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A guide to removing and reinstalling the flip phone's camera.

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  1. LG VX5200 Camera Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 2 LG VX5200 Camera Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Turn the phone on its back.

  2. LG VX5200 Camera Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 LG VX5200 Camera Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Orient the phone as shown.

    • Remove the battery cover by pushing upward with your thumb.

  3. LG VX5200 Camera Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 LG VX5200 Camera Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Place your fingernail at the top of the battery and pry the battery out towards you.

  4. LG VX5200 Camera Replacement, Face Plate: step 4, image 1 of 3 LG VX5200 Camera Replacement, Face Plate: step 4, image 2 of 3 LG VX5200 Camera Replacement, Face Plate: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Flip the phone open.

    • Remove the four rubber plugs, located at the corners of the LCD screen, with a push-pin.

    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the four screws located underneath the rubber plugs.

  5. LG VX5200 Camera Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 3 LG VX5200 Camera Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 3 LG VX5200 Camera Replacement: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Insert the plastic opening tool in the seam of the top portion of the flip phone.

    • Gently pry the seam open.

    • Move the opening tool around the perimeter of the seam and gently take the front LCD face plate out.

  6. LG VX5200 Camera Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 3 LG VX5200 Camera Replacement: step 6, image 2 of 3 LG VX5200 Camera Replacement: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Close the flip phone.

    • Hold the base of the phone and gently remove the faceplate.

    • Place the phone and the faceplate on a clean, flat surface.

  7. LG VX5200 Camera Replacement, Camera: step 7, image 1 of 3 LG VX5200 Camera Replacement, Camera: step 7, image 2 of 3 LG VX5200 Camera Replacement, Camera: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • Locate the phone camera.

    • Locate the white rubber stopper to left of the camera.

    • Remove white rubber stopper by grabbing an edge with your fingers and gently pulling it off.

  8. LG VX5200 Camera Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 2 LG VX5200 Camera Replacement: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Lift the copper ribbon cable up from the bottom right hand corner.

  9. LG VX5200 Camera Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 2 LG VX5200 Camera Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • While holding the copper connection out of the way, use your fingernail to pry the camera out of its socket.

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

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