Introduction

A common issue with this camera is a cracked display screen or the screen not showing the picture, meaning it is damaged. This guide will walk you through the process of replacing the screen.

Locate the battery cover on the bottom of your camera. Slide the tab to the right to open the battery cover. Slide the tab to the right to open the battery cover.
  • Locate the battery cover on the bottom of your camera.

  • Slide the tab to the right to open the battery cover.

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Flip the battery cover open. Using your fingers, slide the battery out of the camera.
  • Flip the battery cover open.

  • Using your fingers, slide the battery out of the camera.

  • This was not the original battery that came the camera, so yours may look different.

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Push down on the memory card until it clicks and releases. Pull up on the memory card to remove it. Pull up on the memory card to remove it.
  • Push down on the memory card until it clicks and releases.

  • Pull up on the memory card to remove it.

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Remove the two 3.1mm screws from the bottom of the camera.
  • Remove the two 3.1mm screws from the bottom of the camera.

  • The display screen of the camera should be facing towards you.

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With the screen facing you, rotate the camera counter clock-wise onto it's side.
  • With the screen facing you, rotate the camera counter clock-wise onto it's side.

  • Remove the two 3.1mm screws.

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With the screen still facing you, rotate the camera 180 degrees.
  • With the screen still facing you, rotate the camera 180 degrees.

  • The side with the charging port should now be facing up.

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Use the tool (or fingers) to pry open the charging port cover. Rotate the cover so that you have access to the screw underneath.
  • Use the tool (or fingers) to pry open the charging port cover.

  • Rotate the cover so that you have access to the screw underneath.

  • Remove both 3.1mm screws.

  • The image still shows the screw from step 3 in place.

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Turn the camera so the bottom is once again facing up. With the battery door still open, use a spudger to remove the cover from the front of the camera.
  • Turn the camera so the bottom is once again facing up.

  • With the battery door still open, use a spudger to remove the cover from the front of the camera.

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Pull off the the front cover.
  • Pull off the the front cover.

  • Be careful not to break the tabs that hold it in place.

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Use the spudger to remove the back cover. Be careful not to break the tabs. Be careful not to break the tabs.
  • Use the spudger to remove the back cover.

  • Be careful not to break the tabs.

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Remove the 3.1mm screw on the top-right side of the LCD display screen. Remove the 3.1mm screw on the top-right side of the LCD display screen.
  • Remove the 3.1mm screw on the top-right side of the LCD display screen.

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Use the spudger to carefully separate the screen from the frame.
  • Use the spudger to carefully separate the screen from the frame.

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Use the spudger to lift up the latch on the zero insertion force connector (ZIF). Slide the now free ribbon cable from the connector.
  • Use the spudger to lift up the latch on the zero insertion force connector (ZIF).

  • Slide the now free ribbon cable from the connector.

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Holding the display screen, gently pull the ribbon cable out through the frame of the camera. Holding the display screen, gently pull the ribbon cable out through the frame of the camera.
  • Holding the display screen, gently pull the ribbon cable out through the frame of the camera.

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Using tweezers, carefully remove the ribbon cable from the connector shown. Using tweezers, carefully remove the ribbon cable from the connector shown.
  • Using tweezers, carefully remove the ribbon cable from the connector shown.

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The display screen should now be free.
  • The display screen should now be free.

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Conclusion

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

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