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Old Nov 7, 2012, 07:49 AM   #1
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Putting iPhone 5 in back pocket dangerous?

So has anyone had any issues with their 5 bending by putting in the back pocket of their jeans? I used to do that with my 4 all the time but and concerned about the 5's durability and have been keeping it in my front pocket.
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 07:51 AM   #2
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That just sounds like a bad idea...
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 08:14 AM   #3
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Probably not a good idea.
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I don't see a problem with it. Take it out before you sit down. I have mine in a side pocket all the time, but that's only because there's more lint in my back pocket.
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Do you have a deformed ass or is it solid like a boulder? If you answered no to both of those, then you should be just fine.
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 08:21 AM   #6
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Do you have a deformed ass or is it solid like a boulder? If you answered no to both of those, then you should be just fine.
It seems it takes a lot less to bend the iPhone 5 now. I don't think sitting on it is a good idea at all.
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It seems it takes a lot less to bend the iPhone 5 now. I don't think sitting on it is a good idea at all.
I paid $400+ for my iPhone 5. I'm going to remember not to sit on it if it's in my pocket.
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 08:33 AM   #8
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I always do that, I just make sure to remove it from my pocket before I sit down.
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 08:57 AM   #9
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I have placed my iPhone 5 in the back pocket of my jeans several times without any issues. I do, however, remove the phone from my back pocket before I sit down.
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 10:16 AM   #10
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I put my phone in my side pocket for two reasons:

- I don't want to forget it's in my back pocket and sit on it... and

- It's a lot less likely to be pickpocketed in a crowd if it's in the side pocket.

I put my wallet in my side pocket for the second reason too. Plus, stuff in back pockets never seemed comfortable to me.
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 10:24 AM   #11
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Yes, it's dangerous as you're way more likely to get pickpocketed, especially now that it sticks out further.
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