Introduction

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

Image 1/2: Use a screw driver to remove the four Phillips #00 (3.3mm) screws at corners of the display. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/3: '''Note:''' Side buttons may fall out when removing the front case. Do not misplace them. Image 2/3: '''Note:''' Each side button will only fit in the side that it came from. Image 3/3: Insert a spudger between the black and grey casings and gently spread them apart.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Use the spudger and lift upward to disconnect the ribbon from the main part of the phone. Image 2/3: Carefully remove any parts stuck to the front case such as speakers. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Image 2/3: Image 3/3:
  • Disconnect the ribbons on both sides of the camera by prying them up with a spudger.

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Image 1/2: The camera unit should come unglued and separate from the phone. Image 2/2: 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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