Introduction

In this guide, you will be removing the rear camera sensor. Use this guide if you find the rear camera has trouble focusing.

While holding the battery release button, pull the bottom end of the phone out of the body. While holding the battery release button, pull the bottom end of the phone out of the body.
  • While holding the battery release button, pull the bottom end of the phone out of the body.

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Insert the sim card eject tool (0.8mm sim card eject head) into the small hole on the sim card tray. Press inward with some force to eject the tray. Pull the sim card tray out of the phone.
  • Insert the sim card eject tool (0.8mm sim card eject head) into the small hole on the sim card tray.

  • Press inward with some force to eject the tray.

  • Pull the sim card tray out of the phone.

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Remove the two 5.5mm Phillips #00 screws from the base of the phone. Remove the two 5.5mm Phillips #00 screws from the base of the phone.
  • Remove the two 5.5mm Phillips #00 screws from the base of the phone.

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Insert the plastic opening tool into the seam between the glass screen and the metal body.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool into the seam between the glass screen and the metal body.

  • Pry the glass from the body only a slight amount.

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Insert the Spudger into the now open space between the body and screen. Push inward to separate the screen even more.
  • Insert the Spudger into the now open space between the body and screen.

  • Push inward to separate the screen even more.

  • Slowly slide the nylon spudger up the edge the phone till the screen pops out of the body.

  • When putting the screen back in, press the edges down from the top of the phone to the bottom. The screen should "pop" into place.

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Peel the screen away from the body.  The two parts should be completely separated. Peel the screen away from the body.  The two parts should be completely separated.
  • Peel the screen away from the body. The two parts should be completely separated.

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Once the screen has been separated from the back of the phone, now you can remove the motherboard. Using the #00 Philips head, remove the six  2.7mm Phillips screws.
  • Once the screen has been separated from the back of the phone, now you can remove the motherboard.

  • Using the #00 Philips head, remove the six 2.7mm Phillips screws.

Pry up on the connector to remove the camera before trying to lift motherboard

asears - Reply

Insert the plastic opening tool between the screen-ribbon-connector and the motherboard, then pull up.  It should pop out easily. Insert the plastic opening tool between the screen-ribbon-connector and the motherboard, then pull up.  It should pop out easily.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool between the screen-ribbon-connector and the motherboard, then pull up. It should pop out easily.

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Separate the motherboard of the phone from the screen of the phone
  • Separate the motherboard of the phone from the screen of the phone

Don't forget to take out the speaker and the rubber parts that need to be transferred to the other frame.

celldoctorsinc - Reply

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Vince N. - Reply

where and the !&&* are pictures or even any explanation whatsoever of replacing a cracked screen one wrong move via this poor por set instruction fricking breaks it all this guide should be removed now!

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Using the plastic opening tool, remove the ribbon attaching the sensor to the motherboard. Using the plastic opening tool, remove the ribbon attaching the sensor to the motherboard. Using the plastic opening tool, remove the ribbon attaching the sensor to the motherboard.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, remove the ribbon attaching the sensor to the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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