Introduction

Continual usage can drain the Nikon Coolpix P530’s battery shortening its lifespan. This guide utilizes a step by step approach on changing the battery in your device. Before following this guide, ensure that the Nikon EN-EL5 rechargeable lithium-ion battery or suitable equivalent is being used during the replacement.

Parts

Identify the battery chamber found at the bottom of the device.
  • Identify the battery chamber found at the bottom of the device.

  • Ensure the camera is turned off before conducting any maintenance on the device.

Slide the switch to the left to open the battery chamber using your fingertip or plastic opening tools. The spring loaded battery chamber door will swing open after the switch is moved. The spring loaded battery chamber door will swing open after the switch is moved.
  • Slide the switch to the left to open the battery chamber using your fingertip or plastic opening tools.

  • The spring loaded battery chamber door will swing open after the switch is moved.

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Depress  the yellow spring loaded tab holding the battery in place using  your fingertip or plastic opening tools. After the yellow tab is depressed, the battery should partially eject from the camera. After the yellow tab is depressed, the battery should partially eject from the camera.
  • Depress the yellow spring loaded tab holding the battery in place using your fingertip or plastic opening tools.

  • After the yellow tab is depressed, the battery should partially eject from the camera.

Gently remove the battery from the chamber. Gently remove the battery from the chamber.
  • Gently remove the battery from the chamber.

Conclusion

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

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