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. 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.
  • 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. The battery will pop up.
  • 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.
  • 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. Remove the 2.75 mm Phillips #00 under the A/V OUT DIGITAL flap on the side of the wrist strap.
  • 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.
  • 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. Gently pull the front cover straight out from the camera. This will expose the wiring on the front of the camera.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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