Introduction

Use this guide to replace the front-facing camera on your Motorola Droid Turbo.

Prepare an iOpener and lay it over the rear case to soften the adhesive on securing the rear case to the phone.
  • Prepare an iOpener and lay it over the rear case to soften the adhesive on securing the rear case to the phone.

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Use a plastic opening tool to pry the rear case off of the rest of the device. Remove the rear case.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the rear case off of the rest of the device.

  • Remove the rear case.

    • The wireless charging coil may try to stick to the rear case, so make sure to remove it from the case before fully separating the rear case from the rest of the device.

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Remove the midframe bezel.
  • Remove the midframe bezel.

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Remove the four Torx T5 screws securing the midframe plate.
  • Remove the four Torx T5 screws securing the midframe plate.

Step 4, there are also 2 T shaped tabs on the sides locking the mid frame plate. Above them you can see an angled hole where you can insert a paper clip to push them out and up to unlock them.

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Remove the midframe.
  • Remove the midframe.

There's two clips to the left and the right of the midframe. Use a SIM tool and insert them into the holes above the clips, and push the clips out from the inside. Once both have been pushed the midframe is released.

rkarnes1988 - Reply

Many ANY thanks for that additional tip. Rather important!

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Use the pointed end of a spudger to flip up the black retaining flap of the front facing camera's ZIF connector. Use the pointed end of a spudger to flip up the black retaining flap of the front facing camera's ZIF connector.
  • Use the pointed end of a spudger to flip up the black retaining flap of the front facing camera's ZIF connector.

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Remove the front-facing camera. Remove the front-facing camera.
  • Remove the front-facing camera.

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Conclusion

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

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