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  1. emb16social

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    I bought a Whitestone tempered glass for my new Galaxy Note9 but I failed twice with the adhesive. I took off the Whitestone tempered glass because it was all full of bubbles and the adhesive went everywhere over the speaker and to the back of the phone. My phone still works like it should. The headphone Jack works, the charging port works, wireless charging works, the camera works. But is my phone going to be messed up over time from the adhesive?
     

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    Whitestone can be difficult to install, especially if you're working on an uneven surface. Try the amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector for the Note 9. I've used it on previous phones with good success and I've read reports that it works well on the Note 9. It's relatively easy to install and only $1199 on Amazon.
     
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    Is my phone messed up from the adhesive though?
     
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    Based on what you said in your post, everything seems to be working now and I can't see why it would get worse over time.
     
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    That's good. Will Zagg InvisibleShield do just as good as the tempered glass you recommended?
     
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    Try a bit of rubbing alcohol on a lint-free or soft cotton cloth (dampen the cloth, don't put it directly on the phone), be careful not to get it in the speaker etc. I tend to wipe the phone upside down so nothing drips in.
     
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    I have no personal experience with the Zagg protector but I think it's about the same price as the Whitestone.
     
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    Verizon offered me some black ice + liquid edition for my Galaxy Note9 and told me that if the screen would break, they would give me up to, I believe, $250 to fix the screen. Should I go with the black ice + liquid edition or should I use the Whitestone? I have until tomorrow to make the decision so please answer me quick.
     
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    same thing happened to me. I guess the table I was on was not completely level. Whenever I unscrewed the top for the application liquid, it ran down the top of the phone over my speaker

    This was last night. the top of my phone still smells like the adhesive. It has a very strong smell
     
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    I don't smell the adhesive anymore. Should I go with tempered glass or liquid screen protector?
     
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    I asked them for a replacement. Haven't heard back yet . I wouldn't have had any issues but I didn't know to make absolute certain that I was on a flat surface

    Sucks because I had a dbrand skin on and had to take it off because it smelled so bad
     
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    I went with the black ice + liquid edition screen protector that Verizon offered me because if the screen breaks then screenguard will give me $250 towards fixing my screen.
     
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    Nice choice, I'm curious how well it works. By the way, their website, it says they only offer $150 in insurance. However, there are videos of Whitestone not saving the screen in a drop. While it's a killer screen protector, it won't help fix your screen if it heals.
     
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    https://www.amazon.com/Protector-Fr...FjAFegQIAhAB&usg=AOvVaw2ZmDe5mH8jpYqxcrJP0hSv

    Damn link doesn't wanna work. Just do an Amazon search for armorsuit note 9.

    Only make that's ever worked out for me. I have a bad temper with screen protectors and I've done lots of Armorsuits on tablets with no problem. Wet application with non-stinky solution, makes it easy 'cause you can slide the thing around to get it positioned. Then you squeegee it with their kit and you' re set. Only thing is the wait for it to dry.
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    Dome glass is amazing, I put it on with ease and some of the adhesive did get on the phone but easily came off when I wiped it down with the alcohol pad provided. So far week 2 and the film has not moved, and is very clear and easy to clean. In the future i'd recommend you watch a instructional video a couple of times to get the hang of it.
     
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    I use the Zagg Tempered glass screen protector.
     
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    I'm actually using the amfilm curved glass screen protector and, so far, I'm really impressed. There are a couple of minor things that I spoke about with the company... and they have actually sent me an early production upgraded version to try. I should be getting that Monday. It's a very capable protector and the included installation tray makes it super easy to apply correctly.
     

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