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.

First, press in and slide forward the battery latch as indicated by the arrow. First, press in and slide forward the battery latch as indicated by the arrow.
  • 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.
  • Press down on battery until you hear a click and release it. Battery should easily slide out.

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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. 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. After screws are removed, using both hands, carefully pull the frame apart from the camera as indicated.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Remove dial button located on top of camera, by gently pulling up.

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

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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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