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HTC One Camera Replacement

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This guide is retained solely for historical purposes. Use the updated version of the guide to perform your repair.

What you need

  1. HTC One Camera Replacement, Camera: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Use the plastic opening tool to scrape and loosen the adhesive from the crease surrounding the screen.

    • A good place to start is the volume button and it should come right out as you pry.

  2. HTC One Camera Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Wedge the plastic opening tool into the crack around the screen on the top, left and right sides.

    • This step can be sped up by using a heat gun or iOpener to heat up the glue.

  3. HTC One Camera Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Lift along its hinge.

  4. HTC One Camera Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Gently remove the volume button. Using the plastic opening tool, loosen the back panel of the phone. Begin in the space where the battery was and work around the phone, following the crease of the back panel.

  5. HTC One Camera Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Pry the back open once loose and lift. The back panel will come off with time.

  6. HTC One Camera Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove all the screws with a #000 Phillip screw driver.

    • Some screws are hidden by tape so remove the tape and check for screws.

  7. HTC One Camera Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Use the tweezers to get underneath the mother board to lift.

  8. HTC One Camera Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the Camera by detaching the box from the frame (you will have to rotate the metal piece on the box to remove it).

    • Lift the camera out of the motherboard and replace.

Conclusion

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

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Will the adhesive be good enough to seal the device again?

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