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This Polaroid A10 Front/Back Camera Replacement guide might be needed if either your front, back, or both camera lenses are damaged, shattered, and/or scratched. If only one of your camera lenses are damaged, you will be replacing both front and back cameras because they are both contained in a single component. To acquire further information regarding the Polaroid A10 front/back camera replacement, follow this efficient guide to escort you through the replacement procedures.

Image 1/3: Insert a plastic opening tool between the display and the back cover. Image 2/3: Once you have one plastic opening tool in, you can insert another one. While holding one in place, slide the other along the gap to release the tabs. Image 3/3: It is easier to remove the back cover, if the display screen is faced down.
  • Begin by having the side with volume and power button face up towards you.

  • Insert a plastic opening tool between the display and the back cover.

  • Once you have one plastic opening tool in, you can insert another one. While holding one in place, slide the other along the gap to release the tabs.

  • It is easier to remove the back cover, if the display screen is faced down.

  • The tabs must be released from all four sides before removing the back cover.

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Image 1/3: It is better to use a plastic card if you have one. Image 2/3: Gently lift up the battery as you continue to separate the glue from the battery. Image 3/3: Lift up just enough to see where the glue is, so that you don't bend the battery.
  • Begin by inserting the flat end of a spudger underneath the battery to separate the glue from the battery.

  • It is better to use a plastic card if you have one.

  • Gently lift up the battery as you continue to separate the glue from the battery.

  • Lift up just enough to see where the glue is, so that you don't bend the battery.

  • Once the glue has been separated, gently lift up the battery and you will notice two wires attached to the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: The two wires (Black and Red) must be removed from the motherboard, as they are connected to the battery. Image 2/3: Removal and installation of wires requires soldering. [[Soldering|Here's a helpful link to assist you with great soldering techniques.]] Image 3/3: Removal and installation of wires requires soldering. [[Soldering|Here's a helpful link to assist you with great soldering techniques.]]

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  • Gently lift the battery up and out of the device.

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  • The camera head is located on the upper middle section of the device, close to the battery.

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Image 1/2: Using the Phillip's 000 screwdriver, remove the two 7 mm screws located in the picture by rotating the screw counter-clockwise. Image 2/2: Using the Phillip's 000 screwdriver, remove the two 7 mm screws located in the picture by rotating the screw counter-clockwise.
  • Start by locating the two left and right screws which hold the camera head in place.

  • Using the Phillip's 000 screwdriver, remove the two 7 mm screws located in the picture by rotating the screw counter-clockwise.

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Image 1/3: With a spudger, remove the camera ribbon cable base from the motherboard connector. Image 2/3: With one finger, delicately remove the camera ribbon cable by sliding down. Image 3/3: With one finger, delicately remove the camera ribbon cable by sliding down.
  • Locate the camera ribbon cable that is connected to the motherboard.

  • With a spudger, remove the camera ribbon cable base from the motherboard connector.

  • With one finger, delicately remove the camera ribbon cable by sliding down.

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Conclusion

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

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