noledud

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hi all

the camera wont work on a 5c i have

it just has a blank preview screen and does nothing forzen cant switch to front camera or anything

checked logic board and it seems as if 2 components are missing

can someone tell me what they are or where i could go to find out ?

the close up is of just under the rear camera connector
 

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maflynn

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I haven't taken my phone apart so I can't tell you what my 5c looks like, but why not take it to apple if the camera is not functioning?
 
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Charadis

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hi all

the camera wont work on a 5c i have

it just has a blank preview screen and does nothing forzen cant switch to front camera or anything

checked logic board and it seems as if 2 components are missing

can someone tell me what they are or where i could go to find out ?

the close up is of just under the rear camera connector

Hi OP, based on your photo, there are 4 exposed pads that I can see (shiny solder dots that are contacts for a surface mount component, such as an IC or other part). At first, I thought it could be for two micro capacitors, but upon closer inspection of a bare board, it appears that there is one less IC on your board. I do not know the function or part number for this IC, unfortunately.

I would reassemble your device, and as everyone suggests, make a visit to the Apple a Store. It would be wise not to mention the disassembly offhand. Sent from my iPad.
 

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