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Motorola Droid Pro Camera Replacement

What you need

  1. Motorola Droid Pro Camera Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the back cover using the thumb tab located on the bottom of the phone.

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    • Remove the battery using the thumb tab.

  3. Motorola Droid Pro Camera Replacement, SD Card/SIM Card PCB Board: step 3, image 1 of 2 Motorola Droid Pro Camera Replacement, SD Card/SIM Card PCB Board: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Using a T4 Torx driver, remove the eight 4 mm back panel screws.

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    • Use a plastic opening tool to open the phone along the sides between the front panel and the chrome trim.

    • It is held together by small clips that lock in. You may have to use extra force to unlock them.

    • Go around on all sides of the phone, unlocking the clips. Then pull the back panel off.

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    • Gently lift the SD & SIM card board (PCB) as shown.

    • There is a ribbon cable attached underneath. Gently pull the PCB board away from the phone and it will detach easily.

  6. Motorola Droid Pro Camera Replacement, Motherboard: step 6, image 1 of 2 Motorola Droid Pro Camera Replacement, Motherboard: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Use your plastic opening tool to disconnect the motherboard/keyboard ribbon cable.

    • There are small tabs on the side of the connectors to wedge your tool under.

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    • Use your plastic opening tool to disconnect the two ribbon cables at the top of the phone.

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    • Disconnect the 2nd keyboard connector from the motherboard and remove it from its side holders.

    • This cable is fragile so be careful when disconnecting and moving it around.

  9. Motorola Droid Pro Camera Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Use a T5 Torx Screwdriver to unscrew the 2mm screw.

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    • Remove the camera's rubber seal by pulling it off. It is not connected to anything.

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    • To remove the motherboard, pull it to the side. The camera that is connected to the motherboard does not pull straight up and out from its holder.

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    • The camera is located on the back side of PCB board.

    • Flip the board over and you will see that the camera is connected by a ribbon cable.

    • Unlock the cable by using a plastic remover tool then pull the camera out.

    • Insert the new camera and re lock the ribbon cable.

    • Do not use excessive force and make sure the cameras ribbon cable gets properly re seated.

Conclusion

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

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