Introduction

This guide will teach you how to properly replace the front facing camera in the phone.

Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the back cover. Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the back cover.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the back cover.

Lift the battery out of place.
  • Lift the battery out of place.

  • When replacing the battery, the (+) and (-) symbols must match up with the phone's charging nodes.

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Remove eight 4mm screws using a Phillips head 000 screwdriver (PH000). Remove eight 4mm screws using a Phillips head 000 screwdriver (PH000).
  • Remove eight 4mm screws using a Phillips head 000 screwdriver (PH000).

Use a plastic opening tool to loosen the tabs around the edge of the phone. Inserting a thin piece of plastic will help prevent opened tabs from locking back into place.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to loosen the tabs around the edge of the phone.

  • Inserting a thin piece of plastic will help prevent opened tabs from locking back into place.

  • This step can be frustrating, but requires patience. Avoid the temptation to pry the panel loose. Using excessive force may break the delicate tabs.

Use the plastic opening tool to carefully pry the front-facing camera from the motherboard. Use the plastic opening tool to carefully pry the front-facing camera from the motherboard.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to carefully pry the front-facing camera from the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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