Introduction

If your battery notch is stuck, or even broken, then follow this guide to replace the notch. All it takes is some hard work, a few tools, and the right attitude.

Locate the side of camera with the HDMI port. Unscrew the 7mm with the #00 screw driver.
  • Locate the side of camera with the HDMI port.

  • Unscrew the 7mm with the #00 screw driver.

Use your fingers to gently detach the plastic component from the camera Use your fingers to gently detach the plastic component from the camera
  • Use your fingers to gently detach the plastic component from the camera

Unscrew the bottom three 4mm screws with the #00 screwdriver Unscrew the bottom three 4mm screws with the #00 screwdriver Unscrew the bottom three 4mm screws with the #00 screwdriver
  • Unscrew the bottom three 4mm screws with the #00 screwdriver

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Unscrew the inner 4mm screw with the #00 screw driver
  • Unscrew the inner 4mm screw with the #00 screw driver

Unscrew the top 7mm screw on the right side of the camera. Unscrew the bottom 4 mm screw on the right side of the camera
  • Unscrew the top 7mm screw on the right side of the camera.

  • Unscrew the bottom 4 mm screw on the right side of the camera

Use the plastic opening tool to pry open the entire back panel Use your fingers to pull off the back panel Use your fingers to pull off the back panel
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry open the entire back panel

  • Use your fingers to pull off the back panel

Now that the panel is off, unscrew the 9mm screw holding the battery notch in. Use the pliers (or your fingers) to take off the white notch There is a spring underneath the battery notch! Do not lose this spring or let it fall off!
  • Now that the panel is off, unscrew the 9mm screw holding the battery notch in.

  • Use the pliers (or your fingers) to take off the white notch

    • There is a spring underneath the battery notch! Do not lose this spring or let it fall off!

Conclusion

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

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