Introduction

Use this guide to remove the ambient light sensor in your Xiaomi Redmi 2 for repair or replacement.

Use the flat end of the spudger to remove the back panel from the mid-frame and front body. Use the flat end of the spudger to remove the back panel from the mid-frame and front body.
  • Use the flat end of the spudger to remove the back panel from the mid-frame and front body.

That's unnecessary. The cover itself has a small notch on it to remove it to the left

Mad Max - Reply

Insert your finger into the curved opening of the mid-frame.
  • Insert your finger into the curved opening of the mid-frame.

  • Lift the battery and remove.

Remove the SIM and/or memory cards if present.
  • Remove the SIM and/or memory cards if present.

  • Remove twelve 3.4 mm Phillips #000 screws securing the mid-frame to the front body.

Slide the spudger between the mid-frame and front body, gradually prying the two bodies apart as you slide the spudger around the perimeter of the phone.
  • Slide the spudger between the mid-frame and front body, gradually prying the two bodies apart as you slide the spudger around the perimeter of the phone.

Remove the 3.4 mm Phillips #000 screw that holds the motherboard to the front body.
  • Remove the 3.4 mm Phillips #000 screw that holds the motherboard to the front body.

  • Keep this screw separate from the initial twelve.

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Using one prong of the tweezers, pry back the brown clip located on top of the LCD ribbon connector. Using one prong of the tweezers, pry back the brown clip located on top of the LCD ribbon connector.
  • Using one prong of the tweezers, pry back the brown clip located on top of the LCD ribbon connector.

Using one prong of the tweezers, pry the ribbon clip away from the motherboard. Using one prong of the tweezers, pry the ribbon clip away from the motherboard.
  • Using one prong of the tweezers, pry the ribbon clip away from the motherboard.

I broke the connector of this flat cable, which with a replacement part without having to change the entire mother board? Another doubt, this flat cable is responsible for which function in the cell?

lucaslgf2 - Reply

pull up the black plastic part of this conector to free the ribbon before remove! this step is missing!!!!

Rodrigo Cunha - Reply

Lift and  hinge the motherboard with your fingers. Lift and  hinge the motherboard with your fingers.
  • Lift and hinge the motherboard with your fingers.

Using one prong of the tweezers, lift and pry back the metal clip positioned over the front proximity sensor ribbon connector. Using one prong of the tweezers, lift and pry back the metal clip positioned over the front proximity sensor ribbon connector.
  • Using one prong of the tweezers, lift and pry back the metal clip positioned over the front proximity sensor ribbon connector.

Using the tweezers, pull the antenna connector from the motherboard. Using the tweezers, pull the antenna connector from the motherboard.
  • Using the tweezers, pull the antenna connector from the motherboard.

motherboard damage

Rahul - Reply

Lift the motherboard out of the front cover and set aside.
  • Lift the motherboard out of the front cover and set aside.

Using one prong of the tweezers, lift and loosen the edge of the ambient light sensor from the motherboard.
  • Using one prong of the tweezers, lift and loosen the edge of the ambient light sensor from the motherboard.

Using your fingers, gently pull out the ambient light sensor.
  • Using your fingers, gently pull out the ambient light sensor.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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