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  1. ArmchairBear

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    Some of those crystal clear type screen protectors say they're reusable, but how?

    They also say that there's no adhesive, but it feels sticky to me as if there is something.

    Can I wash them somehow? If I get some lint stuck on it, is there a way to get the lint off?
     

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    Screen protectors? Isn't peeling them off part of the joy of buying a new phone?
     
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    They make reasonable coasters.
     
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    Try using tape...
     
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    Ah the sticky "PLEASE REMOVE BEFORE USING" things. I enjoy doing that as well, gives a good feeling of satisfaction. Although TBH I never actually give any thought to reusing them.
     
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    aren't we talking about the screen protectors that we PUT ON a screen? Not the factory protector that typically covers the glossy plastic/glass parts of an electronic device?

    Ah the wonders of materials engineering... Adhesive implies a glue-like material that is a different material than the plastic protector... The reusable protectors have adhesive-like properties without utilizing an adhesive. The property is part of the plastic. Typically, it's just electrostatic attraction.

    As for removing lint, scotch tape works very well.
     
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    They typically aren't reusable, no matter what the description of the screen protector you are thinking about purchasing says.

    Just got my gf 5 of em for like $2 on ebay, they are so cheap you can just use a brand new one every few months if you want to.
     
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