Introduction

Purchasing a new or used front-facing camera will be necessary.

Parts

The rear panel is secured to the front case and can simply be pried apart without damage.
  • The rear panel is secured to the front case and can simply be pried apart without damage.

Carefully, wedge the plastic opening tool in-between the seam that separates both halves of the tablet.
  • Carefully, wedge the plastic opening tool in-between the seam that separates both halves of the tablet.

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Run the plastic opening tool along the seam looking for the clips and lift up on the rear panel.
  • Run the plastic opening tool along the seam looking for the clips and lift up on the rear panel.

The rear panel should come completely off.
  • The rear panel should come completely off.

Remove any black static tape that may be covering the motherboard.
  • Remove any black static tape that may be covering the motherboard.

The camera is taped in place. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the front-facing camera cable from its socket on the motherboard.
  • The camera is taped in place.

  • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the front-facing camera cable from its socket on the motherboard.

    • Our cable had previously been cut but yours can be disconnected by lifting up on the black section of the socket, as shown by the arrow, and pulling the cable out.

  • Simply, pull back the tape and remove the camera.

Conclusion

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

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