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How to replace the front-facing FaceTime camera in an iPhone 5s

Have an iPhone 5s with a busted front-facing camera? Whether you have lines through the screen when trying to take selfies or the camera just won't seem to turn around, all of these can be signs that it needs to be replaced. Luckily, since it's simply attached to the front display, replacing an iPhone 5s FaceTime camera is a relatively easy iPhone DIY repair to perform on your own. Not only can we walk you through step-by-step, we can also link you to high quality parts and tools to get the job done right!

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Hyperlapse 1.1 lets you make time-lapse selfies

Instagram has updated Hyperlapse video app to version 1.1, adding the ability to take time-lapse videos with the iPhone's front-facing camera. So if you've been wanting to add a little more to your selfies, then this is the update for you.

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How to fix the FaceTime camera on the iPhone 5

If you're experiencing issues with the front-facing FaceTime camera on your iPhone 5, it may be time for a DIY repair. Symptoms with the FaceTime camera typically include a blacked out screen when the front-facing camera is activated or pixelated areas and lines through the screen. In some cases the front-facing FaceTime camera may not launch or trigger at all. That cable also contains the proximity sensor and ambient light sensor. If auto brightness isn't working or your display doesn't turn off when you're on a call, those are signs the sensor portion is failing. If you're experiencing any of these issues, follow along and we can walk you through a DIY repair from start to finish!

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Apple doubles up on Sony camera parts; Is a better front facing camera on its way?

It appears that Apple is preparing to double the number of camera components that it orders from Sony. The two companies are said to currently be in talks over the potential order, and Sony recently purchased a factory to boost production.

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OS X 10.8.5 breaks MacBook Air FaceTime camera support for some apps, here's how to fix it

The latest OS X update has caused some problems with the FaceTime camera on the latest MacBook Air model, leaving certain third-party apps like Skype unable to use the camera. The problem apparently concerns 32-bit apps that use the camera, including Skype and iMovie.

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Privacy and security in the age of iPhone mics and cameras

iOS has experienced its fair share of privacy fiascos over the last few years. From user locations being tracked , to Address Book data being exposed, to full on malware in the App Store, privacy and security concerns over iOS are very much a reality. Two components often overlooked are your iPhone’s camera and microphone.

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How to replace the front facing FaceTime camera in an iPhone 4S

The front facing FaceTime camera on the iPhone 4S is a pretty important part of how we communicate with the people we care about most. If a day ever comes where you find yourself out of warranty and the front facing camera stops working or produces bad quality video or images, we can help you DIY repair it yourself. With the right tools and just a little less than an hour of your time, we can get you back up and running in no time.

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How to fix the front facing FaceTime camera in a Verizon or Sprint iPhone 4

If you enjoy using FaceTime or Skype with your friends, family, and colleagues, the front facing camera on your iPhone is probably pretty important to you. If it starts malfunctioning or stops working, a DIY repair isn't too difficult and will cost you far less than replacing your Verizon or Sprint iPhone 4.

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How to fix the front-facing FaceTime camera on a AT&T/GSM iPhone 4

If you frequently use FaceTime or Skype on your iPhone 4, your front facing camera is no doubt important to you. If you're out of warranty and find that the front facing camera in your AT&T/GSM iPhone 4 is malfunctioning or not working, a DIY repair is possible if you've got a bit of patience and a half an hour to spare.

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