Introdução

This guide will show you how to replace the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active front camera.

Melt the adhesive on the screen by applying a blow dryer directly on the screen.
  • Melt the adhesive on the screen by applying a blow dryer directly on the screen.

  • Your phone is hot, please do not touch it with your bare hand.

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Wedge the metal spudger in between the screen and the frame to begin separating them.
  • Wedge the metal spudger in between the screen and the frame to begin separating them.

  • It would be easier to separate the screen from the sealing adhesive on the frame if you with more than one metal spudger.

  • Your phone might no longer be watertight after you reassemble it.

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Slide the metal spudger around the phone at least once. It would be easier to slide your metal spudger if you apply the blow dryer to where you are currently sliding.
  • Slide the metal spudger around the phone at least once.

  • It would be easier to slide your metal spudger if you apply the blow dryer to where you are currently sliding.

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Lift the screen up with your hands.
  • Lift the screen up with your hands.

  • Please wash your hands thoroughly with hot water and soap after you finish.

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Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove a single screw.
  • Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove a single screw.

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Use tweezers to remove the small plastic cover you just unscrewed.
  • Use tweezers to remove the small plastic cover you just unscrewed.

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Use tweezers to remove the other small plastic cover.
  • Use tweezers to remove the other small plastic cover.

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Use a Phillips head #000 to take out the eleven screws marked in the photo.
  • Use a Phillips head #000 to take out the eleven screws marked in the photo.

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Use tweezers to disconnect the marked pieces from the motherboard.
  • Use tweezers to disconnect the marked pieces from the motherboard.

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Use tweezers to take out the middle button and its connection to the motherboard.
  • Use tweezers to take out the middle button and its connection to the motherboard.

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Use a metal spudger to pull the mid frame and battery off of the motherboard. Use a metal spudger to pull the mid frame and battery off of the motherboard. Use a metal spudger to pull the mid frame and battery off of the motherboard.
  • Use a metal spudger to pull the mid frame and battery off of the motherboard.

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Use a metal spudger to remove the battery from the midframe. Use a metal spudger to remove the battery from the midframe.
  • Use a metal spudger to remove the battery from the midframe.

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Use tweezers to disconnect the front camera from the battery.
  • Use tweezers to disconnect the front camera from the battery.

  • The connector should unsnap similar to a lego piece.

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Use a Phillips 000 screwdriver to remove the screw covering the proximity sensor.
  • Use a Phillips 000 screwdriver to remove the screw covering the proximity sensor.

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Use tweezers to remove the proximity sensor. Set this aside for now.
  • Use tweezers to remove the proximity sensor.

  • Set this aside for now.

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Use tweezers to disconnect the front mic and the two cables that have been marked in the photo.
  • Use tweezers to disconnect the front mic and the two cables that have been marked in the photo.

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Use your hands and a metal spudger to lift the motherboard out of the phone.
  • Use your hands and a metal spudger to lift the motherboard out of the phone.

  • Be gentle, as there is still a connection on the underside of the motherboard.

  • Use a metal spudger to remove this connection.

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Use tweezers to remove the connection between the motherboard and the front camera.
  • Use tweezers to remove the connection between the motherboard and the front camera.

  • In order to do this, the motherboard must be flipped over from its original position.

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Conclusão

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

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