Introduction

This guide will assist you in replacing your phone's faulty camera.

Use a spudger to remove the two screw covers below display. Use a screw driver to remove the four Phillips #00 (3.3mm) screws at corners of the display.
  • Use a spudger to remove the two screw covers below display.

  • Use a screw driver to remove the four Phillips #00 (3.3mm) screws at corners of the display.

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Caution: Wires and ribbon connect the front case to the main body. Exhibit care when separating front case from the main body as to not break the connections. Note: Side buttons may fall out when removing the front case. Do not misplace them. Note: Each side button will only fit in the side that it came from.
  • Caution: Wires and ribbon connect the front case to the main body. Exhibit care when separating front case from the main body as to not break the connections.

  • Note: Side buttons may fall out when removing the front case. Do not misplace them.

  • Note: Each side button will only fit in the side that it came from.

  • Insert a spudger between the black and grey casings and gently spread them apart.

  • Work around the device gradually, opening the gap further.

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Caution: The wires and ribbon connector can break easily. Exhibit care when removing them. Use the spudger and lift upward to disconnect the ribbon from the main part of the phone. Carefully remove any parts stuck to the front case such as speakers.
  • Caution: The wires and ribbon connector can break easily. Exhibit care when removing them.

  • Use the spudger and lift upward to disconnect the ribbon from the main part of the phone.

  • Carefully remove any parts stuck to the front case such as speakers.

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Disconnect the ribbons on both sides of the camera by prying them up with a spudger. Disconnect the ribbons on both sides of the camera by prying them up with a spudger. Disconnect the ribbons on both sides of the camera by prying them up with a spudger.
  • Disconnect the ribbons on both sides of the camera by prying them up with a spudger.

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Hold the wiring out of the way and pull up with a spudger behind the camera. The camera unit should come unglued and separate from the phone.
  • Hold the wiring out of the way and pull up with a spudger behind the camera.

  • The camera unit should come unglued and separate from the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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