Introduction

If there are problems with the camera recognizing the press of the shutter button, this guide will show you step-by-step instructions on how to remove the button in order to replace it.

Make sure the camera is turned off by turning the switch to OFF.
  • Make sure the camera is turned off by turning the switch to OFF.

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Flip the camera around to access the battery compartment.
  • Flip the camera around to access the battery compartment.

  • Slide the battery compartment lock to the left to unlock it.

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Locate the blue latch that holds the battery in.
  • Locate the blue latch that holds the battery in.

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Push the latch back to release battery.
  • Push the latch back to release battery.

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The battery can now be taken out of its compartment.
  • The battery can now be taken out of its compartment.

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Turn the camera upside down and unscrew these two bottom 6 mm screws located on either side of the body by using the J00 head screw.
  • Turn the camera upside down and unscrew these two bottom 6 mm screws located on either side of the body by using the J00 head screw.

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Turn the camera sideways.
  • Turn the camera sideways.

  • Open the mini HDMI compartment and locate the two 6 mm screw underneath and another to the right of the compartment.

  • Unscrew using the J00 head screw.

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Locate the two 4 mm screws within the battery compartment and unscrew them using the J00 screw head.
  • Locate the two 4 mm screws within the battery compartment and unscrew them using the J00 screw head.

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Bend the camera's screen forward to uncover two 3 mm screws below the eyepiece.
  • Bend the camera's screen forward to uncover two 3 mm screws below the eyepiece.

  • Locate them and unscrew them.

There's also a screw under the dial just to the right of the viewfinder. You have to pull off a sticker in the middle of it to access. I also removed the top part of the camera in order to easier remove the back. It may not be necessary to do this.

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Use a plastic opening tool around the body of the camera to wedge the back cover off. Start from the bottom next to the battery compartment. If necessary, lightly use your hand to pull the the back cover down to completely remove it.
  • Use a plastic opening tool around the body of the camera to wedge the back cover off. Start from the bottom next to the battery compartment.

  • If necessary, lightly use your hand to pull the the back cover down to completely remove it.

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Once the back cover is off, locate the flash of the camera and push it forward to open it
  • Once the back cover is off, locate the flash of the camera and push it forward to open it

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Locate the two 3 mm screws within the flash and unscrew them
  • Locate the two 3 mm screws within the flash and unscrew them

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Hold the camera from the bottom and using a spudger, go around the top of the camera and separate the top plastic piece from the main body.
  • Hold the camera from the bottom and using a spudger, go around the top of the camera and separate the top plastic piece from the main body.

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Hold the top of the camera away from the body. Carefully turn it over to uncover the bottom of the shutter button.
  • Hold the top of the camera away from the body.

  • Carefully turn it over to uncover the bottom of the shutter button.

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Locate the two screws holding the shutter button and unscrew them.
  • Locate the two screws holding the shutter button and unscrew them.

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Once the screws are out, use a pair of tweezers to pull out the circular metal piece under the shutter button.
  • Once the screws are out, use a pair of tweezers to pull out the circular metal piece under the shutter button.

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Turn the top plastic piece back over.
  • Turn the top plastic piece back over.

  • Now you will be able to completely remove the camera's shutter button.

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Conclusion

Now that the shutter button is removed, you will be able to replace it with a new piece. To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Check also https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3CCJtD0...

You don't need to remove the back cover (and don't try it because first, you need to remove the top cover...)

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