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The front camera is located on the top of the screen facing outward. The camera can have internal damage that will require a replacement, such as a cable being disconnected. The front facing camera can have several issues, including a black screen or just blurry photos.

  1. Heat up the iOpener in the microwave for 30 seconds.
    • Heat up the iOpener in the microwave for 30 seconds.

    • Caution: when the iOpener is heated up, hold it by the sides to prevent bodily harm.

  2. Place the iOpener on the side of the phone until the iOpener gets cool (approximately 10-15 minutes).
    • Place the iOpener on the side of the phone until the iOpener gets cool (approximately 10-15 minutes).

    • Reheat the iOpener and reapply it to the other side of the phone.

  3. Gently slide the jimmy along the edges of the phone to break the adhesive. Use opening picks and the opening tool to pry the back cover off.
    • Gently slide the jimmy along the edges of the phone to break the adhesive.

    • Use opening picks and the opening tool to pry the back cover off.

    • The use of metal tools as shown in the photos is potentially dangerous as the battery is exposed along the edges of the case and risk of puncture is high. Choose an ESD safe tool instead.

    • There are 6 different tabs on each side of the phone that might take force to get apart.

    • Repeat the heating and prying process until the back cover can be fully removed.

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  5. Use the #00 phillips head to take out the six phillips #00 3.175mm screws on the top cover plate. Use the spudger to release the clasps along the edge of the top plate.
    • Use the #00 phillips head to take out the six phillips #00 3.175mm screws on the top cover plate.

    • Use the spudger to release the clasps along the edge of the top plate.

  6. Disconnect the press fit connector located near the upper right corner of the battery to disengage the battery from the motherboard.
    • Disconnect the press fit connector located near the upper right corner of the battery to disengage the battery from the motherboard.

  7. Use the same screwdriver to remove the five phillips #00 3.96mm screws along the bottom plate. Use the spudger to pry the bottom plate off.
    • Use the same screwdriver to remove the five phillips #00 3.96mm screws along the bottom plate.

    • Use the spudger to pry the bottom plate off.

  8. Pull on the two black tabs on the bottom of the battery until the battery is released. Gently pull the battery out of its socket.
    • Pull on the two black tabs on the bottom of the battery until the battery is released.

    • Gently pull the battery out of its socket.

  9. Peel off the silver tape that is to the right of the audio jack about halfway, so it is off of the silver plate. Use the tweezers to disconnect the press fit connector underneath the tape, right above the silver plate. Gently lift up until the camera and the connector is removed.
    • Peel off the silver tape that is to the right of the audio jack about halfway, so it is off of the silver plate.

    • Use the tweezers to disconnect the press fit connector underneath the tape, right above the silver plate.

    • Gently lift up until the camera and the connector is removed.

Итог

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

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