Introduction

Use this guide to disassemble a broken LCD screen.

Parts

No parts required.

The battery is located on the buttom of the camera. Remove the battery by placing your thumb on the buttom flap and sliding the release button away from the side the lens is on. (The screwdriver is simply used as a reference point, no screws need to be removed)
  • The battery is located on the buttom of the camera.

  • Remove the battery by placing your thumb on the buttom flap and sliding the release button away from the side the lens is on. (The screwdriver is simply used as a reference point, no screws need to be removed)

  • For a dead battery, charge the battery for 60-90 minutes.

  • When installing a charged battery, align the battery appropriately, with the positive signs and negative signs lining up.

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Unscrew the 3mm long cover screws at the corners of the camera using a #00 Philips Screwdriver. Unscrew the 2mm long screws securing the sides of the camera which holds the back panel. Use the same screwdriver. Unscrew the 2mm long screws securing the sides of the camera which holds the back panel. Use the same screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the 3mm long cover screws at the corners of the camera using a #00 Philips Screwdriver.

  • Unscrew the 2mm long screws securing the sides of the camera which holds the back panel. Use the same screwdriver.

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Be careful when removing the back cover, you will need to detach the connecting ribbons Detach the ribbons using your thumb, sliding them out of their slots.
  • Be careful when removing the back cover, you will need to detach the connecting ribbons

  • Detach the ribbons using your thumb, sliding them out of their slots.

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After removing the back panel, unattach the ribbons by sliding them off of the computer chip. Remove the screws holding the LCD screen to the back panel using a #00 Philips head screwdriver Remove the screws holding the LCD screen to the back panel using a #00 Philips head screwdriver
  • After removing the back panel, unattach the ribbons by sliding them off of the computer chip.

  • Remove the screws holding the LCD screen to the back panel using a #00 Philips head screwdriver

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Use tweezers to remove the now loose LCD screen. Be careful to not scratch the new LCD screen when installing it.
  • Use tweezers to remove the now loose LCD screen.

  • Be careful to not scratch the new LCD screen when installing it.

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Conclusion

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

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