Image 1/3: Use the tweezers to lift the faceplate  from the rest of the device. Image 2/3: The power button on the front of the GoPro may pop off. Ensure to align it properly during reassembly. Image 3/3: The power button on the front of the GoPro may pop off. Ensure to align it properly during reassembly.
  • Remove the faceplate by carefully prying around the edge using a plastic opening tool. Loosen the clips on the edge, then pull the faceplate off.

  • Use the tweezers to lift the faceplate from the rest of the device.

  • The power button on the front of the GoPro may pop off. Ensure to align it properly during reassembly.

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Image 1/2: One 4.6 mm screw Image 2/2: Three 8.2 mm screws
  • Using a #00 Phillips head screwdriver, remove the following screws:

    • One 4.6 mm screw

    • Three 8.2 mm screws

    • Two 6.1 mm screws

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Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • Insert a metal spudger between the back plastic housing and the camera board assembly. Working around the edge to be careful of the inner components, carefully remove the camera.

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Image 1/3: Push down on the three wires with the metal spudger and the clip will disconnect from the motherboard. Image 2/3: During reassembly, remove the black tape on the ribbon cable, turn the camera upside down so you can see the port, and reinsert the cable with tweezers. It's a lot easier! Image 3/3: During reassembly, remove the black tape on the ribbon cable, turn the camera upside down so you can see the port, and reinsert the cable with tweezers. It's a lot easier!
  • Using tweezers, remove the ribbon strip by pulling on it. This will remove the connection.

  • Push down on the three wires with the metal spudger and the clip will disconnect from the motherboard.

  • During reassembly, remove the black tape on the ribbon cable, turn the camera upside down so you can see the port, and reinsert the cable with tweezers. It's a lot easier!

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Image 1/2: Use a pair of tweezers to pull the ribbon from the clip Image 2/2: Use a pair of tweezers to pull the ribbon from the clip
  • Open the clip that is located on the motherboard

  • Use a pair of tweezers to pull the ribbon from the clip

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Image 1/3: Place the iOpener on the LCD screen cover to release the glue Image 2/3: Lift the covering of the LCD screen cover off with a pair of tweezers Image 3/3: Lift the covering of the LCD screen cover off with a pair of tweezers
  • Before you start this step flip the section holding the LCD screen over

  • Place the iOpener on the LCD screen cover to release the glue

  • Lift the covering of the LCD screen cover off with a pair of tweezers

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Image 1/2: A section of our LCD screen ribbon was broken so it is not visible from the image. Image 2/2: A section of our LCD screen ribbon was broken so it is not visible from the image.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to lift the ribbon through the opening and lift all the way up to the LCD screen

  • A section of our LCD screen ribbon was broken so it is not visible from the image.

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Image 1/2: Use a pair of tweezers to left the LCD screen off the device Image 2/2: Use a pair of tweezers to left the LCD screen off the device
  • Place the iOpener on the LCD screen to remove the glue

  • Use a pair of tweezers to left the LCD screen off the device

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Conclusion

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

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