Can a broken camera lens be fixed?

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Charlene Cruickshank asked a question: Can a broken camera lens be fixed?
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Date created: Wed, Feb 17, 2021 9:23 PM
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The short answer is yes, a camera lens can often be repaired but it depends on the camera and the nature of the problem. For example, a faulty lens that won't extend properly might just need to be re-lubricated or have the lens barrel loosened.

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The short answer is yes, a camera lens can often be repaired but it depends on the camera and the nature of the problem. For example, a faulty lens that won’t extend properly might just need to be re-lubricated or have the lens barrel loosened. On the other hand, a lens with smashed glass can’t be fixed and will need to be replaced.

You can opt for variable apertures or fixed. Both offer pros and cons. Fixed aperture lenses tend to be lighter and less expensive. That also means that you will have specific lenses for specific scenarios. Variable aperture lenses can be more adaptable, but they tend to perform at a subpar level in low lights. How the lens mounts to the camera.

As was stated, a new lens is ~US$200 or less, so professional repair does not seem cost-effective. If the lens is totally inoperative now, and you want to do this for a learning experience, it seems you have little to lose... and there is a small chance the lens can be made partially useful (e.g. but with autofocus broken), or used for parts.

This covers how to replace a damaged or cracked rear/back camera lense glass for an iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Common issues found with this is blurred / cloudy...

If only casing is broken, it could be patched up If only focus or zoom ring is broken, it can be fixed Front glass is broken, can be replaced But if the damages is in the glass assembly, lens groups or any internal assembly, it would be a expert job to determine feasibility of fixing it vs discarding and buying new

If you try those fixes and they don’t do a thing, it could be hardware related. The most obvious sign of hardware damage is when you open up the app and see gashes across the screen, which implies that the lens is broken. If you can inspect the lens closely and see cracks or damage, you could have scraped it against a table or hard surface.

The repair is very simple. 6 T6 torx bits hold on the back housing. Then use a non maring tool (or a guitar pick works good) to pull the back housing off the phone. Then you can get at that lens. Search youtube for a "EVO 4G dis-assembly guide" if you get stuck.

Have a look into the camera to see if the actual camera lens is broken (its a small recessed lens and therefore quite difficult to break - it looks like a very small drop of water). You may be lucky and just have to clean debris out (or totally remove the broken plastic cover and replace it or the entire back) if the camera lens looks intact.

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