Introduction

Use this repair guide to replace the camera in a Motorola RAZR2 v9m.

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  • Push the rear cover toward the hinge of the RAZR2. The panel will slide about 3 mm.

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Image 1/3: The rear panel uses four small hooks to hold it in place.  If the panel will not easily pull away, slide the panel more toward the hinge. Image 2/3: The rear panel uses four small hooks to hold it in place.  If the panel will not easily pull away, slide the panel more toward the hinge. Image 3/3: The rear panel uses four small hooks to hold it in place.  If the panel will not easily pull away, slide the panel more toward the hinge.
  • Pinch the top and bottom edges of the panel and pull it away from the RAZR2.

  • The rear panel uses four small hooks to hold it in place. If the panel will not easily pull away, slide the panel more toward the hinge.

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Image 1/2: The white plastic tab is attached to the phone.  Only pull it enough to expose the edges of the battery. Image 2/2: The white plastic tab is attached to the phone.  Only pull it enough to expose the edges of the battery.
  • Gently pull the white plastic tab to lift the battery away from the RAZR2.

  • The white plastic tab is attached to the phone. Only pull it enough to expose the edges of the battery.

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Image 1/2: When installing a new battery, be sure the metal contacts on the phone line up with the ones on the battery. Image 2/2: When installing a new battery, be sure the metal contacts on the phone line up with the ones on the battery.
  • To remove the battery, grasp its edges pull away from the phone.

  • When installing a new battery, be sure the metal contacts on the phone line up with the ones on the battery.

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Image 1/3: Insert a spudger into the small gap above the plastic screen. Image 2/3: Gently pry the screen away from the phone. Image 3/3: Gently pry the screen away from the phone.
  • Flip open the RAZR2 with the keypad and main LCD facing you.

  • Insert a spudger into the small gap above the plastic screen.

  • Gently pry the screen away from the phone.

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Image 1/3: Lift the screen away from the phone. Image 2/3: Lift the screen away from the phone. Image 3/3: Lift the screen away from the phone.
  • The plastic screen is held in place by adhesive. Run the spudger along both sides of the screen to separate it from the RAZR2.

  • Lift the screen away from the phone.

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  • Remove the four 2-mm T5 Torx screws

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the top end of the metal frame away from the RAZR2.

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Image 1/3: Gently pry the hinge portion of the metal frame away from the phone. Image 2/3: The metal frame is latched to the phone on the corner closest to the clear and end call buttons.  Pry this part of the frame away last. Image 3/3: The metal frame is latched to the phone on the corner closest to the clear and end call buttons.  Pry this part of the frame away last.
  • Insert a plastic opening tool under the metal frame at the hinge of the RAZR2.

  • Gently pry the hinge portion of the metal frame away from the phone.

  • The metal frame is latched to the phone on the corner closest to the clear and end call buttons. Pry this part of the frame away last.

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Image 1/3: When reassembling, insert the latch on the metal frame into the phone before inserting any other part of the frame. Image 2/3: When reassembling, insert the latch on the metal frame into the phone before inserting any other part of the frame. Image 3/3: When reassembling, insert the latch on the metal frame into the phone before inserting any other part of the frame.
  • Lift the frame away from the phone.

  • When reassembling, insert the latch on the metal frame into the phone before inserting any other part of the frame.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to gently pry the motherboard cable out of its socket.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to gently pry the LCD cable out of its socket.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to gently pry the camera cable out of its socket.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently pry the camera assembly away from the RAZR2.

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Conclusion

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

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