iPhone 8 screen issue

HighFlyingBirds

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Question for anyone with an iPhone 8.
When you run your finger from the screen over the side towards the sim card tray, does your phone feel flush and smooth like your finger is rolling round towards the back in one continuous movement or does it feel like there is a lip almost like a square angle and your finger is travelling down a step?
It almost feels like the screen is lifting up a little bit on the right hand side above the SIM card tray.
 

aniss.kais

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Sep 25, 2017
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Question for anyone with an iPhone 8.
When you run your finger from the screen over the side towards the sim card tray, does your phone feel flush and smooth like your finger is rolling round towards the back in one continuous movement or does it feel like there is a lip almost like a square angle and your finger is travelling down a step?
It almost feels like the screen is lifting up a little bit on the right hand side above the SIM card tray.
this is scary. I have the 8+ and for now it is absolutely smooth on the edge, but I'm afraid with multiple charges, the battery inflates and make it look like the ones in taiwan an japan with all the screen going off the body
 

HighFlyingBirds

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this is scary. I have the 8+ and for now it is absolutely smooth on the edge, but I'm afraid with multiple charges, the battery inflates and make it look like the ones in taiwan an japan with all the screen going off the body
This is exactly what Im worried about.
Hopefully I can get it swapped for another one.
 

Reno Raines

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If you are concerned I would definitely encourage you to contact Apple or your carrier if you bought it through them. I had an issue with a dark shadow on my day one 8’s screen. Apple chat was great but t mobile even better. They just did an exchange and gave me a new one and I was good to go.
 

Relentless Power

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Question for anyone with an iPhone 8.
When you run your finger from the screen over the side towards the sim card tray, does your phone feel flush and smooth like your finger is rolling round towards the back in one continuous movement or does it feel like there is a lip almost like a square angle and your finger is travelling down a step?
It almost feels like the screen is lifting up a little bit on the right hand side above the SIM card tray.
I'm not sure if you can post a picture or not. Otherwise, I would make a Genius appointment to have it inspected.
 

HighFlyingBirds

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I spoke to Apple Chat last night, who confirmed that the phone should be smooth all the way round.
They have said in the first instance I should take it back to where I purchased it, which is O2 in the uk, to have it replaced, if there are any problems, I’ve to take it back to them.
The concerning thing is, although it might just be my imagination, I think it’s worse this morning after being charged last night!!
 

HighFlyingBirds

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Got the phone swapped out at O2.
The sales reps were very surprised to see an iPhone 8 being returned!!
New one doesn’t have the issue so far. I’ll keep my fingers crossed it was just 1 faulty unit!
 

HighFlyingBirds

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adott

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Nov 1, 2017
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Question for anyone with an iPhone 8.
When you run your finger from the screen over the side towards the sim card tray, does your phone feel flush and smooth like your finger is rolling round towards the back in one continuous movement or does it feel like there is a lip almost like a square angle and your finger is travelling down a step?
It almost feels like the screen is lifting up a little bit on the right hand side above the SIM card tray.

I just noticed this same issue on my 8+. A thread on reddit said it was normal. However it bugs the crap out of me. My dilemma is that I already exchanged one 8+ because of a spot on the inside of the camera glass. Oh well. Back to the store.