Buy a new Belkin screen protector at an Apple Store, and it will be installed perfectly for you



A sloppily installed screen protector can leave your iPhone display vulnerable if the device is dropped. Nothing is more demoralizing than buying a brand new smartphone, and then watching it hit the pavement screen-side down. Actually, there is some good news on this front. Accessories manufacturer Belkin has introduced its Screen Care + Application System.

This system has been shipped out to U.S. Apple Stores where it will be used to install Belkin's screen protection products on certain iPhone models. Belkin's InvisiGlass is flexible and can take the impact of a drop without cracking. The other product is Belkin's Anti-Glare, which is a scratch-resistant covering that reduces the glare from artificial lighting and brilliant sunshine. The InvisiGlass is priced at $34.95 while the Anti-Glare is $17.95. Both prices include installation.

Yes, there is a trick to getting these screen protectors on just right. Most people doing it themselves end up with bubbles under the screen, or they fail to cover all of the glass with the screen protector. And that is where Belkin's installation device comes in handy. Made explicitly for the Apple iPhone 6, Apple iPhone 6 Plus, Apple iPhone 6s and the Apple iPhone 6s Plus, the tool allows a trained Apple Store employee to align the protector and install it perfectly.

Belkin says that it eventually will have the Application System inside every Apple Store around the world. Each screen protector has a limited lifetime warranty, and Belkin says that both protectors are so clear, that you would never know that they are there.

If you worry about dropping your new iPhone, why not make a date to visit the Apple Store and have one of Belkin's screen protectors expertly applied to your handset. It just might save you a lot of tears.


source: Belkin via AppleInsider

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17 Comments

1. Unordinary unregistered

Meh. Tempered glass screen protectors are the way to go. Does anyone even use plastic protectors anymore? The mechanism to apply it is amazing. Poorly placed screen protectors on my phones are such a gripe of mine but, plastic.. Ugh. Awesome tool though.

5. ihearlivepplz

Posts: 80; Member since: Jul 06, 2015

I keep trying to get ppl to get tempered glass (especially since its so cheap over here, the same price as plastic screen protectors infact) but they refuse saying that they dont like how it feels... (what?? I mean they feel almost like your phone screen and are scratch resistant unlike plastic screen guards) Well whatever they prefer but some people actually prefer matte screen protectors. Accidently bought one for my S6 and it made my QHD screen look qHD xD

2. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Ima find a loophole and bring the tempered glass TO the apple store from an online purchase and let them install it for me :)

11. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

and they'll make your phone bricked, because you buy something from 3rd party brand and seller, lol

3. tacarat

Posts: 854; Member since: Apr 22, 2013

Bodyguardz has a great rig for installing the tempered glass in the box.

4. theo14461 unregistered

I went through 3 stupid glass screen protectors for my Galaxy Note 5. None of them fit correctly.

6. ihearlivepplz

Posts: 80; Member since: Jul 06, 2015

None of the S6 (normal) or N5 tempered glass screens seem to fit properly. they never cover the sides. I went through 2 before I managed to put one on that covers almost everything. ALMOST.

8. DRS1977

Posts: 679; Member since: May 27, 2015

You have not been buying the right one. You need to get the iCarez 0.22MM from Amazon. I have a GS6 with it and it is perfect, no bubbles, no halo, nothing. Covers 100%.

9. ihearlivepplz

Posts: 80; Member since: Jul 06, 2015

Could you post a pic of the screens edge? An imgur link would be nice.

14. DRS1977

Posts: 679; Member since: May 27, 2015

Here ya go, please let me know if you see these, I'll check back. Please excuse the dust around the edges: http://imgur.com/a/7pwiR You can zoom in on them.

15. ihearlivepplz

Posts: 80; Member since: Jul 06, 2015

Thanks! that is similar to what I currently have. What I meant was I really don't like how it cuts of right at the screen edge. I wish it would cover a bit more and go over the bezels. and the cut out around the home button doesnt help alignment at all. The one on my S5 went over the bezels and the home button cutout made it easy to align since it didn't have that huge gap at the bottom.

16. ihearlivepplz

Posts: 80; Member since: Jul 06, 2015

17. DRS1977

Posts: 679; Member since: May 27, 2015

The problem is the S6 and N5 both have 2.5D screen's, so I don't think it is possible at all to get what you are looking for. This is the best we are going to get I think. I use a TUDIA Ultra Slim LITE case on my phone, so it doesn't really bother me that the protector doesn't go all the way to the edges. Also you can notice how thin the one is I have on my phone, it is barely even noticeable. Especially since my phone is blue/black.

7. theo14461 unregistered

I bought a high quality screen protector for my girlfriendson iPhone, and it fit perfectly. I bought the same one for my Note 5, and it bubbled. f**k that s**t.

10. Charlie2k

Posts: 137; Member since: Jan 11, 2016

Oh the irony when a product need to get customised in the store to survive normal usage. Design error?

12. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Been using Tempered glass screen protector on my last 3 devices. Tryed 3 different brand as well. One belkin one Tech armor and one from otterbox themself. The otterbox was the thickest of the bunch but otherwise was clear and even after 6 months had no scratch on it still the touchscreen seem a bit less sensible with it its installed pretty easily whitout bubble as its very thick its was super smooth to the touch to the point i could put my phone on a table give it a gentle push and its would glide easily. The belkin one was the crapiest of the lots its scratched right away same day i had issue to install it whitout buble as its way too soft. Its was also super smooth and clear on the other hand.. most probably with this device they use to install it the end result would had been better still its way too easy to scratch but gave a perfect touchscreen response. Tech armor was the best one i used to be truthful. Easy install no bubble , Very thin , super smooth and the best is its dont scratch at all ( still have it on my M9 ) i love it. I would recommend tech armor over all those and its about 10$ on amazon.

13. murphslaws

Posts: 54; Member since: Apr 22, 2015

People complaining about phones causing bubbles LOL just learn to clean well and apply well. I've used all sort of protectors always applying them perfectly. Plastic (matte/glossy), and tempered glass, always perfect. Just have patience. S6 edge is the only one I have naked, but its screen is really freakin nice. I've had it for about 7 months and its still scratch free. Naked screens feel way nicer too.

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