Introduction

If the device has been dropped or damaged, it is likely that the rear-facing camera may become cracked or scratched. This guide will show you how to replace the rear-facing camera.

  1. Place the plastic opening tool between the face of the display and  rim of the back cover of the device.
    • Place the plastic opening tool between the face of the display and rim of the back cover of the device.

    • Move the plastic opening tool in a downward motion until you see separation between the tablet and back cover.

    Will a butter knife work?

    Team Diamond (DrDiamond53) - Reply

  2. By sliding the plastic opening tool around the rim of the device, carefully continue to pry apart the screen and back cover.
    • By sliding the plastic opening tool around the rim of the device, carefully continue to pry apart the screen and back cover.

    • Try to separate evenly on all sides until the screen detaches from the device backing completely.

    • If this is the first time removing the back cover, it will be rather difficult to separate it from the tablet.

    Add Comment

  3. Spread Fixmas Cheer
    Get $12 off your purchase of $50 or more with code FIXMAS12
    Spread Fixmas Cheer
    Get $12 off your purchase of $50 or more with code FIXMAS12
    • Remove the back cover after the entire rim is disconnected.

    I did some diy fixing because my tab-s came having issues. All battery connection related. Easy fix about 10 minutes but now the back cover won't sit flush and there's a large gap…idk what to do now it's infuriating there no broken tabs or connections

    Jason Carlson - Reply

    • Gently pry the camera connector away from the motherboard with a plastic opening tool or your fingers.

    • Lift the rear-facing camera module up and away from the device.

    Add Comment

Conclusion

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

2 other people completed this guide.

Trent Chapman

Member since: 10/01/2015

1,137 Reputation

3 Guides authored

Team

Cal Poly, Team 12-15, Maness Fall 2015 Member of Cal Poly, Team 12-15, Maness Fall 2015

CPSU-MANESS-F15S12G15

4 Members

12 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 1

Past 7 Days: 3

Past 30 Days: 16

All Time: 1,045