Removing the front cover is a necessary first step in disassembling the camera in order to repair or replace any internal parts.
Locate the battery door at the bottom of the camera.
Press down on the door and slide it back. The door will pop open.
Remove the battery from the door that you opened in the previous step.
Use a PH00 screwdriver and remove the six 2.9mm screws.
Use hands to gently pry the front casing away from the camera.