Introduction

By removing the back plate and disconnecting the bus for the camera, replacing it isn't difficult.

Power the phone off. Use your thumb to gently press downward and away from the camera to remove the battery cover.
  • Power the phone off.

  • Use your thumb to gently press downward and away from the camera to remove the battery cover.

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Pull on the plastic tab to release the battery. Pull on the plastic tab to release the battery.
  • Pull on the plastic tab to release the battery.

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Use a plastic opening tool to remove the camera cover. Work around the corners to avoid breaking the plastic clips that hold the camera cover on.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to remove the camera cover.

  • Work around the corners to avoid breaking the plastic clips that hold the camera cover on.

  • Lift the camera cover off of the phone.

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Remove the stylus from the phone.
  • Remove the stylus from the phone.

  • Remove the four 5.5 mm screws with the T6 Torx Screwdriver.

  • One of the screws might be under a sticker, which will void your warranty.

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Be Careful! Do not insert the spudger in between the keyboard and screen.  This could break the keyboard off the phone. If your phone contains a memory card, you may want to remove it before proceeding with this step. Insert spudger in the bottom corner as seen in the picture.  Carefully slide the spudger from the bottom towards the top as seen in the second picture.
  • Be Careful! Do not insert the spudger in between the keyboard and screen. This could break the keyboard off the phone.

  • If your phone contains a memory card, you may want to remove it before proceeding with this step.

  • Insert spudger in the bottom corner as seen in the picture. Carefully slide the spudger from the bottom towards the top as seen in the second picture.

  • Lift the back case off completely.

  • The speakers might be dangling and unsecured.

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Locate the camera and pry off with the plastic opening tool or spudger.
  • Locate the camera and pry off with the plastic opening tool or spudger.

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Conclusion

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

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