I treat my iPhone 5 slightly different than the smartphones I’ve owned before. For my iPhone 4, I bought a protective cover and laminated the front and back. The iPhone 5 charging port is not working now, after some time. Read on for tips.
I didn’t protect my iPhone 5 with a screen protector or the iPhone 5 charging port with a protective adapter. Why? Because I believe a phone is an article of daily use that should not be treated with kid gloves. Of course, I take good care of my phone. I don’t let it drop (a display repair for the iPhone would be tough to handle…), I don’t throw it on the table, I don’t scratch it, etc. But I do carry it around in my trouser pocket, and pockets tend to collect all kinds of lint over time. The lint and dust particles have now found their way into various tiny gaps in the iPhone 5 and into the iPhone 5 charging port. (more…)