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Introduction

If your rear casing needs to be replaced, if it's been cracked for example, follow this guide to remove the current rear case. In this guide ZxY denotes a screw with Z-length and Y-width.

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  • On the bottom right of the camera, locate the battery flap switch.

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  • Move this switch to the right so the battery flap can flip open.

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  • Slide the orange switch to the right as shown. Now the battery can be pulled out. Reverse these steps to re-install.

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  • Remove the three 3x3mm screws attached to the rear casing.

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Image 1/1: Remove the 5x3mm screw holding down the panel on the side closest to the lens.
  • The panel can be identified by the wifi logo on its upper half on the camera's side.

  • Remove the 5x3mm screw holding down the panel on the side closest to the lens.

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  • Pry the panel off from the bottom using your fingernail.

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  • Remove the 3x2mm screw underneath the panel near the top of the camera.

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Image 1/2: Remove the 2x2mm and 3x2mm screws underneath the a/v flap. Image 2/2: Remove the 2x2mm and 3x2mm screws underneath the a/v flap.
  • Remove the 4x3mm on the opposite side near the selector wheel.

  • Remove the 2x2mm and 3x2mm screws underneath the a/v flap.

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Image 1/2: Be careful not to damage the ribbon cable on the opposite end of the camera. Image 2/2: A small piece of the frame of the camera may fall off, but it can be easily put back into place during reassembly.
  • Pry the back panel away from the body of the camera, using the space you just opened up.

  • Be careful not to damage the ribbon cable on the opposite end of the camera.

  • A small piece of the frame of the camera may fall off, but it can be easily put back into place during reassembly.

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Image 1/2: The center connector is detached by flipping the black latch up and away from the center of the camera. Image 2/2: The  smaller connector is detached by flipping the tan latch up and away from the edge of the camera.
  • Pry up the plastic ribbon connectors on the body of the camera to release the ribbon cables.

  • The center connector is detached by flipping the black latch up and away from the center of the camera.

  • The smaller connector is detached by flipping the tan latch up and away from the edge of the camera.

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Conclusion

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

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