08-20-2018 03:30 AM
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  1. methodman89's Avatar
    I've used the Zagg on the s7 and needed the free replacement 3 times. But no phone damage.
    Got an s8 active, had it with me while I was working on a ladder. It fell face flat on a gravel drive and cracked the glass protector I installed. No phone damage.
    Everyone's needs and tastes are different, but I'm glad I had mine on. A few times.
    07-22-2018 05:23 AM
  2. Mattdancer's Avatar
    It just depends on how you think of it. Without a doubt that applying a screen protector will add more security to your phone, or the phone screen can be involved in accidents easier than before.
    07-22-2018 09:39 PM
  3. kramer5150's Avatar
    I dropped my phone on some rocks once getting out of my car... the glass screen protector took the brunt of it while my phone remained completely fine. I was using my iPhone without a protector for a while, went to wipe it off and I had some sand or dirt on my shirt that perma-scratched the screen. Fortunately iPhone 5 series screens are cheap and easy to replace.

    I prefer screen protectors on my phones... for this reason I prefer flat screens too. Just seems easier to apply the protector.
    07-28-2018 12:45 PM
  4. Morty2264's Avatar
    I've seen a need for screen protectors for the past three or four phones I've used. I am just too clumsy and paranoid to not have one.
    07-28-2018 12:54 PM
  5. Morty2264's Avatar
    I just installed my new tempered glass screen protector on my Pixel 2. The installation process was a little annoying because I wanted it to be perfect; but now that it's on I'm really loving the glass feel. I'm hoping it will protect my phone well.
    07-30-2018 07:10 AM
  6. samijain1's Avatar
    Screen protection really helps whenever your phone drops which may be upside down which won't create a scratch on the screen and specially for iphones it is realy helpful
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    07-31-2018 07:06 AM
  7. SactoKingsFan's Avatar
    I just installed my new tempered glass screen protector on my Pixel 2. The installation process was a little annoying because I wanted it to be perfect; but now that it's on I'm really loving the glass feel. I'm hoping it will protect my phone well.
    Which tempered glass did you get? I've been looking for a good one for the Pixel 2.
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    07-31-2018 04:09 PM
  8. Morty2264's Avatar
    Which tempered glass did you get? I've been looking for a good one for the Pixel 2.
    I am really loving this tempered glass screen protector thus far! To be honest though, I don't normally look at big brand names - I just look for protectors that have good reviews and seem to match my personal needs.

    The installation of this one was a little tricky only because I had some dust on the sticky side of the glass; so I had to maybe reapply it three or four times to my phone to get it right. But I love how it feels when I type on my phone! It feels like I'm actually using the glass screen and not a protector. Plus, the fact that it has the black borders for my screen also means that the black areas are protected against scratches.

    I'm very impressed with this screen protector thus far. Also, it is advertised to be able to withstand eleven pounds - not that I've tested that theory - but it's nice to see that. And I got an inspection stamp of approval in the box, so I knew the protector was ready to go.

    I feel way more confident and comfortable leaving my phone in my purse, or screen side down. It's very nice.

    Again, it's not a big brand name; but it does the job and does the job well. And it feels premium for the $14 I spent on it.
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    07-31-2018 06:36 PM
  9. SactoKingsFan's Avatar
    I am really loving this tempered glass screen protector thus far! To be honest though, I don't normally look at big brand names - I just look for protectors that have good reviews and seem to match my personal needs.

    The installation of this one was a little tricky only because I had some dust on the sticky side of the glass; so I had to maybe reapply it three or four times to my phone to get it right. But I love how it feels when I type on my phone! It feels like I'm actually using the glass screen and not a protector. Plus, the fact that it has the black borders for my screen also means that the black areas are protected against scratches.

    I'm very impressed with this screen protector thus far. Also, it is advertised to be able to withstand eleven pounds - not that I've tested that theory - but it's nice to see that. And I got an inspection stamp of approval in the box, so I knew the protector was ready to go.

    I feel way more confident and comfortable leaving my phone in my purse, or screen side down. It's very nice.

