Introduction

This guide will show users how to remove their phone's back cover, exposing many of the inside parts. It will then show readers how to replace a faulty camera.

Parts

No parts required.

Slide the back cover off the back of the phone to reveal the battery.
  • Slide the back cover off the back of the phone to reveal the battery.

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Place a finger in one or both of the indents by the bottom of the battery. Then pull out to remove the battery from the phone. Place a finger in one or both of the indents by the bottom of the battery. Then pull out to remove the battery from the phone.
  • Place a finger in one or both of the indents by the bottom of the battery. Then pull out to remove the battery from the phone.

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Identify and remove  the 6 screws on the rear case of the phone. Identify and remove  the 6 screws on the rear case of the phone.
  • Identify and remove the 6 screws on the rear case of the phone.

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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Using a spudger, separate the rear case of the phone from the front case. Using a spudger, separate the rear case of the phone from the front case.
  • Using a spudger, separate the rear case of the phone from the front case.

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Identify the phone's camera piece
  • Identify the phone's camera piece

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Use a spudger to peel back the green processing chip, exposing the wires underneath. Identify the thin golden band which connects the camera to the rest of the phone.
  • Use a spudger to peel back the green processing chip, exposing the wires underneath. Identify the thin golden band which connects the camera to the rest of the phone.

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Using the spudger, separate the golden band from its resting dock. It should come apart fairly easily, like undoing a bit of velcro. Once separated, the camera should slide out.
  • Using the spudger, separate the golden band from its resting dock. It should come apart fairly easily, like undoing a bit of velcro. Once separated, the camera should slide out.

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Conclusion

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

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