Introduction

Replacing the camera in your Samsung Solstice is a quick and easy project, provided you know what you are doing and have the right tools to remove it.

Gently slide the cover off of the phone by pushing it upwards, in the direction of the small arrow on the back cover. Set the cover off to the side once you have removed it. Set the cover off to the side once you have removed it.
  • Gently slide the cover off of the phone by pushing it upwards, in the direction of the small arrow on the back cover.

  • Set the cover off to the side once you have removed it.

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This step can be accomplished without the need of a plastic opening tool. Just use your finger if you want to. Wedge a plastic opening tool in between the rear end of the battery and the plastic frame. Pry the battery up out of its recess and away from the phone.
  • This step can be accomplished without the need of a plastic opening tool. Just use your finger if you want to.

  • Wedge a plastic opening tool in between the rear end of the battery and the plastic frame.

  • Pry the battery up out of its recess and away from the phone.

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Remove the back cover by sliding the cover off of the phone by pushing it upwards, in the direction of the small arrow on the back cover. Set the cover off to the side once you have removed it.
  • Remove the back cover by sliding the cover off of the phone by pushing it upwards, in the direction of the small arrow on the back cover.

  • Set the cover off to the side once you have removed it.

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Locate the SIM Card slot directly above the battery and below the phone camera Place your thumb on the SIM Card in the slot, press down gently and slide the card away from the slot, until it comes out of the slot entirely Place your thumb on the SIM Card in the slot, press down gently and slide the card away from the slot, until it comes out of the slot entirely
  • Locate the SIM Card slot directly above the battery and below the phone camera

  • Place your thumb on the SIM Card in the slot, press down gently and slide the card away from the slot, until it comes out of the slot entirely

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Once you have removed the SIM card, set it aside from the phone.
  • Once you have removed the SIM card, set it aside from the phone.

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Remove the six 0.4mm Phillips screws securing the midframe to the front panel assembly. Grasp the the plastic midframe with your thumb and forefinger and lift it away from the phone. Grasp the the plastic midframe with your thumb and forefinger and lift it away from the phone.
  • Remove the six 0.4mm Phillips screws securing the midframe to the front panel assembly.

  • Grasp the the plastic midframe with your thumb and forefinger and lift it away from the phone.

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This step can be accomplished without the need of a plastic opening tool. Just use your finger if you want to. Use a plastic opening tool to pry the connectors from their sockets on the motherboard.
  • This step can be accomplished without the need of a plastic opening tool. Just use your finger if you want to.

  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the connectors from their sockets on the motherboard.

  • Gently remove the motherboard from the phone

  • Set the motherboard aside once it is free and separated from the phone

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This step can be accomplished without the need of a plastic opening tool. Just use your finger if you want to. Use a plastic opening tool to carefully pry the camera connector from its socket on the motherboard.
  • This step can be accomplished without the need of a plastic opening tool. Just use your finger if you want to.

  • Use a plastic opening tool to carefully pry the camera connector from its socket on the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

Colton Glyder

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