How do you carry your phone?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by TheTrueSpin, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. TheTrueSpin

    TheTrueSpin Well-Known Member
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    I keep reading posts with people saying... "don't carry the desire in your pocket"... so how exactly am I meant to carry it? When did phones stop going in pockets?
     

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  2. nx1977

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    Trouser pockets. You increase the likelyhood of breaking a touch screen if the phone gets bent.
     
  3. PJD

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    when I purchased my phone also ordered one of those leather flip cases not that expensive I just keep in there and it will fit into your shirt pocket etc
     
  4. weeb

    weeb Active Member
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    I keep mine wrapped in bubble wrap whilst cradling it in both hands at eye height just in case.
     
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  5. lekky

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    Pocket, tight jeans no problem.
     
  6. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Well-Known Member
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    Too much information dude :p
    But yep, same here, in the front pocket of whatever tousers / jeans I'm wearing
     
  7. brykins

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    Front pocket of trousers/jeans. I just ALWAYS make sure there's nothing else in there with it - no coins, keys or even pens.
     
  8. mbatson89

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    same here for me too, always in my trouser/jean pockets. Never had a single problem, just make sure your keys are in a different pocket if you value your screen :p
     
  9. furious duck

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    I had to do a double take on your message! :eek:
     
  10. AlastairH

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    Lol, me too! :D
     
  11. Akalatengo

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    pocket with no problem,

    I had experienced from previous HTC devices that carrying the device without a cover can lead to dust under the screen
     
  12. frostydub

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    :D
     
  13. Evil Genius

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    tight jeans?

    tight enough for people to recognise the form of your phone AND count your loose change?
     
  14. IOWA

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    With a string tied around my leg.

    Just kidding.

    Front pockets, and some of my pants have biiiig pockets. All I ever have on my phone is screen protectors, no cases. The only time I cracked a screen was with a bowling ball.....

    Tapatalk. Samsung Moment. Yep.
     
  15. JohnnyBravo1000

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    I did wonder what I was supposed to do with my phone when I noticed the "don't carry the phone in your pants" warning stuck on my screen!
     
  16. Adebisi

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    In my bum bag/fanny pack

    [​IMG]
     
  17. mat

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    I'm a student.
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    For jeans:

    - Wallet in left pocket
    - Phone in right pocket
    - Keys in back pocket

    For suit:

    - Wallet in right jacket pocket
    - Phone in left jacket pocket
    - Keys in a trouser pocket
     
  18. weeb

    weeb Active Member
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    What about your pyjamas?
     
  19. Anil Sreedhar

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    think its better to wear it in belt using some leather cover am eagerly waiting for one to arrive in my place...
     
  20. delinear

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    Mine (from O2) just said to remove it from my "pants" pocket before sitting down. I'm perfectly happy carrying it around in my "pants" (sorry, I just like saying pants) and even sitting with it in my pocket, I don't wear tight jeans, i don't put anything else in the pocket and I generally have a sillicone case and a screen protector, it feels sturdy enough that I'm not really worried.
     
  21. bass2rez

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    I was just about to post a thread on this when a link to this thread appeared in the "similar threads we found" area on the compose screen, so I thought it best to write in here instead.

    I too always carry my phone in my trouser pocket. I have put a screen protector on my phone, but that is all.

    Generally, I do not have any other place I could carry the phone, as I dont wear a coat in summer, and my tee shirt has no pockets, so jeans pocket is the only place to carry it, as far as I can see.

    So, are we generally of the though that trouser pocket should be okay? After reading the posts about the screen cracking, I have got slightly worried.

    Cheers,
    Steve
     
  22. SHiFT3R

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    To the OP. Does the phrase "common sense" means anything to you?
    I thought this thread was a joke but ... you are giving real advices... Jesus... :(
     
  23. diggerbucket

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    Front left pocket, every time.
     
  24. bass2rez

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    So, what about the OP's question demands "common sense" exactly? If there are reports of screens cracking while these phones are in a trouser pocket, then it is an issue. How about coming up with something constructive to say, instead of criticising the post.
     
  25. spawn of satan

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    Same for me.
     
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