Introduction

Many times when it seems as if your LCD screen is cracked, it is just the plastic protector, not the actual screen. It is a simple and cheap piece to replace.

Locate the battery door/camera grip on the left side of the camera and lift the rotating removal tab.
  • Locate the battery door/camera grip on the left side of the camera and lift the rotating removal tab.

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Twist the tab clockwise to unlock the door, then pull outward from the camera to remove it.
  • Twist the tab clockwise to unlock the door, then pull outward from the camera to remove it.

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Remove the battery from inside the battery housing and set the cover aside.
  • Remove the battery from inside the battery housing and set the cover aside.

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Remove the two 6.4mm screws above the lens aperture using a phillips #00 screw driver.
  • Remove the two 6.4mm screws above the lens aperture using a phillips #00 screw driver.

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Remove the 6.4mm screw from the inside of the flash bezel.
  • Remove the 6.4mm screw from the inside of the flash bezel.

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Flip the camera upside down and remove the 5.4mm screw below the lens bezel on the front of the camera.
  • Flip the camera upside down and remove the 5.4mm screw below the lens bezel on the front of the camera.

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Remove the 5.6mm screws behind the battery cover.
  • Remove the 5.6mm screws behind the battery cover.

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Remove two 6.4mm screws on the latch mechanism on the right side of the camera.
  • Remove two 6.4mm screws on the latch mechanism on the right side of the camera.

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Remove the 6.4mm screw on the top of the inside edge of the battery hole.
  • Remove the 6.4mm screw on the top of the inside edge of the battery hole.

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Starting at the flash, carefully pull the front cover away from the camera. Starting at the flash, carefully pull the front cover away from the camera.
  • Starting at the flash, carefully pull the front cover away from the camera.

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Remove the 4.3mm screw below the camera strap ring.
  • Remove the 4.3mm screw below the camera strap ring.

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Remove two 4.8mm screws located on both sides of the eyepiece.
  • Remove two 4.8mm screws located on both sides of the eyepiece.

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Pull the top cover up slowly.
  • Pull the top cover up slowly.

  • A ribbon cable is attached to the bottom of the top cover and the camera. Pull up very carefully to avoid damaging this.

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Once you have revealed the ribbon cable, gently let the top cover hang off the front of the camera. Use the plastic opening tool to gently pull the white tabs on the ribbon cable, releasing the ribbon cable.
  • Once you have revealed the ribbon cable, gently let the top cover hang off the front of the camera. Use the plastic opening tool to gently pull the white tabs on the ribbon cable, releasing the ribbon cable.

  • If you pull the white tabs all the way out, just insert them back in to avoid losing them.

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Use a soft cloth to push up on the LCD plastic protector from underneath the top of the camera.
  • Use a soft cloth to push up on the LCD plastic protector from underneath the top of the camera.

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Once the LCD protector has been broken free, lift up on the side adjacent to the flash and pull out the plastic protector. You may now install the new plastic cover.
  • Once the LCD protector has been broken free, lift up on the side adjacent to the flash and pull out the plastic protector. You may now install the new plastic cover.

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Conclusion

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

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