Everyone knows that paper books and water don’t mix, but what about a Kindle e-reader? While your Kindle may not get crinkly pages when dropped in water, depending on your model, you could be looking at an even more expensive mistake. In this article, we’ll cover what you should do if you get your waterproof Kindle wet, plus what to do if your Kindle isn’t waterproof. We’ll also give you some tips to help you protect your Kindle if you plan to use it on the water.
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Is Your Kindle Waterproof?
Now you might be thinking of skipping this article if you own one of the waterproof Kindle models – but we urge you not to. First and foremost, are you sure your Kindle model is waterproof? The Kindle Oasis only became waterproof in its second iteration, and the Kindle Paperwhite has only been waterproof since its fourth iteration. We’ve written another article to help you determine if your Kindle is waterproof, so check that out if you’re not completely sure.