Appendix a product information, Safety and compliance information, Maintaining your kindle device – Kindle Paperwhite (2nd Generation) User Manual
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Safety and Compliance Information
Use Responsibly. Read all instructions and safety information before use.
FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS COULD RESULT IN
FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK, OR OTHER INJURY OR DAMAGE.
Maintaining Your Kindle Device
Do not use your Kindle device or its accessories in rain, or near sinks or other wet locations.
Take care not to spill any food or liquid on your Kindle. If your device does get wet, unplug
all cables, turn off the wireless (tap the Menu button, select Settings, and enable Aeroplane
Mode) and let the screen revert to the screen saver. Wait for the device to dry completely
before pressing the power button to wake it again. Do not attempt to dry your Kindle with
an external heat source, such as a microwave oven or hair dryer. Clean the screen with a soft
cloth; be careful not to wipe it with anything abrasive. When carrying your Kindle in a bag
or briefcase, keep a cover on it to avoid scratches.
Do not expose your Kindle to extreme heat or cold. For example, do not leave it in the boot
of your car in sub-zero or high-heat conditions.
The use of third-party accessories may affect your Kindle's performance. In limited
circumstances, the use of third-party accessories may void your Kindle's limited warranty.
Read all safety instructions for any accessories before using them with your Kindle.
If your device needs service, please contact Amazon Customer Support. Contact details can
be found at
Improper service may void the warranty.
The rechargeable battery in your Kindle should not be repaired or replaced except by
included with the device, or another USB cable approved for use with your Kindle, with a