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.

Image 1/3: Slide the tab to the right to open the battery cover. Image 2/3: Slide the tab to the right to open the battery cover. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/2: Using your fingers, slide the battery out of the camera. Image 2/2: This was not the original battery that came the camera, so yours may look different.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Pull up on the memory card to remove it. Image 2/3: Pull up on the memory card to remove it. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/1: The display screen of the camera should be facing towards you.
  • 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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Image 1/1: Remove the two 3.1mm screws.
  • 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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Image 1/1: The side with the charging port should now be facing up.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Rotate the cover so that you have access to the screw underneath. Image 2/2: Remove both 3.1mm screws.
  • 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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Image 1/2: With the battery door still open, use a spudger to remove the cover from the front of the camera. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/1: Be careful not to break the tabs that hold it in place.
  • Pull off the the front cover.

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

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Image 1/3: Be careful not to break the tabs. Image 2/3: Be careful not to break the tabs. Image 3/3: 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.

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

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Image 1/2: Slide the now free ribbon cable from the connector. Image 2/2: 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.

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

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  • 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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