Introduction

The screen is very fragile, and often becomes cracked. In this guide, you will learn how to remove it, so that it can easily be replaced.

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  • First, press in and slide forward the battery latch as indicated by the arrow.

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  • Press down on battery until you hear a click and release it. Battery should easily slide out.

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Image 1/3: Using a magnetized surface to keep from losing screws may be very helpful. Image 2/3: Using a magnetized surface to keep from losing screws may be very helpful. Image 3/3: Using a magnetized surface to keep from losing screws may be very helpful.
  • Obtain screwdriver, and remove the 3.85 mm frame screws as highlighted.

    • Using a magnetized surface to keep from losing screws may be very helpful.

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  • After screws are removed, using both hands, carefully pull the frame apart from the camera as indicated.

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  • Remove the two 3.85 mm screws on the bottom right of the camera, as indicated.

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  • Remove dial button located on top of camera, by gently pulling up.

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Image 1/2: Be careful not to disturb the shutter or flash buttons on top of the camera. Image 2/2: Be careful not to disturb the shutter or flash buttons on top of the camera.
  • Starting at one side, carefully work the chrome frame off of the camera itself.

    • Be careful not to disturb the shutter or flash buttons on top of the camera.

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  • On the right side of the camera, locate and remove the two 3.25 mm screws as highlighted.

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Image 1/3: Using a plastic opening tool, gently lift up on the ribbon fastener until it is in an upright position. Image 2/3: Slide panel away from camera. Image 3/3: Slide panel away from camera.
  • Carefully lift the motherboard panel up, pulling towards the left. Make sure you do not rip the blue ribbon.

  • Using a plastic opening tool, gently lift up on the ribbon fastener until it is in an upright position.

  • Slide panel away from camera.

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Image 1/2: Screen should now be detached.  Gently lift it away from the base of the camera. Image 2/2: Screen should now be detached.  Gently lift it away from the base of the camera.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, gently lift ribbon clamp as indicated to remove the screen ribbon from the motherboard.

  • Screen should now be detached. Gently lift it away from the base of the camera.

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Conclusion

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

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