Introduction

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

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

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Orient the phone as shown. Remove the battery cover by pushing upward with your thumb.
  • 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. Place your fingernail at the top of the battery and pry the battery out towards you.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Lift the copper ribbon cable up from the bottom right hand corner.
  • 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. While holding the copper connection out of the way, use your fingernail to pry the camera out of its socket.
  • While holding the copper connection out of the way, use your fingernail to pry the camera out of its socket.

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Conclusion

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

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