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Accessories Belt Clip without Magnets?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by VolsMcFalls, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. VolsMcFalls

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    I was told when I purchased the phone that I would need a new belt holster because mine has a magnet closure. Something about the magnets not being good for the android phones...is this true? Never was an issue before.
     

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    Not an issue with the Incredible, only an issue with Motorola droids. I have a magnet closure holster and it works fine with no adverse effects.

    Motorola has a patent on using magnets to change settings, on droids is activates the dock modes.
     
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    Agreed. It is a problem with the Motorola Droid line because they use magnets to trigger the dock modes. Not a problem with the Incredible.
     
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    I've heard that it may put your compass out of calibration. Probably not a big deal for most people, but you never know. And re-calibrating isn't too hard anyway.
     

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