Introduction

The camera may become broken over time. This guide will assist in the replacement of the camera.

Slide the latch on the back of the phone up.
  • Slide the latch on the back of the phone up.

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Remove the battery.
  • Remove the battery.

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After removing the battery, remove the four small Phillips-head screws with a #0 Phillips screwdriver.
  • After removing the battery, remove the four small Phillips-head screws with a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

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Using a thumbtack, pry the small plastic cover from the case near the base of the antenna.
  • Using a thumbtack, pry the small plastic cover from the case near the base of the antenna.

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With a #0 Phillips screwdriver remove the screw which you just uncovered.
  • With a #0 Phillips screwdriver remove the screw which you just uncovered.

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Using the spudger, carefully pry the case apart starting near the charging port. Ease the case open. Then disconnect the small power connector near the top of the phone.
  • Using the spudger, carefully pry the case apart starting near the charging port. Ease the case open.

  • Then disconnect the small power connector near the top of the phone.

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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Gently pry up the ribbon-type connector with the spudger.
  • Gently pry up the ribbon-type connector with the spudger.

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Carefully pry the logic board from the case with the spudger.
  • Carefully pry the logic board from the case with the spudger.

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Once the logic board has been removed, peel the keypad up.
  • Once the logic board has been removed, peel the keypad up.

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When using a spudger the keypad housing comes off quite easily, although it may be necessary to guide the ribbon cable through the slot in the housing. When using a spudger the keypad housing comes off quite easily, although it may be necessary to guide the ribbon cable through the slot in the housing.
  • When using a spudger the keypad housing comes off quite easily, although it may be necessary to guide the ribbon cable through the slot in the housing.

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Remove screws with #0 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove screws with #0 Phillips screwdriver.

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Carefully pry apart the casing with the spudger tool.
  • Carefully pry apart the casing with the spudger tool.

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Use the spudger to carefully pry off the speaker.
  • Use the spudger to carefully pry off the speaker.

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Carefully pry off the ringer with the spudger.
  • Carefully pry off the ringer with the spudger.

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Carefully pry off the screen with the spudger.
  • Carefully pry off the screen with the spudger.

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Gently pry off the camera with the spudger.
  • Gently pry off the camera with the spudger.

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Conclusion

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

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