Introduction

This guide shows you how to remove a broken camera and install a new camera.

  1. push down the back cover of the phone, then take it out.
    • push down the back cover of the phone, then take it out.

  2. Remove the battery.
    • Remove the battery.

  3. Remove the (2) 4.1 mm screws on screen.
    • Remove the (2) 4.1 mm screws on screen.

  4. Remove front outside casing with plastic opening tools. Remove front outside casing with plastic opening tools. Remove front outside casing with plastic opening tools.
    • Remove front outside casing with plastic opening tools.

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  6. Use tweezers to remove the camera from its holding slot.
    • Use tweezers to remove the camera from its holding slot.

  7. Use a plastic opening tool to lift the tab that holds the camera ribbon in place.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the tab that holds the camera ribbon in place.

  8. Use tweezers to remove the camera.
    • Use tweezers to remove the camera.

  9. Slide ribbon of new camera under the same tab.
    • Slide ribbon of new camera under the same tab.

  10. Close the tab down onto the new camera ribbon.
    • Close the tab down onto the new camera ribbon.

  11. Use tweezers to put the new camera into the camera slot that previously held the old camera.
    • Use tweezers to put the new camera into the camera slot that previously held the old camera.

    • WARNING: Do not touch the camera lens as it will easily scratch or smudge.

Conclusion

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

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