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  1. colombian9kid

    colombian9kid Member This Topic's Starter

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    I have a very unusual question for you guys.

    If i were to walk through a metal detector with a Droid X in my pocket (in school), would it set the alarm off?
    Im asking this because i know for a fact that some phones do not set the alarm off.
    The only way to get the phone in my high school is to sneak it in but sadly the Droid X is too big to be sneaked in! :(
     

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  2. Martimus

    Martimus One bite at a time... Moderator

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    I'd guess the answer to your question is an almost definitive yes...
     
  3. colombian9kid

    colombian9kid Member This Topic's Starter

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    ok because i no that the g1 doesnt set the alarm off and also the mytouch. :(
     
  4. binary visions

    binary visions Well-Known Member

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    Only way to tell is to try it really. It's going to depend on the machines sensitivity.

    That said, the X has a metal frame so it's much more likely to set it off than the plastic G1.
     
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    colombian9kid Member This Topic's Starter

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    damn.
    technical support told me that it most likely would set the alarm off because it has aluminum inside of the phone.
    might still try
     
  6. bostoniansurvivor

    bostoniansurvivor Well-Known Member

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    Generally aluminum won't set of a metal detector. It's not magnetic. I'd give it a try and if it sets the alarm off just take it back to your car.
     
  7. BodyBagz

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    If you are that concerned with it, then I would suggest getting some sort of cover..either a hard plastic or Neoprene/rubberized type. They would certainly decrease the metallic footprint of the phone...;)
     
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    Hrethgir Well-Known Member

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    No it wouldn't. Magnetic fields pass through plastic/neoprene/rubber with no problem.
     
  9. Jayme

    Jayme Well-Known Member

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    Ok... I gotta ask. Why would you want/need to sneak your phone into school?
     
  10. Doit2it

    Doit2it Well-Known Member Contributor

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    I deliver to a Federal building here in Nashville. I'm good about taking EVERYTHING metal out of my pockets before attempting to go thru the detector. I left my X in my pocket the other day, no other metal on me, and yes, it set of the detector.
     

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