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Old Dec 30, 2012, 03:58 PM   #1
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Will the dirt under my Screen Protector scratch my screen?

What the title says, I'm worried it will scratch
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Old Dec 30, 2012, 04:58 PM   #2
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It shouldn't. But, did you not clean your screen before you placed it on?
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Old Dec 31, 2012, 08:44 AM   #3
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It shouldn't. But, did you not clean your screen before you placed it on?
Yeah :/ But evertime I use screen protectors, dirt always makes its way there :l So it definatley wont scratch?
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Old Dec 31, 2012, 08:55 AM   #4
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Yeah :/ But evertime I use screen protectors, dirt always makes its way there :l So it definatley wont scratch?
It won't scratch. I've had dirt get caught in some of my screen protector installs, and when I decided to take it off and install a new one later on, I didn't see any scratches on my screen at all. This applies to both my iPhone and iPad.

Although, on the iPad, it's a bit harder to do a perfect install of them. But you shouldn't have any worries.
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Old Dec 31, 2012, 09:18 AM   #5
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Maybe your hands are dirty when you are installing the screen protector?
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Old Dec 31, 2012, 10:08 AM   #6
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Will the dirt under my Screen Protector scratch my screen?
Depends on what the "dirt" is.

It's fairly simple: if a material is harder than another material it will scratch. If not, it won't.
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Old Dec 31, 2012, 10:13 AM   #7
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Yeah :/ But evertime I use screen protectors, dirt always makes its way there :l So it definatley wont scratch?
That's never happened to me on any of my devices. I know my wife had the invisibleshield and some cheap rubber/plastic case that would lift it up, sand got trapped under it and she didn't care to clean it. I'm not just talking about 1 or 2, it was like she dropped it in the sand and had like 20 sand particules under it. I was afraid it would scratch it but to my surprise it didn't.
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Old Dec 31, 2012, 01:24 PM   #8
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Okay thanks guys!
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Old Jan 1, 2013, 08:31 AM   #9
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Okay thanks guys!
It will only scratch if it moves around. Since it's trapped under the film, it shouldn't move or scratch. Must be pretty annoying to see though.
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