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Tempered Armor just launched their Galaxy S3 tempered glass screen protector December 2nd. Saw a review video for their Note 3 protector and absolutely loved it (Link if curious: http://youtu.be/Qzhst5jrBtI). I picked it up the same day it released.

It came in two days ago and of course I install it immediately. At first, I thought great, the adhesive is doing it's thing. Then, once I took the blue plastic cover off, the disappointment set it. At a nearly uniform distance completely around the protector, the adhesive doesn't stick. I had used their packaged microfiber and their packaged isopropyl wipes for the install. Thought cool, maybe it will take a few days. And fast forward to today, it still looks the same.

If anyone has any suggestions, please let me know. I love how it feels; I've always hated those crappy plastic protectors.

I reached out to Tempered Armor via Twitter and got no help other than them claiming it was user error and/ or the alignment is off. I sent them a Dropbox link with pictures of the alignment and they came back with the protector won't work if it is "off a hair".

Here's our Twitter conversation: https://twitter.com/temperedarmor/st...01200866574336
Here's the Dropbox link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/i6wur2j57ql99c7/qyw6TAEb_y

So if you are thinking about ordering one, make sure you have a micron microscope to get it aligned correctly.
 
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Meh,
I have had similar problems with SProtectors. I do believe that the glass on most S3's have a slight curve at the outer edge.

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Whenever I press down on the outside edge, it feels like the glass protector doesn't even try to stick. I feel like the adhesive wasn't properly applied to the protector before shipping.

What really got me was when customer support mentioned if it was "off a hair" it wouldn't sit right. How are you going to sell a screen protector that has a fault tolerance in alignment of a width of a hair?
 
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Typical lack of customer service or care. This why I try to support companies like, Anker, zero lemon, Amazon. They actually care about quality and their customers. As info,
We have 3 galaxy S3 in my home and all have a slight curve downward at the edges.

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I love tempered glass screen protectors. But why spend that much money on that one. I got mine off Ebay and they look way better than the one posted in the OP. The one I have sticks all the way around.

here's an example of one... (not sure which seller I bought from. it's been a several weeks since I ordered.)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Premium-Real...item2c779dd20f
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I knew of the owner of the company from my days as an iPhone modder. Thought he would be a bit more "in touch" with the community and more helpful than "nope, you broke it. lalalalala can't hear you".
 
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I love tempered glass screen protectors. But why spend that much money on that one. I got mine off Ebay and they look way better than the one posted in the OP. The one I have sticks all the way around.

here's an example of one... (not sure which seller I bought from. it's been a several weeks since I ordered.)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Premium-Real...item2c779dd20f
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I would like to buy one, but 0.4 ones seems to thick as they seem to raise screen level above some cases lips..

Do you have slimmer one or is that one ok ?
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Hi..
I would like to buy one, but 0.4 ones seems to thick as they seem to raise screen level above some cases lips..

Do you have slimmer one or is that one ok ?
The one I have is .3, so just a bit thinner. on all of the cases I have used, it doesn't interfere with the case. I have used it with the Otterbox Commuter case and it looks fine. Right now, I'm using it with a rubber/plastic case that I found at Walgreen's of all places. There is usually a small gap between the edge of the screen protector and the case. I'll see if I can get a picture up

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Here's mine with a case and the glass screen on it (sorry pic quality is bad, taken with an Ipad, of course)
https://www.dropbox.com/s/nrwqcb22qfewptv/photo.jpg
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The one I have is .3, so just a bit thinner. on all of the cases I have used, it doesn't interfere with the case. I have used it with the Otterbox Commuter case and it looks fine. Right now, I'm using it with a rubber/plastic case that I found at Walgreen's of all places. There is usually a small gap between the edge of the screen protector and the case. I'll see if I can get a picture up

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Here's mine with a case and the glass screen on it (sorry pic quality is bad, taken with an Ipad, of course)
https://www.dropbox.com/s/nrwqcb22qfewptv/photo.jpg
Thanks for pic..i will definitely look for a glass thinner than 0.4..
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Whenever i put a screen protector on my s3 the touch screen glitches, key presses al over the screen like whenever i press the app drawer it opens my notification bar, whenever i type something it scrolls up,so does that have anything to do with the quality of the screen protector?

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