Skin removal doesn't 'remove' the lettering of the JB iPhone

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by sasquatch951, Oct 21, 2016.

  1. sasquatch951 macrumors member

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    I've been seeing a lot of people saying the skin removes the 'iPhone' lettering on the back of the JB iPhone.

    I removed my BSE Skin today and my JB 7plus seems perfectly fine. There seems to be some transfer but I don't think it was removed at all.

    I have some before and after pictures.

    1. Brand new iPhone BEFORE I installed the BSE
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    2. What the skin looked like AFTER I removed the BSE

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    3. The iPhone AFTER removal of the BSE Skin
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    Now I understand that the angle of the before skin and after skin pictures are not the same but I still think the difference is negligible and people may be making a bigger deal out of it.

    Anyways. I removed the skin because the corners peeled and the quality of the BSE was just not good. In any case, thought I'd share my findings.
     
  2. rijc99 macrumors 6502a

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    Doesn't your picture contradict what you're saying in the title?

    It didn't remove the lettering entirely but it clearly did pull some of it off.
     
  3. sasquatch951 thread starter macrumors member

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    Fair. I was trying to say it that it doesn't completely remove it.

    There is some transfer on the skin but the phone doesn't look like it lost anything to me...
     
  4. rijc99 macrumors 6502a

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    Looks like you lucked out compared to some others. Glad it didn't pull it completely off on yours.
     
  5. Relentless Power macrumors Core

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    Every skin might be different in texture and how it contributed to removing the print. And I see scratches on your Jet Black iPhone. You might want to put that protector back on.
     
  6. MCube74 macrumors 6502a

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    I went to the shop (in Hong Kong) where I get my phones installed with 3M films. I showed the video from Youtube to the lady and she said that she has removed films from many iPhone 7 phones already and not one had a problem. She said it all depends on the quality of the 3M film and possible those which are installed with liquid may be have such problem. I am not sure how far this is true but I am going to now remove my 3M film as long as possible. Not going to risk trying to remove it for no reason. Last year I removed the 3M film just before selling it, which was just about a couple of months ago.
     
  7. chabig macrumors 68040

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    Have we really seen any pictures where the lettering was removed? All I've seen is images of the films, with the letters iPhone clearly displayed. That doesn't mean the lettering was pulled off the phone, only that the phone somehow affected the film's adhesive in a visible way.
     
  8. ZipZap macrumors 603

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    Perhaps what is being removed is residual soap.
     

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