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Old Nov 26, 2012, 11:29 PM   #1
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OCD? Scared of pressing home button with dirty hands?

If I feel my hands are dirty I always press button only in middle thinking dirt will get underneath. Idk y
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Old Nov 26, 2012, 11:46 PM   #2
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Use the assistive touch button.
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Old Nov 26, 2012, 11:57 PM   #3
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Then clean your dirty hands before you handle your phone.
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Old Nov 26, 2012, 11:59 PM   #4
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I'm a locksmith. I have dirty hands all day minus the few times a day I get to really wash them well and outside of work. I know how it is. I either use my otterbox defender or the assistive touch button.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 12:09 AM   #5
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Use the assistive touch button.
That's what I do as well when I don't want to touch the physical buttons with dirty hands.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 12:12 AM   #6
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If I feel my hands are dirty I always press button only in middle thinking dirt will get underneath. Idk y
Is your iPhone new? Because if it is, you just wait a while - Come back in a few months and you'll be like "Haha I press my home button with all sorts of **** on my hands now and I don't even care! "
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 12:15 AM   #8
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yea its the iphone 5. idk they wont look dirty but ill think they feel dirty and particles can get there lol.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 12:24 AM   #9
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put one of those home stickers on it
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 01:10 AM   #10
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Get a SGP aluminum home button sticker
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 02:00 AM   #11
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It's not actual button. It's the part where dust can get in. The small opening that lets it click
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 03:10 AM   #12
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It's not actual button. It's the part where dust can get in. The small opening that lets it click
I get that, however a sticker on the home button may help keep the dirt out, if you're THAT worried/OCD.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 05:17 AM   #13
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Press it with your nose then.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 05:26 AM   #14
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press it with your knuckle?
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 06:18 AM   #15
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Stop worrying and enjoy your phone. Yes it's a work of art in more ways than not, but it's meant to be utilised more than glorified. It's ok to get it a little dirty, and if it really bothers you you can open it and remove it after a while.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 09:43 AM   #16
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If I feel my hands are dirty I always press button only in middle thinking dirt will get underneath. Idk y
Given the OCD you have to define dirty. If It's mud that would be a problem. If you wash your hands 20 times a day not so much.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 09:49 AM   #17
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If I feel my hands are dirty I always press button only in middle thinking dirt will get underneath. Idk y
wear gloves? what the hell i dont know what to tell you, keep your hands clean?
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 11:28 AM   #18
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Is this real life?
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 11:30 AM   #19
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Is this real life?
even i dont think its real life, let me know when u figure it out
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 11:36 AM   #20
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Then clean your dirty hands before you handle your phone.
This.

It's really not that hard. If I'm getting my hands dirty, I always wash my hands before I pick up my phone.
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If I feel my hands are dirty I always press button only in middle thinking dirt will get underneath. Idk y
I never touch any of my Apple devices with extremely dirty hands (after eating, greasy hands, dirt, etc.) unless I absolutely have to (ie. my hands are greasy, phone is on lap and I have to get up to wash my hands).

Not OCD, just taking great care of a great product that you invested a lot in.
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I want to punch people like you. How old are you? 12?
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 01:32 PM   #23
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i never touch any of my apple devices, i control them with my mind.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 02:13 PM   #24
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OT: Not worth going into the details, but if people are going throw around behavioral terms the OP is anal retentive, not OCD.
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Old Nov 27, 2012, 03:04 PM   #25
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OCD? Scared of pressing home button with dirty hands?
Yes.
No.

Methinks you aren't really OCD (or anal) if your hands are dirty.
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