Introduction

If your phone's camera breaks or you would like to update it, this guide will show you how to install your phone's camera.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Flip your phone over and locate the battery cover.

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  • Slide the cover downward to reveal the battery below.

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Image 1/1: Pry the battery upward to remove it.
  • Place the plastic opening tool in the divet in the bottom left-hand corner.

  • Pry the battery upward to remove it.

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  • Unscrew the four 4.5mm screws using the Philips #00 screw driver.

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Image 1/1: Gently move the tool along the edge to loosen the screen from the casing. Repeat this for the entire outer edge of the screen.
  • Wedge the plastic opening tool between the screen and the case.

  • Gently move the tool along the edge to loosen the screen from the casing. Repeat this for the entire outer edge of the screen.

    • You should not completely separate the screen from the case in this step.

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Image 1/1: Push the plastic opening tool into the lower seam between the frame and front cover to separate the back panel.
  • Flip your phone over to the battery side.

  • Push the plastic opening tool into the lower seam between the frame and front cover to separate the back panel.

    • Push the scroll wheel, located in the upper left corner, in while lifting the back cover off to prevent breaking it.

  • The volume, lock, and camera buttons are loose so don't lose them.

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  • Locate the camera near the upper left-hand side and use the metal tweezers to detach the black tab.

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Image 1/3: Do not puncture the gold lining the camera. Image 2/3: The camera is glued in so there will be a little resistance. Image 3/3: The camera is glued in so there will be a little resistance.
  • Carefully slide the edge of the metal tweezers underneath the camera and lift it out.

    • Do not puncture the gold lining the camera.

  • The camera is glued in so there will be a little resistance.

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Conclusion

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

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