Introduction

This guide will help you replace the camera in the phone.

Image 1/1: Flip open the phone and locate the four screw covers.
  • Make sure you remove the battery by lifting the tab on the back of the phone before opening the case.

  • Flip open the phone and locate the four screw covers.

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  • Remove all four screw covers by using an IPod opening tool. They should come off relatively easy.

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  • Using a T6 Torx screwdriver, remove all four screws.

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Image 1/3: Run the Ipod opening tool down both sides,disconnecting the tabs that hold the covers together. Image 2/3: Run the Ipod opening tool down both sides,disconnecting the tabs that hold the covers together. Image 3/3: Run the Ipod opening tool down both sides,disconnecting the tabs that hold the covers together.
  • Once the screws are removed, use an IPod opening tool to separate the front cover from the inner screen cover.

  • Run the Ipod opening tool down both sides,disconnecting the tabs that hold the covers together.

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  • Pull the inner screen cover towards you and up in order to separate it from the front cover.

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  • Remove the tape from the bottom of the LCD screen.

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  • Carefully lift the LCD screen and peel it from the gold ribbon. The sticky connection runs all the way around the LCD screen.

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Image 1/3: Insert spudger in the bottom right corner. Image 2/3: Lift up and move the spudger across the bottom. Image 3/3: The third photo is rotated 180 degrees.
  • Flip the screen over so that you can see the outer LCD screen and the circuit board.

  • Insert spudger in the bottom right corner.

  • Lift up and move the spudger across the bottom.

  • The third photo is rotated 180 degrees.

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Image 1/2: Flip the assembly over and peel the circuit board from the screen. Image 2/2: Flip the assembly over and peel the circuit board from the screen.
  • Use the pointy side of the spudger to peel off the interior tape.

  • Flip the assembly over and peel the circuit board from the screen.

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  • Use the spudger to remove the LCD screen from its backing.

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  • Carefully slide the spudger behind the main ribbon in order to separate it from the inside cover of the phone.

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  • Use a spudger to pop off the camera ribbon from the main ribbon. The camera component should separate entirely.

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Conclusion

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

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