These last few days, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has been suffering from the complaints as some users found that the note 5 camera got problematical when they use it for two months or more. When you face the Galaxy Note 5 camera problems: disable camera or camera error, you can contact your carrier or provider for a new Note 5 replacement if your Note 5 is under warranty. If you are the one of those who experienced the Note 5 broken camera problem and look for DIY Note 5 camera repair, this step-by-step tutorial of fixing a broken Galaxy Note 5 camera with replacement would be a great of help.

Tutorial on repairing Samsung Galaxy Note 5 broken front facing camera or rear facing camera with replacement step by step

Required Tools: Heat gun, Spudger, Tweezers, Screwdriver, Plastic Opening Tools, Eject Pin, Tweezers, screen suction cup tool and prying tool

Required Part: A new Samsung replacement – the Galaxy Note 5 camera part

Step 1: Power off your Galaxy Note 5 and take out your SIM card tray.

To start the broken Samsung Note 5 camera repair, the first thing you should do is taking out the Note 5 SIM card tray.
take out Galaxy Note5 SIM card tray

Step 2: Remove the Samsung Note 5 S pen.

If you have putted the Note 5 S pen back into the holding bay, you need to take it out.

Remove the Samsung Note5 S pen

Step 3: Heat up the Galaxy Note 5 battery door with a heat gun or hair drier.

To get into the phone and find the damaged Note 5 camera, we need to open the device.

– Use a heat gun or hair drier to soften the adhesive around the edges.

Start the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 screen repair
– Pull up a gap between the Note 5 screen assembly and the back cover with the suction cup tool.

use suction cup tool to remove note 5 screen

– Insert an opening tool into the gap and cut the sticker holding the note5 back cover. Sometimes, several case opening tools would be a great of help during this process.

Note: The back panel of Galaxy Note 5 is strongly glued by adhesive, so you need to handle it carefully to avoid any damage. If you find it is hard to cut the adhesive, you can run the heat gun or hair drier again to loosen the adhesive.

heat up Galaxy note 5 back cover part

Step 4: The battery door of Galaxy Note 5 is disassembled.

After you remove the Note 5 back cover, you can check out the adhesive sticker (the white strip).

Samsung GalaxyNote5 back cover comes free

Step 5: Uninstall the 20 screws securing the Note 5 middle frame and LCD display assembly.

Twisting the 20 screws with screwdriver needs more patients.
Note: If the adhesive sticker covers some screws, you need to clear it to undo the screws.

Unscrew the 20 screws of samsung note5

Step 6: Separate the Galaxy Note 5 rear frame from the screen assembly.

With the screws out, push the Note5 rear frame from the note5 LCD display assembly and then release the Note 5 rear housing.

Note: There is a little adhesive strip along the corner of the display assembly. Handle carefully and gently.

separate the Samsung Note 5 LCD display assembly

Step 7: Disassemble the Galaxy Note5 logic board

1) Apply the spudger tool to pry up the related connectors on the Note 5 motherboard.

Note: These connectors include the Note 5 LCD and screen flex connectors, earpiece assembly connector, charging port flex connector and home button connector.

Release the note5 RF signal flex cables part

Note: Remember to release the USB board connector on the back.

Pry up the related galaxy note5 connectors

2) Remove the two pieces of RF signal flex cables with the help of tweezers.

Note: Some Note 5 versions may have only one piece of RF signal cable.

Remove the Samsung Galaxy Note5 USB board part

3) Now release the Galaxy Note 5 motherboard.

lift up the Galaxy Note 5 motherboard

Step 8: Remove the broken cameras in Galaxy Note 5 motherboard.

Both the Note 5 front facing camera and rear facing cameras are installed in the motherboard, so you can release them after you disassemble the Note 5 motherboard.

galaxy note 5 broken camera repair

Step 9: Replace the broken Note 5 camera with a new replacement.

Now the damaged or problematical front facing camera or rear facing camera of Samsung note 5 is removed, and you can take a new note5 camera replacement part and reassemble it as well as all the disassembled Note 5 parts in reversed step.

replace broken galaxy note 5 camera with replacementAll photo sources: JerryRigEverything

If you experienced a cracked, broken or shattered Galaxy Note 5 screen or display, you can follow the tutorial for note 5 screen repairs: How to repair cracked Samsung Galaxy Note 5 screen with replacement?

Is it difficult to handle DIY repair broken Samsung Note 5 camera?

The broken Galaxy Note 5 battery is replaceable after you disassembling the device. If you have DIY repair smartphone experience, replacing the Note 5 damaged or broken camera with new replacement is not much difficulty for you. If you want to change a problematic Note 5 camera, you can purchase a new Note5 camera replacement part and the related repair tool on the Internet and follow the repair tutorial step by step to fix the broken camera. Considering DIY repair the broken Note5 camera without experience would cause damage to your phone, we highly recommend you fix the broken note 5 camera under the instructions of a qualified person.

This broken Galaxy Note 5 camera repair video from YouTube is only for your reference.

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