Introduction

Use this guide to replace the camera lens of your Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25. It will describe the procedure to disassemble your camera in order to replace the lens.

  1. Open the four 3.40 mm screws from the right and left sides of your Panasonic Lumix Camera. Remove the two 2.60 mm screws located next to the battery. Remove the two 2.60 mm screws located next to the battery.
    • Open the four 3.40 mm screws from the right and left sides of your Panasonic Lumix Camera.

    • Remove the two 2.60 mm screws located next to the battery.

  2. Use the iFixit opening tool to open the outer cover of your device.
    • Use the iFixit opening tool to open the outer cover of your device.

    • The easiest place to open your device is from the HDMI port.

    • Gently open it to avoid breaking the cover.

  3. Use a spudger to detach the ribbon cable. Be careful when using the spudger, as it can cause damage to the ribbon. After releasing the screen cable, use the iFixit opening tool to lift the button board.
    • Use a spudger to detach the ribbon cable.

    • Be careful when using the spudger, as it can cause damage to the ribbon.

    • After releasing the screen cable, use the iFixit opening tool to lift the button board.

    • Once you hear a "click" sound, you have successfully opened the buttons board.

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  5. Remove the screen using the iFixit opening tool. Remove the screen using the iFixit opening tool.
    • Remove the screen using the iFixit opening tool.

  6. Open the two 4.20 mm screws to remove the inner cover located beneath the screen. Use the iFixit opening tool to assist in safely removing the inner cover.
    • Open the two 4.20 mm screws to remove the inner cover located beneath the screen.

    • Use the iFixit opening tool to assist in safely removing the inner cover.

  7. Separate the device into two pieces as shown. Separate the device into two pieces as shown.
    • Separate the device into two pieces as shown.

  8. Remove the side cover using the iFixit opening tool. Exercise caution when you remove the front cover as damage to the device can occur. Exercise caution when you remove the front cover as damage to the device can occur.
    • Remove the side cover using the iFixit opening tool.

    • Exercise caution when you remove the front cover as damage to the device can occur.

  9. Use the spudger to unlock the screen cables from the circuit bored. Carefully, lift up the black clip up to release the cables. Use your hands to remove the lens. Use your hands to remove the lens.
    • Use the spudger to unlock the screen cables from the circuit bored. Carefully, lift up the black clip up to release the cables.

    • Use your hands to remove the lens.

Conclusion

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

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