Introduction

If the front-facing camera on your laptop is broken, this guide will teach you step-by-step on how to disassemble your laptop and replace the camera.

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  • Detach and separate the screen from the keyboard by pressing the silver release button at the base of the tablet.

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Image 1/1: If done correctly, you should feel the clips release.
  • Take the metal spudger and insert it into the seam of the rear cover casing and gently pry upwards.

  • If done correctly, you should feel the clips release.

  • Ensure that all the clips are released by sliding the spudger along the four edges of the tablet.

  • Do not force the clips to release. This will cause them to break, and if broken, the screen will become loose. Open the rear cover gently and with caution.

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  • Take off the rear case

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  • Unscrew two 5mm screws from the camera board using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver.

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  • Using a plastic opening tool, lift the white tab holding the power button cable, located on the camera board and pull out the cable strip.

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  • Also using the plastic opening tool, gently lift up and remove the large black strip connecting the camera board to the motherboard.

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  • Remove the camera board.

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Conclusion

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

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