Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the camera module.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/3: Using a twist and pry motion work your way around the phone slowly prying the two plates apart. Image 2/3: Note: this part of the phone is glued and will require re-gluing to return the phone to its original state. Image 3/3: Note: this part of the phone is glued and will require re-gluing to return the phone to its original state.
  • Insert the spudger between the gray and black plates of the screen casing.

  • Using a twist and pry motion work your way around the phone slowly prying the two plates apart.

  • Note: this part of the phone is glued and will require re-gluing to return the phone to its original state.

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Image 1/2: Insert the spudger underneath one of the corners of the metal and bend it out enough to slip it over the tabs. Image 2/2: This metal is reasonably resistant to bending and will likely require a good deal of force to get it off the phone.
  • If you look at the side of the now exposed screen there should be a metal casing held onto the phone by two tabs.

  • Insert the spudger underneath one of the corners of the metal and bend it out enough to slip it over the tabs.

  • This metal is reasonably resistant to bending and will likely require a good deal of force to get it off the phone.

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Image 1/2: Locate the hinge casing, a dark gray piece that covers the hinge. Image 2/2: Insert the spudger under one of the top corners of this piece and using a twist and pry motion remove from the phone.
  • Orient the phone so that the main screen is facing upward.

  • Locate the hinge casing, a dark gray piece that covers the hinge.

  • Insert the spudger under one of the top corners of this piece and using a twist and pry motion remove from the phone.

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  • Use the spudger to pry upward and remove the plug that connects the screen to the main body of the phone.

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Image 1/2: Remove the plug on the back of the screen that connects it to the camera. Image 2/2: Remove the plug on the back of the screen that connects it to the camera.
  • Insert the spudger under the screen and pry the screen forward.

  • Remove the plug on the back of the screen that connects it to the camera.

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  • Use the spudger to remove the screen.

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Image 1/3: Note: The camera has an adhesive holding it in place, so a slight force is necessary to remove it. Image 2/3: Note: The camera has an adhesive holding it in place, so a slight force is necessary to remove it. Image 3/3: Note: The camera has an adhesive holding it in place, so a slight force is necessary to remove it.
  • Use the spudger to remove the camera module.

  • Note: The camera has an adhesive holding it in place, so a slight force is necessary to remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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