1. Start out by separating the screen from the back cover using the larger plastic opening tool to pry them apart. Start out by separating the screen from the back cover using the larger plastic opening tool to pry them apart.
    • Start out by separating the screen from the back cover using the larger plastic opening tool to pry them apart.

  2. Once every part of the screen is separated from the back cover, you should be able to fully remove it with your hands. Once every part of the screen is separated from the back cover, you should be able to fully remove it with your hands.
    • Once every part of the screen is separated from the back cover, you should be able to fully remove it with your hands.

  3. To remove the battery you must use something small, such as tweezers, to disconnect the battery from its port. Note: the connection lifts up to remove
    • To remove the battery you must use something small, such as tweezers, to disconnect the battery from its port.

    • Note: the connection lifts up to remove

  4. After the battery is disconnected you may use your hands to pull out the battery. It may be a little difficult because there is adhesive on the backside of the battery.
    • After the battery is disconnected you may use your hands to pull out the battery. It may be a little difficult because there is adhesive on the backside of the battery.

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  6. Disconnect the relays attached to the motherboard. Disconnect the relays attached to the motherboard. Disconnect the relays attached to the motherboard.
    • Disconnect the relays attached to the motherboard.

  7. Unscrew the 2.9mm screws from the speakers using a Phillips head #000 screwdriver,  then lift the speakers from the device. Unscrew the 2.9mm screws from the speakers using a Phillips head #000 screwdriver,  then lift the speakers from the device. Unscrew the 2.9mm screws from the speakers using a Phillips head #000 screwdriver,  then lift the speakers from the device.
    • Unscrew the 2.9mm screws from the speakers using a Phillips head #000 screwdriver, then lift the speakers from the device.

  8. Using a plastic remover tool, carefully unseat each of the electric leads plugged into the board. Using a plastic remover tool, carefully unseat each of the electric leads plugged into the board.
    • Using a plastic remover tool, carefully unseat each of the electric leads plugged into the board.

  9. Unscrew the 2.9mm Phillips #000 screw above the battery, and the three 2.9mm Phillips #000 screws to the right of the battery. Unscrew the 2.9mm Phillips #000 screw above the battery, and the three 2.9mm Phillips #000 screws to the right of the battery. Unscrew the 2.9mm Phillips #000 screw above the battery, and the three 2.9mm Phillips #000 screws to the right of the battery.
    • Unscrew the 2.9mm Phillips #000 screw above the battery, and the three 2.9mm Phillips #000 screws to the right of the battery.

  10. Carefully lift the board from the device. Carefully lift the board from the device.
    • Carefully lift the board from the device.

  11. Flip the motherboard to reveal the rear camera connection and with tweezers gently lift the connector pins and remove the camera. Flip the motherboard to reveal the rear camera connection and with tweezers gently lift the connector pins and remove the camera. Flip the motherboard to reveal the rear camera connection and with tweezers gently lift the connector pins and remove the camera.
    • Flip the motherboard to reveal the rear camera connection and with tweezers gently lift the connector pins and remove the camera.

Conclusion

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

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That worked a treat, thanks a lot Anthony, I don’t quite know when I broke my rear camera but I suspect it’s after being dropped, unfortunatly more than once, a replacement camera was sourced from ebay and only cost £3.29 that included the postage! So all is well again now.

Here’s a link to where I bought mine, I can recommend them 100%

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Genuine-Rear-...

Once again, Cheers!

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