Introduction

Repeated dropping and use of your tablet can result in damaging various physical and electrical components like the camera. If your device's camera is malfunctioning, follow this guide to access and replace it.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Place the tablet face-up on a flat table.
  • Make sure the device is completely turned off before you begging taking it apart to avoid electrocution risks.

  • Place the tablet face-up on a flat table.

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Image 1/1: Pry the back case from the screen around each point on the device to release the clips securing the case halves to each other.
  • Starting near the headphone port, fit the flat end of the spudger in between the screen and back case.

  • Pry the back case from the screen around each point on the device to release the clips securing the case halves to each other.

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Image 1/1: '''Make sure not to sever the wires (red and black) connected to the speaker that is located in the back case.'''
  • Gently remove the back case of the device and lay it in a flat surface as shown in the photo.

  • Make sure not to sever the wires (red and black) connected to the speaker that is located in the back case.

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Image 1/1: '''Be careful not to cut or damage the wires (red and black) that are under the yellow tape.''''
  • Remove only the yellow tape that touches the battery.

  • Be careful not to cut or damage the wires (red and black) that are under the yellow tape.'

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  • Use the flat end of the spudger to gently pry the top left corner battery from the back of the screen in order to access the camera.

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  • Use the spudger to lift the black clamp as shown in the photo to disconnect the camera from the motherboard.

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Image 1/2: Pull the camera from the back of the screen. Image 2/2: Pull the camera from the back of the screen.
  • Disconet the camera from the motherboard.

  • Pull the camera from the back of the screen.

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Conclusion

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

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