In this guide, you will learn to replace the rear facing camera in your Moto G, in the event that it malfunctions or breaks. While the part itself if very easy to disconnect from the phone, getting to it requires you to remove the motherboard, which may take a while. Luckily, all you will need to complete this repair is a Torx T5 screwdriver and a plastic opening tool.

Make sure your Moto G is turned off before beginning disassembly.
  • Make sure your Moto G is turned off before beginning disassembly.

  • Starting at the USB port on the bottom, remove the rear cover by prying it off with your finger.

  • Work your way down the sides to avoid cracking the rear cover.

Important - remove SIM cards before opening the phone.

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Remove the eight 4.2 mm screws at the top and bottom of the phone using a T5 Torx screwdriver.
  • Remove the eight 4.2 mm screws at the top and bottom of the phone using a T5 Torx screwdriver.

  • Using the same screwdriver, remove the six 3.2 mm screws on the sides.

  • Remove the next layer of the phone by prying it off with your fingers.

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  • Using a plastic opening tool or tweezers, disconnect the SIM/SD card reader at the top of the phone.

  • Disconnect the battery connector by prying it off of the motherboard.

  • Disconnect the vibration motor by prying its connector off of the motherboard.

sir when I put on for charging it shows 50% charging after 1 hour when I removed the charger its showin 0 and total is dead. what is the reason

leela - Reply

moto g 2 completely dead what the reason

leela - Reply

There's no need to remove the battery or motherboard to get to the speakers - they are accessible as soon as the back cover is removed. Skip this step and jump straight to step 10

Paul Abraham - Reply

In fact it is not necessary to remove the simcard rack. I managed to remove battery with the rack on. It is possible to remove the foil startingfrom the bottom of the battery and once peeled off the battery can be removed. You only need to disconnect the battery from the mother board.

Wojciech Dyba - Reply

  • Using a plastic opening tool, carefully pry off the entire SIM/SD card reader component.

  • Don't worry about ripping the copper foil a little bit, it is easy to put back on.

  • When reassembling the device, do not attempt to smooth the foil down with your finger. Metal foil can become sharp if folded in a certain way, and you may be cut.

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  • Peel off the two black stickers on the right side of the battery using your fingers.

  • Remove the battery by pulling the right side of it upwards.

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  • Remove LCD connector by lifting the black plastic flap.

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  • Using a T5 Torx screwdriver, unscrew the three 2.2 mm screws holding the motherboard in place.

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  • Carefully remove the motherboard.

from here ill get motherboard for g2

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  • The location of the rear facing camera can be seen here.

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  • Flip over the motherboard.

  • Remove the tape that is covering the rear camera using your fingers.

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  • Use the prying tweezers to remove the rear facing camera connector on its right side.

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

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