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Introduction

This guide will demonstrate how to remove and replace the front camera assembly on your Samsung Chromebook Series 3.

  1. Use the iFixit opening tool to get under the front cover and pop it out of place Use the iFixit opening tool to get under the front cover and pop it out of place Use the iFixit opening tool to get under the front cover and pop it out of place
    • Use the iFixit opening tool to get under the front cover and pop it out of place

  2. Remove the four 2.9 mm screws with the Phillips #00 Screwdriver bit. Using the iFixit opening tool, try to lift up the screen (it is held down by some adhesive). Using the iFixit opening tool, try to lift up the screen (it is held down by some adhesive).
    • Remove the four 2.9 mm screws with the Phillips #00 Screwdriver bit.

    • Using the iFixit opening tool, try to lift up the screen (it is held down by some adhesive).

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  4. Lift the lever to release the cable and pull the cable out. Lift the lever to release the cable and pull the cable out. Lift the lever to release the cable and pull the cable out.
    • Lift the lever to release the cable and pull the cable out.

  5. You can now remove the screen.
    • You can now remove the screen.

  6. Disconnect the ribbon cable connected to the front camera assembly. You will need to flip up the little black lever to release the cable. You will need to flip up the little black lever to release the cable.
    • Disconnect the ribbon cable connected to the front camera assembly.

    • You will need to flip up the little black lever to release the cable.

  7. Use an iFixit opening tool to pry the front camera assembly from the adhesive holding it in place. Use an iFixit opening tool to pry the front camera assembly from the adhesive holding it in place.
    • Use an iFixit opening tool to pry the front camera assembly from the adhesive holding it in place.

Conclusion

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

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One Comment

Thanks for posting this! I looked all over youtube and couldn’t find anything so I am relieved to find this tutorial! I haven’t performed the repair yet, but I was wondering if removing the screen is necessary. From what I see, I can access the camera by just removing the bezel. Thanks for your feedback in advance!

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