1. circlez's Avatar
    So the iPhone 6 and 6+ have been out for quite some time now, allotting us plenty of time to drop our phones since release day. Personally, I'm not a big case fan so I opt out of one on most occasions. But here's the thing. I've still dropped my 6 numerous times sans any sort of protection--and its emerged unscathed every single time. Concrete floor? Thrice with no problems. Hard woods? Yup. Even face down.

    Let's hear your drop stories! It's pretty clear to me that the iPhone 6 is very resilient to breaks--at least in my experiences.

    So have your drops resulted in horrific damages? Nothing at all? Let's hear your absolute worst stories!
    05-19-2015 10:01 AM
  2. Bigeric23's Avatar
    I haven't dropped my iPhone 6 Plus yet, thank goodness. However, I believe it can take a bit of abuse without issue. Still, I purchased AppleCare+, just in case.
    05-19-2015 11:33 AM
  3. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    My Apple leather case took a beating and really held up well...I've recently replaced it with a ZooGue case but I think I'm going to go back to an Apple leather case (this case just doesn't feel up to par with what I expect).

    I've also had to replace my Zagg glass once from a drop where it cracked the protective glass but saved the screen.

    So far though, my 6+ is still in perfect shape (knock on wood).
    05-19-2015 11:34 AM
  4. Smply_Rckless's Avatar
    I usually opt out of using a case as well, but I'm glad I didn't this time. While at the office, I was standing in the staircase on the phone, long story short I went to put it in my pocket & turn at the same time & missed. My phone bounced down 8-9 concrete steps. My otterbox was pretty beat up, my phone was perfectly fine. That's why I'm sticking with a case now.


    Tapatalk'n On The IPhone 6 Plus 
    05-19-2015 11:36 AM
  5. Not Quite Right's Avatar
    I dropped mine from the top of the Space Needle while raising the 12th Man flag, all that happen was a large hole in the concrete which Seattle Center made me pay for ( AppleCare+ doesn't cover destruction of local landmarks ... Thanks for nothing Apple! ) ...
    05-19-2015 11:44 AM
  6. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    I dropped mine from the top of the Space Needle while raising the 12th Man flag, all that happen was a large hole in the concrete which Seattle Center made me pay for ( AppleCare+ doesn't cover destruction of local landmarks ... Thanks for nothing Apple! ) ...
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    05-19-2015 12:02 PM
  7. kobe008's Avatar
    I've still dropped my 6 numerous times sans any sort of protection--and its emerged unscathed every single time. Concrete floor? Thrice with no problems. Hard woods? Yup. Even face down.
    All this means is you've gotten lucky. Phones have glass and some of it is front and back and it will break if landed on the right way. Some people it happens on the very first drop. Hopefully your luck continues or you stop dropping your phone.
    05-19-2015 12:54 PM
  8. circlez's Avatar
    I dropped mine from the top of the Space Needle while raising the 12th Man flag, all that happen was a large hole in the concrete which Seattle Center made me pay for ( AppleCare+ doesn't cover destruction of local landmarks ... Thanks for nothing Apple! ) ...
    That's quite a fall...
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    05-19-2015 12:58 PM
  9. ela1n3ko's Avatar
    omg I ALWAYS have a case on my phone! You are lucky that nothing has happened to your phone. It all depends on which angle your phone drops. I remember my friend dropped her iphone 6 the SAME week she bought the phone, and lucky her... it cracked her screen! She also had a case on, but because she dropped it at the perfect angle, it cracked her screen in one try! She finally got the screen fixed after paying $100 + ....
    05-19-2015 01:57 PM
  10. mulasien's Avatar
    Silicone case here (phone is too slippery without. Seriously, how do you manage not dropping sans case?). More drops than I care to admit on both carpet and hard floors. No blemishes yet. Lucky me.
    05-19-2015 02:04 PM
  11. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I dropped mine from the top of the Space Needle while raising the 12th Man flag, all that happen was a large hole in the concrete which Seattle Center made me pay for ( AppleCare+ doesn't cover destruction of local landmarks ... Thanks for nothing Apple! ) ...
    You're Not Quite Right!
    05-19-2015 02:40 PM
  12. redcon1's Avatar
    My low-profile Element case has protected my 6 from quite a few drops now, without damage to the phone.
    If I didn't have a case on it, I would be flinging it around all the time. Way too slick for my hands to grasp.
    05-20-2015 07:34 AM
  13. HankAZ's Avatar
    I've never even come close to dropping my iPhone 6 Plus.

