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    Default Rear camera replacement

    Found my rear camera lens cracked today. I have no idea how this happened as I have not dropped it.
    Is this an easy fix?
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    Default Re: Rear camera replacement

    Look for a "tear down" vid of the s3 on youtube to judge but tbh it dont look like a DIY job. Think the camera unit is whole.
    Hope not and good luck bro..
    Thats a **** of a thing to have happened

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    GT-I9300, UK
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    Default Rear camera replacement

    Yes I am not happy. Looked on YouTube and there is a vid on removing dust from behind the camera lens. The bloke on there just prised the lens off with a pin and popped it back when done. So I am thinking just a lens replacement as the camera is fully functional. Looked on eBay and there are the chassis/ covers complete with camera lens for 4 posted. Could maybe use that lens and remove my cracked one. Worth a try I think first.

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