Introduction

This guide will show your how to replace the rear camera in your LG Escape (p870).

Turn the device over and pull the back plastic cover off by inserting your fingernail into the opening at the bottom of the phone and gently pulling. Turn the device over and pull the back plastic cover off by inserting your fingernail into the opening at the bottom of the phone and gently pulling.
  • Turn the device over and pull the back plastic cover off by inserting your fingernail into the opening at the bottom of the phone and gently pulling.

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With your finger and from the bottom edge, lift the battery out of the phone and set it aside. You now have access to:
  • With your finger and from the bottom edge, lift the battery out of the phone and set it aside.

  • You now have access to:

  • Your SD card

  • Your SIM card

  • Your device's serial numbers

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Remove the 4 Phillips 00 screws securing the speaker assembly to the phone housing.
  • Remove the 4 Phillips 00 screws securing the speaker assembly to the phone housing.

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Carefully insert a small flathead screwdriver between the speaker assembly and the rear housing Pry the speaker assembly out of the phone and set it aside
  • Carefully insert a small flathead screwdriver between the speaker assembly and the rear housing

  • Pry the speaker assembly out of the phone and set it aside

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Remove the remaining 6 screws securing the plastic frame to the back housing
  • Remove the remaining 6 screws securing the plastic frame to the back housing

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Insert a black plastic spudger or a small flathead screwdriver between the back silver bezel and the black area and begin prying the bezel away from the rest of the phone Continue working your way around the phone, prying carefully with your prying tool When you work the frame free, set it aside
  • Insert a black plastic spudger or a small flathead screwdriver between the back silver bezel and the black area and begin prying the bezel away from the rest of the phone

  • Continue working your way around the phone, prying carefully with your prying tool

  • When you work the frame free, set it aside

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Use a plastic spudger or safe-open pry tool to release the camera's flex cable from its connector
  • Use a plastic spudger or safe-open pry tool to release the camera's flex cable from its connector

  • Remove the camera from the housing and set it aside

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Conclusion

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

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