Introduction

This guide should be used if our guide, "Cleaning Function Buttons", doesn't fix your function buttons.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove wrist strap and battery. Remove wrist strap and battery.
  • Remove wrist strap and battery.

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Remove 2 screws from each side of the camera (4 total, 0.102 in). Remove 2 screws from the bottom on the camera (0.138 in). Do not mix the 4 side screws with the 2 bottoms ones; they are different sizes.
  • Remove 2 screws from each side of the camera (4 total, 0.102 in).

  • Remove 2 screws from the bottom on the camera (0.138 in).

  • Do not mix the 4 side screws with the 2 bottoms ones; they are different sizes.

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Gently pull off the front cover. The plate on the side should come off. Gently pull off the back cover.
  • Gently pull off the front cover.

  • The plate on the side should come off.

  • Gently pull off the back cover.

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The cases should now be removed.
  • The cases should now be removed.

This can be a bit tricky when reassembling. All of the little tabs around the edge need to snap into their proper places, and there are three cover pieces to manage. Plus, you need to make sure that the camera/video/playback switch is properly engaged with its slider on the circuit board, otherwise you'll need to raise the back panel and reposition everything again.

Craig Bonsignore - Reply

oh yes , i agree lol

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Use the spudger to disconnect the black tab.
  • Use the spudger to disconnect the black tab.

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Gently pull off the shutter button assembly.
  • Gently pull off the shutter button assembly.

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Use the tweezers to disconnect the microphone cable.
  • Use the tweezers to disconnect the microphone cable.

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The shutter button assembly should now be removed.
  • The shutter button assembly should now be removed.

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With the spudger, flip up the black tab on the main ribbon.
  • With the spudger, flip up the black tab on the main ribbon.

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Gently pull straight out on the ribbon to disconnect it from the logic board. Gently pull straight out on the ribbon to disconnect it from the logic board.
  • Gently pull straight out on the ribbon to disconnect it from the logic board.

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By hand, gently unfold the function button board and lift it off the frame.
  • By hand, gently unfold the function button board and lift it off the frame.

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Congratulations! The function button board can now be replaced.
  • Congratulations! The function button board can now be replaced.

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Conclusion

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

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