Introduction

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

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

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Image 1/1: Lift the battery and remove.
  • Insert your finger into the curved opening of the mid-frame.

  • Lift the battery and remove.

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Image 1/1: Remove twelve 3.4 mm Phillips #000 screws securing the mid-frame to the front body.
  • 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.

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  • 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.

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Image 1/1: Keep this screw separate from the initial twelve.
  • 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.

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

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  • Lift and hinge the motherboard with your fingers.

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

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

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

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

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

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Conclusion

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

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