Introduction

This guide shows how to replace the camera.

Insert the plastic opening tool or a fingernail in the gap between the rear case and the base of the phone.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool or a fingernail in the gap between the rear case and the base of the phone.

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Slide the plastic opening tool along the edge of the rear case. Lift the case gently from the base.
  • Slide the plastic opening tool along the edge of the rear case.

  • Lift the case gently from the base.

Why... is it not simple enough already lol

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Insert the plastic opening tool into the small gap between the battery and the phone base. Lift the battery out of its placeholder.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool into the small gap between the battery and the phone base.

  • Lift the battery out of its placeholder.

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Place your fingernail in the groove of the stylus pen.
  • Place your fingernail in the groove of the stylus pen.

  • Pull the stylus pen away from the phone.

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Remove the twelve 4mm Phillips #00 screws from the back chassis.
  • Remove the twelve 4mm Phillips #00 screws from the back chassis.

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Insert the plastic opening tool into the Stylus Pen placement holder.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool into the Stylus Pen placement holder.

  • Lift the plastic opening tool so that the midframe separates from the base.

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Remove the single screw beside headphone jack. Remove the single screw beside headphone jack.
  • Remove the single screw beside headphone jack.

You can skip this step, it is usseles as this screw doesn’t attach the mother board at all

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Use tweezers to remove both antenna clips. Use a spudger to disconnect six cable connectors.
  • Use tweezers to remove both antenna clips.

  • Use a spudger to disconnect six cable connectors.

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Pull up on the motherboard with tweezers.
  • Pull up on the motherboard with tweezers.

Can i change at&t board to 9002 or 9005??,

Ayyaz - Reply

My mother board is not working what should I do I can't use Bluetooth, WiFi,hotspot or insert sim

soha Javed - Reply

My wifi hotspot is not working

Kiran Thopate - Reply

Unclip the camera connecting cable using the plastic opening tool from the motherboard
  • Unclip the camera connecting cable using the plastic opening tool from the motherboard

  • Remove loose camera from base

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Conclusion

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

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Awesome, phone disassembly and fingernail painting at same time :) Thanks for your time to post this!

Chris G - Reply

Hi

Thanks for the nice instructions

Do you know if I can use a Note 4 camera (or any better!) for my Note 3?

Are they different in connections?

Thanks

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