Dropped my iPhone 6

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by jusssstiinnn, Nov 11, 2014.

  1. jusssstiinnn macrumors newbie

    Nov 11, 2014
    Hi everybody, hope all is fine.

    I was at the gym today, and I was running on the threadmill as it was my cardio day today. Well, I placed my iPhone 6 on the device holder but whilst I was running it fell off onto the threadmill.

    There are no visible damages as it was protected by the Spigen Slim Armor case. But I was wondering if any of the internal hardwares will go loose? Anybody enlighten me with good and proper answer? :) Thanks!
  2. maflynn Moderator


    Staff Member

    May 3, 2009
    Its possible but unlikely. If the phone is working as you expect it too, then you probably dodged a bullet. :)
  3. scott99 macrumors 6502a

    Oct 30, 2007
    I have a Spigen Slim Armor, seems like a very protective case. As long as everything works ok, you should be fine.
  4. ucfgrad93 macrumors P6


    Aug 17, 2007
    Agreed. Now, be more careful OP.;)
  5. baller1308 macrumors 65816

    Dec 8, 2009
    This is why I still keep my iPod around. Works great for working out and if I drop it the loss isn't that big.:)
  6. Bahroo macrumors 68000

    Jul 21, 2012
    Should be okay, you had a case on it too
  7. Abarth1200 macrumors regular

    Jun 26, 2010

    Lucky you had a case on it, also lucky you didn't trample it by the sounds of things
  8. ET iPhone Home macrumors 68040

    ET iPhone Home

    Oct 5, 2011
    Orange County, California USA
    I'd use Apple Care immediately. Looks like you're in store for some major issues. Did it bend?
  9. furbzv1 macrumors 6502a


    Sep 17, 2014
    Was never a fan of taking phones into gym.. Rather take an old iPod or something instead
  10. jusssstiinnn thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 11, 2014
    Hey guys, thanks for your reply. I noticed that I have distorted sounds when I make a phone call but it does not happen on every call. Common problem or due to my drop?
  11. maflynn Moderator


    Staff Member

    May 3, 2009
    I had a close call on a treadmill with my iPhone 4 back in the day. Since then, I don't use my iPhone in the gym. Heck, because treadmills are kind of boring and I prefer running outside, I mostly avoid the gym anyways. Only on the rare occasion that the weather is so bad will I use the treadmill.
  12. flyinmac macrumors 68040


    Sep 2, 2006
    United States
    You're fine. I've dropped my iPhone 5 numerous times... Still like new.

    You didn't loosen anything. If it works, it's fine.

    I'm not gentle with my phones at all... if anything was gonna break, it would've been the cosmetics.
  13. Tobias Funke macrumors 6502a

    Tobias Funke

    Apr 3, 2012
    Pretty sure that's what shuffles where invented for.:D
  14. jusssstiinnn thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 11, 2014
    Hey everyone, I headed down to one of the Authorized Service Provider here in Singapore and they refused to change a set for me. The employee said that if its an hardware issue for the distorted calls, it would happen constantly but not occasionally. Maybe Im just too conscious about my phone..
  15. JakeT85 macrumors regular


    Jan 19, 2012
    I've had a hard time adjusting to the taller phone (iphone 6) not fitting down in my Northface front pocket. It is just tall enough that if I bend down to pick something up it falls out. Has fallen three times now, twice on concrete and once on ceramic tile and I have to say that my spigen neo hybrid has done it's job and my phone doesn't ha e a scratch on it. Feel like I'm dodging bullets though. Going to have to remember to zip that pocket.
  16. quickcalibre macrumors regular


    Sep 20, 2013
    In my opinion, the insides are stronger than the outsides.
  17. Dwalls90 macrumors 601


    Feb 5, 2009
    There are no moving parts on these devices. The internals are so tightly packed, it's more likely the chassis would chip or crack before the internals are damaged.

    I've dropped my 6 with it's case, it's fine.
  18. thingstoponder macrumors 6502


    Oct 23, 2014
    If anything was wrong you would know. There's no moving parts so the likely hood of something breaking is very low from a short drop. The worst thing you need to worry about is cracked screens and dents.
  19. wxman2003 Suspended

    Apr 12, 2011
    The gates of Hades await those that drop their iPhones.
  20. jusssstiinnn thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 11, 2014
    Hey guys, I appreciate all your replies. So far, I've only experienced the distorted sounds twice after I dropped my iPhone. Should I bring it to Apple for a replacement of device or am I just being too conscious?
  21. HotIce macrumors regular

    Oct 7, 2014
    My 5S flew off the treadmill(literally) when it actually fell onto the moving part on the treadmill and hit the treadmill behind me. No issues. You're fine, these phones are pretty solid. Apparently, all you have to worry about is bending, LOL!
  22. mightyjabba macrumors 65816


    Sep 25, 2014
    You're definitely worrying too much about it. As long as a drop does not result in a broken screen or something similar, then you should be totally fine.
  23. wasimyaqoob macrumors 6502a

    Dec 23, 2005
    London, England.
    It'll be fine buddy, however if you are not convinced, just ask Apple for a replacement.
  24. teknikal90 macrumors 68030


    Jan 28, 2008
    Vancouver, BC
    i was doing inclined bench presses and i decided to go 1 rep over my usual set. well.. i made it 75% through then dropped them on my chest and on to my legs.
    where my iphone 6 was.
    i thought i'd bent it but nope it's good
    these phones are more durable than people give them credit for.

    or maybe i just dont lift heavy enough weights lol.....

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