Introduction

Is your tablet's camera not working or taking blurry pictures? No need to worry! This guide will help you replace the camera in a few easy steps.

Image 1/1: Insert the plastic opening tool between the edge of the glass screen and the metal frame around the device.
  • Begin by separating the back panel from the screen glass assembly using the plastic opening tool.

  • Insert the plastic opening tool between the edge of the glass screen and the metal frame around the device.

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  • Continue around the entire device until the back panel is completely separated from the screen.

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  • Remove the four 2.5mm Phillips #000 screws.

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  • Gently pull up on the plastic tab that has red, blue and black wires that connects the battery to the motherboard.

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  • The battery should be completely disconnected and the new one can be installed.

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  • Remove all the clips that are attached to the motherboard using your fingers or a nylon spudger.

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Image 1/3: Two on the charging port, which is the small metallic piece at the bottom of the device. Image 2/3: There is one screw that is covered by a small green tape. The tape must be peeled  off before the screw under can be removed. Image 3/3: The last screw is found on a speaker at the bottom right of the device. Once the screw is removed, the speaker must be removed as well.
  • There are four Phillips head screws (2.5mm) that need to be removed:

  • Two on the charging port, which is the small metallic piece at the bottom of the device.

  • There is one screw that is covered by a small green tape. The tape must be peeled off before the screw under can be removed.

  • The last screw is found on a speaker at the bottom right of the device. Once the screw is removed, the speaker must be removed as well.

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Image 1/3: Gently pull the end of the wire that attaches the motherboard to the device until the wire is disconnected. Image 2/3: After the cord is disconnected, the motherboard can be removed from the tablet by simply lifting it from the device. Image 3/3: After the cord is disconnected, the motherboard can be removed from the tablet by simply lifting it from the device.
  • There is a small wire that connects the motherboard to the bottom right corner.

  • Gently pull the end of the wire that attaches the motherboard to the device until the wire is disconnected.

  • After the cord is disconnected, the motherboard can be removed from the tablet by simply lifting it from the device.

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  • Once the motherboard has been removed, use a plastic opening tool to gently push the camera out of its place.

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  • Using your fingers, gently pull the camera out of its place.

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Conclusion

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

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