Bouncy sugru bumper for iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S + NEW VIDEO

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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.
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Step 1: Get ready

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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

Step 7: Wipe it clean

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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:

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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!