If your iPhone front camera not working after troubleshooting the software and replacing the parts, this is normally a hardware issue. In this video, we will share how to troubleshoot and fix iPhone 7 Plus front camera not working, follow our guides, you will be able to troubleshoot and fix your iPhone as well, hope you enjoy our sharing.
Step 1 Function Test
Assemble the motherboard, connect to the DC Power Supply, boot up the iPhone and test. The rear camera works properly, while the front camera is found not working.
Step 2 Troubleshooting
Take off the motherboard, measure the front camera connector diode resistance under the microscope. The pin 27, 28, 17 is measured no diode resistance.
Clean off the insulation sticker on the front camera connector and check the inductors. The inductors are found loosen and fell off.
Step 3 Repairing
Add solder flux paste and solder tin with soldering iron, then solder the fallen inductors with the hot air gun. Use the hot air gun to solder other loosen inductors as well. Then check the front camera connector diode resistance again. The diode resistance showed normal this time. Finish off with PCB cleaner.
Step 4 Reassemble & Test
Assemble the motherboard, turn on the iPhone and test, the front camera back to normal, repair completed.
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Tools and Materials Used in This Video:
DC Power Supply
Motherboard fixture holder
Hot air gun
Solder flux paste
Desoldering braid/solder wick