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If your camera isn't functioning properly, not showing a display, or looks cracked or foggy, it may need to be replaced. In this guide we will be replacing the front-facing camera.

Hold the device with the screen facing up. Gently wedge your plastic opening tool into the crease, and run it along the perimeter of the case
  • Hold the device with the screen facing up. Gently wedge your plastic opening tool into the crease, and run it along the perimeter of the case

  • You will hear click sounds as the clips unhinge

  • Remove the back panel of the device.

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Remove the 14 screws with the T-5 Torx screwdriver. (11 black 3.6mm screws, and three 4.45mm screws) The silver screws are marked with an "S" or a sticker [S1.6(Silver)] See the corrected image 4.45mm Silver screws
  • Remove the 14 screws with the T-5 Torx screwdriver. (11 black 3.6mm screws, and three 4.45mm screws)

  • The silver screws are marked with an "S" or a sticker [S1.6(Silver)] See the corrected image

  • 4.45mm Silver screws

  • 3.6mm Black screws

  • Gently snap the perimeter clips open, and remove the internal plastic case.

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The front-facing camera is located just above the rear-facing camera. Pull the connection tab up, unclipping it.
  • The front-facing camera is located just above the rear-facing camera.

  • Pull the connection tab up, unclipping it.

  • Pull up on the front camera, and the adhesive will release.

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Conclusion

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

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