Introduction

This guide will provide a step by step procedure for installing the camera.

  1. Using your thumb, press down and slide the back cover away from the  camera.
    • Using your thumb, press down and slide the back cover away from the camera.

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  2. Remove the battery from the phone by using your plastic opening tool to find a gap at any edge of the battery and lifting the battery up.
    • Remove the battery from the phone by using your plastic opening tool to find a gap at any edge of the battery and lifting the battery up.

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    • Using a Phillips#00 screw driver, remove the six 4mm screws holding the back case together.

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    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the case off. To do this, find a gap on any side of the phone, top preferably, and slip the tip of the tool in the gap

    • Now use moderate strength and slowly maneuver the tool around the outside until the case becomes loose.

    • Using your fingers, take the case off.

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    • The green film above the camera is the camera connector to the motherboard.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the camera connector.

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    • The golden film connector connects the keyboard to the motherboard.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the keyboard connector.

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    • The circular connector holds the motherboard in place.

    • Using a plastic opening tool, disconnect the circular connector.

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    • There is a LCD connector underneath the motherboard.

    • Gently lift the far edge of the motherboard upwards toward the center of the phone.

    • Using a plastic opening tool, disconnect the LCD connector.

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    • After disconnecting the four connectors, gently lift the motherboard up with your fingers.

    • Place the motherboard in a secure area.

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    • Use your thumb and index finger to grip the camera connector.

    • Pull the camera connector upwards to detach the camera.

    • The camera was glued on, so this may require moderate strength.

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Conclusion

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

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