Advice on replacing iPhone 4 camera

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by JimSnyder, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. JimSnyder macrumors newbie

    Oct 21, 2011
    This summer I dropped my iPhone in the ocean and both cameras stopped working. Everything else is fine, but three months on the cameras are still dead. A few weeks ago I opened up the phone and removed, then put back in the rear camera, but no dice.

    Before I decide to spring for the 4S, I want to try to replace the camera. Should I just but a new rear camera and replace it, or would it be more involved in that? If not, where should I buy it from? Any advice appreciated.
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core


    Jul 24, 2006
    The Ivory Tower (I'm not coming down)
    Buy a new phone. Replacing the camera unit isn't going to help if you dropped the phone in salt water.

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