Introduction

In order to install a new camera to your LG VX5600, you will be required to disassemble most of the top half of the phone.

Hold your phone with the back casing facing you and the bottom of the phone towards the sky. Push down on the cover and slide down to remove. You should only have to apply minimal pressure.
  • Hold your phone with the back casing facing you and the bottom of the phone towards the sky.

  • Push down on the cover and slide down to remove. You should only have to apply minimal pressure.

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Insert your finger into the small indentation above the battery. Push down on the battery and pull it away from the phone; it will pop out.
  • Insert your finger into the small indentation above the battery.

  • Push down on the battery and pull it away from the phone; it will pop out.

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Use tweezers to remove the two rubber covers found at the left and right corners below the inside screen.
  • Use tweezers to remove the two rubber covers found at the left and right corners below the inside screen.

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Grasp the phone and rotate it 90 degrees counterclockwise for a better grip.
  • Grasp the phone and rotate it 90 degrees counterclockwise for a better grip.

  • Unscrew the two 3.0-mm Phillips #000 screws, found under the rubber covers at the bottom left and right corners.

  • Some of the pictures show the bottom of the phone disassembled. It is unneccessary to disassemble the bottom of the phone for this guide.

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Hold the opened phone upright. Use the spudger to pry around the edges of the phone and detach the tabs.
  • Hold the opened phone upright.

  • Use the spudger to pry around the edges of the phone and detach the tabs.

    • Make sure all the tabs around the grey cover are detached. They are located on the top and on both sides of the screen.

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Use your finger to lift up the grey plastic cover.
  • Use your finger to lift up the grey plastic cover.

  • Use the tweezers to grasp the plastic screen, and pull the plastic screen protector up and out of the phone.

  • The plastic screen protector is adhered with glue to the back of the phone, so a little force is required to remove it.

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Use one hand to grasp the phone and prop the inner grey casing up.
  • Use one hand to grasp the phone and prop the inner grey casing up.

  • Unscrew the two 3.0-mm Phillips #000 screws located at the upper left and right corners.

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Use one hand to grasp the phone and prop the grey casing up, and use your other hand to pry around the edges of the black plastic cover
  • Use one hand to grasp the phone and prop the grey casing up, and use your other hand to pry around the edges of the black plastic cover

    • The black plastic piece is adhered with glue and two wires to the outer grey casing, so you will not be able to completely separate the plastic pieces yet.

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The vibrating motor remains attached to the external cover, so use the tweezers to grasp the vibrating motor and lift it up towards the black plastic cover around the screens. The vibrating motor is adhered with glue, so it may take some force to pry it off the outer grey cover of the phone.
  • The vibrating motor remains attached to the external cover, so use the tweezers to grasp the vibrating motor and lift it up towards the black plastic cover around the screens.

    • The vibrating motor is adhered with glue, so it may take some force to pry it off the outer grey cover of the phone.

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Flip the phone over so that the front of the top portion is facing you.
  • Flip the phone over so that the front of the top portion is facing you.

  • Use your hands to lift the cover up and off, removing it from the phone.

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Use your fingers to grasp the gold flex cable where it is attached to the camera.
  • Use your fingers to grasp the gold flex cable where it is attached to the camera.

  • Use the tweezers to grasp the bottom of the connection between the flex cable and camera.

  • Slowly pull upwards with your hands until the flex cable detaches from the camera.

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Use the tweezers to lift up the detached flex cable from the camera and then use your finger to hold it back. Use the tweezers to lift the camera up and out of the phone.
  • Use the tweezers to lift up the detached flex cable from the camera and then use your finger to hold it back.

  • Use the tweezers to lift the camera up and out of the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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