How often do you remove your case to clean the phone?

TheBrokenBee

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I am looking to get a decent case for my XR. Havent decided on one yet. Rhinoshield is so hard to remove - I really liked the case though. Everytime I tried to remove it from my previous phones I felt like I was going to break my phone.
 

BigMcGuire

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I never remove my case to clean the phone on the inside. Before putting on my case, which usually stays on for 1-2 years (usually life of phone), I clean the phone really well. I use a Sena leather case. When I remove it to sell back to Apple, as I have for the last few years, it's usually like new because the Sena case does a good job keeping stuff from getting where it shouldn't - unlike other plastic cases I've used in the past that let gobs of dust/crap in. Been using Sena cases for 4+ years now.
 

mtneer

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Sep 15, 2012
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I do it every couple of months - given that I live in a dusty climate in Arizona. Not cleaning the phone for a year or more is just asking for a bunch of abrasion as dust gets into every little crevice and crack around here.
 

R.Stoychev

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I am using the apple leather case, despite the fact that the fit is really snug I clean my phone every two weeks.
 
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TheBrokenBee

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What are you looking for in a case? Design, color, protection level?
Looking for a case with adequate protection that wont be a pain to take off and scuff the phone the in the process. Also, not very comfortable with open bottom cases.
 

trillionaire

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Not often at all. I have a skin on my phone that I don't remove and that keeps my phone clean. I also have a clear case that goes over the skin. Once in a while I'll take the clear case off to remove dust specs that got in between the skin and case, but apart from that I don't have to clean anything because of the skin on my phone.
 
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DevinNj

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I average a couple of times a week like if I change cases or whenever it looks like it needs it. Or like I'm doing right now, sitting at my desk bored at work.