Introduction

This guide walks you through how to replace a shutter button on your Canon PowerShot SX160 IS by disassembling a portion of the camera to access the non operational piece.

Parts

No parts required.

Unscrew 2-4.8mm black screws from the front of the camera using a #0 Phillips screwdriver. Unscrew 2-4.8mm black screws from the side of the camera using a #0 Phillips screwdriver. Unscrew 2-4.8mm black screws from the bottom of the camera using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Unscrew 2-4.8mm black screws from the front of the camera using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

  • Unscrew 2-4.8mm black screws from the side of the camera using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

  • Unscrew 2-4.8mm black screws from the bottom of the camera using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

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Using your hands, gently separate the back panel from the camera. Continue to pull the back panel until it completely detaches from the camera.
  • Using your hands, gently separate the back panel from the camera.

  • Continue to pull the back panel until it completely detaches from the camera.

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Use your hands to gently separate the front panel from the camera. Continue to pull the front panel until it completely detaches from the camera.
  • Use your hands to gently separate the front panel from the camera.

  • Continue to pull the front panel until it completely detaches from the camera.

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Locate and replace the shutter button on the front panel of the camera.
  • Locate and replace the shutter button on the front panel of the camera.

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Conclusion

Congratulations, you have successfully replaced your shutter button. To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Great guide on how to replace the shutter button. Where can I get the new button?

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