Introduction

This guide will focus on disassembling the necessary components for the phone in order to get to the camera hardware and remove it from the motherboard.

Image 1/1: Press and hold the release button in the middle of the back panel.
  • Turn the phone face down.

  • Press and hold the release button in the middle of the back panel.

  • Slide the bottom panel down to remove.

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Image 1/2: When reinserting the battery, make sure the contacts in the battery are lined up with the contacts in the phone. Image 2/2: When reinserting the battery, make sure the contacts in the battery are lined up with the contacts in the phone.
  • Remove the battery pack by prying it out with a fingernail, screw driver or other opening tool at the tab shown.

  • When reinserting the battery, make sure the contacts in the battery are lined up with the contacts in the phone.

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  • Press inward on the upper casing.

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Image 1/1: Lift the camera sticker so that it doesn't get damaged.
  • Slide the upper case to the right and lift up.

  • Lift the camera sticker so that it doesn't get damaged.

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  • Remove the six labeled screws with a T5 Torx Screwdriver.

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  • Once the screws are removed, use the plastic opening tool to remove the black casing.

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  • Remove both screws on the mounted surface with a T5 screwdriver.

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  • Remove the glued, mounted surface by lifting it from underneath the SIM card slot by using the plastic opening tool.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to lift the camera from the phone.

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  • The new camera can now be attached to the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

Jorge Vanegas Moran

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