Introduction

Please follow these steps to replace the button memory board.

  1. Open the battery flap on the bottom of the camera by applying pressure and pushing in the direction of the arrow. Remove your finger and allow the flap to pop open. Remove your finger and allow the flap to pop open.
    • Open the battery flap on the bottom of the camera by applying pressure and pushing in the direction of the arrow.

    • Remove your finger and allow the flap to pop open.

  2. Push the brown lever so that it pivots counterclockwise. Grip and remove the battery. Grip and remove the battery.
    • Push the brown lever so that it pivots counterclockwise.

    • Grip and remove the battery.

  3. Remove the ring around the lens by simultaneously pressing the black button located at the bottom right of the ring and rotating the ring counterclockwise. Remove the ring around the lens by simultaneously pressing the black button located at the bottom right of the ring and rotating the ring counterclockwise. Remove the ring around the lens by simultaneously pressing the black button located at the bottom right of the ring and rotating the ring counterclockwise.
    • Remove the ring around the lens by simultaneously pressing the black button located at the bottom right of the ring and rotating the ring counterclockwise.

  4. Remove the four 3.3 mm screws on the bottom of the camera using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
    • Remove the four 3.3 mm screws on the bottom of the camera using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  5. Remove the 3.3 mm screw on the right side of the viewfinder using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
    • Remove the 3.3 mm screw on the right side of the viewfinder using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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  7. Remove the two 3.3 mm screws  near the speaker using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
    • Remove the two 3.3 mm screws near the speaker using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  8. Open the port cover by lifting up the tab with your finger and remove the 3.3 mm screw underneath the cover using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
    • Open the port cover by lifting up the tab with your finger and remove the 3.3 mm screw underneath the cover using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

    • Remove the other 3.3 mm screw below the ports using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  9. Using your fingers, carefully pull the the back cover off by grabbing the bottom left of the back cover and pulling outwards. Using your fingers, carefully pull the the back cover off by grabbing the bottom left of the back cover and pulling outwards.
    • Using your fingers, carefully pull the the back cover off by grabbing the bottom left of the back cover and pulling outwards.

  10. Using your fingers, carefully pry the front cover off starting at the bottom right.
    • Using your fingers, carefully pry the front cover off starting at the bottom right.

  11. Remove the 3.8 mm screw at the bottom right of the port cover housing using a Phillips #00 screwdriver. Lift away the port cover housing.
    • Remove the 3.8 mm screw at the bottom right of the port cover housing using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

    • Lift away the port cover housing.

  12. Reorient the camera so that you are looking at the back.
    • Reorient the camera so that you are looking at the back.

    • Make sure to pull the connector straight down as pulling up may cause harm to the connector.

    • Unplug the button circuit board from the motherboard by unlocking the ZIF connector (gently lift the brown lock that keeps the cable in place).

    • Pull the connector downwards with the tweezers.

  13. Remove the 3.0 mm screw on the top of the button memory board using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
    • Remove the 3.0 mm screw on the top of the button memory board using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

    • Remove the 2.8 mm screw on the bottom of the button memory board using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  14. Lift the button circuit board away from the camera.
    • Lift the button circuit board away from the camera.

Conclusion

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

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2 Comments

Your instructions were so simple. Now my Canon G15 is like new. Thanks so much for the good step by step instructions. Feel so fixing things on my own.

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where do i buy a button circuit board

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