Are Screen Protectors Really Needed? (On Gorilla Glass)

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  1. CaptainSS

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    I wish there was a decent, small, secure "phone holder" .... I use the phone out in the open for Nav, music, etc otherwise I'd just leave it pocketed.
     
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    Moto z phones have magnets built in to the phones that hold the mods on place.

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    I use a vent clip holder style one does the job and easy to slide on and off...

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    I haven't used a screen protector since my Note 4 because the protector was a pain - it had bubbles under it, and after a while started to peal. It was put on there by the store where I got the phone along with a case I hated. Didn't ever authorize it and discovered it was done without my knowledge and just added to the bill (a huge amount). I complained and was told they added them to all the phones because everyone wanted them! I don't like screen protectors as to me it seems to hurt the response to the screen and the natural colors. YMMV. I use a minimalist case because I don't like the glass back (too slippery for me). I find it funny that the phone makers brag about their phones looks yet a high proportion of their customers cover that up. Just make phones that don't need these things!
     
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    You could just put a transparent skin on the glass back if you want nakedness without all the slip (and fingerprints).
     
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    Zagg guarantees its products and provides detailed instructions for application. Any small bubbles can be pierced with a pin and deflated. Well worth the price!


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    Interesting.


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  8. me just sayin

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    adding a screen protector without permission??? I would have been mad too, especially if they charged for it. I would have contacted the bbb over that, even if they did take it off. I do agree about nice pretty phones getting covered up with cases. that is why I started using clear cases. Never did use cases when the back was plastic but with the glass, the phones are just too slippery.
     
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    Still haven't added a screen protector to Z2 force only nics in the bezels

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    As to comment about magnets and phones, some phones have magnetic sensors that activate drive/auto modes that are designed for certain car mounts. Magnets won't hurt phones, but can have adverse effects on some models. Metal plates how ever will interfere with wireless charging.
     
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    Do magnets damage screen protectors?

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