Welcome to the iMore Forums Create Your Account or Ask a Question Answers in 5 minutes - no registration required!
Results 1 to 9 of 9
Like Tree4Likes
  • 1 Post By koerk
  • 2 Post By kataran
  • 1 Post By H A W K
  1. Thread AuthorThread Author   #1  
    Spartan John-117's Avatar
    iMore Newbie

    Posts
    30 Posts
    Global Posts
    180 Global Posts

    Default what does it take to scratch the screen?

    Could having rough skin on your finger scratch the screen? This is my first time using an iDevice without protection. I'm still trying to find a decent case I like, contemplating ghost armoring it. Any input would be great
  2. #2  
    JustMe'D's Avatar

    Posts
    23,007 Posts
    Global Posts
    23,243 Global Posts
    iOS Version
    7.0.4

    Default Re: what does it take to scratch the screen?

    The iPhone retina display is pretty tough. I never encase my iPhones and although my iPhone 5 has a few war wounds, the display is basically unscathed. Having said that, it will take more than rough skin on your finger to scratch it, in my opinion.
  3. #3  
    lui22's Avatar
    iMore Intermediate

    Posts
    187 Posts
    Global Posts
    972 Global Posts

    Default Re: what does it take to scratch the screen?

    not much ive already worn down the olio-phobic layer off of the screen with my stylus
  4. #4  
    koerk's Avatar
    iMore Intermediate

    Posts
    117 Posts

    Default Re: what does it take to scratch the screen?

    No matter how rough your skin gets, it won't ever be a harder material than glass. That's why it won't scratch it.
    taz323 likes this.
  5. #5  
    kataran's Avatar

    Posts
    6,037 Posts
    Global Posts
    6,653 Global Posts
    iOS Version
    8.1

    Default Re: what does it take to scratch the screen?

    The worst thing you can do to it is smudge the screen with your fingers usually after eating a bucket of greasy chicken 😬
    iPhone 5s Gold 64GB

    kill them with kindness :-)
    taz323 and DroidArmy like this.
  6. #6  
    pr1nce's Avatar


    Posts
    12,773 Posts
    Global Posts
    16,393 Global Posts
    iOS Version
    8.1.1

    Default what does it take to scratch the screen?

    I don't think rough skin on your finger will scratch the screen. That'd be some kind of rough skin!
  7. #7  
    lui22's Avatar
    iMore Intermediate

    Posts
    187 Posts
    Global Posts
    972 Global Posts

    Default Re: what does it take to scratch the screen?

    Quote Originally Posted by pr1nce View Post
    I don't think rough skin on your finger will scratch the screen. That'd be some kind of rough skin!
    Dragon Skin perhaps?
  8. #8  

    Default Re: what does it take to scratch the screen?

    Quote Originally Posted by kataran View Post
    The worst thing you can do to it is smudge the screen with your fingers usually after eating a bucket of greasy chicken 😬
    That's the worst! I've done that so many times


    Sent From My White iPhone 5s
    " Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes; after that , who cares?! He's a mile away and you've got his shoes!"
    kataran likes this.
  9. #9  
    Heisenberg's Avatar

    Posts
    4,400 Posts
    Global Posts
    4,778 Global Posts
    iOS Version
    iOS 8

    Default Re: what does it take to scratch the screen?

    I've taken keys to my Apple products' screens and literally try to scratch them to no avail. Except my MacBook.
    Formerly forever29
    iPhone 6
    iPhone 6 Plus
    iPad Air 2 & iPad Mini Retina

Similar Threads

  1. Why all the hard feelings?
    By koerk in forum General Apple News & Discussion
    Replies: 43
    Last Post: 05-12-2014, 03:47 PM
  2. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-24-2014, 02:08 AM
  3. Apple opens Mavericks beta program to the public
    By iMore.com in forum iMore.com News Discussion
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 04-23-2014, 08:53 PM
  4. Is the I pad air is complicity for windows 8 .1 from Toshiba?
    By iMore Question in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-23-2014, 01:47 AM

Posting Permissions