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OnePlus 6T Rear Camera Replacement

What you need

  1. OnePlus 6T Rear Camera Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Make sure the phone is powered off and placed with the back cover facing towards you on a stable surface.

  2. OnePlus 6T Rear Camera Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Pop open the SIM card tray by inserting a SIM card removal tool into a small hole on the upper-left side of the phone.

    • Carefully remove the SIM card from its tray.

  3. OnePlus 6T Rear Camera Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Loosen the binding glue within the phone using a hairdryer or an iOpener.

    • If you choose to use a hairdryer, hold the dryer at least eight inches from the phone and apply heat for two minutes in a circular motion around the edges of the phone.

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    Plastic Cards
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    • Insert a Jimmy under one of the heated corners of the phone to lift it slightly.

    • Insert a plastic card underneath the slightly lifted lip on the back cover and gently glide the card under the lifted phone casing.

    • There will be a small amount of tension, but this is normal as the card is removing the adhesive within the phone.

    • Remove the back cover from the phone.

    • Use high concentration (>90%) isopropyl alcohol and a lint-free cloth to remove all adhesive residue from the back cover and the frame.

  5. OnePlus 6T Rear Camera Replacement, Front Camera: step 5, image 1 of 2 OnePlus 6T Rear Camera Replacement, Front Camera: step 5, image 2 of 2
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    • Remove the single 3mm Phillips #00 screws holding the metal battery cover on the phone.

    • Use tweezers to remove the battery cover and place it to the side.

  6. OnePlus 6T Rear Camera Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove eight 3mm Phillips #00 screws that connect the midframe to the phone.

  7. OnePlus 6T Rear Camera Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Using a spudger, gently remove the midframe and place it to the side.

  8. OnePlus 6T Rear Camera Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Using a spudger, lift the light brown tab in the middle of phone to disconnect the front camera.

    • Remove the front camera from the phone.

  9. OnePlus 6T Rear Camera Replacement, Motherboard: step 9, image 1 of 2 OnePlus 6T Rear Camera Replacement, Motherboard: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the single 3mm Phillips #00 screw to the right of the top rear camera.

  10. OnePlus 6T Rear Camera Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Using a spudger, disconnect the charging port flex connector, the main flex connector, and the screen flex connector at the bottom of the camera.

  11. OnePlus 6T Rear Camera Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Use a spudger to disconnect the signal cables on the right side of the motherboard.

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    • Disconnect the slider from the top of the phone with a spudger.

    • The slider is extremely delicate, so it is important you do not attempt to remove it from the sides.

    • Gently pull the motherboard from the left side and remove it from the phone.

  13. OnePlus 6T Rear Camera Replacement, Rear Camera: step 13, image 1 of 2 OnePlus 6T Rear Camera Replacement, Rear Camera: step 13, image 2 of 2
    • Using a spudger, disconnect the two metal rear camera tabs on the left side of the camera.

    • Remove the camera from its slot on the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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In step 6 the screw under the humidity sensor is not shown. this needs to be removed as well

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