Introduction

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

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  • 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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Image 1/2: You now have access to: Image 2/2: Your SD card
  • 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.

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Image 1/2: Pry the speaker assembly out of the phone and set it aside Image 2/2: 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

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Image 1/3: Continue working your way around the phone, prying carefully with your prying tool Image 2/3: When you work the frame free, set it aside Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/1: Remove the camera from the housing and set it aside
  • 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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