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Slightly Hyphy

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Jun 8, 2009
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Simple question. My current phone is the iPhone 4 which had the glass back, so I have a screen protector on the back. Does the iPhone 5 also need a back protector given that it now has a metal back?
 

Slightly Hyphy

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Jun 8, 2009
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I plan to use a case on my iphone 5 when I get it...so do you think a back protector is still necessary? I'm not sure if pieces of dust or something could scratch the iphone 5 back even when it is in case?
 
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iBaloney

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Jan 6, 2010
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Im using a case but I still want to use a back protector. I wanna avoid wet installs thought.
 
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Insilin1i

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Dec 30, 2009
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I'v always used screen and back protectors on my phones, and I would think the iPhone 5 is going to need it to. Though I never used cases on mine. Just waiting for SGP to release their full body kit dry install because I'm not much of a fan of wet installs.
 
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LittleGwen

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Jul 25, 2012
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I keep hearing about the iPhone 5 back being easily scratched. Dont have one currently but going to purchase one real soon.
 
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yanki01

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Feb 28, 2009
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waiting for my full body protector from bodyguardz.com. I'll only be using the sides and back with a monoprice bumper.
 
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