Introduction

This guide will walk you through how to replace the Camera in your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite. To do this, you'll need to remove the back case of your tablet beforehand. The guide for that is listed here as well. Follow all instructions carefully, and take your time.

Using a plastic opening tool, wedge in the seam between the screen and the case. Rock the tool by moving it towards and away from the middle of the screen, trying to separate the tape holding the screen and case together. This is a long process, so don't try and rush it. Also, be careful about applying pressure.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, wedge in the seam between the screen and the case.

  • Rock the tool by moving it towards and away from the middle of the screen, trying to separate the tape holding the screen and case together.

  • This is a long process, so don't try and rush it. Also, be careful about applying pressure.

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After separating the tape holding the screen and case together, slowly start taking the screen off the case from the opposite side of the side with the buttons After separating the tape holding the screen and case together, slowly start taking the screen off the case from the opposite side of the side with the buttons After separating the tape holding the screen and case together, slowly start taking the screen off the case from the opposite side of the side with the buttons
  • After separating the tape holding the screen and case together, slowly start taking the screen off the case from the opposite side of the side with the buttons

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Use a plastic opening tool to lift up the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector holding down the ribbon cable. Use the precision tweezers to gently pull the ribbon cable out of the ZIF connector. Use the precision tweezers to gently pull the ribbon cable out of the ZIF connector.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift up the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector holding down the ribbon cable.

  • Use the precision tweezers to gently pull the ribbon cable out of the ZIF connector.

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Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector holding down the battery ribbon cable. Use the precision tweezers to remove the ribbon cable from the ZIF connector.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector holding down the battery ribbon cable.

  • Use the precision tweezers to remove the ribbon cable from the ZIF connector.

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Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector holding down the battery ribbon cable. Use the precision tweezers to remove the ribbon cable from the ZIF connector.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector holding down the battery ribbon cable.

  • Use the precision tweezers to remove the ribbon cable from the ZIF connector.

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Remove the seven 4mm Phillips J000 screws holding the motherboard in place.
  • Remove the seven 4mm Phillips J000 screws holding the motherboard in place.

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Use the plastic opening tool and gently pry up the tab holding the motherboard in place.
  • Use the plastic opening tool and gently pry up the tab holding the motherboard in place.

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Use the precision tweezers to remove the black plastic corner on top of the motherboard. Use the plastic opening tool to pull the motherboard off the case. Use the plastic opening tool to pull the motherboard off the case.
  • Use the precision tweezers to remove the black plastic corner on top of the motherboard.

  • Use the plastic opening tool to pull the motherboard off the case.

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Flip the motherboard over and locate the camera in the middle. Use the plastic opening tool to gently lift up the flap holding the camera cable in place.
  • Flip the motherboard over and locate the camera in the middle.

  • Use the plastic opening tool to gently lift up the flap holding the camera cable in place.

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Using precision tweezers, gently pull the camera off the motherboard. Using precision tweezers, gently pull the camera off the motherboard.
  • Using precision tweezers, gently pull the camera off the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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