1. md17's Avatar
    So I bought the defender and have had it for iPhone 5 for about a week. Has anyone else noticed the rubber piece getting chewed up by the belt clip?
    10-04-2012 09:56 AM
  2. Pocobear's Avatar
    I have had mine since intro day, 9/21/12, and have had no problems with any wear anywhere on the case or phone. Exactly where are you seeing the wear on the rubber case?
    10-04-2012 12:14 PM
  3. md17's Avatar
    It is right where the belt clip slides over to latch into place
    10-04-2012 12:58 PM
  4. Matt.Musiol's Avatar
    Interesting, I haven't had any trouble thus far. Have you all kept the built in screen protector or popped it off?
    10-04-2012 01:22 PM
  5. md17's Avatar
    I kept it in. Definitely want to pop it out but I also like the fact that I can use my phone with wet hands and not worry about it leaking of bad

    *** btw I called otter box an all warranty issues are being handled directly through the retailer as of now per otter box. So I'm going back to AT&T
    10-04-2012 01:53 PM
  6. Pocobear's Avatar
    OP, check the clip on the belt holder, maybe there's some left over plastic flashing, that's too rough. Maybe a nail file and little elbow grease would make it smother, and less likely to scratch.
    Matt, I kept my screen protector on. I have used the Otter Box Defender on all my iDevices with the screen protector on. I see little difference on or off a far as touch is concerned. And I have never broken or cracked a screen yet, on iPad 1, iPod Touch G1 & G4, iPad 3, iPhone 4, and now iPhone 5. Knock on wood! I for one, don't want to be part of that 6 billion dollars that others have spent fixing their iDevices, because they didn't provide proper protection for their iDevices. Accidents happen. And yes it can still break, even in a case, but it puts the odds a lot higher that it won't break. Sorry for my rant. I just see so many people breaking their iDevices, and having to replace them, at full retail price, ouch!
    10-04-2012 02:07 PM
  7. md17's Avatar
    To add to the above post, I have quickly gotten used to the screen protector on the otter box. It's like it almost forms as you use it.
    10-04-2012 02:26 PM
  8. MRSBROWN2006's Avatar
    Had a defender on the 4s. Have one on my five as well. But this time I decided to pop out the screen and let zagg take over there. Definitely prefer the newer defender over the old style. OP i l know firsthand that otterbox issues replacements directly. I had one done last month.


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    10-04-2012 02:32 PM
  9. Apple4ever2011's Avatar
    So I bought the defender and have had it for iPhone 5 for about a week. Has anyone else noticed the rubber piece getting chewed up by the belt clip?
    I've had it on since day of release... I've no had the issue you have mentioned. perhaps your not seating the Bottom end of the phone correctly before you click it into place. mine to getting used to because I would try to lock it into place but it wouldn't click because it wasn't seated right and would catch on Rubber edge...It might sound dumb but sometimes the simple stuff is the fix
    10-04-2012 02:39 PM
  10. md17's Avatar
    Had a defender on the 4s. Have one on my five as well. But this time I decided to pop out the screen and let zagg take over there. Definitely prefer the newer defender over the old style. OP i l know firsthand that otterbox issues replacements directly. I had one done last month.


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    I have had them done in the past as well, but due to there high production demand the rep said all retailers are responsible for this until further notice and AT&T agreed
    10-04-2012 02:49 PM
  11. md17's Avatar
    I've had it on since day of release... I've no had the issue you have mentioned. perhaps your not seating the Bottom end of the phone correctly before you click it into place. mine to getting used to because I would try to lock it into place but it wouldn't click because it wasn't seated right and would catch on Rubber edge...It might sound dumb but sometimes the simple stuff is the fix
    Nope I have tried the simple stuff. The rubber is just being chewed up
    10-04-2012 02:50 PM

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