Introduction

Cameras can be damaged by water or by physical impact, but it is much easier to replace than you may think. Follow these few simple steps so that you can get back to capturing the world around you on your tablet.

Image 1/1: It is easiest to begin this process by starting at the micro SD card insert, as shown in the pictures.
  • Using a nylon spudger or a flat plastic opening tool, pry open the back of the device.

  • It is easiest to begin this process by starting at the micro SD card insert, as shown in the pictures.

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Image 1/1: Remove the battery, and set it aside.
  • Using a phillips head screwdriver, remove the 6 4mm screws holding the battery on the device.

  • Remove the battery, and set it aside.

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  • Using a phillips head screwdriver, remove the 6 4mm screws holding the motherboard in the device.

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Image 1/3: Using a nylon spudger, gently detach each flex cable from the motherboard. Image 2/3: Be careful when detaching flex cables. Excessive force and sharp objects have the potential to damage these components. Image 3/3: Lift the motherboard from the device and set it aside.
  • Locate the 8 flex cables attached to the motherboard.

  • Using a nylon spudger, gently detach each flex cable from the motherboard.

    • Be careful when detaching flex cables. Excessive force and sharp objects have the potential to damage these components.

  • Lift the motherboard from the device and set it aside.

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Image 1/1: Use a nylon spudger to gently lift the camera and remove it from the device.
  • Locate the camera towards the top of the device.

  • Use a nylon spudger to gently lift the camera and remove it from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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