XO Skins Installed with fit pics, Perfection!Tips


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  1. Roroco

    Roroco Well-Known Member

    They just emailed me 2-days later. They said they couldn't change the shipping address and then an hour later they said they changed the address... So I have no idea what is going on.

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  2. sperho

    sperho Well-Known Member

    It's wide because it allows the ambient light sensor and the proximity sensor to be unfettered by the screen protector plastic...
  3. fritzo

    fritzo Member

    Got mine today... followed the directions... i think i did everything ok, drying now as i type this. small bubbles and clouding are normal while drying right? Those will go away? And if i completely mess this up, can i re-do it, or is it useless? thx.
  4. BubbaNexus

    BubbaNexus Well-Known Member

    i just put mine on a few minutes ago. i actually peeled it off and sprayed it down again and refit probably 4-5 times lol.

    i was getting bubbles. seems like the key is spray both sides per the instructions and push out the bubbles wit the card while it's really wet.

    now it looks great :)
  5. ez12a

    ez12a Well-Known Member

    the method of application looks a lot like applying window tint. soapy solution with squeegee.

    with tint, in the first 48 hours it may have bubbles.

    my XO's in the mail. THe diztronic one doesnt completely cover the face.
  6. BubbaNexus

    BubbaNexus Well-Known Member


    neither does my xo skin. it leaves the bottom 1/8inch unprotected as well as a little on the side edges.

    i just re checked my order, i did indeed select the galaxy nexus one, and it does look exactly like the one pictured on their website......
  7. gunit34328

    gunit34328 Active Member

    i cant get the picture to load. could you please upload it again? thanks in advance.
  8. locoandroid

    locoandroid Well-Known Member

    i just used the sprint code,better than nothing right.
  9. Jay3

    Jay3 Well-Known Member

    Mine's on its way.
  10. Cemo

    Cemo Member

    Meh, I thought my installation went fine (followed all instructions/tips, squeegied all the bubbles) but when I woke up and checked out the screen after 9 hrs of drying I have large bubbles on my screen. I suppose I just did something wrong. According to the website, large bubbles after a couple of hours of drying time are set in and so I'll have to request a replacement.

    I also thought the protector had a slight/subtle rubbery feel to it that would take some getting used to. If they send me a replacement, hopefully the installation will go better. If not, may go with boxwave.
  11. Roroco

    Roroco Well-Known Member

    Just an update to be fair... they told me they corrected the shipping address. Now, I don't know if they just send a second screen protector to my address or if they were able to intercept the order. Either way, they did the right thing. Next time, I am ordering them through Newegg.
  12. edge

    edge Well-Known Member

    That is exactly why. There was a topic on this a while back how screen protectors would interfere with the light sensors.
  13. edge

    edge Well-Known Member

    They go away. I have had it take just over night, or a few days. Just depend son how many
  14. SeattleYanksFan

    SeattleYanksFan Well-Known Member

    It looks like I somehow ended up ordering the Case Fit screen protector as well. How bad is the gap at the bottom? Do you have a case on it with the screen protector? If so, does it at least hide the non-covered part?
  15. BubbaNexus

    BubbaNexus Well-Known Member


    it's about a 1/8 inch gap at the bottom with the xo skin. i have no clue why there's several posters on here (including the OP) claiming that it covers every edge of the screen. it doesn't. there's even a little on each of the side edges of the screen unprotected.

    it still feels like a plastic screen protector.

    my impression of it is it's less grainy than the invisishield, but the invisishield feels smoother to the touch, not as sticky. (yes, i cleaned off the adhesive)


    i have the belt holster case from verizon with it, btw, and it does protect the entire screen. :)
  16. SeattleYanksFan

    SeattleYanksFan Well-Known Member

    So the version of the XO you purchased is the Case Fit as well?
  17. BubbaNexus

    BubbaNexus Well-Known Member


    they only sell one skin for the GN.
  18. SeattleYanksFan

    SeattleYanksFan Well-Known Member

    That's unfortunately not true. I learned today that I somehow ended up ordering the Case Fit version, which is trimmed back to allow for a case. I was really annoyed since I could have sworn I used the link at the top of this thread, which is to the full version.

