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Introduction

This repair guide follows the back cover guide and requires the use of the spudger tool and Phillips screwdriver.

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  • Remove the batteries from the battery compartment by sliding the white battery compartment switch up and then move the panel toward the right.

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  • Using the Phillips #000 screwdriver, unscrew the two 2mm screws next to the battery compartment on the right side of the camera.

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  • Unscrew the two 2mm screws on the opposite side.

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  • Flip over the rubber AV cover at the bottom of the camera. Unscrew the last two 2mm screws on the bottom of the camera.

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  • Using your hands, open the camera slightly by using the indentation above the camera compartment.

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  • Wedge the flat end of the spudger in between the front and back cover. Carefully push the spudger downward, which will lift the back cover off the camera.

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  • Gently pull the cover off the camera.

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  • Carefully flip over the LCD screen onto its front. Pull the top of the LCD screen toward you keeping the bottom of it inside the camera.

  • Do not pull on the LCD screen, there is a ribbon of circuitry that is connected to the motherboard.

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  • Gently hold the LCD screen down, so the ribbon lays flat against the back of the camera.

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  • Gently wedge the spudger underneath the white latch and lift the latch open.

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  • Use the flat side of the spudger to flip the white switch on the motherboard. You should hear a light click.

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  • Gently pull the ribbon out of the switch.

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Conclusion

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

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