1. MJ502's Avatar
    Just got the FRE Case. I don't plan on using this case all the time. Just for when I go swimming, fishing and on vacation etc. What are your thoughts on taking the case off and on. Is that normal or a bad idea?
    06-16-2016 12:47 PM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Yes, it is normal, and no, it is not a bad idea, in my opinion. If you peruse the threads here, you will discover a good deal of members switch cases like they switch underwear...(laughing)
    06-16-2016 01:08 PM
  3. akutch34's Avatar
    Just got the FRE Case. I don't plan on using this case all the time. Just for when I go swimming, fishing and on vacation etc. What are your thoughts on taking the case off and on. Is that normal or a bad idea?
    This is how I use mine. We have a pool, so in the summer it's on when we're around the pool, at the ocean or the river etc. all other times it's off. It's easy to take on and off-- there's a notch on the bottom right where I use a dime or quarter just to loosen it and then pull apart gently with hands. Case has been on off more than 20 times and it still works perfectly... Just be gentle and don't rip it off. Enjoy!
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    06-16-2016 01:12 PM
  4. MJ502's Avatar
    Fantastic! Thanks guys
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    06-16-2016 01:14 PM
  5. judgetom's Avatar
    Only thing you should take care of is the rubber seal. Try not to tuck it when closing the empty case. I also recommend sometimes using a silicone spray to maintain the rubber seal.
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    06-16-2016 04:09 PM
  6. knotsure's Avatar
    Also, make sure you open the battery door every time. I popped one out before and thought I ruined the case, but it was ok.
    06-27-2016 08:19 AM
  7. Starkey430's Avatar
    Mine stays on until I'm ready to trade in for the next model. I may be analretentive but, I don't like dust and dirt on my screen. It's very distracting plus, the phone is too slippery and I could easily drop it. I also have the bike mount on the handlebars of my bicycle, and taking it off and on is just too much trouble!
    Just my take on it . . .
    08-10-2016 10:53 PM
  8. MJ502's Avatar
    Thanks for all the input everyone!
    08-11-2016 12:52 PM
  9. 2015Girl's Avatar
    Mine stays on until I'm ready to trade in for the next model. I may be analretentive but, I don't like dust and dirt on my screen. It's very distracting plus, the phone is too slippery and I could easily drop it. I also have the bike mount on the handlebars of my bicycle, and taking it off and on is just too much trouble!
    Just my take on it . . .
    Mine too!!!
    08-11-2016 01:50 PM
  10. Wotchered's Avatar
    leave it on till it or the phone dies ! life's too sho
    08-12-2016 04:58 AM
  11. 2015Girl's Avatar
    I ended up taking mine off as no one could hear me.
    08-21-2016 03:01 PM
  12. Jamie Wooten's Avatar
    I ended up taking mine off as no one could hear me.
    I had the FRE case and had the same issue. Had to remove mine as well.
    08-21-2016 04:36 PM
  13. MJ502's Avatar
    I ended up taking mine off as no one could hear me.

    I personally have not had any issues with that.
    08-22-2016 02:31 PM
  14. 2015Girl's Avatar
    I personally have not had any issues with that.
    Yeah!! My grandma and dad couldn't hear me. I'm using this one now.
    08-23-2016 09:24 AM
  15. arm71654's Avatar
    I ended up taking mine off as no one could hear me.
    i am sure there will be , the quality check is not 100% perfect , and if you call them , they will send you another one
    08-24-2016 10:45 AM
  16. Annie_i6s's Avatar
    I personally have not had any issues with that.
    I had this issue when I had a 5s and switched to an Otterbox. I thought that Lifeproof had supposedly resolved this issue for newer models. Can those of you who are having issues clarify which phones you have? I am just curious!
    08-24-2016 11:13 AM
  17. Jamie Wooten's Avatar
    I had the 6s and had the issue of no one hearing me. I had to open the clip at the bottom. Finally gave up and moved on. Lol
    08-24-2016 12:40 PM
  18. Jamie Wooten's Avatar
    Did you call customer service ? they might send you a replacment without return
    I didn't even think about that.
    08-24-2016 02:36 PM
  19. Jamie Wooten's Avatar
    Dude , that is why they sell you 79 dollars just for a plastic box
    Hahaha well I did get it from an individual so I didn't know if the warranty transfers. Thinking about buying another new one though so I'll remember that.
    08-24-2016 02:44 PM
  20. rudyalexc's Avatar
    Hahaha well I did get it from an individual so I didn't know if the warranty transfers. Thinking about buying another new one though so I'll remember that.
    It's worth a shot to go trough warranty. They don't always ask proof of purchase.
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    08-24-2016 03:02 PM
  21. MJ502's Avatar
    I have the FRE case for the 6s. I don't have any issues with people hearing me, but I also make sure that all ports and speakers are clear of any dust etc. I also make sure the case is totally clean as well before I put it on each time. As for the warranty, its great! My first FRE case for the 6s had a tiny gap where the two pieces of the case come together on one side. It still passed the water test but I was worried that over time it may be an issue. I called Lifeproof and told them about it and they sent me a new case. No questions asked. No proof of purchase needed and I didn't have to send the old one back either. I know that the sound issue/muffled speaker issue is something they are aware of and will definitely replace the case for you if you give them a call! So far I am very pleased.
    Annie_i6s likes this.
    08-25-2016 07:48 AM

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