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Disassembly/Repair of the mobile device Xiaomi RedMi 1S (Xiaomi RedMi 1S 2013029) with each step description and the required set of tools.


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How to disassemble Xiaomi RedMi 1S, Step 1/1

Step 1. Open the back cover

Using a spudger or a plastic pick, carefully, around the edge, detach the back cover clips, and remove it.

Do not insert the tool deeply or bend it. Otherwise, the housing may be tampered with or damaged.


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Step 2. Remove the battery

There is an indentation at the end of the battery on the middle cover. Hook the battery at this point, lift it up and remove the battery.


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Step 3. Unscrew the screws

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH #000), unscrew the ten screws.


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Step 4. Open the middle cover

Pry over the edges. Move an opening tool along the edge detach the clips and remove the middle cover with a loudspeaker and antenna pads and tracks. The middle cover protects the printed circuit board (PCB).

Try to lift the cover by the edges and don't push anything too far inside, so as not to accidentally break or short-circuit anything on the circuit board.


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Step 5. Disconnect the connector

Pry up the coaxial cable connector.


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Step 6. Unscrew the screws

Using a screwdriver (Philips 1.5 mm PH #000), unscrew the two screws securing the sub-board.


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Step 7. Disconnect the connector

Turn over the sub-board, disconnect the inter-board cable connector from the inside and remove the sub-board.

ℹī¸ī¸ The sub-board contains a charging port (Micro-USB), microphone, spring contacts for an antenna unit.


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Step 8. Remove the rear camera

Disconnect the connector. Pry at the bottom of the body and remove the rear camera.

⚠ī¸ī¸ Be careful! The camera is glued a bit with adhesive.

⚠ī¸ī¸ If we pry the camera in the middle, we may break the rear camera in half.


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Step 9. Disconnect the connectors

Pry up the connectors of the display cable, touchscreen cable, cable to the front camera, proximity sensor and with contact pad for a loudspeaker.

⚠ī¸ī¸ Be careful when removing the cables from the connectors, the cables are pretty thin, and it is easy enough to break them or damage the contact tracks inside.


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Step 10. Unscrew the screws

Using a screwdriver (Philips 1.5 mm PH #000), unscrew the two screws securing the motherboard.


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Step 11. Turn over the PCB

Turn over the motherboard.

Pry up the connectors of the inter-board cable, coaxial cable and remove the motherboard.


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Step 12. Remove the earpiece speaker

Pry at the bottom and remove the earpiece speaker.

⚠ī¸ī¸ Be careful! The earpiece speaker is glued a bit with adhesive.

⚠ī¸ī¸ If we pry the speaker in the middle we may break the earpiece speaker in half.


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Step 13. Remove the front camera

Pry at the bottom of the body and unstick the flat cable with a front (selfie) camera, proximity sensor and contact pad for loudspeaker.

⚠ī¸ī¸ Be careful! The camera is glued a bit with adhesive.

⚠ī¸ī¸ If we pry the camera in the middle, we may break the front camera in half.


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Step 14. In the display frame remained

ℹī¸ī¸ In the display frame remained:

Detailed disassembly instructions of Xiaomi RedMi 1S in the video, made by our mobile repair & service center:

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Disassembling\Repair has easy complexity and takes about 6 minutes in time. Our manual is suitable for all models Xiaomi RedMi 1S — Xiaomi RedMi 1S 2013029 released for markets in different countries.



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