Introduction

To complete this repair you will need a Torx number 4

Parts

No parts required.

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.

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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.

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  • 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.

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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.

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

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  • 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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