively easy and should not take too long to complete.

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Things you need

  • Display cream
  • Cotton pad

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  1. 1

    Turn the Sony eReader off.

  2. 2

    Apply the display polish, which can be purchased at an electronics store, to the scratched area.

  3. 3

    Rub the polish into the screen with a cotton pad. Apply more polish as needed until the scratch has been removed.

  4. 4

    Wipe the area with a clean cotton pad to remove any residue or excess polish.

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