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iPod Mini Bottom Bezel Replacement

What you need

  1. iPod Mini Bottom Bezel Replacement, Bottom Bezel: step 1, image 1 of 1
    Tool used on this step:
    • Carefully insert a small flathead screwdriver or Jimmy in the seam between the metal casing and white plastic bottom Use the screwdriver to pry up the white plastic bottom bezel. Be careful not to damage the soft plastic with your screwdriver.

  2. iPod Mini Bottom Bezel Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • A small pair of snap ring pliers is the easiest tool to remove the metal retaining bracket.

    • You can also use a flathead screwdriver to pry out the metal retaining bracket beneath the bottom bezel as shown. You can free the bracket by first pushing in the metal arms on the corners and then lifting the bracket.

  3. iPod Mini Bottom Bezel Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the metal retaining bracket out of the iPod.


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

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After removing my bottom bezel, I needed a couple small, cut pieces of double sided tape to hold it in place upon reassembly.

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