Introduction

You will need to find a clean area to work in and have the necessary tools. Follow this guide to gain access to your cellphone's camera module.

  • Remove the back battery cover.

Remove the phone's battery.
  • Remove the phone's battery.

Remove six (4.28 x 1.25)mm screws.
  • Remove six (4.28 x 1.25)mm screws.

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Use the spudger to gently pry the silver plastic back plate from the body of the phone. Use the spudger to gently pry the silver plastic back plate from the body of the phone.
  • Use the spudger to gently pry the silver plastic back plate from the body of the phone.

Peel off the Identification sticker.
  • Peel off the Identification sticker.

Peel the button sensor on the side of the motherboard off of the case.
  • Peel the button sensor on the side of the motherboard off of the case.

Pop the black hinged-release lever toward its ribbon, then slide the ribbon out.
  • Pop the black hinged-release lever toward its ribbon, then slide the ribbon out.

Peel up the camera attachment.
  • Peel up the camera attachment.

You will now be able to replace the Camera component with a new part.
  • You will now be able to replace the Camera component with a new part.

Conclusion

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

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