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I dropped my kindle and now it is frozen on the screen

Customer Question

I dropped my kindle and now it is frozen on the screen saver. Angela
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: I don't know but it does have backlight
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: it happenend 1 hour ago and I have tried holding the on off button to no effect
JA: Anything else you want the eReader expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: there are a number of feint horizontal lines at the bottom of the screen
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: E-Readers
Expert:  info tech replied 8 months ago.



It sounds like you may have damaged the kindle physically however please do the below and get back to me with the type of kindle ie Fire or paperwhite for example and its age

Please reset the kindle by holding down the on/off switch for 40 seconds (use a watch to time) ignore any messages the kindle may display, then release your finger the kindle should reboot and re-load the operating system, you may have to do this both on and off the charger and upto 4 times before it resets.

Let me know if you need more help

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Thanks Anthony. I did what you suggested to no avail. I believe it is a paperwhite purchased June 2015.
Expert:  info tech replied 8 months ago.

OK you will need to contact amazon <<click

Use the contact button on the left of the page follow through the drop down menus they may replace it for you

A positive rating is appreciated thank you


Expert:  info tech replied 8 months ago.

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