1. Windows Central Question's Avatar
    I was replacing the screen on my lumia 1520, and accidentally pinched a wire on the front facing camera. Really easy to replace aside from this and fussing with the battery.

    So, now when I launch camera and select front camera it quits and returns to the apps list. I opened it up and wiggled things a bit, now it just opens to a black screen.

    Has anyone experienced this? any suggestions?
    12-11-2014 05:11 PM
  2. KJin001's Avatar
    but pinching a wire on the cam means u have to replace it
    12-12-2014 06:06 AM
  3. joxtwi's Avatar
    Thanks Kjin, what is but pinching?

    Anyone have suggestions on how the replacement process is done?
    12-12-2014 07:57 AM
  4. KJin001's Avatar
    I disassemble mine twice didn't remember how the front cam look. u could check YouTube an see disassembly videos to see if its a DIY
    12-13-2014 05:15 AM
  5. joxtwi's Avatar
    the how to vids on youtube are informative, however they do not ever remove the front camera. I have seen a couple of sites that sell the part. Thus my question. how is it removed from the main board? Can it be repaired?
    12-16-2014 05:34 PM
  6. KJin001's Avatar
    ill pull mine an tell u today
    12-18-2014 09:35 AM
  7. KJin001's Avatar
    its solder down should be quick fix. using heat
    12-19-2014 06:00 AM

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