Introduction

Today you are going to learn how to efficiently take the Samsung DV180F apart in order to replace the lens. In order to get to the lens you will have to remove the outer casing, metal button casing, ribbons and rear display screen.

Flip the small blue switch up to release the battery. Remove the battery. Remove two Philips #000 screws. Place the screws on a magnetic pad or somewhere safe. Insert a plastic opening tool in the corner by the Micro USB plug. This area will allow leverage in order to take off the  outer case.
  • Flip the small blue switch up to release the battery. Remove the battery.

  • Remove two Philips #000 screws. Place the screws on a magnetic pad or somewhere safe.

  • Insert a plastic opening tool in the corner by the Micro USB plug. This area will allow leverage in order to take off the outer case.

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Use the opening tool and your fingers to pry apart the outer case. Hold back camera as well as menu navigation buttons while you remove the case. Unscrew two small Phillips screws holding the outer case to the motherboard. Use the opening tool to unhook the case from the plate covering the motherboard.
  • Use the opening tool and your fingers to pry apart the outer case. Hold back camera as well as menu navigation buttons while you remove the case.

  • Unscrew two small Phillips screws holding the outer case to the motherboard. Use the opening tool to unhook the case from the plate covering the motherboard.

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Disconnect the button casing ribbon cable from the motherboard. Be gentle when removing the ribbon.
  • Disconnect the button casing ribbon cable from the motherboard.

  • Be gentle when removing the ribbon.

  • Lift up the metal casing with one hand and use the other hand to snap the ZIF connector back, in order to remove the display ribbon cable.

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Remove the display and buttons. Release the clamp on the two ribbon cables connected to the camera lens. Be gentle when removing the ribbons cables. They are fragile and can tear.
  • Remove the display and buttons.

  • Release the clamp on the two ribbon cables connected to the camera lens.

  • Be gentle when removing the ribbons cables. They are fragile and can tear.

  • Pull the lens out of the camera base.

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Conclusion

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

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