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Duration:
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Disassembly/Repair of the mobile device Xiaomi Redmi 6A (Xiaomi Redmi 6A M1804C3CG) with each step description and the required set of tools.


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Step 1. Remove the trays

Use the ejection tool (aka Needle) or Paperclip. Push the tip all the way into the hole until the tray ejects, and then pull the tray out. Should do it for each of the SIM and Memory card (Micro SD) trays.

⚠ī¸ī¸ Pay attention! The tool must be inserted into a hole on the edge of the phone's housing. Do not press too hard. It may break the tray eject mechanism.


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Step 2. 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.

⚠ī¸ī¸ Be careful when opening the cover from the volume and power buttons side. Thin cable and fragile buttons are straightforward to damage.


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Step 3. Remove the bracket

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH #000), unscrew the three screws and remove the bracket holding the connectors.


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Step 4. Disconnect the battery connector

Disconnect the battery connector as soon as possible. It is better to use a non-metal or plastic tool to avoid any damage.

ℹī¸ī¸ The Xiaomi Redmi 6A model has a battery BN37 with 3000 mAh capacity (aka rechargeable battery).

⚠ī¸ī¸ It is highly recommended to disconnect the connector to avoid possible short circuits during disassembly.


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Step 5. Unscrew the screws

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


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Step 6. Remove the loudspeaker

Pry over the edge and remove the loudspeaker assembly with antenna tracks.


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Step 7. Disconnect the connectors

Disconnect the connectors of the coaxial cable, inter-board cable, and inter-board sub-screen cable.

⚠ī¸ī¸ Do not pull on the cable or pry it with a sharp tool, the connectors are pretty weak and break easily, or the cable falls out of the end (lug).


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Step 8. Remove the daughterboard

Remove the sub-board. It may be glued to the frame or attached with attachments like latches or hooks, so be careful.

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

⚠ī¸ī¸ It is not necessary to insert the tool underneath when removing the sub-board. Internal components could be damaged.


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Step 9. Unscrew the screws

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


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Step 10. Open the cover

Pry over the edges. Move an opening tool along the edge detach the clips and remove the cover with antenna tracks.


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Step 11. Unscrew one screw

Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH #000), unscrew one screw securing the motherboard.


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Step 12. Disconnect the connectors

Pry up the connectors of the side buttons cable, display module cable, inter-board cable, and coaxial cable.

⚠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 13. Remove the motherboard

Carefully remove the printed circuit board. There is no need to use a lever or try to reach the circuit board by force. Make sure that nothing is getting in the way or holding the circuit board.

The motherboard, also, may be attached with attachments like latches or hooks, be careful.

⚠ī¸ī¸ Do not bend the circuit board when removing it or push tools under it. Unbeknownst to yourself, you can damage components or cables from the inside.


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Step 14. Remove the rear camera

Pry at the bottom of the body and unstick the rear camera.


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Step 15. Remove the front camera

Disconnect the connector on the motherboard, and remove the front (selfie) camera.

Detailed disassembly instructions of Xiaomi Redmi 6A in the video, made by our mobile repair & service center:

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Disassembling\Repair has easy complexity and takes about 9 minutes in time. Our manual is suitable for all models Xiaomi Redmi 6A — Xiaomi Redmi 6A M1804C3CG released for markets in different countries.



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