Introduction

This guide will show how to install new control buttons. For help troubleshooting click the link to our troubleshooting page iHome IH11 Troubleshooting.

Parts

No parts required.

Unscrew the two 9.0 mm screws with the Phillips #1 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the two 9.0 mm screws with the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  • Remove the translucent bottom case.

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Remove the two 9.0mm screws on the back of the iHome with the Phillips #1 screwdriver. Repeat the previous step for the two screws on the bottom.
  • Remove the two 9.0mm screws on the back of the iHome with the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  • Repeat the previous step for the two screws on the bottom.

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Remove the two 9mm screws from the top of the iHome with a Phillips #1 Screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 9mm screws from the top of the iHome with a Phillips #1 Screwdriver.

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Pop the dock connector out of the iHome and gently pull the white plastic plug from the dock connector.
  • Pop the dock connector out of the iHome and gently pull the white plastic plug from the dock connector.

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Carefully pull apart the device.
  • Carefully pull apart the device.

  • Remove the four screws that hold the circuit board for the buttons.

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Desolder the four connections for the broken button.
  • Desolder the four connections for the broken button.

  • Solder the new button in the place of the old one.

  • For more information about soldering, refer to the soldering device page. Soldering Skills

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Conclusion

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

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