Introduction

This guide will allow you to repair or replace the viewfinder of the Canon PowerShot A95.

Locate the black “BATT OPEN” button on the underside of the camera. Slide the black “BATT OPEN” button to the right.
  • Locate the black “BATT OPEN” button on the underside of the camera.

  • Slide the black “BATT OPEN” button to the right.

  • Remove four AA batteries from the device.

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Locate and remove three screws on the underside of the camera (3x small Phillips head).
  • Locate and remove three screws on the underside of the camera (3x small Phillips head).

  • Keep all screws separated by step and in a place where they will not be lost.

  • Tip: a jewelry tray can be helpful for keeping all the screws secure and separated.

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Locate and remove two screws on the same side of the camera as the marked A/V port (2x small Phillips head).
  • Locate and remove two screws on the same side of the camera as the marked A/V port (2x small Phillips head).

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Using the blue plastic opening tool, remove the plastic covering you just removed screws from on the left side of camera. Gently pull up around edges until the plastic flap inside is pulled out and the piece swings upward (piece should pull free).
  • Using the blue plastic opening tool, remove the plastic covering you just removed screws from on the left side of camera.

  • Gently pull up around edges until the plastic flap inside is pulled out and the piece swings upward (piece should pull free).

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Remove indicated screw holding front of camera in place.
  • Remove indicated screw holding front of camera in place.

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Push against the memory card cover in order to pull it outward toward you to reveal a screw underneath. Remove this screw (Phillips head). Remove this screw (Phillips head).
  • Push against the memory card cover in order to pull it outward toward you to reveal a screw underneath.

  • Remove this screw (Phillips head).

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Re-open the battery cover. Locate and remove the three screws under the battery cover (3x small, long Phillips head).
  • Re-open the battery cover. Locate and remove the three screws under the battery cover (3x small, long Phillips head).

  • Tip: using a magnetic screwdriver is very helpful, as the screws are difficult to reach.

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Locate and lift the shutter button, speaker, and option wheel from the top of the camera.
  • Locate and lift the shutter button, speaker, and option wheel from the top of the camera.

  • Note: DO NOT pull too hard as there is a plug connecting the speaker to the camera.

  • The memory card cover will pop off in this process.

  • Note the original location next to the loose pieces of hardware. This piece will remain attached to the device, so do not try to fully detach it.

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Locate and press the button on the lower left corner of the lens. Separate the back casing from the front casing of the camera.
  • Locate and press the button on the lower left corner of the lens.

  • Separate the back casing from the front casing of the camera.

  • Removing the casing may require the use of a spudger.

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Twist the LCD screen so it is perpendicular to the camera and snap the back casing off. This piece will remain attached to the device, so do not try to fully detach it.
  • Twist the LCD screen so it is perpendicular to the camera and snap the back casing off.

  • This piece will remain attached to the device, so do not try to fully detach it.

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Carefully jiggle the viewfinder until it comes loose from the camera. Carefully jiggle the viewfinder until it comes loose from the camera.
  • Carefully jiggle the viewfinder until it comes loose from the camera.

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Conclusion

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

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