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ajones46
Aug 4, 2010, 10:51 AM
Anyone else having this problem? I have a skin from bestskinsever (similar to Zagg) on my iPad, just to protect it from scratches and I also the Apple Case on it. I just took my iPad out to clean the edges cause lots of gunk was getting in there, and on the back of my iPad was blue imprints from the Apple Case! WTF!? Anyone else using the same/similar combo and getting the same result as me?



jfong425
Aug 4, 2010, 10:55 AM
got the exact same thing! tried cleaning it but nothing gets it out.

doodude
Aug 4, 2010, 11:04 AM
Wouldnt that be caused by the case getting wet/damp? And I suppose that could happen in a myriad of ways from high humidity, rain, wet gym clothes...:confused:

I just checked mine & its ok but I havent been anywhere really ( Im on a medical leave ) but it sure scares the hell out of me!?

How long have you had it in that case?

jaw04005
Aug 4, 2010, 11:17 AM
got the exact same thing! tried cleaning it but nothing gets it out.

Do you have an invisible shield type of protector on your iPad also? Could be some sort of reaction between the plastic protector and the iPad material caused by heat or moisture (humidity, etc).

I have the Apple case and haven’t had this issue. However, I take the iPad out of it fairly frequently. You would think Apple’s first-party accessories would be of better quality.

Although I just had to throw away the free Apple bumper because it scratched and scuffed the hell out of my iPhone 4’s bezel. Looked inside the bumper and realized it had little shards of hard plastic between the groves.

macpro2000
Aug 4, 2010, 11:30 AM
Doesn't look good...looks like the case got damp.

nixiemaiden
Aug 4, 2010, 11:39 AM
Do you have an invisible shield type of protector on your iPad also? Could be some sort of reaction between the plastic protector and the iPad material caused by heat or moisture (humidity, etc).

I have the Apple case and haven’t had this issue. However, I take the iPad out of it fairly frequently. You would think Apple’s first-party accessories would be of better quality.

Although I just had to throw away the free Apple bumper because it scratched and scuffed the hell out of my iPhone 4’s bezel. Looked inside the bumper and realized it had little shards of hard plastic between the groves.

It is a known issue with the skin and apple case..all the skins made out of that material do the same thing.

TheBritishBloke
Aug 4, 2010, 11:42 AM
It's happened to the skin on the outside right? Not the ipad itself, I guess it just can't take the pressure against the case or something.

Consultant
Aug 4, 2010, 11:46 AM
My iPad with apple case is fine.

CristobalHuet
Aug 4, 2010, 12:13 PM
******** Apple Case gave me the same thing, using a BSE as well here. :(

I also got sick of cleaning the iPad with the case on, which is a massive dust magnet.

ajones46
Aug 4, 2010, 12:23 PM
My case has never once gotten wet.

I think it has to be some mind of reaction between the skin and case. I can't get it to come out for the life of me. Tried alcohol and acetone. I'm gonna try some ammonia and maybe some vinegar see what that does. Yay chemistry...

Rooskibar03
Aug 4, 2010, 12:34 PM
Pretty common issue. This image was taken about a month ago. Looks even worse now.

Its never been wet and humity isn't an issue here. Just a fact of life with the invisi skin and the case. None of friends with the case has this issue if they are running naked under it.

https://www.me.com/ro/cmuthard03/Galleries/100410/iPad.jpg?derivative=medium&source=web.jpg&type=medium&protocol=roap&item=galleries&asset=media&ver=12809431340001

The Catalyst
Aug 4, 2010, 12:52 PM
Been using the apple case with my pad for months, haven't seen this problem yet.

CristobalHuet
Aug 4, 2010, 03:26 PM
Been using the apple case with my pad for months, haven't seen this problem yet.

Do you have a BSE/Wrapsol/IS?

Chris Blount
Aug 4, 2010, 04:10 PM
Yep! I see the problem as well. No blue yet but I see a very faint square on the back of the iPad. It won't come out.

I've had this case on my iPad 3G since release day.

magiclaffs
Aug 5, 2010, 03:43 PM
Anyone else having this problem? I have a skin from bestskinsever (similar to Zagg) on my iPad, just to protect it from scratches and I also the Apple Case on it. I just took my iPad out to clean the edges cause lots of gunk was getting in there, and on the back of my iPad was blue imprints from the Apple Case! WTF!? Anyone else using the same/similar combo and getting the same result as me?

I have the Zagg shield on the screen side...and noticed that the flap has caused the shield on that side to turn blue- and no...I've never gotten the pad wet.

The Catalyst
Aug 5, 2010, 04:24 PM
Do you have a BSE/Wrapsol/IS?

One naked pad, one with an IS on it. Neither is showing any blue.

