iphone Magent Damage Possible?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by robbiewa, Jul 17, 2007.

  1. robbiewa macrumors newbie

    Jul 11, 2007
    I use a money clip that has a magnet. I was wondering if it is safe to place my iphone in the same pocket as the money clip or will it be damaged by the magnet? The magnet damaged a hotel key card once but only because I foolishy snapped the money clip shut so that the magnet held down the key card. Otherwise, credit cards are fine being in the same pocke as the money clip.
    by the way, YES I know writing about this sort of minutae does make me ridiculous.
  2. MattyMac macrumors 68000


    Oct 6, 2005
    No this is definitely a good question...there is nothing ridiculous about it. I too damaged a hotel key (on a cruise line) about three times until I figured out what was wrong.

    Unfortunately I don't have your answer, but I'm sure some intelligent folk on these forums will express their educational opinion.
  3. unity macrumors 6502a

    Sep 30, 2005
    Green Bay, WI
    The critical components should be well protected from any potential damage. Also there is no magnetic recording media inside like a mini-hard drive, etc..

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