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I had used multiple screen protectors for my pricey Z fold 3, but none of them fit properly. Within a few folds, it just peels off or bubbles shoot out. This annoys me and makes me feel uneasy when using it since I should be more cautious with my z fold while gaming because I am worried of scratching it with my nails?
 
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Bababooy

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in reading some of the samsung forums, the samsung reps have described that if you use a 3rd party screen protector over the factory installed PET layer, it will void the warranty if you have issues down the road and attempt to make a claim. I'm just quoting what i've read though so no expert here. Maybe the PET is the reason it's not staying put well. Maybe you would be better off using the S-pen on the inner display if you are worried about scratches. i know it's not ideal for some though having to pull that out all the time with the inner display.
 

klemen241

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jst use PET stock layer and get it replaced when it has scratches. Watch youtube durabilitty test. He scratched the PET layer with nails and knifes, and screen was perfect after peeling it off.
 
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in reading some of the samsung forums, the samsung reps have described that if you use a 3rd party screen protector over the factory installed PET layer, it will void the warranty if you have issues down the road and attempt to make a claim. I'm just quoting what i've read though so no expert here. Maybe the PET is the reason it's not staying put well. Maybe you would be better off using the S-pen on the inner display if you are worried about scratches. i know it's not ideal for some though having to pull that out all the time with the inner display.

It does not void warranty. What they say is if you damage screen removing the protector its not covered under warranty.
 
in reading some of the samsung forums, the samsung reps have described that if you use a 3rd party screen protector over the factory installed PET layer, it will void the warranty if you have issues down the road and attempt to make a claim. I'm just quoting what i've read though so no expert here. Maybe the PET is the reason it's not staying put well. Maybe you would be better off using the S-pen on the inner display if you are worried about scratches. i know it's not ideal for some though having to pull that out all the time with the inner display.
Yeah, I too had the same thought for the PET layer.
I purchased S pen with the fold, but I also play games on a regular basis, therefore I'm searching for screen protectors for additional protection. If this isn't a foldable device, I'd use temper glass and never worry about such things.
 
It does not void warranty. What they say is if you damage screen removing the protector its not covered under warranty.
Despite having seen it, I have some concerns about screens, and the Samsung Care Plus is rather expensive, so I planned to purchase it within a month.
Seriously, I don't want to replace the screen on a regular basis, which is why I'm looking for screen protectors. Also, they have limited claims for those purchases
 
It does not void warranty. What they say is if you damage screen removing the protector its not covered under warranty.
Yeah, I had seen the plan but Samsung doesn't describe those?
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My Fold2 had scratches on both screen protectors from daily interactions. My Fold3 has none. The inner screen protector feels more like glass this time around and is doing really well at staying free of scratches. I'm a heavy Note user and am mostly utilizing the inner screen. Very pleased this time around. Have owned my Fold3 for over a month now, zero scratches.
 

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It does not void warranty. What they say is if you damage screen removing the protector its not covered under warranty.
if you install a 3rd party screen protector over the existing one, and somehow the UTG breaks bc of the increased pressure while folding, i'd imagine it would be your fault and not covered under warranty.

why not trust that the existing screen protector will protect the phone? it feels good and doesn't peel, if it becomes too scratched then i would say think about replacing it. otherwise, just enjoy the device and try not to scratch it!
 
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if you install a 3rd party screen protector over the existing one, and somehow the UTG breaks bc of the increased pressure while folding, i'd imagine it would be your fault and not covered under warranty.

why not trust that the existing screen protector will protect the phone? it feels good and doesn't peel, if it becomes too scratched then i would say think about replacing it. otherwise, just enjoy the device and try not to scratch it!
I agree. I never once said to remove the protector and still have mine. I am just letting people know if they remove the protector. Warranty is not voided.
 
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At what point do scratches on the screen become noticeable to the point where it's bothersome?

I ask simply because I use tempered glass on my iPhones because I hate micro scratches and want best resale.

Well lo and behold my screen protector got a nice deep scratch about 12 mm long near the middle of the screen. I noticed it because my nail dragging on it was clicking noticeably. Looking at the screen is was completely un detectable! It would take a LOT of scratches or physical cracking before it would be annoying, right?

That's when I change the protector when it gets cracked or dinged from a fall. Otherwise...
 
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At what point do scratches on the screen become noticeable to the point where it's bothersome?

I ask simply because I use tempered glass on my iPhones because I hate micro scratches and want best resale.

Well lo and behold my screen protector got a nice deep scratch about 12 mm long near the middle of the screen. I noticed it because my nail dragging on it was clicking noticeably. Looking at the screen is was completely un detectable! It would take a LOT of scratches or physical cracking before it would be annoying, right?

That's when I change the protector when it gets cracked or dinged from a fall. Otherwise...
I thought this thread was dead, what you're saying is true and the screen protector does get scratches and makes the screen look blurry at that point I will change it. But with tempered glass, it breaks soon to be replaced so I was fed up with it on my previous devices. Anyway, this is a foldable device so I installed the film protector which heals the scratches on it, I know it is not believable but it works!!
 
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I thought this thread was dead, what you're saying is true and the screen protector does get scratches and makes the screen look blurry at that point I will change it. But with tempered glass, it breaks soon to be replaced so I was fed up with it on my previous devices. Anyway, this is a foldable device so I installed the film protector which heals the scratches on it, I know it is not believable but it works!!
Did you replace the inner one?
 

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    My Fold2 had scratches on both screen protectors from daily interactions. My Fold3 has none. The inner screen protector feels more like glass this time around and is doing really well at staying free of scratches. I'm a heavy Note user and am mostly utilizing the inner screen. Very pleased this time around. Have owned my Fold3 for over a month now, zero scratches.
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    jst use PET stock layer and get it replaced when it has scratches. Watch youtube durabilitty test. He scratched the PET layer with nails and knifes, and screen was perfect after peeling it off.
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    It does not void warranty. What they say is if you damage screen removing the protector its not covered under warranty.
    if you install a 3rd party screen protector over the existing one, and somehow the UTG breaks bc of the increased pressure while folding, i'd imagine it would be your fault and not covered under warranty.

    why not trust that the existing screen protector will protect the phone? it feels good and doesn't peel, if it becomes too scratched then i would say think about replacing it. otherwise, just enjoy the device and try not to scratch it!
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    if you install a 3rd party screen protector over the existing one, and somehow the UTG breaks bc of the increased pressure while folding, i'd imagine it would be your fault and not covered under warranty.

    why not trust that the existing screen protector will protect the phone? it feels good and doesn't peel, if it becomes too scratched then i would say think about replacing it. otherwise, just enjoy the device and try not to scratch it!
    I agree. I never once said to remove the protector and still have mine. I am just letting people know if they remove the protector. Warranty is not voided.
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    At what point do scratches on the screen become noticeable to the point where it's bothersome?

    I ask simply because I use tempered glass on my iPhones because I hate micro scratches and want best resale.

    Well lo and behold my screen protector got a nice deep scratch about 12 mm long near the middle of the screen. I noticed it because my nail dragging on it was clicking noticeably. Looking at the screen is was completely un detectable! It would take a LOT of scratches or physical cracking before it would be annoying, right?

    That's when I change the protector when it gets cracked or dinged from a fall. Otherwise...
    I thought this thread was dead, what you're saying is true and the screen protector does get scratches and makes the screen look blurry at that point I will change it. But with tempered glass, it breaks soon to be replaced so I was fed up with it on my previous devices. Anyway, this is a foldable device so I installed the film protector which heals the scratches on it, I know it is not believable but it works!!