Introduction

The tablet comes with two cameras. Replacing the back camera will be the sole focus of this guide.

Power off the device before you begin disassembly. Place the device face down on a flat surface. Remove the back panel with the plastic opening tool by sliding the tool around the edge of the panel.
  • Power off the device before you begin disassembly.

  • Place the device face down on a flat surface.

  • Remove the back panel with the plastic opening tool by sliding the tool around the edge of the panel.

Unplug the ribbon that connects to the camera by pulling outward on it with tweezers. Remove the silver plate that sits on top of the camera lens. Remove the silver plate that sits on top of the camera lens.
  • Unplug the ribbon that connects to the camera by pulling outward on it with tweezers.

  • Remove the silver plate that sits on top of the camera lens.

Use tweezers to grab the speaker cable near the white plug and pull to disconnect it. Use tweezers to grab the speaker cable near the white plug and pull to disconnect it. Use tweezers to grab the speaker cable near the white plug and pull to disconnect it.
  • Use tweezers to grab the speaker cable near the white plug and pull to disconnect it.

Gently pull outward on the ribbon to with tweezers to disconnect it. Gently pull outward on the ribbon to with tweezers to disconnect it.
  • Gently pull outward on the ribbon to with tweezers to disconnect it.

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Peel back the tape covering the ribbons. Peel back the tape covering the ribbons. Peel back the tape covering the ribbons.
  • Peel back the tape covering the ribbons.

Unplug the 3 ribbons by pulling outward on them with a pair of tweezers. Unplug the 3 ribbons by pulling outward on them with a pair of tweezers. Unplug the 3 ribbons by pulling outward on them with a pair of tweezers.
  • Unplug the 3 ribbons by pulling outward on them with a pair of tweezers.

Remove two 2.7 mm Phillips #00 screws holding down the pressure plate. Use tweezers to lift back the battery connector, which is located directly under the pressure plate. Use tweezers to lift back the battery connector, which is located directly under the pressure plate.
  • Remove two 2.7 mm Phillips #00 screws holding down the pressure plate.

  • Use tweezers to lift back the battery connector, which is located directly under the pressure plate.

Remove seven 3.7 mm Phillips #00 screws. Remove one 2.7 mm Phillips #00 screw.
  • Remove seven 3.7 mm Phillips #00 screws.

  • Remove one 2.7 mm Phillips #00 screw.

Slide the tweezers under the motherboard and lift up to  remove the motherboard. Slide the tweezers under the motherboard and lift up to  remove the motherboard.
  • Slide the tweezers under the motherboard and lift up to remove the motherboard.

Flip the motherboard over and lay it flat on a surface
  • Flip the motherboard over and lay it flat on a surface

Use tweezers to gently lift and remove the camera from the motherboard. Use tweezers to gently lift and remove the camera from the motherboard.
  • Use tweezers to gently lift and remove the camera from the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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