Easy Way to Take Off Phone Case

an easy way to remove the case from the phone

Updated: July 23, 2023

A new case usually fits snugly against the phone’s body for the best fit. Sometimes a tight fit becomes a problem when you need to remove the case. From this article, you’ll learn an easy way to remove a case from your phone quickly and safely.

How to remove a silicone or rubber case

To remove a silicone or rubber case you need to pry one of the corners of the case, and then take the phone out. Follow these steps:

1. It is better to take a cover from a phone above the table. If the phone slips out, it will fall on the table. For added safety, lay a soft towel over it.

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Place the phone on a flat surface.

2. Take the phone in one hand. With your other hand, pry the case open in any of the corners.

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Lock the phone with your left hand.

3. Pull the edge of the cover and release a corner of the phone.

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Pull one of the corners of the cover.

4. Then pull the cover toward the other corner.

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Pull the other corner of the cover.

5. Release the adjacent corner of the phone and remove the cover.

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Remove the case.
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Case removed.

How to remove a combination case

The combination case is made up of several parts. Therefore, you must first remove the hinged parts of the cover. Perform the following steps:

  1. Lay a soft towel on the table.
  2. Remove additional parts of the case – plastic cover or bumper.
  3. Hold the phone in one hand and lift the cover with the other.
  4. Pull the cover toward you and free the corner of the phone.
  5. Then do the same and pull the other corner free.
  6. Finally, pull the phone out of the case.

How to remove a shock-proof case

An impact shell is typically made of several materials: plastic, rubber, or silicone. Because of this, a shock-proof case is not as flexible as a silicone or rubber-only case. You will need to use more force to remove the cover. Follow these steps:

  1. Lay a soft towel on the table.
  2. Remove the hinged parts of the cover, if any.
  3. Place the phone on the towel, or hold it with one hand and try to lift the cover with the other.
  4. If you can’t get the corner of the case off, try starting in the middle of the case. You can use plastic phone repair tools.
  5. When you get the corner of the phone free, pull the cover to the side and pull the phone out.

How to remove a magnetic tempered glass case

A magnetic tempered glass case consists of two parts. Therefore, it is enough to disconnect one of the halves and take out the phone. Follow these steps:

  1. Place a soft towel on the table. Place your phone on the towel.
  2. Hold the bottom of the case with one hand, and use your other hand to grab the top of the case.
  3. Pull the top of the case up to disconnect the case. If you can’t undo the cover with your hands, slip a plastic card between the halves of the cover.
  4. It is convenient to slide the plastic card in places with holes – TRS or USB.

What type of phone case is best?

The most popular and best type of case is a bumper. A bumper case protects your phone from all sides. There is often an edge of 2-3 millimeters around the screen. If your phone falls on a flat floor, the edge will prevent damage to the screen. With a bumper case, you can use your phone with one hand. Only bumper case is available with a built-in battery or shockproof for extreme use. Read more in the article Which Type of Phone Case is Best?

Do cases cause phones to overheat?

Any case makes it harder to dissipate excessive heat. So with a heavy load, fast charging or wireless charging, the phone will gradually become hot. The case absorbs some of the heat and dissipates it. However, the heat dissipation process of the case is worse than that of the phone’s body. Since most cases are made from thick material with poor thermal conductivity and specific heat. Worse heat dissipate plastic cases. Silicone and rubber covers are better.

This case is not able to cause overheating and damage to the phone. Phone manufacturers embed several dozen temperature sensors. The OS monitors the temperature of critical components through sensors. When a dangerous temperature value is reached, a protective mechanism is activated to reduce the temperature.

If a high load causes overheating, the system reduces the frequency on the processor cores. Reducing the frequency reduces the performance and the amount of excess heat. As soon as the device reaches normal temperature, the system increases the frequency of the processor cores.

If overheating is caused by battery charging, then the system limits the current or voltage supply to reduce incoming power. If the temperature drops to a normal value, the system may raise the incoming charging power.

