Introduction: DIY Screen Protector

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Ok. You're out on the Sahara desert and you don't want the sand from the desert to ruin your iPhone screen. But the only thing you have is a roll of packing tape. What do you do? This instructible will teach you how to make an inexpensive screen protector for your device.

Step 1: Supplies

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Disclaimer: I am not responsible for any damage done to you or your device during, or as a result of, this instructible. Supplies: You will need an exactoknife, 1 roll of clear scotch tape or packing tape, a credit card, and a touchscreen device.

Step 2: Preperation

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If you have a case on your device, take it off. Cut a strip of tape as long as the device, then cut as many more uniform prices as needed to cover the screen.

Step 3: Application

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Apply the pieces with as little overlap as possible. Try to scrape off as many bubbles as possible with a credit card.

Step 4: Cutting the Apertures

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Use the exactoknife to VERY carefully cut the holes for the buttons and speakers. Optional: home button cover for apple devices. Cut out a price of tape for the home button.

Step 5: All Done!

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Replace the case. Now you are done! Enjoy your anti scratch screen! (The phone is dead so I cannot show you how it works but I have done this before so I promise it does:-)

Comments

seleniebeanie67 (author)2014-08-19

I just broke my screen - until I get it replaced - this will help keep it together. Thanx!

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Bio: My name is Joshua O'Meara. I like iPhones (and other similar devices), swimming, soccer, carpentry, running, and other outdoor activities.
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