Introduction

The video camera is an essential part of the Iris WG4K video phone if you plan to make video calls. Sent video calls that result in black or glitched images could be a result of a faulty camera. This guide will explain step-by-step how to remove the camera from the phone so that you can replace it.

Parts

No parts required.

Press upwards with your index finger on the 4P4C connector  as shown in the image. Pull the connector gently out of its socket.
  • Press upwards with your index finger on the 4P4C connector as shown in the image.

  • Pull the connector gently out of its socket.

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Flip the main body of the video phone so that the bottom is facing up.
  • Flip the main body of the video phone so that the bottom is facing up.

  • Use the Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the four Phillips head screws (6 mm) highlighted by the red circles.

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Lift the back case upwards to expose the inside components. Red rectangles indicate the three ribbon cables.
  • Lift the back case upwards to expose the inside components.

  • Red rectangles indicate the three ribbon cables.

  • The orange square indicates the blade connector.

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Disconnect the three ribbon cables  from their insulation-displacement connectors by flipping up the black plastic clip. Gently pull the ribbon cables out of their insulation-displacement connectors. Gently pull the ribbon cables out of their insulation-displacement connectors.
  • Disconnect the three ribbon cables from their insulation-displacement connectors by flipping up the black plastic clip.

  • Gently pull the ribbon cables out of their insulation-displacement connectors.

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Disconnect the blade connector from the blade receptacle by gripping the exposed area of the blade connector. Gently pull the blade connector out of the blade receptacle.
  • Disconnect the blade connector from the blade receptacle by gripping the exposed area of the blade connector.

  • Gently pull the blade connector out of the blade receptacle.

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Gently lift up the lower case to separate it from the top case.
  • Gently lift up the lower case to separate it from the top case.

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Use the Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the four Phillips head screws (6 mm) highlighted by the red circles.
  • Use the Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the four Phillips head screws (6 mm) highlighted by the red circles.

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Gently lift up on the upper case to separate it from the keypad/speaker panel.
  • Gently lift up on the upper case to separate it from the keypad/speaker panel.

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Use the Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the two Phillips head screws (5 mm) located on the upper case.
  • Use the Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the two Phillips head screws (5 mm) located on the upper case.

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Rotate the top case 180 degrees so that the video screen is closest to you.
  • Rotate the top case 180 degrees so that the video screen is closest to you.

  • Lift up the bottom up so that it is perpendicular to the table (this helps you reach the two top screws).

  • The four Phillips head screws (6 mm) are highlighted by the red circles.

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Use the Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the four Phillips head screws (6 mm).
  • Use the Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the four Phillips head screws (6 mm).

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Flip the top case so that the video screen is facing up.
  • Flip the top case so that the video screen is facing up.

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Rotate the top case 180 degrees.
  • Rotate the top case 180 degrees.

  • Gently lift up on the video screen and the blade and ribbon connector to give you more slack to work with.

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Place the video screen face down to expose the two screws. The screws are indicated by the red circles.
  • Place the video screen face down to expose the two screws. The screws are indicated by the red circles.

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Use the Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the two Phillips head screws (6 mm) Use the Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the two Phillips head screws (6 mm)
  • Use the Phillips #0 Screwdriver to remove the two Phillips head screws (6 mm)

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Pull the ribbon connector and blade connector through the top case. Pull the ribbon connector and blade connector through the top case.
  • Pull the ribbon connector and blade connector through the top case.

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Note that the video screen is no longer attached to the top case, place in on a flat surface.
  • Note that the video screen is no longer attached to the top case, place in on a flat surface.

  • Gently lift of the silver casing.

Second photo here may be unnecessary.

Cason Fluharty - Reply

Yep, deleted it for you as well!

Itze Kenney - Reply

The two ribbon connectors are indicated by the red rectangles. Disconnect the two ribbon cables from their insulation-displacement connectors by flipping up the black plastic clip. Gently pull out the ribbon cables. Gently pull out the ribbon cables.
  • The two ribbon connectors are indicated by the red rectangles.

  • Disconnect the two ribbon cables from their insulation-displacement connectors by flipping up the black plastic clip.

  • Gently pull out the ribbon cables. Gently pull out the ribbon cables.

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Gently lift the video screen out of its case.
  • Gently lift the video screen out of its case.

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Flip the video screen over so that the screen itself is face-down on a flat surface to expose the camera. Push up on the two clips located on the right and left side of the video camera simultaneously. Gently pull the camera out.
  • Flip the video screen over so that the screen itself is face-down on a flat surface to expose the camera.

  • Push up on the two clips located on the right and left side of the video camera simultaneously.

    • Gently pull the camera out.

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Conclusion

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

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