Introduction

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

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.

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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.

What is a ZIP connector? What does it look like?

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Hi Beldenr! We happen to have a handy guide for a lot of different types of connectors, including ZIF connectors.

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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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