Introduction

Use this guide to replace the rear camera in your Huawei P9 Lite.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Start on the bottom left corner of the back cover with an opening pick. Work your way around counterclockwise and carefully pry the plastic tabs open one by one.
  • Start on the bottom left corner of the back cover with an opening pick.

  • Work your way around counterclockwise and carefully pry the plastic tabs open one by one.

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When reaching the top right corner of the phone switch to a plastic card. There is adhesive underneath the back cover that holds it to the battery and the metal plate at the top.
  • When reaching the top right corner of the phone switch to a plastic card.

    • There is adhesive underneath the back cover that holds it to the battery and the metal plate at the top.

    • Be careful with the flex cable at the right hand side.

  • Use the plastic card to lever the back cover away and loosen it from the adhesive.

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When the back cover is freed from the adhesive you can pop it off by hand completely.
  • When the back cover is freed from the adhesive you can pop it off by hand completely.

Hi! Im so sad! At the begginig of the operation i ve broken the white seal/connector that in one side is connected to the board and the other side is "glued" to the battery. Can someone help me? how can i solve this?? There is no image displayed on the screen. but there is vibration, sound, notifications... can someone help me please???

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Loosen the 9 Phillips #00 screws that hold the metal plate with the sensor. If there are any water indicators on top of the screws, take them off and set them aside. Unplug the fingerprint sensor connector from the motherboard.
  • Loosen the 9 Phillips #00 screws that hold the metal plate with the sensor.

    • If there are any water indicators on top of the screws, take them off and set them aside.

  • Unplug the fingerprint sensor connector from the motherboard.

    • Don't take away the plate, yet. The NFC antenna is still glued to it.

  • Peel off the the flex cable of the NFC antenna that is adhered to the metal plate.

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Release the rear camera connector. Take the camera out of its recess.
  • Release the rear camera connector.

  • Take the camera out of its recess.

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Conclusion

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

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