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Introduction

In this guide, we will show you how to replace the microphone in a Ring Stick Up Cam. You will need a Phillips #00 screwdriver and a plastic opening tool.

  1. Remove the six 6mm Phillips #00 screws from the back of the device.
    • Remove the six 6mm Phillips #00 screws from the back of the device.

  2. Pry off the aluminum plate using a plastic opening tool.
    • Pry off the aluminum plate using a plastic opening tool.

  3. Remove the two 6mm Phillips #00 screws that were under the aluminum plate.
    • Remove the two 6mm Phillips #00 screws that were under the aluminum plate.

  4. Pry off the back cover using a plastic opening tool.
    • Pry off the back cover using a plastic opening tool.

  5. Disconnect the battery power leads using a plastic opening tool.
    • Disconnect the battery power leads using a plastic opening tool.

  6. Use a plastic opening tool to loosen the adhesive holding the battery in place and remove the battery by hand.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to loosen the adhesive holding the battery in place and remove the battery by hand.

  7. Remove the three silver  6mm Phillips #00 screws holding the motherboard in the device.
    • Remove the three silver 6mm Phillips #00 screws holding the motherboard in the device.

  8. Disconnect the ribbon connector shown in the photo.
    • Disconnect the ribbon connector shown in the photo.

  9. Remove the motherboard from the device by hand.
    • Remove the motherboard from the device by hand.

  10. Remove the two black 5mm Phillips #00 screws holding the camera board into the device.
    • Remove the two black 5mm Phillips #00 screws holding the camera board into the device.

    • Remove the single silver 10mm Phillips #00 screw holding the camera board into the device.

  11. Remove the three plastic spacers shown in the photo by hand.
    • Remove the three plastic spacers shown in the photo by hand.

  12. Carefully disconnect the camera board from the daughterboard by sliding a  plastic opening tool between the camera board and the daughterboard.
    • Carefully disconnect the camera board from the daughterboard by sliding a plastic opening tool between the camera board and the daughterboard.

  13. Lift the camera board out of the housing using your hand.
    • Lift the camera board out of the housing using your hand.

  14. Remove the six silver 4.5mm Phillips #00 screws holding the daughterboard into the device.
    • Remove the six silver 4.5mm Phillips #00 screws holding the daughterboard into the device.

  15. Use a plastic opening tool to carefully pry the microphone from the housing.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to carefully pry the microphone from the housing.

  16. Use your hands to remove the daughterboard containing the microphone from the housing.
    • Use your hands to remove the daughterboard containing the microphone from the housing.

Conclusion

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

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