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Cracking open the Apple TV

Peel back and remove the rubber base pad

To remove the rubber base pad, use a flat head screwdriver or similar device to gently pry up on one of the corners. Then, gently pull the pad away from the metal base plate. You can separate the pad from the plate without damaging either part.

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