A guide to removing and reinstalling the flip phone's camera.

Turn the phone on its back.
  • Turn the phone on its back.

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Orient the phone as shown.
  • Orient the phone as shown.

  • Remove the battery cover by pushing upward with your thumb.

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  • Place your fingernail at the top of the battery and pry the battery out towards you.

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  • Flip the phone open.

  • Remove the four rubber plugs, located at the corners of the LCD screen, with a push-pin.

  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the four screws located underneath the rubber plugs.

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  • Insert the plastic opening tool in the seam of the top portion of the flip phone.

  • Gently pry the seam open.

  • Move the opening tool around the perimeter of the seam and gently take the front LCD face plate out.

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  • Close the flip phone.

  • Hold the base of the phone and gently remove the faceplate.

  • Place the phone and the faceplate on a clean, flat surface.

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  • Locate the phone camera.

  • Locate the white rubber stopper to left of the camera.

  • Remove white rubber stopper by grabbing an edge with your fingers and gently pulling it off.

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  • Lift the copper ribbon cable up from the bottom right hand corner.

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  • While holding the copper connection out of the way, use your fingernail to pry the camera out of its socket.

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

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