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Introduction

This replacement guide will help you to remove and replace the cameras in your Insignia Flex 8 tablet. If your front or back-facing cameras are not working, or the photos are blurry, replacing the camera(s) may be the best way to fix this problem.

Image 1/3: Wedge the plastic opening tool anywhere in the seam between the back casing and screen. Image 2/3: Slide the plastic opening tool along the sides and corners of the seam of the device while it separates from the screen. Image 3/3: You will hear the popping sound of the plastic connections separating from the device.
  • Make sure device is powered off.

  • Wedge the plastic opening tool anywhere in the seam between the back casing and screen.

  • Slide the plastic opening tool along the sides and corners of the seam of the device while it separates from the screen.

  • You will hear the popping sound of the plastic connections separating from the device.

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Image 1/1: Set casing aside.
  • Lift the back casing away from the screen.

  • Set casing aside.

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  • Gently peel all of the tape that is covering the cable connections going to and from the cameras. Set the tape aside for later reassembly.

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Image 1/2: Using finger flip up black flap of camera ribbon connector. Image 2/2: Using finger flip up black flap of camera ribbon connector.
  • Locate camera ribbon connector.

  • Using finger flip up black flap of camera ribbon connector.

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  • Gently pull camera connector ribbon by hand until it separates from connector.

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Image 1/1: Always use a nylon spudger or plastic opening tool before a metal spudger. Metal spudgers are great for serious prying power but can damage your device if used incorrectly.
  • Using metal spudger tool, gently pry right speaker away from adhesive.

  • Always use a nylon spudger or plastic opening tool before a metal spudger. Metal spudgers are great for serious prying power but can damage your device if used incorrectly.

  • Move right speaker to left side of device so you can freely access the camera ribbon.

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  • Using metal spudger tool, gently pry the rear-facing camera from the adhesive.

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Image 1/1: Slide cameras and connector ribbon out from underneath the speaker cords and battery.
  • Lift up connector ribbon that is attached to the cameras.

  • Slide cameras and connector ribbon out from underneath the speaker cords and battery.

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  • Remove connector ribbon and cameras from device casing.

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Conclusion

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

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