Introduction

This guide removes the camera after reaching it by removing the screen and front case of the phone. Though the casing can be difficult to remove, the camera itself requires minimal effort to replace.

Parts

No parts required.

With the flat end of  a spudger, remove the plastic covers located on the corners of the display near the hinge and above the screen, revealing four screws underneath. With the flat end of  a spudger, remove the plastic covers located on the corners of the display near the hinge and above the screen, revealing four screws underneath.
  • With the flat end of a spudger, remove the plastic covers located on the corners of the display near the hinge and above the screen, revealing four screws underneath.

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Remove the 4.4mm screw in each corner using the Tri-wing Y0 screwdriver. Remove the 4.4mm screw in each corner using the Tri-wing Y0 screwdriver.
  • Remove the 4.4mm screw in each corner using the Tri-wing Y0 screwdriver.

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Carefully pry the screen protector off the phone using the flat end of the spudger. This will require a bit of force as the back of the screen protector is lined with an adhesive material.
  • Carefully pry the screen protector off the phone using the flat end of the spudger.

    • This will require a bit of force as the back of the screen protector is lined with an adhesive material.

  • Once free from the adhesive, pull the screen protector away from the phone.

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Use the spudger to pry off the front case from the left and right sides of the device. Once it has popped off, pull the casing apart with fingers. Once it has popped off, pull the casing apart with fingers.
  • Use the spudger to pry off the front case from the left and right sides of the device.

  • Once it has popped off, pull the casing apart with fingers.

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Use a Tri-wing Y0 screwdriver to remove the 4.4mm screw. Use fingers to remove the strip. Use fingers to remove the strip.
  • Use a Tri-wing Y0 screwdriver to remove the 4.4mm screw.

  • Use fingers to remove the strip.

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Detach the ribbon connections underneath the green connector strip and remove them from the device.  This will reveal the camera. Detach the ribbon connections underneath the green connector strip and remove them from the device.  This will reveal the camera. Detach the ribbon connections underneath the green connector strip and remove them from the device.  This will reveal the camera.
  • Detach the ribbon connections underneath the green connector strip and remove them from the device. This will reveal the camera.

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Using a spudger, remove the ribbon connection of the camera from the adhesive that attaches it to the device. Grab the camera using fingers and remove it from the phone case. Grab the camera using fingers and remove it from the phone case.
  • Using a spudger, remove the ribbon connection of the camera from the adhesive that attaches it to the device.

  • Grab the camera using fingers and remove it from the phone case.

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Conclusion

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

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