Bouncy Sugru Bumper for IPhone 4 and IPhone 4S + NEW VIDEO





Introduction: Bouncy Sugru Bumper for IPhone 4 and IPhone 4S + NEW VIDEO

After having sugru bumpers on my iPhone for a year I learned just how protective they are...
so I made this video to show you just how much I trust them !!!

This is the original video which shows how to make sugru bumpers and how to remove them.

Step 1: Get Ready

To get started, make sure your hands and your phone are clean

If you don't have any sugru, you can buy it from

Step 2: Open Sugru

A Smart Hack (5g) sachet of sugru is plenty for this hack - once you open the sachet you have about 30 minutes to work with sugru before it starts to cure so take your time - work the material in your hands for a few seconds, this makes it work better

Step 3: 4 Corners = 4 Pieces of Sugru

Tear the sugru into 4 even pieces, one for each corner of your phone.
Press a piece of sugru onto each corner (be careful not to cover the buttons, speakers or camera lens) - then fold the sugru over onto the glass on the front and back of the phone.

Step 4: Get the Shape Right for You

Once the sugru is in place, get the shape right - gently touch the sugru repeatedly to tweak the shape, don't panic, you have plenty of time.

Step 5: Leave Sugru Cure

Once you are happy with you hack, leave it somewhere to cure overnight - sugru cures to a lovely silicone rubber

Step 6: OK - But Does Sugru Come Off?

Yes, sugru is removable - carefully tear the sugru from your phone

Step 7: Wipe It Clean

There will be some residue left behind, to clean this off, simply scrape it with the back of your finger nail then wipe it clean with a cloth.

Step 8: Good to Know:

sugru bonds well to the metal on the frame of the iPhone 4 but does not bond to the glass (there is some funny coating there)
sugru does bond to previous iPhone screens!



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    Can I do this in Galaxy S3?

    I'm thinking about getting some Sugru for my motorola flip phone...btw, can I get Sugru in the USA?

    hi, yes, you can buy sugru directly from us at, we ship from Michigan so it should get to you in about 2-3 days :)

    After you remove it, can you put it back on the iPhone and use them again? Also, will these work on an iPod touch?


    Hi David, once you remove the bumpers, you will not be able to put them back on :( they do work a treat on an iPod touch :)

    Thanks! I really think sugru is interesting and I can't wait to try some of it out on the instructable I am currently working on. I'll shoot you a message so you can check it out.


    does anybody have experience using sugru on an ipad?

    i am thinking of bumpers on mine, yes.