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Introduction

This guide will instruct the user how to replace the camera of the Samsung SGH-A237 cell phone. Prior experience of replacing the camera is not necessary.

  1. Samsung SGH-A237 Camera Replacement, Camera: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Place the phone on a flat surface with the camera facing upwards.

    • Have a designated space to keep track of each small part.

  2. Samsung SGH-A237 Camera Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Open the phone.

    • Remove the two rubber soft screw covers below the viewing screen using a pair of tweezers.

  3. Samsung SGH-A237 Camera Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Loosen the screws under the soft screw covers using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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    • Failure to utilize the specified tool may cause damage to the device.

    • Locate the black cover plate on the back side of the viewing screen. It will show the AT&T and Samsung logos.

    • Look on the right side of the phone for the crease in between the black back cover and the front silver cover of the viewing screen.

    • Pry the cover plate off using a plastic opening tool.

  5. Samsung SGH-A237 Camera Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 Samsung SGH-A237 Camera Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Failure to utilize the specified tool may cause damage to the device.

    • Identify the metal bracket that covers the internal body.

    • Identify the metal tabs surrounding the metal bracket mentioned in the previous step.

    • Remove the metal bracket using a small pick or a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

    • Close the phone.

  6. Samsung SGH-A237 Camera Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Find the camera on the upper part of the phone. It will be displayed as a small black circle.

    • Follow the copper ribbon connected to the camera downward to the black connection port.

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    • Failure to utilize the specified tool in the proper way may cause damage to the device.

    • Pry up the black connector using a pick. This should lock the black connector into an upward position, which will release the copper ribbon connected to the phone's camera.

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    • Gently grasp the copper ribbon attached to the camera using a pair of tweezers.

    • Gently pull copper ribbon towards the camera. This should pull the copper ribbon out completely.

  9. Samsung SGH-A237 Camera Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the camera.

Conclusion

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

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