Introduction

In this guide, the reader will be stepped through the process of removing and replacing the base panel on the iHome iBT16. This is a prerequisite guide to most replacement guides, due to it being the access to the motherboard.

Make sure to flip the device over to get into the correct orientation Using the Philips #00 Screwdriver, unscrew and remove the four 9mm black screws on the base plate of the device.
  • Make sure to flip the device over to get into the correct orientation

  • Using the Philips #00 Screwdriver, unscrew and remove the four 9mm black screws on the base plate of the device.

  • Make sure to keep these screws in a safe location so you don't lose them

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Using the plastic opening tool, insert  into the crack between the base plate and the main body of the device Using a lever like motion, push the opening tool down thus lifting the plate
  • Using the plastic opening tool, insert into the crack between the base plate and the main body of the device

  • Using a lever like motion, push the opening tool down thus lifting the plate

  • You will need to use your fingers to lift the base plate off the main body of the device

  • The motherboard is directly underneath the base plate

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Conclusion

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

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