Introduzione

If the lens of the rear-facing camera is cracked or the camera of your Moto Z2 Play is unable to take photos, the camera may be broken. This guide details how to replace the rear-facing camera of your Moto Z2 Play. You need to first remove the screen, the battery, the motherboard, the audio jack, and the speaker to get to the front-facing camera of the Moto Z2 Play. To replace the rear-facing camera, you need the following tools: a heat gun (or a hair dryer), a plastic opening tool, a suction cup, a plastic card, a tweezer, a sim card ejection tool, and a T3 torx screwdriver.

  1. Power off your phone before you complete any replacement steps.
    • Power off your phone before you complete any replacement steps.

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  2. Remove the sim card housing by pressing firmly in the hole on the top left of the phone using the sim card remover.
    • Remove the sim card housing by pressing firmly in the hole on the top left of the phone using the sim card remover.

    • The sim card housing will pop out.

    • Remove the protruding sim card housing by pulling it straight out.

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    • Heat the edges of your Motorola Moto Z2 Play screen for two to three minutes with a heat gun.

    • If screen is cracked put strong adhesive tape across the screen in order to avoid breaking the screen further and receiving cuts.

    • If you don’t have access to a heat gun, a hair dryer can be used.

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    • Place suction cup in the middle of the screen and press down.

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    • Pry the screen by wedging the plastic opening tool under the screen at the charging port.

    • Work your way around the screen with the plastic opening tool.

    • Complete these steps carefully because the screen is delicate and can easily crack.

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    • Use a suction cup to lift up screen from left to right.

    • If you don’t have a suction cup, wedge a spudger or a small plastic card under the screen and lift slowly.

    • Failure to lift screen from left to right can cause damage to interior wires of your phone.

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    • Identify ribbon connector at the top right of the phone.

    • Pry the black locking bar up gently with a plastic opening tool.

    • Remove the ribbon wires by pulling them out of the connector with a tweezer.

    • The locking bar is the small black bar located on the digitizer’s ZIF connector.

    • Be sure to push the locking bar back down using a spudger after you put the ribbon wire back in since the lock does not lock automatically.

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    • Identify the ribbon cable, located at the bottom right of the phone.

    • Disconnect the ribbon cable, located at the bottom right of the phone, by pulling out and back with tweezers.

    • Excessive force is not needed.

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    • Lift the screen from the phone to completely detach.

    • If screen doesn't detach, go back to step 7 and 8 to make sure the bar is unlocked and ribbon connector is fully detached.

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    • Remove the orange tape, located at the bottom right of the phone, using tweezers.

    • Do not discard tape.

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    • Detach the red and black battery wire by lifting up with tweezers.

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    • Peel back the black tape that is located on the battery.

    • Make sure you pull back gently so you can reuse the tape with reassembly.

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    • Lift the black tape and slide a card under the battery.

    • Align the card parallel and under the battery.

    • Wedge the card further under the battery.

    • Lift the card up to assist in removing the battery from the adhesive.

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    • Lift to remove the battery from the device completely.

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    • Remove the three silver 2.6 mm T3 Torx screws on the speaker shell at the top of the phone with a screwdriver by turning counterclockwise.

    • Remove the four black 3.5 mm T3 Torx screws on the speaker shell at the top of the phone with a screwdriver by turning counterclockwise.

    • It is helpful to keep screws on a magnetic surface to avoid losing them.

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    • Lift up the silver metallic tape using the tweezers.

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    • Lift gently to completely remove speaker housing using tweezers.

    • Try lifting the speaker housing from both sides slightly before removing completely.

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    • Place the housing upside down in order to continue working.

    • Pry the speaker from the housing with a plastic opening tool.

    • When reassembling, make sure the metal connectors of speaker are in the bottom left and right corners (correct orientation).

    • Speaker clicks in on reassembly.

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    • Remove the seven silver 2.6 mm T3 Torx screws on the black battery cable cover at the bottom of the phone with a screwdriver by turning counterclockwise.

    • Remove the single black 3.5 mm T3 Torx screw on the black battery cable cover at the bottom of the phone with a screwdriver by turning counterclockwise.

    • It is helpful to keep screws on a magnetic surface to avoid losing them.

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    • Lift the battery cover with tweezers starting on the right side slightly to dislodge the cover.

    • Lift the battery cover with tweezers from the left side slightly to dislodge the cover.

    • Remove the battery cover with tweezers by solidly gripping the left side of the cover and lifting up.

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    • Tilt the front of the black audio jack up with tweezers.

    • Lift the audio jack out of its housing with tweezers.

    • Little force is required to remove the audio jack.

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    • Remove the three black 2.6 mm T3 Torx screws on the motherboard panel at the side of the phone with a screwdriver by turning counterclockwise.

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    • Place a plastic opening tool under the edge of the motherboard.

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    • Lift the motherboard from the right edge like a book towards the left.

    • Identify the connector on the top left of the device.

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    • Detach the connection on the bottom of the motherboard.

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    • Flip over the motherboard so the rear-facing camera and its ribbon can be seen.

    • Bend the camera back to reveal its ribbon-wire port.

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    • Lift the locking bar on the ZIF connector that is under the rear facing camera with a plastic opening tool.

    • You can also use a spudger to complete this step.

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    • Pull out the ribbon connector for the rear-facing camera.

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Conclusione

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

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