Introduction

If you cracked your camera lens or if it is not working properly, you can replace it following this guide.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Peel back the back cover of the phone from the access point to remove it. It should come off easily using your hands.

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Image 1/2: Remove two 3.5mm Star #5 screws shown in the picture with a screwdriver. Image 2/2: Remove two 5mm Star #5 screws shown in the picture with a screwdriver.
  • Remove seven 3mm Star #5 screws shown in the picture with a screwdriver.

  • Remove two 3.5mm Star #5 screws shown in the picture with a screwdriver.

  • Remove two 5mm Star #5 screws shown in the picture with a screwdriver.

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  • Pry open the back panel using a plastic opening tool. Do this around the edges until you are able to lift it off.

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  • Disconnect the wire by lifting it up with a plastic opening tool.

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  • To disconnect the cable, use the tip of a spudger or your fingernail to flip up the small retaining flap. Then, you can safely pull the ribbon cable out.

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  • After removing the wires, carefully snap out the usb port with your hands. It is held down by some plastic clips, so some force may be needed.

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  • Peel off the black pieces of tape.

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  • Use the tip of a spudger or your fingernail to flip up the small retaining flap. Then pull the cable out using tweezers.

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  • Remove the wire from the two marked connections using tweezers to pull the wire apart from the device.

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  • Peel the tape off with your hands.

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  • Lift the motherboard out with your hands.

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Image 1/2: Remove the camera from the back of the circuit board. Image 2/2: Remove the camera from the back of the circuit board.
  • Disconnect the camera from the board using a plastic opening tool.

  • Remove the camera from the back of the circuit board.

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Conclusion

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

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