Huawei Nexus 6P Rear-Facing Camera and Imprint Sensor Repair

Huawei Nexus 6P Rear-Facing Camera and Imprint Sensor Repair Guide

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Recommended Tools: 

Plastic Triangle Opening Tool
Nylon Spudger
SIM Card Ejection Tool
Fine Tip Curved Tweezers
Precision Knife Set
2mm Premium Red Adhesive
Multi-Purpose Heat Gun
Professional Phillips Screwdriver
Playing Cards

Step 1

Power down the Huawei Nexus 6P smartphone.
 
Step 2
 
Eject the Nexus 6P Nano SIM card tray.
 
Step 3
 
Apply heat to the plastic panel located at the bottom of Google phone.
 
Insert the precision knife underneath the plastic panel and create enough space to fit a playing card.
 
Work the playing card under the plastic panel and remove it from the Nexus 6P. Apply additional heat as needed.
 
Now turn your attention to the tight-fitting, glass panel at the top of the Google phone. Apply heat and then with the precision knife create enough space to fit a playing card.
 
Carefully slide a playing card under the glass panel and peel it off. Apply additional heat as needed.
 
With the fine tip curved tweezers remove the 2 tamper evident seals.
 
Remove the following 6 Phillips screws.
 
Use the precision knife to create space and insert a plastic triangle opening tool.
 
Use the triangle opening tool to release the clips and pop the Nexus 6P out of its rear enclosure.
 
Step 4
 
Remove the following Phillips screw and then the metal bracket. 

Disconnect and remove the daughterboard interconnect cable.
 
Detach the battery connector from the motherboard.
 
Remove the following 2 Phillips screws and then the metal bracket.
 
With the tweezers detach the signal cable from the Nexus 6P motherboard.
 
Disconnect the Nexus 6P display assembly cable.
 
Remove the following 3 Phillips screws securing the Nexus 6P motherboard in place.
 
With the tweezers disconnect the signal cable and remove the metal bracket.
 
The Nexus 6P motherboard is held in place with a gob of thermal paste. With the spudger carefully pry it up and remove it from the phone.
 
Step 5
 
Use the spudger to detach the Huawei Nexus 6P 12.3-megapixel rear-facing camera from the motherboard and easily remove it.
 
Step 6
 
With the nylon spudger detach and peel up the square Nexus Imprint sensor.


To reassemble your device, follow the steps in reverse order.