Remove battery by sliding the tab to open the cover
  • Remove battery by sliding the tab to open the cover

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Using the screwdriver, remove all screws (black 2.5mm)  from outermost layer of the assembly.
  • Using the screwdriver, remove all screws (black 2.5mm) from outermost layer of the assembly.

  • All screws in the camera can be removed with the PH 0 driver head.

Split this step up into multiple steps based on where screws are being removed from or specify how many screws are removed in this step

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  • Also using the screwdriver, remove screws (black 2.5mm) underneath articulated LCD screen.

  • Remove the marked 1 mm screws with the screwdriver

2 different types of screws are removed in this step: specify the types

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It is not necessary to remove the hinge screws. It is much easier to remove the back panel with the LCD still attached and not flopping about everywhere.

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  • Using the plastic opening tools, carefully pry off the bottom plate.

  • Do not pull too hard as you may break the plastic casing.

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  • Using the same plastic opening tools, separate the screen and back assembly from the front portion of the camera

  • Once the back assembly is slightly detached, pull the media covers for the HDMI and Multimedia ports

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  • Remove the back cover

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  • Move side panel to get access to screws

  • Remove two screws (black 2.5mm) with PH #0 screwdriver

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  • Remove back panel assembly while still keeping ribbon cable attached

  • Be very gentle and care not to tear the gold ribbon cable. This will be a common theme throughout these replacement guides.

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  • Carefully unplug ribbon connector to fully detach LCD screen assembly from camera

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  • Remove remaining screw which holds the copper casing in the camera

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  • Using the plastic opening tools, carefully pry off the copper casing at the two pictured points.

  • Remove casing

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  • Using Philips Screwdriver, remove the four screws as marked on the picture

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  • Place your finger into the battery port and push up on the SD card holder to push it out of its socket.

  • Give it a little wiggle and you should feel the SD card holder come out.

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  • Carefully remove the gold ribbons from the ports of the motherboard by lifting the gray tabs and pulling away the ribbon

  • You may want to use tweezers to remove the gold ribbons as a more delicate and safe approach, but this is not required

  • Do not pull away motherboard too hard as the ribbons are very fragile

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  • Remove the SD card holder. It should easily come out because all of the prerequisite screws were already removed.

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Conclusion

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

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