    Again, it's not a big brand name; but it does the job and does the job well. And it feels premium for the $14 I spent on it.
    Thanks! I'll have to try that tempered glass and see if it works with my cases.
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    07-31-2018 07:44 PM
  10. Morty2264's Avatar
    Thanks! I'll have to try that tempered glass and see if it works with my cases.
    Let me know how it goes!
    07-31-2018 07:49 PM
  11. SactoKingsFan's Avatar
    Let me know how it goes!
    I've been using that tempered glass you recommended for the past couple days. It did take some patience to apply but was definitely worth it. Looks really good and feels like glass which is nice. No halo or loose edges. Very happy with it so far. Thanks!
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    08-07-2018 10:35 PM
  12. stmax's Avatar
    I sold my old s7 without any scratches. I kept it screen protector free and would put on a 10$ plastic film before I went on beach holidays as I know that if there is one thing that will scratch a glass screen its sand. Sold it after 2 years without a even a micro micro scratch. I honestly think covering glass on a curved screen ruins the experience. Just make sure a case has top and bottom lips so you can at least place it upside down on a table and get insurance for catastrophes.
    08-07-2018 11:15 PM
  13. stmax's Avatar
    So I can confirm today that a screen protector won't save your screen. I dropped my phone up 2 inches softly and it broke. How do you drop a phone up you ask? You accidently tip it off the edge of the counter and then with lightning fast reflexes you catch it but follow through by bringing it up a bit. My case has a head and chin lip but I came against the side of the bottom of the counter sideways. It was over in 0.01 seconds and was a complete non even except it broke the edge of the screen. I couldn't believe such a soft blow would cause this.

    Kinda rethinking my attitude about cases now. Thinking full front cover?
    08-08-2018 11:20 PM
  14. Morty2264's Avatar
    I've been using that tempered glass you recommended for the past couple days. It did take some patience to apply but was definitely worth it. Looks really good and feels like glass which is nice. No halo or loose edges. Very happy with it so far. Thanks!
    I'm so glad that you are enjoying it! It was definitely a bit tedious to apply - I think I had to reapply mine at least four times to get it right or to take off smudges on the sticky side - but the premium feel of the protector is so nice! It has definitely changed the quality of my phone experience. Tapping what feels like glass is very nice. And I feel better about leaving my phone face-down now!
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    08-09-2018 07:15 PM
  15. overcookedcoffle's Avatar
    Do you really need a screen protector if you have sturdy case with a outwards protrusion that protects the screen as well? I believe screen protectors are just a fad and kind of ruin the display. What do ya guys think?
    I use tempered glass, and I can say it's effective for it had protected my phone twice (clumsy me).
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    08-12-2018 10:20 AM
  16. Morty2264's Avatar
    I use tempered glass, and I can say it's effective for it had protected my phone twice (clumsy me).
    Same here! I've stopped my phone a few times since I got it back in April, and thankfully, the case and screen protector saved it!
    08-14-2018 07:39 AM
  17. chennaite's Avatar
    I've always used a screen protector, usually a glass one. But since screens have started to have some sort of curve to them I've switched to self healing film. They fit better, are almost invisible, incredibly thin, don't have either that "Halo" look or look like you dropped a piece of plate glass in the middle of your screen.

    So with a fairly slim case and a film protector I think I'm covered. If I break the screen, that's what Device Protection is for.
    When physics has its way, even a sturdy case with outward protrusion might not protect the screen. Agree with the benefits of a self-healing film. Having used the Tempered glass, I would say it reduced the sensitivity of the screen. Now I use the wet application from GadgetShieldz with Spigen thin fit case. Case gives my device the much-needed protection from drop and the film gives protection from scratches. Besides, the screen is very thin and has a great feel of touch.
    08-17-2018 06:40 AM
  18. sulla1965's Avatar
    Depends, if you use phone around sand or dirt then YES. Otherwise NO. Knives and keys don't scratch gorilla glass, but sand and dirt will.
    08-19-2018 11:52 PM
  19. Steve Adams's Avatar
    I never use or used them. I see a drop in screen quality even with the good glass ones. I cannot use them.
    08-20-2018 03:30 AM
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