Introduction

This guide will walk you through how to remove and replace the circuit board should your device be broken or malfunctioning. You will need a # 1 Phillips Head screwdriver, a plastic opening tool and tweezers. This easy process should take no more than 15 minutes.

  1. Unlock the battery cover by sliding the switch to the unlock position.
    • Unlock the battery cover by sliding the switch to the unlock position.

  2. Remove the battery cover by sliding it down the camera.
    • Remove the battery cover by sliding it down the camera.

  3. Remove the batteries
    • Remove the batteries

  4. Slide the black upper casing off from the device.
    • Slide the black upper casing off from the device.

  5. Remove the six 1mm screws from the back and upper casing with the Phillips Head screwdriver. Remove the six 1mm screws from the back and upper casing with the Phillips Head screwdriver.
    • Remove the six 1mm screws from the back and upper casing with the Phillips Head screwdriver.

  6. Remove the top casing from the bottom to reveal the inner circuit board.
    • Remove the top casing from the bottom to reveal the inner circuit board.

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  8. When removing the back panel, the rubber buttons will become loose and likely fall off the board. This is normal and can easily placed back on the board once finished. Remove the six 1mm screws with the 1 Phillips head screwdriver.
    • When removing the back panel, the rubber buttons will become loose and likely fall off the board. This is normal and can easily placed back on the board once finished.

    • Remove the six 1mm screws with the 1 Phillips head screwdriver.

  9. Gently separate the circuit board from the casing.
    • Gently separate the circuit board from the casing.

  10. Unscrew the single 1mm screw from USB housing unit. Unscrew the single 1mm screw from USB housing unit.
    • Unscrew the single 1mm screw from USB housing unit.

  11. Unscrew the 2 1mm screws and gently separate camera wires from plastic casing. Unscrew the 2 1mm screws and gently separate camera wires from plastic casing.
    • Unscrew the 2 1mm screws and gently separate camera wires from plastic casing.

  12. Gently pry out the USB housing unit with the Ifxit Opening Tool.
    • Gently pry out the USB housing unit with the Ifxit Opening Tool.

  13. Remove the two 1mm screws and separate the circuit board and camera  from the plastic casing. Remove the two 1mm screws and separate the circuit board and camera  from the plastic casing. Remove the two 1mm screws and separate the circuit board and camera  from the plastic casing.
    • Remove the two 1mm screws and separate the circuit board and camera from the plastic casing.

  14. Unscrew the camera housing unit from the plastic case.
    • Unscrew the camera housing unit from the plastic case.

  15. With tweezers, remove the microphone and USB connections. With tweezers, remove the microphone and USB connections. With tweezers, remove the microphone and USB connections.
    • With tweezers, remove the microphone and USB connections.

  16. Unscrew the two 1mm screws from the board shown. Remove screen from circuit board. Unscrew the two 1mm screws from the board shown. Remove screen from circuit board.
    • Unscrew the two 1mm screws from the board shown. Remove screen from circuit board.

  17. Remove the single 2.1 mm screw and separate camera from the circuit board. Remove the single 2.1 mm screw and separate camera from the circuit board.
    • Remove the single 2.1 mm screw and separate camera from the circuit board.

Conclusion

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

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