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Changes to Google Pixel 5 Front Camera Replacement Introduction

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Introduction
Follow this guide to remove and replace the front camera on the Google Pixel 5. [ … ] You will need a replacement battery before attempting this procedure as you cannot remove the motherboard without first removing the battery. [ … ] '''For your safety, discharge your battery below 25% before disassembling your phone.''' This reduces the risk of a dangerous thermal event if the battery is accidentally damaged during the repair.
Follow this guide to remove and replace the front camera on the Google Pixel 5. [ … ] You will need a replacement battery before attempting this procedure as you cannot remove the motherboard without first removing the battery. [ … ] '''For your safety, discharge your battery below 25% before disassembling your phone.''' This reduces the risk of a dangerous thermal event if the battery is accidentally damaged during the repair.
Conclusion
Compare your new replacement part to the original part—you may need to transfer remaining components or remove adhesive backings from the new part before installing. [ … ] '''To reassemble your device, follow the above steps in reverse order.''' [ … ] Take your e-waste to an [link|https://www.ifixit.com/Wiki/E-Waste|R2an [[E-Waste|R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler].recycler]]. [ … ] Repair didn’t go as planned? Try some [link|https://www.ifixit.com/Wiki/Troubleshooting_Problems_After_a_Repair|basic troubleshooting],some [[Troubleshooting Problems After a Repair|basic troubleshooting]], or ask our [link|https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/Device/Google%20Pixel%205|Answers community] for help.
Compare your new replacement part to the original part—you may need to transfer remaining components or remove adhesive backings from the new part before installing. [ … ] '''To reassemble your device, follow the above steps in reverse order.''' [ … ] Take your e-waste to an [link|https://www.ifixit.com/Wiki/E-Waste|R2an [[E-Waste|R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler].recycler]]. [ … ] Repair didn’t go as planned? Try some [link|https://www.ifixit.com/Wiki/Troubleshooting_Problems_After_a_Repair|basic troubleshooting],some [[Troubleshooting Problems After a Repair|basic troubleshooting]], or ask our [link|https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/Device/Google%20Pixel%205|Answers community] for help.

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  • iFixit Adhesive Remover (for Battery, Screen, and Glass Adhesive) x1 removed.

Parts

  • Precut Adhesive Card x1 added.

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