Introduction

Replace your iPod adapter if it's broken so you can charge your iPad/iPod/iPhone or play songs on the iD95.

Image 1/1: Flip over the iD95 so the bottom cover is visible and the LCD screen is facing you.
  • Before taking apart the iD95, disconnect the AC cord from the wall socket and AC adapter from the DC jack. Remove any iPods, iPhones, and iPads attached to the device.

  • Flip over the iD95 so the bottom cover is visible and the LCD screen is facing you.

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  • Remove the 10 mm-length, 5 mm-head screw using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to take out the backup battery.

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  • Unscrew five 17 mm-length, 6 mm-head screws using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: Insert a plastic opening tool between the edge of the bottom cover and the main body. Image 2/2: Gently pry the bottom cover from the body. Start anywhere along the front side of the iD95 and work your way around.
  • The bottom cover is attached to the back cover by two plastic clips. Don't use excessive force.

  • Insert a plastic opening tool between the edge of the bottom cover and the main body.

  • Gently pry the bottom cover from the body. Start anywhere along the front side of the iD95 and work your way around.

  • Grip the bottom portion of the device and gently lift the front part of the bottom cover a couple centimeters up.

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Image 1/2: Lift up the bottom cover. Pull the side panel up first, out, and away from the device. Image 2/2: The side panels have plastic rings that will need to be lifted up and off the cylinders they are placed around.
  • Be careful not to use too much force or you might break the plastic rings holding the side panels in place.

  • Lift up the bottom cover. Pull the side panel up first, out, and away from the device.

  • The side panels have plastic rings that will need to be lifted up and off the cylinders they are placed around.

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  • Apply the same techniques from the previous step to remove the remaining side panel.

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Image 1/3: Which clip you remove first is up to you. Rotate the device 90 degrees either left or right. Insert the flat end of a spudger horizontally between the back speaker and the back cover. Image 2/3: Place the flat end of the spudger behind one clip and pry it open. This may take repeated attempts. Image 3/3: This is the hardest step because the angle is awkward and the visibility is poor. If possible, have someone hold the device or provide lighting.
  • Locate the two plastic clips holding the bottom and back cover together.

  • Which clip you remove first is up to you. Rotate the device 90 degrees either left or right. Insert the flat end of a spudger horizontally between the back speaker and the back cover.

  • Place the flat end of the spudger behind one clip and pry it open. This may take repeated attempts.

  • This is the hardest step because the angle is awkward and the visibility is poor. If possible, have someone hold the device or provide lighting.

  • Once a clip has been removed, hold the bottom cover open so the clip will not fall back into place. One clip remains to be removed; you are almost there!

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Image 1/2: The bottom cover is still connected to the logic board by wiring. Image 2/2: The bottom cover is still connected to the logic board by wiring.
  • Use the same steps to remove the remaining clip.

  • The bottom cover is still connected to the logic board by wiring.

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Image 1/2: Don't pull the wires. Take your time using a plastic opening tool. Image 2/2: Don't pull the wires. Take your time using a plastic opening tool.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry off the white zip connector joining the wires to the logic board.

  • Don't pull the wires. Take your time using a plastic opening tool.

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  • Take out four 14 mm-length, 6 mm-head screws using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Do not pull on the speaker wires directly. Continue to use a plastic opening tool. Image 2/3: Do not pull on the speaker wires directly. Continue to use a plastic opening tool. Image 3/3: Do not pull on the speaker wires directly. Continue to use a plastic opening tool.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the two speaker zip connectors from the logic board.

  • Do not pull on the speaker wires directly. Continue to use a plastic opening tool.

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  • Lift and remove both speakers.

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Image 1/2: Use a plastic opening tool to pry and lift the iPod adapter zip connector from the logic board. Image 2/2: Use a plastic opening tool to pry and lift the iPod adapter zip connector from the logic board.
  • Flip the logic board over.

  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry and lift the iPod adapter zip connector from the logic board.

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Image 1/2: Pull the iPod adapter from the top cover. Image 2/2: Pull the iPod adapter from the top cover.
  • Remove two 4 mm-head 12 mm-length screws using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  • Pull the iPod adapter from the top cover.

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  • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to take out the two, 12 mm-length 4 mm-head, screws holding the iPod adapter to its casing.

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Conclusion

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

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