Introduction

If camera lens jams or breaks, this guide will help you replace it.

Remove the six external screws from the camera using a Phillips #0 screwdriver. After the screws has been removed, the bottom of the back half of the external case should be loosen from the camera. Be careful, make sure you don't lose the screws.
  • Remove the six external screws from the camera using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  • After the screws has been removed, the bottom of the back half of the external case should be loosen from the camera.

  • Be careful, make sure you don't lose the screws.

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Open the battery cover that's located on the bottom right side of the camera and carefully remove the battery. Open the battery cover that's located on the bottom right side of the camera and carefully remove the battery.
  • Open the battery cover that's located on the bottom right side of the camera and carefully remove the battery.

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Slide your fingernail or a plastic spudger in the groove from the bottom to the top of the right side of the camera. Slide your fingernail or a plastic spudger in the groove from the bottom to the top of the right side of the camera. Slide your fingernail or a plastic spudger in the groove from the bottom to the top of the right side of the camera.
  • Slide your fingernail or a plastic spudger in the groove from the bottom to the top of the right side of the camera.

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Carefully squeeze the top right corner of the camera to pry off the external cover.
  • Carefully squeeze the top right corner of the camera to pry off the external cover.

  • The cover may make a “cracking” sound. This is normal. Continue to pull the external cover and it will come off cleanly.

  • Beware of the flash capacitor. It carries an electrical charge, and you could get an unpleasant shock from it.

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Pull off the back cover.
  • Pull off the back cover.

  • Some parts behind the back case might fall out, so be careful.

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Remove the front cover. It should come off easily.
  • Remove the front cover. It should come off easily.

  • Buttons might fall out when you remove the front cover.

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Remove green tape from ribbon.
  • Remove green tape from ribbon.

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Remove four screws around lens. Remove four screws around lens.
  • Remove four screws around lens.

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Use spudger to remove ribbon connecting the circuit board from lens.
  • Use spudger to remove ribbon connecting the circuit board from lens.

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Remove lens from camera.
  • Remove lens from camera.

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Conclusion

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

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