Bought a brand new apple leather case from Apple Store and its very slippery?

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by Yogosans14, Sep 14, 2017.

  1. Yogosans14 macrumors regular

    Jun 9, 2017
    North Carolina
    It's for a 6s+...I've had it for 4 days now. Will it become more grippy over time or should I just return it?
  2. saltd macrumors 6502a


    Aug 1, 2010
    I found the silicone Apple cases to be very superior to the leather cases as far as grip and durability.
  3. michial macrumors 6502a


    Sep 15, 2009
    Yeah, it will get more grippy over time as your hand oils get into it. But it is leather so expect scuffs, scratches etc more than a normal case. It happened far too easily when I had one infelt I needed a case for my case. But the leather ones feel the best while holding the phone.
  4. Billburns macrumors 6502


    Mar 27, 2017
    Go with the nomad leather cases, those feel much more better and like actual leather.

    I love Apple accessories but yes the last two years I’ve bought them and they felt very fake and very slippery right out the box
  5. ValhallaOutcast macrumors regular


    Sep 12, 2017
    I am only on day 2 of the leather case and its already much different in terms of grip from day one, my first thought was wow this is slippery but its already feeling so much better
  6. michial macrumors 6502a


    Sep 15, 2009
    I think they fit better than the Nomad. The Nomad are nice don’t get me wrong but I always go back to the Apple leather. I’ve applied a mink oil on mine that gives them a water resistance and a nice grip without ruining the leather. It’s the same kiwi shoe brand made for leathers.

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