ERIS USERS: Do your fingers sometime stick when sliding on the Eris's screen?General


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  1. NPH-

    NPH- Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    My fingers always seem to get caught or hung up on the screen when I am scrolling or touching the Eris's screen, especially when I am using Swype.


    Has anyone else run into this and if so what do you do to fix this?


    Maybe I'm alone.
     

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  2. surgeon0214

    surgeon0214 Well-Known Member

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    Yes, wipe off your phone will a microfiber pretty regularly. I found this out a while back: the oil from your face (say when you make a phone call) will work together extremely well with the oil from your fingers making them glide across the surface.
     
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    NPH- Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    if i don't have a microfiber cloth handy, whats the next option?
     
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    surgeon0214 Well-Known Member

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    A clean lint-free cloth
     
  5. xx_bishop_xx

    xx_bishop_xx Well-Known Member

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    A soft, lint-free cloth? A t-shirt maybe? I guess it doesn't have to be "lint-free". ;)

    *EDIT* *sigh* I know this happened to scary recently, now I know how he feels. Check please.
     
  6. surgeon0214

    surgeon0214 Well-Known Member

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    True a soft t-shirt also works very well
     
  7. RandomSF

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    For me, a too-clean screen is more of a problem. I clean once in a while and then leave the slightly oily residue from my fingers on the phone. Can't see it when the phone is on and makes for good Swype slipperiness.
     
  8. NPH-

    NPH- Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    im at work and i have no microfiber cloth, lint free cloth, or soft t-shirt close by (slacks, button up, tie won't suffice (already tried))

    any other possible solutions?

    its kind of a pain isn't it? always having to wipe the phone off in order to slide with precision
     
  9. surgeon0214

    surgeon0214 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe a towel or hand towel?
     
  10. xx_bishop_xx

    xx_bishop_xx Well-Known Member

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    Ah yes, been there. I will sometimes use my slacks, and if the screen is really bad I will use a tissue combined with a little "hot breath". The screen is pretty durable, as long as you aren't using anything terrible abrasive you should be fine.

    *EDIT* Take your sock off, and use that. ;)
     
  11. colornshape

    colornshape Well-Known Member

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    http://stores.ebay.com/Artistic-Ephemera-and-More_SmartPhone-Cleaning-Kits_W0QQ_fsubZ1660645012QQ_sidZ130611642QQ_trksidZp4634Q2ec0Q2em322

    LOoks like the answer.
     
  12. hklevi

    hklevi Well-Known Member

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    i have a screen protector on mine and use a lightly cotton ball lightly applied with alcohol to clean the entire phone, works fine and doesn't cause any harm
     
  13. donlu30

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    Its because of the new update! LOLLAM!
     
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    I clean mine off with a micro-fiber cloth and rubbing alcohol once in awhile. Keeps it pretty clean.
     
  15. mostlygizzards

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    I never liked the feel of a screen protector. My finger right on the glass has the best feel, but I do notice that immediately after I clean it I sometimes feel a stickiness until I get a tiny bit of oil on it.
     
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    I know there's much debate on using screen protectors, but my clear protector requires little cleaning, offers great tactile response and is easy to clean if needed.
     
  17. mdeblaz

    mdeblaz Well-Known Member

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    Go into the bathroom, grab some TP and wipe the screen...
     
  18. surgeon0214

    surgeon0214 Well-Known Member

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    That will make it dirty ;)
     
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    After a couple weeks of use, oil will build up from my fingers and face (I have a greasy head :( ) and even wiping with a microfiber cloth for glasses, there is a sheen on the screen. So I grab some Dawn (soap) and smear it on the screen and rub it around with my finger. Then remove it with a damp paper towel, then buff with the microfiber.

    Sometimes my fingers "stick" but there's usually some type of gunk on the screen or something. dunno.
     
  20. colornshape

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    WEeks?!??! Good lord... I clean my screen several times a day. The frequency with with you clean it is inversely proportional to the amount of fecal matter and other undesirable substances generally present.
     
  21. xx_bishop_xx

    xx_bishop_xx Well-Known Member

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    I used to use eye glasses cleaner + microfiber on my Blackberry (gasp..Blackberry, i know) and it seemed to work very well.
     
  22. roscuthiii

    roscuthiii Well-Known Member

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    Are you guys saying I should stop using sandpaper and Chlorox bleach then???
     
  23. colornshape

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    Well, it's probably best to seek an alternate solvent. Sandpaper is fine as long as you rub gently from the center out toward the edge.

    Also, compressed air can wreak the microphone... I've heard.
     
  24. jasonh

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    Oh I clean it a couple times a day with a microfiber or tshirt. It helps the smudges, but the grease is still there and needs to be removed every couple weeks.
     
  25. Hypo Luxa

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    rinse under hot water.. oh wait..

    I'm super anal (borderline OCD) about my screen being clean so I clean it prolly 4 or 5 times in a day. I'm like that about my monitors too, so I have a microfiber on hand at all times. I hate when a user brings me a laptop with smudges all over the screen.. drives me insane.
     

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