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Introduction

This guide will provide instructions on how to replace the rear camera lens.

  1. Turn the phone off by holding down the power button located on the top of the phone.
    • Turn the phone off by holding down the power button located on the top of the phone.

  2. Find the small indentation at the bottom right of the phone and pry open the back case of the phone using your fingernail or small plastic opening tool. Gently remove the back case completely from the phone. Gently remove the back case completely from the phone.
    • Find the small indentation at the bottom right of the phone and pry open the back case of the phone using your fingernail or small plastic opening tool.

    • Gently remove the back case completely from the phone.

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  4. Insert a fingernail or the small plastic opening tool into the recess in the bottom center of the battery and lift upward. Remove the battery from the phone. When replacing the battery, align the copper ports on the top right of the battery with the corresponding ports in the battery cavity.
    • Insert a fingernail or the small plastic opening tool into the recess in the bottom center of the battery and lift upward.

    • Remove the battery from the phone.

    • When replacing the battery, align the copper ports on the top right of the battery with the corresponding ports in the battery cavity.

  5. With the phone lying face down, remove the nine 3 mm Phillips # 00 screws from the midframe. Gently run a plastic opening tool down along the left and right sides of the phone to separate the black midframe assembly from the silver display casing. Carefully remove the midframe assembly from the display casing by pulling up and away from the phone.
    • With the phone lying face down, remove the nine 3 mm Phillips # 00 screws from the midframe.

    • Gently run a plastic opening tool down along the left and right sides of the phone to separate the black midframe assembly from the silver display casing.

    • Carefully remove the midframe assembly from the display casing by pulling up and away from the phone.

  6. Holding the midframe face-up, locate the camera lens near the top center of the midframe. Use your finger to gently apply pressure against the lens until it pops out of the back of the midframe. Use your finger to gently apply pressure against the lens until it pops out of the back of the midframe.
    • Holding the midframe face-up, locate the camera lens near the top center of the midframe.

    • Use your finger to gently apply pressure against the lens until it pops out of the back of the midframe.

  7. Turn the frame over so that it is face-down. Using the precision tweezers, place the new camera lens into the lens cavity and align the clasps against the groves in the midframe.
    • Turn the frame over so that it is face-down.

    • Using the precision tweezers, place the new camera lens into the lens cavity and align the clasps against the groves in the midframe.

    • Using your finger, apply pressure on the lens until the clasps pop onto the grooves.

Conclusion

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

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