Turn the cell phone off. Remove the back cover of the cellphone by sliding the tab away from the phone using one finger.
  • Turn the cell phone off.

  • Remove the back cover of the cellphone by sliding the tab away from the phone using one finger.

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Lift one side of the battery using a plastic opening tool or your fingers.
  • Lift one side of the battery using a plastic opening tool or your fingers.

  • Carefully remove the battery and set it aside.

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When installing the battery, make sure to align the metal pins with those of the phone
  • When installing the battery, make sure to align the metal pins with those of the phone

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Turn your phone around and open the flip phone.
  • Turn your phone around and open the flip phone.

  • Locate the two grey rubber plugs on the LCD portion of the phone. These plugs cover up two screws.

  • Remove the two grey screw-covers at the bottom of the screen

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Remove the screen by using the tab to eject the screen. There is a gap between the case and the screen near the ear piece
  • Remove the screen by using the tab to eject the screen.

    • There is a gap between the case and the screen near the ear piece

    • Insert the plastic opening tool in the gap and pry the screen up.

  • The plastic screen cover is glued onto the phone, do not be alarmed if it may be difficult to pry it off.

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Unscrew the four corner 3.21mm screws to separate the the top cover of the phone
  • Unscrew the four corner 3.21mm screws to separate the the top cover of the phone

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Turn your phone around Remove the top cover of the phone by inserting the plastic opening tool into the groove.
  • Turn your phone around

  • Remove the top cover of the phone by inserting the plastic opening tool into the groove.

  • Carefully open the cover.

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Now we have the LCD outer case off. The LCD display can be seen on the left, the camera on the right.
  • Now we have the LCD outer case off. The LCD display can be seen on the left, the camera on the right.

  • Place the phone assembly down, it is not needed anymore.

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To remove the camera the ribbon connector should be removed.
  • To remove the camera the ribbon connector should be removed.

  • This ribbon connector is glued to the case, using the plastic opening tool pry the connector off.

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The camera should come loose after the connector is pried off.
  • The camera should come loose after the connector is pried off.

  • Take the new camera and apply a small square of double sided tape to the new ribbon connector.

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Conclusion

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

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