MusicMonst3r
Aug 5, 2010, 07:08 PM
Hmm. I must ask, does it change the color of the actual iPad itself, or just the film?

I'm worried.:confused:

Chip NoVaMac
Aug 5, 2010, 08:28 PM
Have had my iPad In the Apple Case for three months now. First time it ever took it out of the case was tonight to see if my iPad was turning blue as well... Well the verdict here is.... No blue staining so far....

gcmexico
Aug 5, 2010, 08:39 PM
My case has never once gotten wet.

I think it has to be some mind of reaction between the skin and case. I can't get it to come out for the life of me. Tried alcohol and acetone. I'm gonna try some ammonia and maybe some vinegar see what that does. Yay chemistry...
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Don't do that...just make a genius appointment, and they should take care of you...don't put any liquids on your device

doodude
Aug 5, 2010, 10:55 PM
Have had my iPad In the Apple Case for three months now. First time it ever took it out of the case was tonight to see if my iPad was turning blue as well... Well the verdict here is.... No blue staining so far....

Whew, you had me in real suspense for a second there...:eek:

ajones46
Aug 5, 2010, 11:49 PM
As far as I can tell, it's only on the best skins, and hasn't gone all the way down to my actual iPad. And I doubt that making a genius appointment will help me very much since it's not on the actual device. Plus the nearest Apple Store is about an hour away.

And its a permanent stain. Nothing I'm doing is making the slightest difference. :mad:

Blinded
Aug 6, 2010, 02:49 AM
The exact same thing happened to mine as well. I have the Wrapsol original on the back and sides of my iPad, and it has staining in various spots on the back and sides. Very weird, and like you no amount of scrubbing or rubbing will get the stains to lift. They are definitely permanent. I lifted a section of the skin where it's stained and it hasn't gone through and affected the iPad at all. Luckily I have a second set of Wrapsol skins from a warranty issue laying around that I never got around to putting on. Once I put the new skins on though, no more case for me.

alphaod
Aug 6, 2010, 09:10 AM
I used to have a skin on my Mac; I noticed that with use, the skin would turn blue by itself (without using other cases, etc.), so I don't think this has anything to do with the Apple case: the skins just react to the environment naturally.

Jaro65
Aug 6, 2010, 01:01 PM
I have my iPad in the Apple case 24/7. I just checked and I don't see any discoloration. Perhaps some cases were defective?

Blinded
Aug 6, 2010, 04:43 PM
I used to have a skin on my Mac; I noticed that with use, the skin would turn blue by itself (without using other cases, etc.), so I don't think this has anything to do with the Apple case: the skins just react to the environment naturally.

I'm not sure that's necessarily the case. In my experience, and mind you it's just my experience none of the skins I've ever used have discolored. I have Wrapsol skins on my MacBook Pro, two different iPhones, my iPad and one of my iPods. The markings on the back of the iPads pictured in this thread show that the stains are all in the same spot from the Apple case. I had put the case back on the iPad recently after not using it for a few months, had it on for roughly two weeks, then took it off and saw the stains. During the time of not using the case, I had the Wrapsol on the iPad and was using it heavily. No signs of staining before I put the case on. I could be wrong though, definitely wouldn't be the first time :D.

http://i33.tinypic.com/2zdvkev.jpg

trsnrtr
Aug 7, 2010, 09:03 PM
I have my iPad in the Apple case 24/7. I just checked and I don't see any discoloration. Perhaps some cases were defective?

Ditto. My iPad and case were both pre-ordered, so I've had both since April. No blue stains on mine.

likemyorbs
Aug 7, 2010, 10:36 PM
I don't use skins, i don't use cases, my iPad is the same color and condition it was on release day. I prefer au natural. I try not be ocd with my apple gear. I can understand just a skin, or just a case, but why both?:confused:

Briview
Aug 8, 2010, 05:57 AM
Oh boy... I have never checked it out and am getting anxious. I have the full invisibleSHIELD and the case on. Keeping my fingers crossed for when I get it back tomorrow. :eek:

Shannighan
Aug 8, 2010, 06:35 AM
Maybe heat? If the iPad was to get too hot it might melt the case a little bit.

gwynne
Aug 8, 2010, 09:27 AM
The people with the blue stains are using some kind of adhesive skin, right? The thread is confusing because some of the posts seem to be blaming it on the Apple case (I assume you all mean the black one). I have a day-one Ipad wifi and official case. It's rarely out of the case, and is exposed to some different humidities. No staining here.

Is it the skin itself that's stained, or the iPad? I've never used those skin things so I don't quite get what's going on.

SimonBS
Aug 8, 2010, 10:09 AM
I'm confused. Just lederes an iPad and an Apple Case with it. This scares me.

