Introduction

Use this guide to replace the camera in your Huawei P9 smartphone. When reassembling your phone apply new adhesive where it is necessary.

  1. First switch off your phone and remove the SIM card tray. Unscrew the two Pentalobe P2 screws located at the bottom next to the device's USB C port. If the screen is cracked you might want to use some tape to protect your eyes from glass shreds and get a better grip to open the phone.
    • First switch off your phone and remove the SIM card tray.

    • Unscrew the two Pentalobe P2 screws located at the bottom next to the device's USB C port.

    • If the screen is cracked you might want to use some tape to protect your eyes from glass shreds and get a better grip to open the phone.

  2. Use an iSclack or a suction handle to separate the display unit from the rear panel. Don't remove the rear panel completely yet. There is a cable connected to it! It is running from the finger print sensor to the display unit.
    • Use an iSclack or a suction handle to separate the display unit from the rear panel.

    • Don't remove the rear panel completely yet. There is a cable connected to it! It is running from the finger print sensor to the display unit.

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  4. Disconnect the finger print sensor using a spudger. Disconnect the finger print sensor using a spudger.
    • Disconnect the finger print sensor using a spudger.

  5. Undo the two Phillips #00 screws. Remove the bracket.
    • Undo the two Phillips #00 screws.

    • Remove the bracket.

    • Mind the connector underneath.

  6. Release the connector. Loosen the camera from the motherboard and take it away.
    • Release the connector.

    • Loosen the camera from the motherboard and take it away.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. When reassembling your phone apply new adhesive where it is necessary.

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