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Introduction

This guide will help you access and replace the Treo's camera if it is no longer functional.

  1. Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement, Battery and Stylus: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Position the phone so the screen faces down.

    • Remove the stylus found on the back of the phone.

  2. Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • To remove the battery cover, hold down the button in the middle of the phone's back.

    • Slide the cover down to remove it, and set the cover aside.

  3. Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Lift the edge of the battery, separating contact points, and pull out as pictured.

  4. Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement, Case: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the round rubber cover on the back of the phone located immediately below the antenna.

    • This will uncover a screw that will be removed in the next step.

  5. Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the six 6.9 mm screws as pictured with a T5 Torx screwdriver.

    • Remove the single 9.8 mm screw next to the antenna on the back plate using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  6. Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the antenna.

  7. Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 2 Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Pry the back cover off using an iFixIt opening tool.

    • The back cover is attached by several small clips on the inside.

  8. Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement, Camera: step 8, image 1 of 3 Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement, Camera: step 8, image 2 of 3 Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement, Camera: step 8, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the two 3.75 mm screws.

    • Pull off the logic board.

  9. Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 3 Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 3 Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement: step 9, image 3 of 3
    • Pull the rubber ring off of the camera.

  10. Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 2 Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement: step 10, image 2 of 2
    • Pry off the metal camera case.

    • Lift up the camera, but do not remove. The connector must be detatched first.

  11. Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 2 Palm Treo 650 Camera Replacement: step 11, image 2 of 2
    • Pry off the camera connector plug.

    • Remove the camera.

Conclusion

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

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