Introduction

This will show you how to replace your camera.

Parts

No parts required.

Using your finger, press down on the clip holding the back cover on.
  • Using your finger, press down on the clip holding the back cover on.

Using the spudger or your finger, gently pull the battery out from the top.
  • Using the spudger or your finger, gently pull the battery out from the top.

Remove the four rubber pieces from the face of the phone using the sharp end of the spudger.
  • Remove the four rubber pieces from the face of the phone using the sharp end of the spudger.

  • The rubber pieces are held in with a mild adhesive.

Remove the four Torx-6 screws from underneath the rubber pieces.
  • Remove the four Torx-6 screws from underneath the rubber pieces.

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Close the phone before proceeding. Using the flat end of the spudger, insert it under the plastic at the top left of the phone.
  • Close the phone before proceeding.

  • Using the flat end of the spudger, insert it under the plastic at the top left of the phone.

  • Gently, although a small amount of force is required, use a twisting motion to pull the plastic casing away from the body of the phone.

  • Continue to move around the phone counter clockwise until the casing is separated from the body.

  • It is not unusual for it to pop off before making it back to the starting point.

If the casing has not popped off of the body, remove it carefully from the the phone.
  • If the casing has not popped off of the body, remove it carefully from the the phone.

After completing Steps 3-6 in the casing repair guide, your phone should look like this.
  • After completing Steps 3-6 in the casing repair guide, your phone should look like this.

Use the spudger to unhinge the four clips around the metal casing of the top logic board. Gently take off the metal casing of the logic board. Gently take off the metal casing of the logic board.
  • Use the spudger to unhinge the four clips around the metal casing of the top logic board.

  • Gently take off the metal casing of the logic board.

Use spudger to gently disconnect the ribbon cable from phone. Gently remove Logic Board making sure not to damage any other components. Gently remove Logic Board making sure not to damage any other components.
  • Use spudger to gently disconnect the ribbon cable from phone.

  • Gently remove Logic Board making sure not to damage any other components.

Find the camera on the board.
  • Find the camera on the board.

Take your spudger and place it just under the camera as shown. With a small force, the camera should remove easily.
  • Take your spudger and place it just under the camera as shown.

  • With a small force, the camera should remove easily.

Conclusion

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

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