Introduction

How to remove the outer casing of your Canon PowerShot SD850 IS.

Parts

No parts required.

Using your fingernail, slide the light gray tab towards edge of camera.
  • Using your fingernail, slide the light gray tab towards edge of camera.

  • Slide the light gray door and pull up to open the door.

    • In the camera shown in the photos, there is not a Memory Card or Battery.

  • Both Battery and Memory Card slots should be visible.

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Use your fingernail and slide the small brown tab towards the edge of the camera.
  • Use your fingernail and slide the small brown tab towards the edge of the camera.

  • The battery will pop up.

  • Pull battery straight out of battery holder.

  • When putting the battery back in, make sure it the battery is oriented so the terminals connect.

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  • Remove the following 4 screws:

    • Two 2.8 mm Phillips #00 at the bottom of the camera.

    • Two 2.75 mm Phillips #00 on the opposite side of the wrist strap.

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  • Open the A/V OUT DIGITAL flap on the side of the wrist strap.

  • Remove the 2.75 mm Phillips #00 under the A/V OUT DIGITAL flap on the side of the wrist strap.

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  • On the bottom of the camera, use your fingernail to slide the light gray tab towards the edge of the camera.

  • Slide light gray door and pull up to open the door.

  • Remove the 8.35 mm Phillips #00 next to the brown tab that holds the battery.

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  • Gently pull the front cover straight out from the camera. This will expose the wiring on the front of the camera.

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  • Remove the 2.75 mm Phillips #00 next to A/V OUT DIGITAL.

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  • Slide the back casing (with the screen protector) off to reveal the LCD and back wiring.

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Conclusion

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

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Had to exchange a battery/SD card cover on an Ixus970IS. This guide very helpful showing the way due to similar layout of the Ixus and the PS850IS! Thanx a lot! :-)

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