Video Overview

  1. Remove SIM card tray.
    • Remove SIM card tray.

  2. Remove S Pen.
    • Remove S Pen.

    • Remove back cover.

    • Remove screws.

    • Remove middle housing.

    • Remove battery. But it's not necessary. You also can just release battery connector from motherboard.

    • Release the connector on the board.

    • Release the USB board connector on the back and remove the motherboard from front assembly.

    • Remove rear camera.

    • Remove front camera and noise-canceling mic.

    • Remove earpiece assembly.

    • That's earpiece with sensors.


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

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Is there a way to replace the rear camera glass without remove the back cover?

Steve Tran - Reply

Steve, I'm not sure if anyone told you yet, but yes. Using some pointed tweezers (CAREFULLY) you can pull the glass off. But, be very careful as the housing holding the glass can be damaged due to the tweezers.

Kelby -

Will the phone be able to operate as usual without both the rear and front camera?

Sean - Reply

I accidently fell my phone into the water n my front camera is enter some water.Then ,I try to dry it by my hair dryer but my front camera is cover by distilled water.The front camera is working but it is blurry. How can I fix it?

jianshenphoon - Reply

Please anyone, I have the same problem. Front cam is covered with oil. Any suggestion?

zerry yns -

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