Canon PowerShot A590 IS Back Cover Replacement

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This guide will instruct the user on how to remove the back cover of the Canon A590 IS.

  • Author: Zach
  • Time required: 5 minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy

You will remove screws from the bottom and sides of the camera in order to remove the cameras back cover.

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Edit Step 1 Locate and Open Battery Hatch  ¶ 

    • The battery hatch is on the bottom of the camera.

    • CAUTION: Locate the switch to open the hatch and push gently toward the front of the camera. Too much force can break the hatch.

    • While the switch is pushed forward, pull the cover away from the camera.

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Edit Step 2 Locate and Remove Camera Batteries  ¶ 

    • This camera requires AA batteries. To remove batteries, simply allow them to fall out of the camera.

    • The clock battery cover is shown here in the purple circle. Use a fingernail to lift the battery out of the camera.

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Edit Step 3 Replacing Camera Batteries  ¶ 

  • When replacing the AA batteries, verify they are oriented correctly by following the (+) and (-) signs on the camera.

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Edit Step 4 Back Cover Remove Screw Near AV Port  ¶ 

  • Remove the screw located under the rubber flap on the left side of the camera using a magnetic screwdriver.

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Edit Step 5 Remove Side Screws  ¶ 

  • Remove the two screws located on the other side of the camera using a magnetic screwdriver

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Edit Step 6 Remove Bottom Screws  ¶ 

  • Remove the three screws located at the bottom of the camera using a magnetic screwdriver.

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Edit Step 7 Remove Back Cover  ¶ 

  • Open the battery cover.

  • Using the iPod tool, push up gently around all edges of the camera.

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

For more information, check out the Canon PowerShot A590 IS device page.

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