    Using a Spigen NeoHybrid case - I guess the grip is "good enough".
    05-20-2015 08:04 AM
  14. qbnkelt's Avatar
    Have dropped it a million times. It's been in a case since 30 minutes after I got it. Don't worry about dropping it.
    05-20-2015 04:05 PM
  15. daddyd302's Avatar
    I haven't dropped my 6 yet. I did however drop my 4S into the toilet... Let me rephrase that... It went flying from my hand from 4 feet away straight into the toilet.
    05-24-2015 04:51 AM
  16. twilite2000's Avatar
    About 3 weeks ago I was at a college graduation. 2 young girls were walking down the concrete steps to their seats. One was texting not looking where she was going and dropped her phone which bounced with pieces of it flying everywhere and what was left landed next to my seat. It was a iPhone 6 sitting there shattered in a hundred pieces. No protective case visable. I felt bad for the girl. She said she just got it as a gift a couple of weeks before crying that her parents were going to kill her.
    05-24-2015 09:56 PM
  17. xNeezzy's Avatar
    The times I've dropped my iPhone 6 were only minor falls and I am so thankful! It would break my heart to drop my iPhone and it even getting a dent or something


    Sent from my iPhone 6 using Tapatalk
    05-24-2015 11:57 PM
  18. msyk5645's Avatar
    I tried out an iPhone 6 plus for about a week. In that time, I had it fall and go skidding across the kitchen, driveway and office at work. Dinged up every corner and shattered a zagg glass. That was my hint that I needed to stick with an iPhone 6! The plus is the only phone I've ever had trouble holding onto. And I have big hands!
    05-28-2015 10:20 AM
  19. MuttX7's Avatar
    Dropped my 6 while it was in an Otterbox Defender this past winter. It hit on the left top corner while the Zagg Glass protector saved the screen, something internally in my phone broke. First cell phone I've ever broken.
    05-28-2015 05:54 PM
  20. idrazz856's Avatar
    Dropped my ip6 getting out of my car early in the AM and being startled by a jogger. I had a case on my phone but it was the kind where the bottom wasn't covered. My speaker grill suffered the majority of the damage but luckily I have a zagg glass so my screen didn't get shattered! When I got to work I immediately went online and bought a Speck case. I realized then it's more important to have a protective case than a fashionable one.
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    05-30-2015 10:01 AM
  21. Remy De Leeuw's Avatar
    I use a Apple leather case and last night when I was having a drink someone bumped into me and I droppen my phone.
    It landed flat on its back


    Sent from my spacey grey  6
    05-30-2015 12:35 PM
  22. hearmeoutx's Avatar
    I had the Apple silicone case on my iPhone 6 plus when I was walking across the street to my house. I don't use screen protectors, so of course the concrete left a nice gash.

    I did get lucky because at that time it was stuck in headphone mode so I called about that and had it swapped out through T-Mobile.

    Now I have the Rhinoshield. I still do not use a screen protector but I am a lot more careful with my device. I will be getting a life proof case for the summer and will most likely use that screen protector, or I'll get a glass screen protector if it works with the LifeProof case.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    05-30-2015 05:22 PM
  23. iEd's Avatar
    So far I've only dropped it in the house on carpet. Maybe 4 times since November when I got it.


    Sent from my iPhone 6 Plus using Tapatalk
    05-30-2015 08:05 PM
  24. whetrick1's Avatar
    I have a life proof with a zaggs glass screen protector and the times I dropped it, it didn't suffer any damage


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    05-30-2015 09:05 PM

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