Dirt Specks On Camera

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    Hello everyone,

    I take care of my droid like it's my baby - never throw it, drop it, etc. Okay, I've dropped it once but it took 0 damage.

    However I have noticed that within the past week, dirt specks have popped up on all of the pictures I have taken lately. See this picture:

    http://i56.tinypic.com/2afkjtl.jpg

    Is there anything I can do to get rid of these? I am about 2 weeks out of my 1-year MFG warranty. I was thinking that maybe there is a way I could remove the cover and blow out the dust, but I'm not sure where I would get new parts.

    Can anyone help me out with this?

    Thanks much
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    try blowing some compressed air from behind the battery cover?

    i know another poster is on here with the same problem see if you could find their thread
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    I saw a thread posted in September here, but it had 0 replies.

    Please let me know if there is anything I can try. I mean I can replace the camera assembly and the plastic pieces that need to be removed, but that's a last resort and I'm having troubles finding the camera assembly online.
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    Are you sure the specks are under the outer lens? Have you cleaned the outer lens?
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    Yes, I have cleaned the outer lens multiple times and cannot see the specks (even if they were scratches), even with microfiber cloth.
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    Previous poster, I'm not trying to embarrass you but the OP has a Droid, not an Incredible. The Amazon listing you gave is for the Inc.
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    Sorry, my bad, I thought you were talking about the Droid Incredible! Nevermind.
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