Introduction

This guide will walk you through how to remove and replace the USB connector should your device be broken or malfunctioning.

  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.

    • This is a bit hard to get off, so don't be afraid to use a bit of force. There is no lock.

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  6. Remove the six 1mm screws from front of the camera with the Phillips Head screwdriver. Remove the six 1mm screws from front of the camera with the Phillips Head screwdriver.
    • Remove the six 1mm screws from front of the camera with the Phillips Head screwdriver.

  7. 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.

  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.
    • Gently separate the circuit board from the casing.

  10. Remove the three 1mm screws from the USB connector and back casing with the Phillips Head screwdriver. Remove the three 1mm screws from the USB connector and back casing with the Phillips Head screwdriver.
    • Remove the three 1mm screws from the USB connector and back casing with the Phillips Head screwdriver.

  11. Gently lift the usb connector using the Plastic opening tool. Using tweezers, remove the cord from the motherboard by gently lifting the connector.
    • Gently lift the usb connector using the Plastic opening tool.

    • Using tweezers, remove the cord from the motherboard by gently lifting the connector.

    • The connector will be easier to remove if you wiggle the tweezers while lifting.

  12. Fully remove the USB connector and replace it with the new USB connector.
    • Fully remove the USB connector and replace it with the new USB connector.

Conclusion

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

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My USB port broke off so is there anyway I could save my videos that where om there

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