Introduction

You can replace the rear camera on your Galaxy SIII Mini VE using these steps.

Image 1/3: Locate the notch at the top and gently use your finger or an opening tool to remove the rear casing. Image 2/3: Locate the notch at the top and gently use your finger or an opening tool to remove the rear casing. Image 3/3: Locate the notch at the top and gently use your finger or an opening tool to remove the rear casing.
  • Flip your phone so you are facing the back.

  • Locate the notch at the top and gently use your finger or an opening tool to remove the rear casing.

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  • Use your finger or an opening tool to pry the battery out of the phone.

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  • Use the Phillips #000 Screwdriver to remove the 10, 4mm screws holding the plastic frame in place.

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  • Using an opening tool, gently separate the plastic framing from the phone.

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Image 1/3: Next, use the spudger and tweezers to remove the speaker at the top of the phone. Image 2/3: Once the 3 components have detached, the circuit board should release from the phone except for 1 connection on the underside. Image 3/3: Detach this connection using the spudger.
  • Unhook the two electrical connections at the bottom of the phone using your fingernail or a spudger.

  • Next, use the spudger and tweezers to remove the speaker at the top of the phone.

  • Once the 3 components have detached, the circuit board should release from the phone except for 1 connection on the underside.

  • Detach this connection using the spudger.

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Image 1/3: Gently, separate the rear camera and the motherboard. Image 2/3: Gently, separate the rear camera and the motherboard. Image 3/3: Gently, separate the rear camera and the motherboard.
  • Flip the holding tab to the open position.

  • Gently, separate the rear camera and the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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