I know the answer--but??

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    I think I know the answer but haven't seen it mentioned anywhere--I have the D2 and I'm wondering WHAT the piece of blue plastic is sticking out of the top section right where the camera is on the bottom section---that's something designed to let Verizon know if the phone has been 'tampered with'--right??
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    My Droid 2 doesn't have that.
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    Here it is--sorry

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    lol. Interesting but I still don't have it on mine. Are you sure that isn't just the protective plastic over the lens?
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    Take a chance. Pull it off and let us know what happens! LOL

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    Seriuosly though, it appears to just be a tab for one of those thin plastic shipping protection cover things.

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    That's just a clear thingy that comes on all new phones LOL

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    ok-I'll have to agree now that I've looked closer at it--thanks for the replies
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    wait...has this been covered elsewhere? can all the people who said that on the D1 that plastic piece (which didn't have a tab) was supposed to come off say "I TOLD YOU SO"?
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    Yep

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    blue thingy

    I started to pull mine off but I think it is there to prevent scratches when opening and closing the keyboard.
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    My Droid 1 had that, ripped it off months ago, and the keyboard has been sliding out more smoothly ever since.
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    I've sort of come to the same conclusion--also, IF it were meant to come off, WHY wouldn't the tech have pulled it off when he got it ready for me?? Just thinking?? (man--that IS dangerous!!!!)
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    I've read on some forums that some VZW reps did pull it off while setting phones up. Also, at I saw where at least one person called customer service and was told it was a protective covering for shipping. Take it off lol.
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    Giggle. I took mine off two weeks ago. Yes, a rep. Set mine up, put the case on for me,but after I removed the blue coating I wondered how many other phones went back saying that it was hard to flip open one handed because until I saw it and removed it there was no smooth one handed slide....feeling normal....giggle.....i love my droid.