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    Question Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    I've read the article iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus review: Six months later recently... and I noticed Allyson Kazmucha's comment;

    "I seldom uses cases. If I do they're super thin ones. That being said, neither my iPhone 6 or 6 Plus show any signs of wear. I'm careful with them but I don't hold them with kid gloves either. And don't get me started on bendgate. Yes metal bends when you try hard enough. Go away."

    - As an iPhone 6 user myself, I'm very cautious about scratches and stuff... therefore I always use a case for protection.
    However, I would love to be able to use my iPhone 6 without a case, as I have been doing at the time when I had a 4S, about 4 years ago.
    But, of course I don't want to have my iPhone 6 all scratched up!!
    I always use my electronics with a lot of care, I store my phone in the front pocket of my trousers (of course without any carkeys), and have never dropped my iPhone ever since I had an 4S, about 4 years ago.

    So other than putting the phone on its back on the table, I'm very careful.
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    Can anyone confirm that it's safe for me to start using my iPhone 6 without a case or any other cover??
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    Been using my 6 without a cover for a few weeks now. Still looking brand new.


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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    I also use mine here and there without a case. I put mine screen down but I have a screen protector.
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    If you're using a case just to protect the phone from scuffs and such that it could easily get, then you may as well take the case off. The phone doesn't easily scuff or scratch.

    However if you're using it because the phone is slippery without one, keep the case on. I've used iPhones as they are since the 3GS and the 6 and 6 Plus have caused me to use a leather case way more than I ever want to use them due to the fact that they're just more slippery in my hand than previous generations.
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    Yes quite possible. Have been using mine for months, my brother never dropped his phone, and most of my friends. It's all about discipline, you have to cultivate the habit then get used to it. In my own case,i have a tempered glass on my phone and I ALWAYS put it face down.
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    The only reason my 6+ scuffed without a case is because it fell off my lap out of my car and onto rocks. Other than that, I have dropped it a few times without a case and have seen no issues with it.
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    It's too slippery to go with no case.
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    Love going naked every time I buy a case I can't stand to use it and then I get rid of it haha. For example I bought a BookBook used it for a month and then took it off haha.


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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    Any of you have photos of them after being used without a case for a bit?
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    I have tried to go caseless but it is just too slippery. I have a folio case I got from a kiosk after getting the phone, but it's cheapness is showing and it's coming apart already so I'll be getting a new one.

    If you read up on it though, these things are engineered to not need a case. It already comes with a protective shell

    Like someone above said, if you're using a case to avoid scuffs, you might as well not use it. It's designed to withstand daily wear and use. I just wish it was more grippy, as it is a delight to hold and use on its own. It's a shame to keep it in a case all the time.
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    I carry my 6+ naked most of time still looks like new!


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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    Try a skin. I use dBrand skins on my 6 Plus


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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    I always use a case on all my phones.
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    I bought a leather sleeve and use it when I carry my iPhone around, and I take it out when I want to use it. It also helps keeping some of the fingerprints off the screen.
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    Been using the otterbox commuter. VZW now sells all the parts so you can mix and match.
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    Quote Originally Posted by zerog46 View Post
    Been using the otterbox commuter. VZW now sells all the parts so you can mix and match.
    The only thing I don't like about the commuter case is the exposed logo. The one on my 5s got scratched. So I'm using the Symmetry now.


    Sent from my SEXY GORGEOUS AWESOME GOLD 128G iPhone 6
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    Quote Originally Posted by qbnkelt View Post
    The only thing I don't like about the commuter case is the exposed logo. The one on my 5s got scratched. So I'm using the Symmetry now.


    Sent from my SEXY GORGEOUS AWESOME GOLD 128G iPhone 6
    Gotcha, doesn't bother me if the back of the phone gets scratched. Builds character lol.
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    I work in construction so a case is a must. All set damaging an expensive phone. I have a Lifeproof case and even then I keep that inside a plastic ziploc freezer bag to keep the case from getting messed up. Overprotective maybe, but work can be rough. I'm still wondering if case does it's full job. I've noticed spots under the screen protector that make it look like something got inside, but I don't think so.
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    I've used every iPhone including the 6 without a case. I've never seen any sense in buying a well designed, thin phone and then bulking it up. I carry my iPhone is a pocket with no ther objects that can damage it (e.g. Keys, coins, etc) and it looks like new. I also always sell my used iPhones nd get good money for them when I upgrade annually. Now I am very careful with my phone.
    A heavy duty case like an Otterbox makes good sense for those who work in harsh environments or just are not careful with their phones. I use a Kenu Highline which combines a shell case and tether when I ski or hike. I also use a waterproof case when I have the opportunity to get out on a boat.
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    I've gone most of the life of the 6 and 6+ with no case. I use a screen protector on front and back and that's more than enough for me. I can't stand the dust that collects from the use of cases over time.


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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    I would love to go naked (my phone that is) but the thing is just to slippery without one. It's also too thin. I need something to hold on too. But I still love my iPhone 6.


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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    I prefer mine without a case. Mostly due to the sleek appeal of the form factor. Cases just add bulk in my eyes. I do have one case, a Lifeproof (for when I go on climbing trips), but other than when I'm out in the mountains I keep it caseless. I've even dropped mine caseless a couple of times to a polished concrete floor and its survived. No cracks, dents, or major scratches. Its aged beautifully.
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    I was using my iPhone 6 without a case for about a week and with my luck I dropped it out of lap while getting out of the car and it fell onto concrete. I've got two nice dents in the aluminum right by the mute switch and down by the speaker. Put a case on!!!
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    Yeah i do actually. I have had both iphones and android phones and bought cases for all of them and screen protectors along with the case.

    I use the pelican pro gear protector case, which was $40 at ATT.

    And a invisbleshield glass screen protector.

    I actually was at the gym the other night on the eliptical and reach for my iphone to change songs. I had a clumsy moment and it went flying out of my hand, hit the machine next to me and landed on its face. Was in perfect condition inside that case. If i didnt have one id already have scuffs or even a cracked screen. Also i dont want to take any chance of it bending while in my pocket so hopefully this could help a bit.
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    Default Re: Using the iPhone 6 without any case/cover?

    As much as I want to use my new Space Gray 6 w/o a case, it's too hard. But I scored this week on a Dynex TPU case on clearance for $5 and got myself a quick steal at the swap meet for an anti-glare screen protector for another $5. Slim and protected. ✌️
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