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This is a simple step-by-step guide on how to remove and replace a webcam for a Dell Inspiron 13-5368. You will need a Philips Head J-0 screwdriver and a pry tool in order to perform this task. This task requires a great amount of care because you are working with glass and will take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Remove the nine 6mm Phillips #0 screws that secure the back cover of the laptop.
  • Remove the nine 6mm Phillips #0 screws that secure the back cover of the laptop.

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Use spudger to remove the back cover.
  • Use spudger to remove the back cover.

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  • Remove the four 3mm Phillips #0 screws that hold the battery to the case of the laptop.

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  • Remove the power cord that connects the motherboard to the battery.

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  • Remove the battery.

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  • Unscrew the 2mm screw that holds the WLAN card. Then carefully remove the WLAN card from the motherboard.

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  • Detach the black and white antenna cables from the WLAN card.

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  • Unplug the two display cables.

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  • Unscrew the screws that are securing the laptop's hinges.

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  • Detach the display from the base.

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  • Use your plastic opening tool to pry the LCD back cover from the display panel.

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  • Carefully separate the back cover from the LCD screen.

  • Carefully remove the ribbon cable that holds the webcam to the screen, then unplug the webcam from the ribbon cable.

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Conclusion

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

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