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  1. Removing Canon PowerShot A550 Front and Back Covers, Removing Canon PowerShot A550 Front and Back Covers: step 1, image 1 of 3 Removing Canon PowerShot A550 Front and Back Covers, Removing Canon PowerShot A550 Front and Back Covers: step 1, image 2 of 3 Removing Canon PowerShot A550 Front and Back Covers, Removing Canon PowerShot A550 Front and Back Covers: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Unscrew a total of 6 4.45 mm phillips head screws using a #00 phillips head screwdriver.

    • There are 2 screws on the left side (when looking at the front of the camera).

    • There are 3 screws on the bottom

    • There is 1 screw on the right side

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    • Turn to the bottom of the camera.

    • Open the memory card cover by sliding the "CARD/BATT." button up, and then pulling the cover to the left.

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    • This is what the SD card/battery compartment looks like when opened.

    • Remove one 4.45mm phillips head screw from the SD card/battery compartment using a #00 phillips head screwdriver.

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    • Gently remove the front cover away from the camera body.

    • Tip: Start by loosening the teeth on the left side of the camera next to the battery compartment.

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    • The camera should look like this once the front cover is removed.

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    • Start from the battery compartment and remove the back cover.

    • Caution: Do not tug on the back cover after it is removed. This could tear the ribbon attaching the back cover to the camera body.

    • Remove the connecting ribbon from the body of the camera using a pair of tweezers.

  7. Removing Canon PowerShot A550 Front and Back Covers: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Once the ribbon connecting the back cover is removed, the back of the camera body should look like this.

Conclusion

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

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