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Introduction

This guide covers the Sony Xperia XZ Premium front camera removal. This process involves unscrewing two screws and removing part of the frame to reach the camera.

Parts

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  1. Place a heated iOpener on the back panel of the phone to melt the adhesive inside.
    • Place a heated iOpener on the back panel of the phone to melt the adhesive inside.

    • The iOpener or your desired heat source can be very hot and can heat up the phone, so make sure you do not burn yourself.

    • Follow this guide for directions on using the iOpener.

  2. Slide a thin plastic card under the back panel and around the perimeter of the phone to remove the adhesive.
    • Slide a thin plastic card under the back panel and around the perimeter of the phone to remove the adhesive.

  3. Take hold of the back panel with your fingers and remove.
    • Take hold of the back panel with your fingers and remove.

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  5. Remove the two bottom left 3.9 mm Phillips #000 screws.
    • Remove the two bottom left 3.9 mm Phillips #000 screws.

  6. Insert the spudger under the bottom left frame and lift, try to lift vertically to wedge it out.
    • Insert the spudger under the bottom left frame and lift, try to lift vertically to wedge it out.

  7. Grab hold of the bottom left frame and lift out carefully.
    • Grab hold of the bottom left frame and lift out carefully.

  8. Insert a spudger under the tab above the camera and lift to disconnect it.
    • Insert a spudger under the tab above the camera and lift to disconnect it.

  9. Grab hold of the tab with your fingers.
    • Grab hold of the tab with your fingers.

  10. Lift the camera from the phone by the tab.
    • Lift the camera from the phone by the tab.

Conclusion

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

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