Introduction

This guide will teach the reader how to install a new case of the camera. If the case on the camera gets cracked or is starting to come apart, this guide will help to replace it with a new case.

Parts

No parts required.

Flip the camera over so the bottom is facing you. Flip the camera over so the bottom is facing you.
  • Flip the camera over so the bottom is facing you.

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Open the cover on the bottom by sliding it in the direction of the arrow. Open the cover on the bottom by sliding it in the direction of the arrow.
  • Open the cover on the bottom by sliding it in the direction of the arrow.

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Remove the batteries by pulling up on the top with your fingers.
  • Remove the batteries by pulling up on the top with your fingers.

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Unless otherwise stated, use a phillips #00 screwdriver to remove screws.
  • Unless otherwise stated, use a phillips #00 screwdriver to remove screws.

  • Remove the two 4.70mm screws in the bottom of the plastic casing.

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Remove the four 4.70mm screws in the left side of the camera. Remove the four 4.70mm screws in the left side of the camera.
  • Remove the four 4.70mm screws in the left side of the camera.

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Now on the side with the strap, remove the other four 4.70mm screws. Now on the side with the strap, remove the other four 4.70mm screws.
  • Now on the side with the strap, remove the other four 4.70mm screws.

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Use your thumbs to pry the case apart. It is easiest to pry to case apart if your start at the bottom. The case should come apart with minimal effort. If  it doesn't, you can use a tool such as a Spudger or Plastic Opening tool.
  • Use your thumbs to pry the case apart.

  • It is easiest to pry to case apart if your start at the bottom.

  • The case should come apart with minimal effort. If it doesn't, you can use a tool such as a Spudger or Plastic Opening tool.

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This step requires a significant amount of force.
  • This step requires a significant amount of force.

  • Pull the bottom half of the inner camera out of case about half an inch. This may be difficult and force is necessary.

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While pulling the camera out of the case, note the small soft plastic cover on the side of the camera. This cover will detach from the rest of the device. Once the bottom of the inner camera is pulled out about an inch and a half, pull the device out completely.
  • While pulling the camera out of the case, note the small soft plastic cover on the side of the camera. This cover will detach from the rest of the device.

  • Once the bottom of the inner camera is pulled out about an inch and a half, pull the device out completely.

  • When completely removing the device from the case, use a firm grasp with your hands for stability and control.

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Conclusion

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

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