Introduction

Your tablet is equipped with a rear-facing and front-facing camera that is capable of taking photos and capturing video. Deterioration over time or through rough handling may cause the camera to become too damaged to take photos. To fix this, you must replace the camera.

Image 1/1: Remove the two 4 mm Phillips head screws at the top of the device.
  • Always make sure your device is completely powered off before performing repairs.

  • Remove the two 4 mm Phillips head screws at the top of the device.

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Image 1/1: Set the back cover aside.
  • Carefully remove the back cover by using a plastic opening tool, moving all the way around the perimeter of the tablet.

  • Set the back cover aside.

  • The speakers are attached to the inside back cover, and are connected by wires to the motherboard of the tablet. Be careful not to rip these free when removing the back.

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  • Pull the black tape away so that the rear-facing camera is no longer attached to the device.

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  • Pull off the plastic camera cover with the tweezers so that the front-facing camera can move freely.

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Image 1/1: Use the plastic prying tool to pull up the black tab, so that the filament is released. Carefully pull the filament out so it is moving freely.
  • Locate the small ZIF connector that connects to the cameras.

  • Use the plastic prying tool to pull up the black tab, so that the filament is released. Carefully pull the filament out so it is moving freely.

  • The camera can now be lifted from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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