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Introduction

In this guide you will learn to remove the top button assembly, which can be replaced if damaged or filled with debris.

Parts

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

  2. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

Conclusion

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

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