Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the rear camera module from the Samsung Gear 360. Like the front camera, this module can be removed by completing a tear-down of the device, and unscrewing the module from there.

  1. Twist silver ring on the lens counter-clockwise with force to remove it. Twist silver ring on the lens counter-clockwise with force to remove it. Twist silver ring on the lens counter-clockwise with force to remove it.
    • Twist silver ring on the lens counter-clockwise with force to remove it.

  2. Insert a small flathead screwdriver into marked slot on camera lens and pry off camera lens cover. Insert a small flathead screwdriver into marked slot on camera lens and pry off camera lens cover.
    • Insert a small flathead screwdriver into marked slot on camera lens and pry off camera lens cover.

  3. Using a PH00 screwdriver head, remove all Phillips #00 0.75 mm screws on the front of the camera. Repeat for the back side of the camera.
    • Using a PH00 screwdriver head, remove all Phillips #00 0.75 mm screws on the front of the camera.

    • Repeat for the back side of the camera.

  4. Peel off the black rubber located on the bottom of the device using your hand or a small flathead screwdriver. Peel off the black rubber located on the bottom of the device using your hand or a small flathead screwdriver. Peel off the black rubber located on the bottom of the device using your hand or a small flathead screwdriver.
    • Peel off the black rubber located on the bottom of the device using your hand or a small flathead screwdriver.

  5. Once the black rubber has been removed, unscrew all Phillips #00 0.75 mm screws on the bottom of the device using a PH00 screwdriver head. Once the black rubber has been removed, unscrew all Phillips #00 0.75 mm screws on the bottom of the device using a PH00 screwdriver head.
    • Once the black rubber has been removed, unscrew all Phillips #00 0.75 mm screws on the bottom of the device using a PH00 screwdriver head.

  6. Using a plastic opening tool, pry the tripod mount off the device. Using a plastic opening tool, pry the tripod mount off the device.
    • Using a plastic opening tool, pry the tripod mount off the device.

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  8. Using both hands, carefully remove the right cover off the camera body. Using both hands, carefully remove the right cover off the camera body.
    • Using both hands, carefully remove the right cover off the camera body.

  9. To remove the left cover of the camera body,  lift the left cover using a small flathead screwdriver and pull it off. To remove the left cover of the camera body,  lift the left cover using a small flathead screwdriver and pull it off. To remove the left cover of the camera body,  lift the left cover using a small flathead screwdriver and pull it off.
    • To remove the left cover of the camera body, lift the left cover using a small flathead screwdriver and pull it off.

  10. Once the camera body has been removed, lift and pull off the metal support ring using a small flathead screwdriver. Repeat for both sides of the camera.
    • Once the camera body has been removed, lift and pull off the metal support ring using a small flathead screwdriver.

    • Repeat for both sides of the camera.

  11. Remove all Phillips #00  0.75 mm screws from the body of the camera using a PH00 screwdriver head. Remove all Phillips #00  0.75 mm screws from the body of the camera using a PH00 screwdriver head.
    • Remove all Phillips #00 0.75 mm screws from the body of the camera using a PH00 screwdriver head.

  12. Carefully lift the three sensors off using a plastic opening tool and pull them aside. Carefully lift the three sensors off using a plastic opening tool and pull them aside. Carefully lift the three sensors off using a plastic opening tool and pull them aside.
    • Carefully lift the three sensors off using a plastic opening tool and pull them aside.

  13. Carefully use a plastic opening tool to separate the gray case from the black case on the device. Carefully use a plastic opening tool to separate the gray case from the black case on the device.
    • Carefully use a plastic opening tool to separate the gray case from the black case on the device.

  14. Insert a plastic removal tool underneath the four sensors on the motherboard to fully separate the camera case. Insert a plastic removal tool underneath the four sensors on the motherboard to fully separate the camera case. Insert a plastic removal tool underneath the four sensors on the motherboard to fully separate the camera case.
    • Insert a plastic removal tool underneath the four sensors on the motherboard to fully separate the camera case.

  15. Within the grey half of the case, unscrew both Phillips #00 0.75 mm screws located on the metal plate using PH00 screwdriver. Within the grey half of the case, unscrew both Phillips #00 0.75 mm screws located on the metal plate using PH00 screwdriver.
    • Within the grey half of the case, unscrew both Phillips #00 0.75 mm screws located on the metal plate using PH00 screwdriver.

  16. Once the screws have been removed, remove the metal plate. Once the screws have been removed, remove the metal plate.
    • Once the screws have been removed, remove the metal plate.

  17. Using a PH000 screwdriver head, remove the both Phillips #000 0.75 mm screws on the grey case. Using a PH000 screwdriver head, remove the both Phillips #000 0.75 mm screws on the grey case.
    • Using a PH000 screwdriver head, remove the both Phillips #000 0.75 mm screws on the grey case.

  18. Using a plastic opening tool, remove the plastic cover underneath the rear camera Using a plastic opening tool, remove the plastic cover underneath the rear camera
    • Using a plastic opening tool, remove the plastic cover underneath the rear camera

  19. Gently remove the rear camera module by using a plastic opening tool and lifting the module. Gently remove the rear camera module by using a plastic opening tool and lifting the module.
    • Gently remove the rear camera module by using a plastic opening tool and lifting the module.

Conclusion

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

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number datasheet sensor camera?

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