For a long time, iPhone is famous for its awesome design and smooth system performance, which makes iPhone becomes one of the most popular mobile phone choices. However, iPhone 6/6S/6 Plus has some drawbacks. Some people keeps iPhone 6 Plus in their pocket and finds it is out of shape after 24 hours. For iPhone fan, iPhone 6 Plus bending in pocket is really a nightmare. Okay, today I would like to explain more about iPhone 6 bending problem and how to repair bent iPhone 6.
Part 1: What is iPhone 6/6 Plus bending Problem
It is widespread that iPhone 6 Plus bend problem occurs. Many iPhone 6/6s/7/7 Plus buyers are worried, “does the iPhone 6S bend? Does the iPhone 7 bend? Or can the iPhone 7 bend?” Well, I could only tell you, “there is a chance.”
In fact, iPhone 7 Plus bend gate are caused by underfill layer underneath chips for touch screen. In 2008, Macs were found with the problem of underfill. Actually, both Macs and iPhone adopt ball grid array chips and connect them to PCB via solder bumps. Between those bumps, it is an underfill which is used to make sure solder bumps won’t flex or crack under stress. However, they found that thermal stress would cause the underfill problem. For iPhone 6 Plus bending problem, it turns out physical deformation that makes iPhone 6/7 underfill fail to connect touch screen.
Confronted with the problem that iPhone 6 bends easily, what is iPhone 6 plus bending apple response? iPhone maker claimed that all their phones have gone through rigorous test and only 9 customers complained at iPhone 6 bending problems since they launched it. “With normal use a bend in iPhone is extremely rare and through our first six days of sale, a total of nine customers have contacted Apple with a bent iPhone 6 Plus,” said Apple spokesman Adam Howorth. “As with any Apple product, if you have questions please contact Apple.” However, some customers didn’t buy it and they thought Apple has already known the problem before the launch.
Part 2: What to Do if iPhone 6/6 Plus Has Bent
If my iPhone 6 has bent, can I bend my iPhone 6 back? Or what to do if iPhone 6 bends? There are quite some people asking the question on Quora. Here I would like to introduce the iPhone6 Plus bending solution for you.
To bend your iPhone back, you need the tool: Grizzly G9849 Magnetic Base/Dial Indicator Combo. It is a kind of straightening tools that helps you straight iPhone up. When you get the tool, you can follow its instructions to bend your device back. There are also other straightening tools that you can also take advantage of like Mine, a Chinese brand. However, if your Touch IC gets fried, it just makes your device look better to bend back. The real problem is still not solved. At this moment, you can only go to App Store to get it replaced. The good news is that you can go to Apple Store to get it replaced without charge.
Part 3: Does iPhone 7/7s/7 Plus bend
Some people asks, “does iPhone 7 Plus bend?” We all know it is kind of horrible crisis for people who are using iPhones. Someone makes the scratching, burning and bending test for iPhone 7 matte black version. It seems it stands firm. If you really put big pressure on it, I believe no matter for what kind of device, it will bend. However, compared to iPhone 6/6s/6 Plus, iPhone 7 seems stronger and less vulnerable to bend. Anyway, the best way to keep your iPhone 7 from bending is not put your iPhone in your back pocket.
Part 4: What to Do to Prevent iPhone from Bending
In fact, iPhone bending problem occurs because people put them in the back pocket. Hence, what to do to prevent iPhone from bending? I would like to say: don’t put your iPhone in your back pocket. Putting iPhone in back pocket is never good looking. Simply image that you sit on your phone? All pressures will come to it. In this way, there is no wonder why your iPhone bends. In order to avoid your iPhone bending, you can put your iPhone in your front pocket or your breast pocket. It is an easy tip to solve that as long as you really listen to it. I believe for anyone, any self-disciplined guys, it is just a piece of cake to make it, right?
Okay, the above introduces what iPhone 6 bending problem is and how to fix when your iPhone 6 bends. Hope this article can really help you solve your problem and get you rid of confusions on iPhone 6 bending problem. In case you encounter iPhone bending problems, why not use iTransfer to backup your iPhone to computer?