Introduction

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

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

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  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

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

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

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

Conclusion

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

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this is very helpful

Ana - Reply

hi brother mi phone was water damaged .it was not wrking i mean phone gets on but no display. phone gets ring and i can lift call and speak. when i connect to laptop i can access files in it. its get charging on connecting to charger

can u suggest me wat to do

please

asreefbashak - Reply

may be LCD is damage. can fix it at 82877181 contact Peter for checking.

netman91 -

Hi bro I'm having redmi 2 mobile and it has a problem it is not taking any os it's having a compliant of not receiving os .....

There is any solution for that

Please give me reply bro any suggestions

jhon Carter - Reply

Can i know the name of the motherboard used for redmi 2 prime 16GB,please tell me the name bro

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