    Full Screen version: Samsung Galaxy Nexus Screen Protector [Samsung Galaxy Nexus Screen Protector] - $13.46 : Screen Protector | Screen Protectors | Shield | XO Skins

    Case Fit version: Samsung Galaxy Nexus Screen Protector Case Fit [Samsung Galaxy Nexus Screen Protector Case Fit] - $13.46 : Screen Protector | Screen Protectors | Shield | XO Skins
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  19. BubbaNexus

    BubbaNexus Well-Known Member


    crap! why don't they make that clear on their stupid website! lol

    i got the casefit one too. i was wonder why it didn't cover the entire screen :mad:

    thank you for clearing that up :)
  20. SeattleYanksFan

    SeattleYanksFan Well-Known Member

    I agree. The website does not make it clear at all unless you read the full description, which, when buying a screen protector, I'm sure most people don't do (particularly when the website uses such terrible colors for reading).

    Do you have a case on yours? Either way, any chance you can throw up a quick picture of what the protector looks like on your phone?
  21. BrianFizz

    BrianFizz Member

    Just got my shipment...all I found in the package was the solution and the instructions. I used their website's response form earlier today and have yet to hear a response back. I dont think its unreasonable of me to ask them to overnight a new skin. Does the number posted earlier actually work?
  22. DavePDX

    DavePDX New Member

    When I searched the XO website for "Samsung Galaxy Nexus" the day after the Galaxy Nexus was released there was only one skin listed. The "Case Fit" skin was apparently not available then. I placed an order for the XO Skin via newegg.com. I also ordered the Seidio Surface case later that day from Seidio.

    This past Friday at 4:00 PM I installed the XO skin. I followed the installation instructions plus I made use of the hot shower trick to reduce dust. Upon completion I was not very happy as there were maybe a dozen small air bubbles under the skin. I kept the squeegee moistened but I was not able to remove the bubbles. This was the first wet skin that I had installed. I was concerned.

    The next morning at 8:00 AM (16 hours later) I picked up the phone and 2 or 3 of the bubbles had dissipated but the rest remained. Two of them looked like dust particles under the skin - at least they looked like dust particles looked on the Verizon screen protector on my OG Droid. I was still concerned even to the point of having resigned myself to a failed experiment. I was wrong!

    By 2:00 PM, all the bubbles had completely disappeared - every one of them. The application was perfect. I was and now am completely delighted! I learned that time and patience is definitely needed with an XO Skin installation.

    Next up: install the Seidio Surface case. Would it scrunch up the skin because the skin was not the "Case Fit" skin? No, it didn't lift it up at all, at least so far. The combo seems to work perfectly well together. I can't guarantee that with a week or two of use that an edge won't start to lift but I have hope. And if it does lift I will purchase the Case Fit version of the XO Skin.

    I also observed that the day after I installed the skin that the XO Skin felt slightly tacky when my fingers touched it and slid across it compared to the feel of the dry Verizon screen shield on my OG Droid. But today, 2 days after installation, the feel is very slick, just like on my OG Droid. Again, time and patience was required. I am very pleased with this product.
  23. BubbaNexus

    BubbaNexus Well-Known Member


    unfortunately, i don't have a way to take a pic, but you want the full size one.


    i sent an email to xo skins about it, and they are sending me the full size one free of charge. good service :)

    they really need to change their website, i mean who's going to figure they have two sizes of screen protectors? :confused::confused:
  24. NF3RNO

    NF3RNO Member

    NOT On Christmas it won't.:rolleyes:
  25. edge

    edge Well-Known Member

    Found this pic on xda

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    The guy took it with a dslr. Better than my pics for chure!

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