Saturday, November 26, 2016

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 – How remove and replace the camera

Use a heat gun to melt the glue.
Holding the heat gun on a single spot for too long can crack the screen or melt parts of the device.
Use the plastic opening tool to separate the screen from the device.
Start in the top right corner of the device for best results.
Carefully insert opening picks between the screen and the device.
Continue to heat sections of the screen with the heat gun.
As you make your way around the screen with the heat gun, use the plastic opening tool and the opening picks to pry the screen loose.
The screen is extremely thin and very easy to break. Be careful working with broken glass.
Once you have placed Opening Picks around the entire screen, carefully pry the screen
loose with the plastic opening tool.
Lift the screen up carefully so that no wires are torn.
Remove the single 4 mm T5 Torx screw securing the display cable.
Lift the connector up from the device.
Grasp the orange cable connected to the silver connecter.
Carefully lift the orange cable up until the connecter pops off.
The screen will now be completely disconnected.
Remove the 4mm screw with the T3 Torx Screwdriver.
Remove the four 7mm screws with the T3 Torx Screwdriver.
Locate the black piece shown.
Remove this piece by gently lifting it up with the tweezers until it pops off.
Remove the two 4mm screws with the T5 Torx Screwdriver.
Remove the rear camera with the tweezers.