View Poll Results: Do you feel the need to use a screen protector?

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  • Yes

    14 58.33%
  • No

    2 8.33%
  • Yes but only for anti-glare and finger smudges

    1 4.17%
  • No I don't think it has much glare and the screen protector dims the colors

    1 4.17%
  • No, it may/probably will scratch but I'm really careful

    2 8.33%
  • Yes the screen feels better with one

    2 8.33%
  • No this screen is pretty much scratch proof, and I'm tough on it.

    2 8.33%
  1. kevinwska's Avatar
    I was just curious how many of actually feel the need to use one and why.
    04-18-2011 07:55 PM
  2. crump84's Avatar
    I'm pretty rough on phones, especially at work, so I always use a screen protector. The last thing I want is to be looking at a scratch for the next year.
    04-18-2011 11:43 PM
  3. kevinwska's Avatar
    I'm really paranoid about scratching my screen so I have one on. The first one was put on at the Sprint store and I ended up peeling it half up at a party so I just took it off. The colors, feel of the screen, amount of back light needed all improved without a protector on so I keep thinking about just going naked. Plus all these videos I've seen of people scratching their Shift or other HTC phone with various things but not leaving an actual scratch settles my paranoia...but I can't get over it and leave the protector on.
    04-19-2011 01:20 PM
  4. RUSH's Avatar
    I use one because I don't want to risk scratching the screen, then I would have to either get a replacement screen, or phone. Whichever is easier.
    04-19-2011 01:35 PM
  5. Belhade's Avatar
    I got a Zagg screen protector for mine since I'm often at risk of scratching. In my pocket with keys, thrown on the car seat, etc. At one point it was in my man-bag and got a minor scuff on the protector (maybe a rub-off from my inhalor) but it's no big bother, and the protector itself otherwise is fine after a month or so.
    10-01-2011 08:55 PM
  6. jrny99's Avatar
    Don't use them. No scratches and I'm a key and junk carrying guy
    10-23-2011 08:35 PM
  7. red.foxx15's Avatar
    I seem to be unable to put a screen protector on smooth so the bubbles annoy me. Never had an issue with a scratched screen so I stopped using them by my 2nd android phone

    Sent from my ATRIX
    10-23-2011 08:47 PM
  8. rhodiggah's Avatar
    This should change your mind...

    Attachment 16963

    from the "CRACKED" speedy EVO engine... Via Tapatalk!
    10-24-2011 05:10 PM
  9. madplaya1's Avatar
    This should change your mind...

    Attachment 16963

    from the "CRACKED" speedy EVO engine... Via Tapatalk!
    Screen protectors are used to prevent scratches , not cracks like that lol.

    Sent from my PG06100 using Tapatalk
    10-25-2011 02:47 PM
  10. michikade#AC's Avatar
    This should change your mind...

    Attachment 16963

    from the "CRACKED" speedy EVO engine... Via Tapatalk!

    While a screen protector won't really help prevent that, it could keep your fingers from getting slashed if you do crack it that bad. May keep the phone more acceptable until a replacement canon be made.

    Sent from my HTC EVO 4G using Tapatalk
    10-25-2011 02:51 PM
  11. AuburnGrad's Avatar
    I put a screen protector on everything. On phones I have never really had to have it, I normally swap protectors because the smuges won't wipe off, over it being actually damaged.

    I have a Kindle, and a Note Pro 12.2. The Kindle I read and watch netflix or HBO on, and normally it is at home. But somehow I have managed to scratch or cut that protector twice. But no damage to the screen what so ever. And when I had an iPhone 4, it fell out of my Jeep and was run over by 3 cars. Between the protector and the otter box the phone didn't have a scratch.

    I will always use them, and just replace them when teh picture quality starts to suffer. I personally have not gone the route of tempered glass yet, though it seems impressive.
    10-03-2014 01:57 PM
  12. andrewsean7830's Avatar
    While most Apple fans like the sleek, slim design of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus without any embellishments, the thought of scratches, smudges and cracks make it worth adding extra protection. No one wants to look at a screen marred with scratches and fingerprints.
    12-07-2015 12:23 AM
  13. VlabDev's Avatar
    never used :P i'm careful!
    04-27-2016 03:05 PM
  14. Mst99's Avatar
    All the tempered glass protectors I've tried crack way too easy. Replaced them a few times under lifetime warranty with the same result. Just putting the phone in a tight case cracks the edges. The plastic ones I really don't care for. Ive given up on screen protectors.
    04-27-2016 03:20 PM
  15. Android Optimizer's Avatar
    Like many people have eluded to in previous posts I think it depends on a combination of things including: how you treat/handle it, where you store it, if you've dropped, banged, and if you've broken things in the past.

    If you toss it around (at your bed, on your desk/table, at a couch, on a car seat) you should probably use one.

    If you store it in your pocket, bag, purse, etc its more likely to encounter dust, dirt, lint, and other objects (keys, coins, etc) then using one could reduce scratches.

    If you use stylus (Notes, Zen tablets,etc) it could be good or bad. Having one reduce detection and precision, but it could prevent scratches caused by too much downward force during use.
    08-06-2016 02:13 PM
  16. Ove Engvik's Avatar
    My LG G5 goes in my front pocket. No need for a screen protector. But I feel I am lucky that it has not fallen to the ground yet though....
    09-02-2016 07:54 AM
  17. BettyHappy's Avatar
    I never use screen protector, just use a good case to protect my phone...
    DEman19901 likes this.
    12-18-2016 09:04 PM
  18. Mike Dee's Avatar
    I was just curious how many of actually feel the need to use one and why.
    Haven't used them in ages
    02-14-2017 10:28 PM