Introduction

If for some reason, your screen is dysfunctional, you can replace it. Since it is near the bottom of the camera, it is not easy to replace. Grab your screwdrivers and tweezers and let's go!

Power off your GoPro before beginning disassembly.
  • Power off your GoPro before beginning disassembly.

  • Unclip the black latch to the camera case and open the case.

Gently pry the back open by inserting a metal spudger between the case and back panel.
  • Gently pry the back open by inserting a metal spudger between the case and back panel.

Disconnect the battery from the motherboard by unplugging the red, white, and black wires from the white adapter.
  • Disconnect the battery from the motherboard by unplugging the red, white, and black wires from the white adapter.

Disconnect the ribbon cable from the lens by lifting the black latch and gently pulling the ribbon cable from the socket.
  • Disconnect the ribbon cable from the lens by lifting the black latch and gently pulling the ribbon cable from the socket.

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Use a Phillips screwdriver (PH000) to remove the four screws around the white plastic piece.
  • Use a Phillips screwdriver (PH000) to remove the four screws around the white plastic piece.

    • Make sure to keep track of these screws as they are very small.

Carefully remove the motherboard and white plastic piece from the case.
  • Carefully remove the motherboard and white plastic piece from the case.

Remove the larger ribbon cable from the daughter board by lifting the black latch and pulling the ribbon cable gently from the socket. Disconnect the smaller ribbon cable leading from the white plastic piece by simply pulling it from the socket.
  • Remove the larger ribbon cable from the daughter board by lifting the black latch and pulling the ribbon cable gently from the socket.

  • Disconnect the smaller ribbon cable leading from the white plastic piece by simply pulling it from the socket.

Separate the motherboard from the white piece of plastic.
  • Separate the motherboard from the white piece of plastic.

Remove the ribbon cable from the motherboard by simply pulling the cable from the socket.
  • Remove the ribbon cable from the motherboard by simply pulling the cable from the socket.

Separate the LCD screen from the motherboard. Separate the LCD screen from the motherboard.
  • Separate the LCD screen from the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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Where do you buy the replacement lcd

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I can find the screen but is it compatible with the Hero+

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