Introduction

Use this guide to replace your camera assembly that holds the webcam. This is a fairly easy replacement just keep in mind parts of the computer are fragile.

Image 1/2: The cushions may no longer be adherent and a bit of glue may be needed to reattach them. Image 2/2: Unscrew the two 3mm Phillips screws on the bottom of the frame with the J1 screwdriver.
  • Scrape off the black circle rubber cushions with your index finger at the bottom frame of the screen.

  • The cushions may no longer be adherent and a bit of glue may be needed to reattach them.

  • Unscrew the two 3mm Phillips screws on the bottom of the frame with the J1 screwdriver.

  • The two 3mm Phillips screws are hidden behind the cushions.

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Image 1/2: Be careful not to scratch the screen with the opening tool. Image 2/2: Gently twist and slide the tool to open it. The plastic will snap as the frame is released.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool into the crack where the plastic of the screen's frame meets the shell at the top.

  • Be careful not to scratch the screen with the opening tool.

  • Gently twist and slide the tool to open it. The plastic will snap as the frame is released.

  • The snaps that hold the frame to the shell are fragile.

  • Continue to pry with the opening tool or use your fingers until the top portion of the frame releases.

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Image 1/2: Insert the opening tool into the seam. Image 2/2: Be careful not to scratch the screen with the opening tool.
  • Pull the screen frame towards you so that the seam between the frame and the bottom of the screen is opened.

  • Insert the opening tool into the seam.

  • Be careful not to scratch the screen with the opening tool.

  • Peel the metallic strip with your finger and thumb until it's fully off.

  • Place the remaining frame down on the keyboard.

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Image 1/2: Do not remove the sticker completely. Image 2/2: Do not remove the sticker completely.
  • Use the pointed side of the black spudger to remove the metallic stickers by the circuit board of the camera above the screen.

  • Do not remove the sticker completely.

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Image 1/2: The adherent on the camera's circuit board is very sticky. Image 2/2: The adherent on the camera's circuit board is very sticky.
  • Carefully lift the camera's circuit board by using the flat side of the spudger.

  • The adherent on the camera's circuit board is very sticky.

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Image 1/2: The micro white hook is fragile. Image 2/2: The micro white hook is fragile.
  • Holding the camera's circuit board with your right hand, use your left index finger and thumb to unplug the micro white hook from the camera.

  • The micro white hook is fragile.

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Conclusion

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

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