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Why isnt facetime camera working

so i have a iphone 5 that was working fine a couple days ago then i was on snapchat and the front facing camera didnt work so i took the screen off and connected it back on and it worked until i closed the camera app so i reset all settings and it didnt fix it so i updated the phone and reboot and everything is the camera bad i dont know if its that cause wouldnt all parts be bad cause i can hear people on the phone and the sensor works just the camera doesnt respond and i just tried facetiming someone to see and it was just a blank screen any ideas

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First order of business will be replacing the front camera flex. Interestingly enough during manufacturing the flex is made with its various sensors attached and then they solder the camera on giving it a point of failure (humans always have a degree of error). They are cheap (5-10$) on ebay.

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k ill try that thank you

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