Introduction

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.

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  • 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.

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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Conclusion

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

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