What's the verdict? Apple Case or not? Or is it the invisibleSHIELD and similar products causing Tvis issue?

ajones46
Aug 8, 2010, 11:08 AM
I don't use skins, i don't use cases, my iPad is the same color and condition it was on release day. I prefer au natural. I try not be ocd with my apple gear. I can understand just a skin, or just a case, but why both?:confused:

I've always used both a skin and case for all of my devices. The skin protects from tiny scratches that can come from stuff getting inside the case and between the cracks. Also it'll protect from the actual case scratching the device. And a case itself, well, that's self explanatory.

Maybe heat? If the iPad was to get too hot it might melt the case a little bit.

I've always used my iPad indoors and air conditioned environments, and I don't think I've ever done anything to cause the iPad to heat up...?

I'm confused. Just lederes an iPad and an Apple Case with it. This scares me.

What's the verdict? Apple Case or not? Or is it the invisibleSHIELD and similar products causing Tvis issue?

What?

I believe it to be a reaction between the dye in the microfiber and the bestskins/invisibleSHIELD/wrapsol.

nidserz
Aug 8, 2010, 11:19 AM
I have a Wrapsol skin on the back of mine and also used the Apple Case. Yep, it is turning blue. This is definitely just from having a skin and the Apple Case.
If you notice, the blue is showing up on outlines of where there is raised areas in the apple case. If you look closely at the inside of the case and the marks being made you can see. No idea why it happens. From what I can see, it hasn't seeped onto the iPad itself and it better now.

I am debating if I should take it off or not, because I don't want the iPad itself to get blue. However, I still use the iPad without the case at times and I don't want it to get scratched.

ajones46
Aug 8, 2010, 11:39 AM
I have a Wrapsol skin on the back of mine and also used the Apple Case. Yep, it is turning blue. This is definitely just from having a skin and the Apple Case.
If you notice, the blue is showing up on outlines of where there is raised areas in the apple case. If you look closely at the inside of the case and the marks being made you can see. No idea why it happens. From what I can see, it hasn't seeped onto the iPad itself and it better now.

I am debating if I should take it off or not, because I don't want the iPad itself to get blue. However, I still use the iPad without the case at times and I don't want it to get scratched.

Yeah it's just from the spots that are pressing the hardest on the skin. Like the inside flap and also the outside tuck flap. Someone else had said they he had peeled off the skin and his iPad was not stained. I'd think it'd be pretty hard to stain brushed aluminum, no?

andsoitgoes
Aug 8, 2010, 09:50 PM
I have a Wrapsol skin on the back of mine and also used the Apple Case. Yep, it is turning blue. This is definitely just from having a skin and the Apple Case.
If you notice, the blue is showing up on outlines of where there is raised areas in the apple case. If you look closely at the inside of the case and the marks being made you can see. No idea why it happens. From what I can see, it hasn't seeped onto the iPad itself and it better now.

I am debating if I should take it off or not, because I don't want the iPad itself to get blue. However, I still use the iPad without the case at times and I don't want it to get scratched.

This.

It's a common issue with Invisibleshield Skins, as well. It happened to mine within a few weeks of putting my skin on and the iPad in its case. It might have happened sooner, but I hadn't taken it out for some time.

Regardless, it's not something that happened with the iPad itself, only the screen protector, which is made of a pourous material, unlike the actual physical shell of the iPad.

mcdj
Aug 8, 2010, 10:42 PM
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People are "scared" and "worried" over this? What are the apocalyptic ramifications of a little discoloration? So maybe you'll get $25 less when you sell it? Till then, put it back in the case and stop staring at it. Problem solved.

Serves you right for putting a skin on it AND using a case. Does it REALLY need so much protection? It's not a baby. It's a fancy toy.

mickeyd26
Aug 11, 2010, 01:26 PM
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People are "scared" and "worried" over this? What are the apocalyptic ramifications of a little discoloration? So maybe you'll get $25 less when you sell it? Till then, put it back in the case and stop staring at it. Problem solved.

Serves you right for putting a skin on it AND using a case. Does it REALLY need so much protection? It's not a baby. It's a fancy toy.

I'm more annoyed at the fact that it's discolored. I contacted ZAGG and they basically said "sorry, you can buy a new one with this 30% off coupon". Both the front and the back of the ZAGG skins are stained and it's definitely noticeable.

But really, why say "Serves you right for putting a skin on it AND using a case. Does it REALLY need so much protection? It's not a baby. It's a fancy toy."??? That's like me wishing that your car gets keyed the day after you buy it. It's a cosmetic wound to your purchase, but still not something that you wanted. If I wanted blue stains on my iPad, I would've ordered it that way.

jordanogrady
Aug 20, 2010, 03:20 AM
I had this problem with my iPhone. I had the zagg shield on the back, then I put a skin red case on, the whole of the zagg wield went pink! I just removed the shield!
Jordan