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Introduction

You will need to use the screen replacement guide as a prerequisite.

Parts

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  1. Avoid prying near bottom right hand side due to LCD Connector Use a plastic opening tool to pry the screen up in the right hand corner. Use a plastic opening tool to pry the screen up in the right hand corner.
    • Avoid prying near bottom right hand side due to LCD Connector

    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the screen up in the right hand corner.

  2. Do not completely remove the screen yet as there is a ZIF connector connected.
    • Do not completely remove the screen yet as there is a ZIF connector connected.

    • Lift the screen and digitizer from the case.

    • You may need to use some force due to the glue.

  3. Be mindful of the ZIF connector. Disconnect the ribbon connector from the digitizer side using your hands or the plastic opening tool.
    • Be mindful of the ZIF connector.

    • Disconnect the ribbon connector from the digitizer side using your hands or the plastic opening tool.

  4. Remove the screen and digitizer from the case completely.
    • Remove the screen and digitizer from the case completely.

  5. Remove the two screws from front facing camera using the T5 Torx Screwdriver. Make sure you place the screws in a safe location nearby. Make sure you place the screws in a safe location nearby.
    • Remove the two screws from front facing camera using the T5 Torx Screwdriver.

    • Make sure you place the screws in a safe location nearby.

  6. Lift the black plastic cover once the screws are removed. Place aside for later reassembly.
    • Lift the black plastic cover once the screws are removed.

    • Place aside for later reassembly.

  7. Detach the connector using a plastic opening tool or spudger. The camera is still connected to the motherboard.
    • Detach the connector using a plastic opening tool or spudger.

    • The camera is still connected to the motherboard.

  8. Grip the camera and lift up to detach the ZIF connector from the motherboard. Grip the camera and lift up to detach the ZIF connector from the motherboard.
    • Grip the camera and lift up to detach the ZIF connector from the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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Can this camera module be upgraded with a better version?

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