So, today I will share with you the repair case about optical filter of the iPhone wide-angle camera and walk you through some knowledge of iPhone camera repair.
The camera is one of the biggest highlights in smartphones. The R&D of camera and performance improvement are important projects for major phone manufacturers.
Camera replacement always be expensive and the camera can be easily damaged if dropped during daily use.
In addition, Apple has encrypted the camera of the iPhone 12 series and later models. So if the camera is changed, the “Important Camera Message” will pop up.
Basic Camera Repair Tool Kit
Now, let's disassemble the phone and try to repair the camera.
Step1. In the first place, disassemble the phone and put the camera on the specialized Heating Platform at 100 °C. After the temperature reaches 100 °C, remove black adhesive around the camera with a Sculpture Knife.
Then pry up the wide-angle camera and attach the camera to the specialized holder.
Apply some Paste Flux. Separate the motor from the CMOS sensor with ultrathin Soldering Iron at 380 °C.
If the blue lens is damaged, the camera will become blurry. The solution is to replace the blue lens.
Step 3. Replace the cracked optical filter with a new one. Apply some UV adhesive to the broken optical filter. Put the new optical filter in position. Solidify with a UV Lamp. Remove side adhesive with Hot Air Gun.
Then push the cracked optical filter out with the specialized holder. Remove residual shards and black adhesive with Hot Air Gun.
Then apply some UV adhesive and a new optical filter. Solidify with UV Lamp.
Step 4. Then we assemble the camera. Apply some Paste Flux around the motor. Solder the motor with the CMOS with Soldering Iron. Clean the camera with alcohol. Next, we install the wide-angle camera for testing. The camera works fine.
Apple's iPhone is known for its prowess in camera development. iPhone has grown from featuring an original 2-megapixel rear camera to a current 12-megapixel rear triple-camera.
The operations shown in the video are performed need experienced technicians. Since there is some possibility that the camera might be damaged due to improper operation.
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