Introduction

To complete this repair you will need a Torx number 4

Parts

No parts required.

Remove battery Remove battery
  • Remove battery

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Using Torx number 4 unscrew the four  0.5mm screws.
  • Using Torx number 4 unscrew the four 0.5mm screws.

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Push in four clips to detach the body.
  • Push in four clips to detach the body.

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Separate the body into two pieces. Be careful not to damage the screen or body. Some force will be needed to separate the body. Be careful not to damage the screen or body. Some force will be needed to separate the body.
  • Separate the body into two pieces.

  • Be careful not to damage the screen or body. Some force will be needed to separate the body.

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Remove the bottom piece that is clipped on. Some force will need to be exerted to remove the clip. Some force will need to be exerted to remove the clip.
  • Remove the bottom piece that is clipped on.

  • Some force will need to be exerted to remove the clip.

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Using Torx number 4 unscrew the two 0.7 mm screws at the top of the device.
  • Using Torx number 4 unscrew the two 0.7 mm screws at the top of the device.

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Once screws are removed detach back of phone from the motherboard. This will require some force and maneuvering. Be careful not to break phone back or motherboard.
  • Once screws are removed detach back of phone from the motherboard.

  • This will require some force and maneuvering. Be careful not to break phone back or motherboard.

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Replace motherboard, ensure that replacement has the same serial number.
  • Replace motherboard, ensure that replacement has the same serial number.

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Carefully un-clip camera ribbon. Install new camera. Carefully un-clip camera ribbon. Install new camera.
  • Carefully un-clip camera ribbon. Install new camera.

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Conclusion

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

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Will a Nokia E72 replacement camera part work in the Nokia E71 motherboard? In other words, can one upgrade the Nokia E71’s 3.2 MP camera to 5.0 MP using a spare part made for an E72?

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