Introduction

Although a cracked screen would be hard to manage with this device, replacing the LCD screen is relatively easy.

  1. Using a 1.5mm Hex Screwdriver, remove the two 3.0 mm hex screws on the front of the camera.
    • Using a 1.5mm Hex Screwdriver, remove the two 3.0 mm hex screws on the front of the camera.

    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove two 3.0 mm screws on the bottom of the front face.

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  2. Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove 3.0 mm screws on the bottom of the camera closer to the back.
    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove 3.0 mm screws on the bottom of the camera closer to the back.

    • Using Phillips #00 screwdriver remove two 3.0 mm screws on the back of the camera. This will remove the eyelet for the camera strap and the rear cover.

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    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the two 3.0 mm screws.

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    • Using a 1.5mm Hex screwdriver, remove 3.0 mm hex screw on top edge of silver panel.

    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the 3.0 mm screw on bottom edge.

    • Once both screws are removed the silver side casing will slide off.

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    • Unlatch the four clasps located on each side of the camera by hand.

    • The fourth clasp is concealed by the battery door. To reach the clasp see Fujifilm XP20 Battery Replacement for instructions.

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    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the seven 3.0 mm screws.

    • Remove the remaining five 3.0 mm screws which hold the rear case and the control panel together.

    • The rear panel is now free from the camera.

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    • Take the spudger and wedge it in between the screen and the frame.

    • Slowly make your way around the screen with the spudger just enough to separate the screen from the frame.

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    • Take the spudger again and wedge it in the thinner frame to pry the LCD screen from the frame.

    • Make your way around with the spudger just enough to separate the screen and frame once again.

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    • Take the spudger and wedge it very carefully between the LCD screen and the very thin and fragile frame.

    • Very carefully make your way around the frame with the spudger, while making sure not to use too much force. Otherwise the screen will be damaged.

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    • Detach the LCD screen from the motherboard by detaching the orange ribbon.

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Conclusion

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

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