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Is the camera lens cover part of the back housing?

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By BrandonPrice31, Senior Member on 17th May 2014, 04:50 AM
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Is the camera lens cover part of the back housing?

Replacement back housing includes the back lens cover, however in two disasembely videos the camera lens cover was still on the motherboard when removing the back housing.

I don't get it!

I want to replace my back cover because my lens is all scratched.

Lens not on back housing:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxpZmBOLeoo


Lens on back housing:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDsZLl_JzwA
 
 
17th May 2014, 05:51 AM |#2  
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Pretty sure the lens covers are part of the housing. I'm looking to replace my housing as well do to a drop.

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17th May 2014, 06:11 AM |#3  
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17th May 2014, 01:35 PM |#4  
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It will come with the housing. It looks like the the lens just gets pulled off because it sticks to the camera. You can see in the pic below where the lens surround was stuck to the housing.

http://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net...NTaXJP1b6.huge
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Hmm. Anyone else know?

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18th May 2014, 10:39 PM |#6  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ashyx

It will come with the housing. It looks like the the lens just gets pulled off because it sticks to the camera. You can see in the pic below where the lens surround was stuck to the housing.

http://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net...NTaXJP1b6.huge

Will it be hard to pull off the lens from the camera module?

Is it glued?
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Any ideas guys

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20th May 2014, 02:16 PM |#8  
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This makes no sense. On some YouTube videos the camera lens plastic is not attached to the back housing, and on some videos it is! I don't want to have to take a part my motherboard to remove the camera module to replace the glass over it.

Can anyone clarify?
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