Introduction

How to access the camera within the device for a replacement.

Parts

No parts required.

Start on the side with the camera
  • Start on the side with the camera

  • Insert a plastic opening tool into the space between the screen and the back side.

  • The screen side is black, the back side is colored

Press the plastic opening tool in until you hear a “click” and that part of the tablet opens.
  • Press the plastic opening tool in until you hear a “click” and that part of the tablet opens.

  • Press and slide the plastic opening tool around all sides of the tablet until all sides pop off.

  • The corners can be tricky. Make sure to separate the pieces all the way around the tablet before attempting to open it.

Lift the detached screen from the camera side until you can see the inside of the tablet.
  • Lift the detached screen from the camera side until you can see the inside of the tablet.

  • Don't open too fast, or you might damage the ribbons cables.

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Be careful not to damage any wires or ribbon cables during this step. There are two ribbon cables to remove during this step. Each is connected to a base on the motherboard.
  • Be careful not to damage any wires or ribbon cables during this step.

  • There are two ribbon cables to remove during this step. Each is connected to a base on the motherboard.

  • There is a black tab behind the long ribbon cable. Lift up the black tab.

  • For the ribbon cable in the back, pull the black tabs on the side out.

  • Detach the ribbon cables connecting the screen to the motherboard.

    • Remove any tape that is holding down the ribbon cables. Set it aside.

Pull off the tape that holds the ribbon cable to the battery.
  • Pull off the tape that holds the ribbon cable to the battery.

Be careful not to damage the wires or ribbon cables. Pull out the two black ends of the base on the motherboard.
  • Be careful not to damage the wires or ribbon cables.

  • Pull out the two black ends of the base on the motherboard.

  • Slide out the camera’s ribbon cable once the ends are loosened.

Use a plastic opening tool to pry the camera out of its place. Use a plastic opening tool to pry the camera out of its place. Use a plastic opening tool to pry the camera out of its place.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the camera out of its place.

Conclusion

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

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