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.

Image 1/1: Use low heat with the [https://www.ifixit.com/Item/Heat%20gun%20or%20hair%20dryer|heat gun]. Over heating could damage delicate electronic components.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Pry the display screen frame away from the back screen panel. Image 2/3: Continue to heat and remove the display screen frame along the whole perimeter. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Image 2/3: Image 3/3:
  • Remove display screen frame completely before adhesive cools and hardens.

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Image 1/2: Pull the cable away from the connector in the same direction as the individual wires are running. Image 2/2: Pull evenly on the full width of the cable so that no individual wires are overly strained.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Remove the camera completely. Image 2/3: Remove the camera completely. Image 3/3: 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.

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

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