Introduction

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

  1. Avoid prying near bottom right hand side due to LCD Connector
    • 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.

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  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.

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    • Be mindful of the ZIF connector.

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

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    • Remove the screen and digitizer from the case completely.

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    • Remove the single T5 Torx screw at the base of the camera.

    • Once removed, place the screw aside in a safe location.

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    • Lift the camera from the case using the plastic opening tool.

    • The camera is still connected to the motherboard via the ZIF connector.

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    • Gently grab the camera and pull to remove.

    • The camera is now free from the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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