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When a button gets jammed or becomes sticky it can be very frustrating. It may work sometimes, but requires a lot of pressure. This may be due to a liquid spilling on the device, or it may just be from the button becoming locked out of place. This guide will show you how to reverse the jam quickly so you can resume taking pictures.

  • Clean your camera buttons. This can be done using isopropyl alcohol and a cotton swab. If the button is still jammed, proceed to Step 2.

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Image 1/3: Location of 40mm screws. Image 2/3: Location of 40mm screws. Image 3/3: Location of 40mm screws.
  • Remove the outer frame of the camera by unscrewing the screws around its sides with a JIS J000 screwdriver.

  • Location of 40mm screws.

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  • Remove outer camera frames by carefully pulling the frame apart from the body of the camera.

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Image 1/3: Swab this portion. Image 2/3: Swab this portion. Image 3/3: Swab this portion.
  • At this point push out any buttons that were jammed, and, clean the inside portion where the button sits inside the frames with isopropyl alcohol and a cotton swab as moisture may have found its way inside the camera causing stickiness.

  • Swab this portion.

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Image 1/1: If the shutter button is stuck, press up against it from the inside with your finger or the screwdriver to dislodge it.
  • If the navigation button is stuck, twist it around while the frame is removed to see if you can locate any obstructions.

  • If the shutter button is stuck, press up against it from the inside with your finger or the screwdriver to dislodge it.

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Conclusion

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

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