Introduction

This guide provides instructions on how to replace the shutter button assembly on the Canon PowerShot S400.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Remove the 4.75mm screw located in the top right corner of the backside of the camera. Image 2/2: Remove the four # screws located on the bottom of the camera.
  • Unless otherwise stated,a #00 philips screwdriver will be used to remove screws.

  • Remove the 4.75mm screw located in the top right corner of the backside of the camera.

  • Remove the four # screws located on the bottom of the camera.

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Image 1/3: Remove the four screws on the left side of the camera. Image 2/3: This will release a small metal plate. Remove this plate. Image 3/3: This will release a small metal plate. Remove this plate.
  • Remove the two screws located on the right side of the camera.(the side with the USB adaption plug)

  • Remove the four screws on the left side of the camera.

  • This will release a small metal plate. Remove this plate.

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Image 1/3: Now separate the front and back camera casings. Image 2/3: Now separate the front and back camera casings. Image 3/3: Now separate the front and back camera casings.
  • There is a small black plastic piece that sits above the lens underneath the camera case. This plastic piece may fall out when you remove the cases; recover the piece and save it.

  • Now separate the front and back camera casings.

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Image 1/1: Install the replacement shutter button assembly.
  • Using a spudger, carefully pry the shutter button assembly from the camera.

  • Install the replacement shutter button assembly.

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Conclusion

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

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