iPhone 8 Plus Rear Camera
iPhone 8 plus rear camera power short

iPhone 8 Plus Rear Camera

Sometimes the actual repair is very simple – it’s all about knowing where to look. iPhone 8 Plus with a dead rear camera. Step 1 is to test the phone with a known good camera and as little plugged in as possible. Problem was definitely on the motherboard.

iPhone 8 plus rear camera connector
Camera FPC looks clean

The camera connectors were flawless, however measuring at the connector I determined PP_CAM_VCM_PVDD_CONN was short to ground. Turns out a capacitor on the rear side of the phone was visibly blown out. Remove, replace, and camera works again!

Working Rear Camera
8 Plus Rear Camera is Repaired

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