Does your iPhone 6 wobble a bit when placed face down on a flat surface?

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  1. ducatiti macrumors 6502a

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    Mine has a slight wobble on a perfectly flat surface glass face down. Is this normal?
     
  2. yjchua95 macrumors 604

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    Sounds like the slightly-loose screen assembly issue that quite a number of people have.

    It happens to me 6 and 6+ too, but it's a minor matter.
     
  3. ducatiti thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Checked the other two 6's in household, no wobble on the same surface. Perfectly flat. Would like to hear from the others who have a 6+. Thanks.
     
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    "Wobble Gate" Lets get the lawyers involved.

    Thats right I don't live in America so no need for a Wobble Gate scandal, just ring Apple and have the iPhone replaced.
     
  6. Zxxv macrumors 68040

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    Does your iPhone 6 wobble a bit when placed face down on a flat surface?

    I know I do
     
  7. Mxbzz macrumors 6502

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    Mine has a slight wobble, while my coworker's is sturdy. Mine is probably slightly bent, but it's not obvious. Since I switch phones so often, it doesn't bother me too much.. I can live with it :)
     
  8. skiltrip macrumors 68030

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    My 6 Plus wobbled very slightly. Haven't really checked my 6.
     
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    To detect my plus' faint wobble, I press on two opposing corners while it's flat on its back on the table. The opposing corners pressed do not make it wobble.
     
  11. Max(IT) Suspended

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    Not mine.
    Are you sure about how flat the surface is?

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    Out of hysteria, I think that a little tolerance on how straight it is would be acceptable (we are speaking about sub millimeters tolerances of course).
    If the difference is bigger than that, have it exchanged by Apple.
     
  12. McDaddio macrumors 6502a

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    I got to admit, that I checked this out the other day. I got glass screen protectors for the family and I was curious to check out my son's phone when he put it on. He is in college, puts it in his pocket when bike riding, and he doesn't baby the phone at all. He had it since the 6+ came out. Eventually got the apple leather case for it. Not the slightest bit of wobble.

    (waiting now for the wobblegate people to claim that maybe the desk surface was also warped and that cancelled out the warp of the phone)
     
  13. Tom G. macrumors 68000

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    No Mine does not do this.

    You might also make sure that the surface that you are using is in fact actually flat. I'm not trying to be sarcastic with this, but some things we think are flat are not.
     
  14. ducatiti thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Tried multiple surfaces to include mirrors, granite, wood, glass, and other phones.
     
  15. FieldingMellish Suspended

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    Well, I laid my phone on a flat tire and the phone wobbled lots. #
     
  16. ducatiti thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Problem solved. Returned my 128GB for a 64GB...running out of excuses. Will stick with this one and won't even to bother to check for defects. Will just look forward for the next time I upgrade...
     
  17. Essa86 macrumors member

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    Mine dose wobble.. I am also not sure what to do about it.
     
  18. ducatiti thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Are you still eligible to purchase AppleCare?

    Best thing to do is to avoid reading threads like these lol.
     
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    I'd try to analyze how much bent it really is, if any
     
  20. FieldingMellish Suspended

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    I misread the thread title. Mine does not wobble when put down on its face. It wobbles when on its back.
     
  21. Max(IT) Suspended

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    It's the protruding camera
     
  22. Max(IT) Suspended

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    Mine is as straight as it can be....
     

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  23. fiveainone macrumors 6502a

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    Mine does on the sleep button side bottom corner. Took it to genius bar awhile ago, he confirmed it, and offered a replacement. I didn't take it as I don't want to get a yellow screen or some other issues. This is so minor I would never notice/see it, besides the back of my head sometimes. It's almost less than a millimeter wobble right?
     
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    You wouldn't have noticed if it wasn't for threads like this ;)
     
  25. Jayson A macrumors 68000

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    Just twist it back the other way so that it's straight. Mine was wobbling, but by twisting it the opposite way with slight pressure put it back to normal again.

    Just goes to show just how soft this metal really is.
     

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