Introduction

When your lens isn't working, your camera isn't working. Follow this guide to fix your troubles and get back to taking photographs.

Image 1/1: Using your thumb, press down on the cover and slide it outwards.
  • To remove the battery, locate the battery cover on the bottom of the camera.

    • Using your thumb, press down on the cover and slide it outwards.

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  • Depress the orange lever holding the battery in place to unlock it.

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Image 1/2: Be sure to remember the alignment of the nodes for reassembly. Image 2/2: Be sure to remember the alignment of the nodes for reassembly.
  • Use your fingers to remove the battery.

  • Be sure to remember the alignment of the nodes for reassembly.

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  • Use a #000 Phillips screwdriver to unscrew the four 4mm screws located on the sides of the camera (2 for each side).

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  • Unscrew the four 2mm located on the bottom of the camera using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to loosen and remove both the front and back plates of the camera, as well as the two side pieces.

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  • Unscrew the three 2mm screws attaching the piece to the camera frame with a #000 Phillips screwdriver.

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  • Use an opening tool to gently remove the power and shutter button assembly from the frame.

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  • Unscrew the 2mm screw connections of the main board protector from the camera frame using a #000 Phillips head screwdriver (2 on front, 1 on top)

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  • Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to unscrew the 4mm screw.

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  • Use a pair of tweezers to remove the no-fuss connector from its holder.

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  • Gently lift the protector from the frame.

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Image 1/1: Detach the no-fuss connector.
  • Lift the LCD screen ZIF connector tab and remove the ribbon cable.

    • Detach the no-fuss connector.

  • Lift the screen from its holder.

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  • Unplug the assembly from the main no-fuss connector.

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  • Unplug the assembly from its flat-top connection.

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  • Use a #000 Phillips screwdriver to remove the three 4mm screws that hold the assembly to the frame.

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  • Gently lift the assembly out of its place.

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  • Remove the 4 remaining 4mm screws in the frame with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: The camera will be loose after this point. Be sure to have a firm hold on it. Image 2/2: The camera will be loose after this point. Be sure to have a firm hold on it.
  • Gently remove the frame. (Make sure to have a firm hold on the rest of the camera at this point)

  • The camera will be loose after this point. Be sure to have a firm hold on it.

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  • Unplug the ZIF connection between the lens to the main processor.

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  • Detach the flat-top connection.

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Conclusion

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

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