Pull back on the tab on the back of GoPro to open the battery cover. Pull back on the tab on the back of GoPro to open the battery cover.
  • Pull back on the tab on the back of GoPro to open the battery cover.

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Pull the battery out using the tab.
  • Pull the battery out using the tab.

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Use the plastic opening tool to remove the faceplate. There is some adhesive and clips so be careful and the faceplate should pop right off.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the faceplate.

  • There is some adhesive and clips so be careful and the faceplate should pop right off.

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With tools and Fix Kits
Now that the faceplate is off, it is time to remove the 4 screws on each corner. Use the T4 tool bit from the iFixit toolkit in order to remove the 4 screws on each corner.
  • Now that the faceplate is off, it is time to remove the 4 screws on each corner.

  • Use the T4 tool bit from the iFixit toolkit in order to remove the 4 screws on each corner.

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Note: Make sure you remove the door cover of the USB, mini HDMI, and SD port before. Separating the motherboard will be easier. Using the plastic opening tool, slowly pry open the motherboard assembly.
  • Note: Make sure you remove the door cover of the USB, mini HDMI, and SD port before. Separating the motherboard will be easier.

  • Using the plastic opening tool, slowly pry open the motherboard assembly.

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Use the spudger to gently pry off the connector of the housing to the motherboard. You should now have the motherboard assembly and the housing separated.
  • Use the spudger to gently pry off the connector of the housing to the motherboard.

  • You should now have the motherboard assembly and the housing separated.

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Use the spudger to remove the heat shield tape and detach the image sensor from the motherboard. Using the T4 Torx toolbit, remove the 4 screws that connect the sensor to the lens.
  • Use the spudger to remove the heat shield tape and detach the image sensor from the motherboard.

  • Using the T4 Torx toolbit, remove the 4 screws that connect the sensor to the lens.

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Remove the silver connector of the image sensor from the motherboard using the spudger to pry it off. You should now be able to remove the image sensor by simply pulling it.
  • Remove the silver connector of the image sensor from the motherboard using the spudger to pry it off.

  • You should now be able to remove the image sensor by simply pulling it.

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Conclusion

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

Jose Villa

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After the sensor has been replaced, does the camera need any catibration?

enrilazaro - Reply

Your pictures are really dark.

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