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Lucozade

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Original poster
Apr 19, 2020
18
5
Ireland
Good morning,

Apologies if the header is confusing, however let me explain. Due to a muscle wasting disease my hands have very poor dexterity. Basically I have problems with grip and holding things which are a little heavy.

I recently purchased the fantastic iphone 11 pro max, however I'm having issues finding a case which may help with the above issues. I've tried the mous carbon case and found it too slippy.!!! Would you please recommend some cases which have good grip and don't add much weight to the phone,??

Thank you all in advance.
 

leerocks01

macrumors member
Sep 19, 2008
33
7
Good morning,

Apologies if the header is confusing, however let me explain. Due to a muscle wasting disease my hands have very poor dexterity. Basically I have problems with grip and holding things which are a little heavy.

I recently purchased the fantastic iphone 11 pro max, however I'm having issues finding a case which may help with the above issues. I've tried the mous carbon case and found it too slippy.!!! Would you please recommend some cases which have good grip and don't add much weight to the phone,??

Thank you all in advance.

Grip2U in iPhone 11 Pro Max, black
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I posted the picture in the forum above.

Grip2U Slim. It is with rubber holder at the back at the same time wireless charging is not affected.
 

leerocks01

macrumors member
Sep 19, 2008
33
7
I posted the picture in the forum above.

Grip2U Slim. It is with rubber holder at the back at the same time wireless charging is not affected.

Cons: This is one of the cons of this case, sacrificing wireless charging. That’s why I’m going back and forth with this case and cases that does not interfere with wireless charging.
 

darrinS

macrumors 6502a
Oct 21, 2011
772
396
So Cal
I too have a similar problem. Have been dealing with it for about 10 years. Wasn’t supposed to still be here.

I have found using a wallet case makes it easier cause I can hold the open flap side with my left hand and then use the right hand to assist and touch the screen. I also found a really nice case from Burkley cases that has a nice strap on the back. My problem is that I also lost dexterity so I can’t position my hand to see the phone always. Another option is get a PopSockets Slide and use an Apple case. The slide is nice because it is a little more secure than gluing a PopSocket to a case. I would actually grip my phone by wrapping my left thumb and index finger around the PopSocket with my hand in a kinda fist. Right now I just use a stand called a Phone Pocket and stand it up on there. It is sold by ut-wire.com. I don’t see it on the web site but I got it from Kickstarter. Email them if interested, maybe they’re just not on sale yet. It’s a little origami type fold up stand.

If you want links to anything just say. I’ll add links.

And only if you too have problems with speech related to your muscle problem, I made an app called Talk For Me - Text to Speech and it helps me a lot. It’s on the app store and free.
 

archrider

macrumors 6502a
Feb 10, 2008
801
96
As I've gotten older my hands particularly my left hand shakes a bit and I've been concerned about dropping the phone. My solution has been to buy phone cases that allow a lanyard to be attached. There are a lot of clear cases that have that option also there are stick on and silicone strap affairs that allow a lanyard to be attached. If I pick up my phone I loop the lanyard around my wrist before holding it for any amount of time. If it slipped from my hand it drops down a few inches.
 

asleep

macrumors 68040
Sep 26, 2007
3,686
1,574
I too have a similar problem. Have been dealing with it for about 10 years. Wasn’t supposed to still be here.

I have found using a wallet case makes it easier cause I can hold the open flap side with my left hand and then use the right hand to assist and touch the screen. I also found a really nice case from Burkley cases that has a nice strap on the back. My problem is that I also lost dexterity so I can’t position my hand to see the phone always. Another option is get a PopSockets Slide and use an Apple case. The slide is nice because it is a little more secure than gluing a PopSocket to a case. I would actually grip my phone by wrapping my left thumb and index finger around the PopSocket with my hand in a kinda fist. Right now I just use a stand called a Phone Pocket and stand it up on there. It is sold by ut-wire.com. I don’t see it on the web site but I got it from Kickstarter. Email them if interested, maybe they’re just not on sale yet. It’s a little origami type fold up stand.

If you want links to anything just say. I’ll add links.

And only if you too have problems with speech related to your muscle problem, I made an app called Talk For Me - Text to Speech and it helps me a lot. It’s on the app store and free.

Talk For Me - Text to Speech: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/talk-for-me-text-to-speech/id975096888

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