Introduction

The rear facing camera on the LG Tribute is a fairly simple component to replace. The phone takes only a couple minutes to break down, and the camera can be replaced without any soldering.

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

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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).

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  • 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.

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  • Disconnect the rear facing camera from the motherboard using a plastic opening tool.

  • Lift the rear facing camera out of its housing.

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Conclusion

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

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