Is it bad to take your phone case off?

If you take your phone out of the case regularly, the case will stretch over time. An elongated case does not fit snugly on your phone. This decreases the protective properties of the case. Also, a stretched cover may allow more dust and debris, such as sand, to enter. Small grains of sand will move freely under the cover and cause scratches on the case.

If the case is shockproof, then a stretched case may not function as well or at all. An extended shock resistant case will still protect your phone from minor drops. But with a hard hit, a case may not prevent damage to your phone. Worse is the case for moisture protection. An impact resistant case can let moisture through and cause your phone to break.

How often should I take my phone out of the case?

Do not take your phone out of its case unnecessarily. Several times a month, you may want to take the phone out of its case for cleaning and disinfection.

The average life of most cases is 2-3 years. If you take out the case at least 3 times a month, by the end of life, the case will not have time to stretch. Cases of famous brands such as Otterbox, Speck, Nillkin, Baseus and Spigen are made with higher quality materials and perfect technology. Therefore, the cases of famous brands last longer, and some models last 5-7 years. Cheap covers from unknown brands usually break down after 2-3 years.

Before beginning, prepare your space. To prevent your phone from scratching once it’s free from its case, perform the procedure at a table or clean surface and lay down a soft towel on the space below where the phone will pop out and rest. 

Source: https://case-mate.com/blogs/case-mate-blog/how-to-take-off-a-phone-case


How do you take off an Otterbox hard case?

To take off a Otterbox hard case, you must pull one corner of the case and take out a part of the phone, and then take out the other side of the phone. If you can’t pick up and pull away a corner, then it is worth trying in the loosest places. These places include the charging or headphone connection holes.

How do you take off a iPhone case?

You need to take the iPhone with one hand and fix it with the screen up. With your other hand, push down on any corner of the case. Then push down on the opposite corner and pull the phone out.

How do you take off a heavy duty iPhone case?

If the case has multiple parts, then you will need to remove the additional covers. Then use one hand to hold the phone and hold it tight. With the other hand, pull out one of the loose corners of the case and release the phone. Then do the same with the other corner of the case and take the phone out.

How do I get the snap case off my phone?

It is necessary to take phone with a screen from itself one hand and to fix it. Other hand should grasp a corner of a phone case. With the thumb of the second hand to lean on a case. Then the other hand pull the edge of the phone case and release a corner of the phone. Then pull the other corner of the case and pull the phone out.

Why do iPhone 13 cases have a circle?

The circle makes it easier to attach and center MagSafe wireless chargers. If the case has a circle, then you just need to bring the charger up to the circle to connect. The case can also have a vertical line for other accessories, such as a card wallet.

Is the iPhone 13 waterproof?

The iPhone 13 has an IP68 shell protection rating. The phone can theoretically stay underwater for up to 30 minutes at a depth of up to 6 meters – 19.7 feet. These results were obtained under controlled laboratory conditions. In real life, the phone may not be able to withstand even a brief immersion in water. As the phone’s protection may deteriorate over time as a result of normal wear and tear and after repairs. Therefore, it is worth avoiding exposure of the phone to water under pressure – swimming in a pool or shower.

How do I get the back off a Samsung phone?

Most Samsung phones do not allow you to remove the back cover. Usually the cover is held in place by clips around its circumference. Therefore, to remove the phone cover, you need a special tool. It is necessary to lift the cover and release all latches. If the phone has a quick battery replacement, then there is a special slot in the case to remove the cover.

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The article described in detail a simple way to remove the cover from the phone. In most cases you need to pull the cover in one of the corners. It is desirable to remove the case over the table, as the phone can slip out of hands and fall. You should also always put a soft towel down for emergencies. And how do you take the case off your phone? Share your opinion in the comments below the article.


About the author

Alex Gustman

My name is Alexander.
I am the author of articles, reviews and videos on the YouTube channel of Androidncomp.com. I have been testing various electronic devices, mobile games and Android applications since 2012.

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