Introduction

How to replace the spring loaded battery cover or the spring.

Parts

No parts required.

Locate the battery cover on the bottom of the camera.
  • Locate the battery cover on the bottom of the camera.

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Place your thumb on the battery cover and push towards the arrow. The cover will release and pop open.
  • Place your thumb on the battery cover and push towards the arrow. The cover will release and pop open.

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Remove the batteries from the camera.
  • Remove the batteries from the camera.

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Unscrew and remove four (3mm) screws on the right side of the camera. This will release the front and back casings.
  • Unscrew and remove four (3mm) screws on the right side of the camera. This will release the front and back casings.

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Use your nail or a flat object to pry up the edge of the front casing. Push the casing up and back.
  • Use your nail or a flat object to pry up the edge of the front casing. Push the casing up and back.

  • Repeat this step for the back casing.

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Locate the black plastic strip under the screen above the white plastic strip.
  • Locate the black plastic strip under the screen above the white plastic strip.

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Pull up both sides of the black piece up about a mm.
  • Pull up both sides of the black piece up about a mm.

  • The black plastic piece is not meant to come all the way off, just enough to release the screen.

  • Once the piece is lifted carefully slide the screen out of the slot.

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Unscrew the four (6mm) screws from the inner casing.
  • Unscrew the four (6mm) screws from the inner casing.

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Pull the inner casing off.
  • Pull the inner casing off.

  • If all the screws are out the casing will come off easily. If it doesn't check to make sure all the screws are completely out of the plastic.

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Locate the push pin near the bottom of the camera.
  • Locate the push pin near the bottom of the camera.

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Use the spudger to push the push-pin partly through.
  • Use the spudger to push the push-pin partly through.

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From the other side pull the pin all the way out. The battery cover will fall off.
  • From the other side pull the pin all the way out. The battery cover will fall off.

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The spring can just be pulled out of the holes.
  • The spring can just be pulled out of the holes.

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Conclusion

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

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