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

  2. 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.

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

    • Remove the marked 1 mm screws with the screwdriver

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

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

    • 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

    • Remove the back cover

    • Move side panel to get access to screws

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

    • 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.

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

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

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

    • Remove casing

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

    • 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.

    • 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

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

Conclusion

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

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