Video shows how to remove an S Pen stuck inside the Samsung Galaxy Note5

Video shows how to remove an S Pen stuck inside the Samsung Galaxy Note5
As we told you a few days ago, because of a design change on the Samsung Galaxy Note5, inserting the S Pen into the phone the wrong way could leave it stuck inside the device. And if you try to remove it, the mechanism inside the phablet can be broken permanently, thus preventing your Galaxy Note5 from recognizing when the S Pen has been pulled out and is ready to be employed.

If your S Pen is stuck inside your Galaxy Note5, there is hope. A video has been posted to YouTube, revealing a rather easy and inexpensive way to get your S Pen safely removed from your handset. All you need is a rolled up piece of copy paper, a scissor, and the ability to follow directions.

While you might think that no one in their right mind would insert the S Pen into their Galaxy Note5 the wrong way, all it takes is one distracted moment. Or, you might lend your phone to a friend, or your kids, and end up with the S Pen stuck and your phone in danger of being permanently damaged. If you find yourself in this position, your first instinct will be to try and pull the instrument back out, but that will only make matters worse. Just follow the directions in the video and your S Pen will soon be freed.



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source: How2Tech

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Galaxy Note 5
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3000 mAh(22h 3G talk time)

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68 Comments

1. SamsungPhanboy

Posts: 765; Member since: Mar 31, 2015

For the last time: it is a design flaw.

8. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

Exactly; part of designing something is to make sure it has a certain immunity to user error, such as inserting the pen backward. This is what people don't understand, and prepare to be swarmed by a bunch of angry Samsung fans.

41. iushnt

Posts: 3060; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

As far as I have seen the comments, Samsung haters are angry not fans..

56. cheetah2k

Posts: 2185; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

Seriously if you insert it the wrong way you're a fking idiot...!!!

53. Jason2k13

Posts: 1447; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

It must be a design flaw if you drop your phone and it breaks? If water gets in your phone and it breaks? Seriously what makes stupidity like inserting the Pen the wrong way, any different to stupidity of dropping your phone or spilling water on it?

63. ph00ny

Posts: 1993; Member since: May 26, 2011

According theguy2345 yes it is Same can be said about battery inserted incorrectly or USB port getting loose from getting tugged too hard from cords getting snagged, speaker and microphone not working from being an extreme dust environment. With that in mind, if a phone doesn't have some level of IP certification it technically is a design flaw according to the first two posters

57. tedkord

Posts: 17131; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

No, part of owning something is using it correctly and not doing dumb things to it. Designers can't predict and prepare for every dumb thing people will do to their product.

70. DialtoneHumm

Posts: 28; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

Its user flaw straight across the board. Designs have a limit while stupidity is infinite.

10. xdza1979

Posts: 296; Member since: Aug 08, 2015

Its in the warning section in the Manuel. They know about it and warned users about doing so.

43. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Right, so if Apple had put bendgate in their user manual it's no longer a design flaw?

58. tedkord

Posts: 17131; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

If Apple had put, "don't carry the phone in your front pocket as it may cause bending," design flaw or not, it would have affected sales. So it's a moot point. But yes, it still would have been a design flaw, because normal, correct use caused the issue. Putting the pen in backwards is not normal, correct use.

64. ph00ny

Posts: 1993; Member since: May 26, 2011

Putting in S Pen backwards is within the normal usage?

12. legiloca

Posts: 1675; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

It's a Design Flaw if you inserted that pen right and it suddenly broke, get your s**t together dude

62. ph00ny

Posts: 1993; Member since: May 26, 2011

Nicely summed up. I've owned every note series except for 5 and never once have i ever put the pen in backwards or thought about putting the pen in backwards. I guess all of those phones with removable battery is a design flaw if you somehow shove in the battery backwards causing the contact to bend too much Same can be said about micro USB ports. If you plug it in and it gets yanked causing the USB port to get loose then it's a design flaw because Difference between this and "bendgate" was that iphone was being used within the normal parameter of usage and shoving in the spen backwards is not a normal parameter of usage

13. tedkord

Posts: 17131; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

And you're still wrong. Keep repeating it until you believe it, though.

23. legiloca

Posts: 1675; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

So you're like you're saying Samsung is like a 1 dollar toy that breaks after a few abuse? Now I'm not being a fanboy right now but I'm boggled by the fact that people could be overly stupid at times

30. tedkord

Posts: 17131; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Are you replying to me, because my reply was to the original poster who claimed this is a design flaw. It's not.

52. legiloca

Posts: 1675; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

oh sorry I misunderstood your comment, and I thought u replied on my comment..

17. darkkjedii

Posts: 30832; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

So what you're saying is, if you put the pen in backwards, which is wrong, the flaw is that it gets stuck from what's essentially abuse? Mmmk makes sense to me.

42. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

By your logic, pressure from the user's pocket is abuse of the iBend 6? Like in the case of Bendgate (putting your phone away in your front pocket), this is the result of a user doing what they normally and regularly do (insert the pen into the Phablet) though out the day of using their device.

54. tedkord

Posts: 17131; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Yes, what they normally and regularly do. The iPhone is designed to be carried in a pocket. The S-Pen is designed to be put in small end first. Shoving it in any other way isn't normal use. It's incorrect use.

18. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

If you forget to close the door when you leave your house, and thieves get away with some valuables, don't blame the door for not warning you. It's nice to have such warning system, but you need to get act more responsibly.

25. Nathillien unregistered

For the last time - butt hurt

26. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

Yes it is. It a bit of worrying problem honestly but thankfully you can fix it yourself. Just be carefull and follow the instruction if the pen stuck.

31. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

So if i put a phone with no ip certification inside water it's design flaw.

32. tedkord

Posts: 17131; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Of course. And if you got it with a hammer and it breaks, design flaw.

40. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

not if you are Apple user, you hammer it wrong...

47. matistight

Posts: 927; Member since: May 13, 2009

That's like saying a key breaking in a door is a design flaw. No, it is user error (or user ignorance).

67. xioxas

Posts: 21; Member since: May 04, 2015

even samsung worry that, and the fans is become their shield

2. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Super smart! Good sh*t!

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