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Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Motherboard Removal & Replacement

In this guide, we are going to show you how to remove the motherboard from Xiaomi Mi Max 2 smartphone. In order to remove the rear camera, we have to remove the back cover and front camera. These removal instructions have been made into 7 easy to follow steps.

The full teardown of the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 can be found here.

Repair Tools Needed:
0.8*25mm pentalobe Screwdriver
1.5*25mm Phillips Screwdriver
Suction cup
Pick
Spudger
Tweezers
SIM Card Eject Tool

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1. Removing the SIM card tray and two Pentalobe screws

Powered off your Xiaomi Mi Max 2 and remove the SIM card tray with the SIM Card Eject Tool.

Remove two 0.8*25mm screws securing the back cover to the middle frame.

2. Removing the back cover

After removing two 0.8*25mm screws, open the back cover a little bit with a Suction cup.

Insert a pick between the back cover and the fuselage, and then slowly slide the pick to release the snaps on the middle frame.

In order to prevent the back cover close again, you can insert a pick between the back cover and the body
In the separation of the back cover and the fuselage should be noted that the fingerprint module cable on the back cover is still connected to the motherboard.

3. Removing the back cover

Disconnect the fingerprint module cable from the motherboard with a crowbar.
Now you can remove the back cover.

4. Removing the metal plate

Remove two screws securing the metal plate with a 1.5*25mm Phillips Screwdriver.

Remove the graphite sticker.

Remove the metal plate from the motherboard with tweezers.

5. Disconnect the battery connector

Disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard with a spudger.

6. Removing the front camera

Disconnect the front camera connector from the motherboard.
Remove the front camera with tweezers.

7. Removing the motherboard

Disconnect the five connectors from the motherboard.
Separate the coaxial cable from the motherboard.

Lift up and remove the motherboard.
I recommend that you wear anti-static gloves when removing the motherboard.

You can find the full Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Teardown here. Other parts replacement tutorial, please visit the Mi Max 2 repair guide category.

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