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    pretzel1990's Avatar
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    Default What to do about scratches?

    Hi

    I have a few scratches that a minor but slightly visible on my iphone 4s,
    What can I do?
    I know there is a Oleophobic Coating which needs to be taken care off

    Is it possible to buy a antiglare screen or screen protector and have it cover up some of the scratches?

    Thank You
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    Default re: What to do about scratches?

    Zagg shield may help.
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    Default Re: What to do about scratches?

    Yes, i guess an antiglare screen will help especially the matte one? it will cover the minor scratches on your iphone
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    Default What to do about scratches?

    This is the only issue that I have with my iPhone 5, the scratches and the dings. I have a case and a zag shield on it, but the edges are all scarred up.
    Apple built it, so it will work.
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    Default Re: What to do about scratches?

    unfortunately a screen shield might not help you. If the underlying screen is scratched then the screen shield will bubble. I would try one of the wet type install screen shields. That might give you the best chance for success.
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    Default Re: What to do about scratches?

    Zagg shield may help.
    you could not pay me to use Zagg ever again. went thru 3 Zaggs and the end result was the exact same - peeling. i do not use a case and always keep my phone in my pocket. yeah, they worked great for about 2 weeks but then the edges would start to peel. very frustrating

    then i purchased a Wrapsol (full body) right around thanksgiving last year and there is not even a hint of the edges wanting to peel up. very satisfied for what i need for my everyday use
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    Default Re: What to do about scratches?

    I don't like zagg either. I was not a fan of the ripple effect on the screen.
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    Default Re: What to do about scratches?

    John Yester
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    Default What to do about scratches?

    I love Zagg. Installed the day i got my i5 (Sept last yr) and no problems at all. I was scared too (first wet install). But i have also kept mine in an otterbox and bookbook so no naked phone corner scratch feedback to give.


    Sent from my iPhone 5 using Tapatalk
    iPhone 6 (x2), iPad......Life is Great As Long As You Make it That Way
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    Default Re: What to do about scratches?

    Quote Originally Posted by John Yester View Post
    John please don't ban me

    I disagree with you. If the underlying screen is not pristine then air bubbles will show up.
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    Default Re: What to do about scratches?

    I've been leary of Zagg the amount of moisture needed to install has kept me away.
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    Default Re: What to do about scratches?

    pretzel1990 have you already found a solution about your problem?
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    Default What to do about scratches?

    I put a Zagg on my wife's 5, she loves it. The key is to follow the directions to the *letter*.

    Jeff

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