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    Default My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    Today at work at the desk I had my iphone 5S on my laptop and I forgot about it, I got up from the desk and the iphone fell about 3ft and it's got a small crack at the top of the screen
    gutted!!!

    Share your first accidents....

    Sent from my iPhone 5S
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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    I haven't had a first accident yet.
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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    Quote Originally Posted by AlexJ92 View Post
    Today at work at the desk I had my iphone 5S on my laptop and I forgot about it, I got up from the desk and the iphone fell about 3ft and it's got a small crack at the top of the screen
    gutted!!!

    Share your first accidents....

    Sent from my iPhone 5S
    My condolences.
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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    Quote Originally Posted by AlexJ92 View Post
    Today at work at the desk I had my iphone 5S on my laptop and I forgot about it, I got up from the desk and the iphone fell about 3ft and it's got a small crack at the top of the screen
    gutted!!!

    Share your first accidents....

    Sent from my iPhone 5S
    So sorry mate. My phone met with an accident back in June where it fell from a table in a beer cafe. It got a dent near 3.5mm headphone jack and bezel got hurt!


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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    Oh man that stinks. At least it still works though, right?
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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    Quote Originally Posted by Apple_iOS View Post
    Oh man that stinks. At least it still works though, right?
    For me, it does


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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    I remember when I got the very first iPhone...about a week after I bought it, we were getting out of the car and I forgot it was in my lap...it tumbled down to the asphalt and dented the metal corner. I was so upset...thankfully a case covered the dent, but man, I still remember cringing while watching it fall it what seemed like slow motion.
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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    I dropped my 5S flat on its face on commercial tile at work the other day and nothing happened. Funny because my iPhone 5 took the same type of fall on hard bathroom tile before and the screen completely shattered. About 3 feet each tumble.
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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    Quote Originally Posted by the_tech_eater View Post
    My condolences.
    Thankyou!!


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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    Quote Originally Posted by Apple_iOS View Post
    Oh man that stinks. At least it still works though, right?
    Yes it works but I'm not looking forward seeing if dirt gets stuck in the crack on the screen! It will be really noticeable aswell as I have the white/silver model


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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    Sorry to hear this Alex
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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    I dropped mine from waist high and the glass shattered, was in an elago slim case that obviously didn't help. Cost me $150 to replace the glass.
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    Default My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    I once accidentally kicked my iPod Touch 2G out of my mom's hand and then screen got a massive crack down the middle of the screen.

    My iPhone 5S hasn't broken yet (a few scratches from cavalier usage) and there was one point where I dropped it from table height onto a hard stone-like floor and it didn't get damaged at all. I don't know how.

    Sorry to hear about your iPhone; is the crack bit enough for you to want to replace it? Or will you just continue using it?


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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    That really sucks! I haven't had an accident yet. Hope I never will!
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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    Ahh the wonders of having a $20 glass screen protector.

    Anyways sorry for your precious Alex!
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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    Ive owned every iPhone since they were introduced and I've never busted a screen. Actually, Ive never busted a screen on any cell phone I've owned. The worst was when I bought my 4s. We were driving on a trip somewhere and I kept getting out of the car with my phone on my lap. It hit the pavement 3 times that trip, dented and scratched the hell out of the aluminum but never touched the screen.
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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    Sorry about your mishap. I've always wanted to go naked with my iPhone. But I chose to go with a slim case like you had. I dropped my phone and it dented the case. After that I put my phone back in the Belkin case. I simply cannot afford to have to place this phone.
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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    I've broken so many iPhones over the years the numbers would make you cringe.


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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    My wife has dropped her pink 5 three times this week alone. No damage yet but I'm waiting.. My 5s is still drop free so far.


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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    Quote Originally Posted by H A W K View Post
    I've broken so many iPhones over the years the numbers would make you cringe.


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    The thought of just once, will make me cringe,lol.
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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    Oh no....that sucks, I'm so sorry.

    I've never had anything happen to my iPhones but I did shatter the screen on my SGIII. Right now the only thing holding the pieces together is the screen protector and the fact that I put it in an Otterbox so the pieces don't fall.
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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    Quote Originally Posted by Beyond Fire View Post
    Ahh the wonders of having a $20 glass screen protector.

    Anyways sorry for your precious Alex!
    I think a glass screen protector and a low profile case is a must!
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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    Quote Originally Posted by Slammers08 View Post
    I think a glass screen protector and a low profile case is a must!
    Or be very careful with your phone. But if your lifestyle can't do that then yes I agree


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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    I haven't had an accident yet in my phone. you should go to the repair center, to check your phone..
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    Default Re: My iPhone 5S's first injury :(

    6th iphone and yet to have an accident which caused damage to the phone. But, I always have a case on it and I use a screen protector. Numerous drops over the past 6 years but all has turned out well.
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