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Credit Card iPhone Stand

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Is your iPhone tired of just laying around on your desk? Want it to get on up and move on with its life? Then make a quick stand out of an old credit card or other plastic membership card. All you need is a couple minutes and a pair of scissors.

I just made a similar iPhone stand that uses one club card and the two keychain fobs, but this time I wanted to do it with just one card and it works great.

All right, let's do this for iPhones everywhere.

 
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Step 1: Get a card

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This is a plastic membership card from a New York drugstore that I'll never use since I live in California. You can get these in many places. In fact, you've probably been offered one today!

Step 2: Fold!

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Folded! In half!

Step 3: Cut!

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Now get out those scissors and cut out a shape like this on one side. Repeat for the other side.

Step 4: And then... well, that's it, really

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Look at that! Already done! Now just plop your iPhone in and use some cool app. This is a Flip Clock one that goes for 99 cents and mimics a flip clock I have at home so it makes me happy.

Yoitsjohan2 days ago
Cool
Mariska Botha10 months ago
Very cool
BunnyRoger11 months ago
Awesomenessssss!!!
Amanda Culbert11 months ago
Nice!!!!
MAApleton11 months ago
Thanks for sharing a very cool instructable.
Way simple yet very useful. Awsome.
Way simple yet very useful. Awsome.
hal-beloushi11 months ago
Thank you
King Crab4 years ago
That other guys iPhone stand from a card is better and much easier.
fungus amungus (author)  King Crab4 years ago
 Which one?
if am not wrong i think this one
http://www.instructables.com/id/Credit-Card-iPhone-ipod-stand/
fungus amungus (author)  samalert11 months ago
As long as people are happy with either solution, that's cool. Why not both!

I like this solution since it's smaller and lifts the phone up a bit. That and that it can be unfolded and folded again many times and still work. Hinge fatigue shouldn't be a problem unless it tears.

But his is cool since it doesn't need scissors.

Best yet, both can be made when you have some downtime at your desk.
jsaunders712 months ago
Ok I did it and its pretty cool
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fungus amungus (author)  jsaunders711 months ago
Nice!
jkdabrown11 months ago
Great, I made this out of an old gift card and works great, thanks for posting :)
kjsice12 months ago
Thanks. Can take the stand with me in my wallet!
maazabharat12 months ago
its really easy and trustworthy
zayyaf901 year ago
sweet. thanks.
Yong20102 years ago
Very nice!
CandyLV2 years ago
OK, this is TOO BRILLIANT!! took me less than a minute to fix an old issue. Plus, I had a nice gleeful giggle when I put it to use for the first time.

now showing my BB built-in Flip Clock!

THANKS!!
Sir Colton4 years ago
fungus amungus (author)  Sir Colton4 years ago
Nice! Thanks for the link.
wotot24 years ago
What app is that on the first picture? It looks like the HTC phone clock...
fungus amungus (author)  wotot24 years ago
possum8884 years ago
 I'll have to make a few adjustments for my iPod touch but still awesome! What's the name of the app for the flip clock?
fungus amungus (author)  possum8884 years ago
GianniMora4 years ago
dnt u already make this? 
fungus amungus (author)  GianniMora4 years ago
In a different way, yes. That's what I'm talking about in the second paragraph.
Hey that's a good idea!!

Hmmmm.... How did I get first comment??