Introduction

If the HD web camera is not functioning this guide will teach you how to get behind the screen cover to replace the camera.

Note: Be sure the camera is broken and not just a software issue before you replace it.

Heat the adhesive behind the screen frame with a hair dryer or a heat gun.
  • Heat the adhesive behind the screen frame with a hair dryer or a heat gun.

    • Use low heat with the heat gun. Over heating could damage delicate electronic components.

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Insert a spudger between the display screen frame and the back screen panel. Pry the display screen frame away from the back screen panel. Continue to heat and remove the display screen frame along the whole perimeter.
  • Insert a spudger between the display screen frame and the back screen panel.

  • Pry the display screen frame away from the back screen panel.

  • Continue to heat and remove the display screen frame along the whole perimeter.

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Remove display screen frame completely before adhesive cools and hardens. Remove display screen frame completely before adhesive cools and hardens. Remove display screen frame completely before adhesive cools and hardens.
  • Remove display screen frame completely before adhesive cools and hardens.

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Unplug the bundled cable connector. Pull the cable away from the connector in the same direction as the individual wires are running.
  • Unplug the bundled cable connector.

  • Pull the cable away from the connector in the same direction as the individual wires are running.

    • Pull evenly on the full width of the cable so that no individual wires are overly strained.

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Pry the camera out from the two pins on the left and right of the camera with the tip of a spudger. Remove the camera completely. Remove the camera completely.
  • Pry the camera out from the two pins on the left and right of the camera with the tip of a spudger.

  • Remove the camera completely.

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Conclusion

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

Michael Remmel

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what type/model/code for its replacement camera ? so i cant find it in part store...

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