Introduction

Film is a crucial component when it comes to cameras. It is necessary to replace the camera's film on a regular basis depending on the usage of the camera. This guide shows the quick and easy steps to show how to properly replace film in your Canon ELPH Z3.

Parts

No parts required.

Unscrew the 7 4.1mm screws around the camera using a PH000 screwdriver. Unscrew the 7 4.1mm screws around the camera using a PH000 screwdriver. Unscrew the 7 4.1mm screws around the camera using a PH000 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the 7 4.1mm screws around the camera using a PH000 screwdriver.

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Split the front and back coverings of the camera. Remove the back covering completely. This allows for easier access to the shutter button carrier.
  • Split the front and back coverings of the camera.

  • Remove the back covering completely.

    • This allows for easier access to the shutter button carrier.

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Slide the shutter button carrier off of the camera. Notice shutter button is on the right hand side of the carrier.
  • Slide the shutter button carrier off of the camera.

  • Notice shutter button is on the right hand side of the carrier.

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Press upward on the shutter button from the underside of the carrier by using your thumb. Separate the shutter button from the carrier. Separate the shutter button from the carrier.
  • Press upward on the shutter button from the underside of the carrier by using your thumb.

  • Separate the shutter button from the carrier.

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Separate the front and back coverings of the camera completely. Remove both coverings from the body of the camera.
  • Separate the front and back coverings of the camera completely.

  • Remove both coverings from the body of the camera.

  • Flip the camera upside down and focus on the bottom right portion.

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Unscrew the 4.1mm screw using a PH000 screwdriver. Swivel the now loose metal portion to the right. This action will open the film chamber and thus exposing the film.
  • Unscrew the 4.1mm screw using a PH000 screwdriver.

  • Swivel the now loose metal portion to the right.

    • This action will open the film chamber and thus exposing the film.

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Press gently on the film using your finger to slightly eject the film. Pull the film from the chamber. Pull the film from the chamber.
  • Press gently on the film using your finger to slightly eject the film.

  • Pull the film from the chamber.

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Conclusion

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

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