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How to Use Suction Tape

  1. How to Use Suction Tape, Choose the tape: step 1, image 1 of 2 How to Use Suction Tape, Choose the tape: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • If you want to secure one side of your two-panel device, skip to this step.

    • If you to buffer a difficult surface on your device, move to the next step.

  2. How to Use Suction Tape, Measure the tape: step 2, image 1 of 3 How to Use Suction Tape, Measure the tape: step 2, image 2 of 3 How to Use Suction Tape, Measure the tape: step 2, image 3 of 3
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    Anti-Clamp
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    • Measure the length of tape you want and mark it with a pen. Consider the following:

    • You need enough tape for the Anti-Clamp's suction cups. Don't leave gaps, or the cups won't stick.

    • Don't use too much tape so it folds over your phone's edges. This may interfere with the opening procedure.

  3. How to Use Suction Tape, Cut the tape: step 3, image 1 of 3 How to Use Suction Tape, Cut the tape: step 3, image 2 of 3 How to Use Suction Tape, Cut the tape: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Use scissors to cut the tape to the desired length.

    • Repeat the measuring and cutting procedure for each piece of tape required.

  4. How to Use Suction Tape, Peel the tape: step 4, image 1 of 2 How to Use Suction Tape, Peel the tape: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Peel the tape off its plastic liner.

  5. How to Use Suction Tape, Apply the tape: step 5, image 1 of 3 How to Use Suction Tape, Apply the tape: step 5, image 2 of 3 How to Use Suction Tape, Apply the tape: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Apply the tape to the panel of your device where you'll attach the Anti-Clamp.

  6. How to Use Suction Tape, Secure the tape: step 6, image 1 of 3 How to Use Suction Tape, Secure the tape: step 6, image 2 of 3 How to Use Suction Tape, Secure the tape: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Use the flat end of a spudger, or your finger, to completely secure the tape to your device.

    • Use a spudger to press out any large bubbles.

  7. How to Use Suction Tape, Open the device: step 7, image 1 of 2 How to Use Suction Tape, Open the device: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Repeat the tape measuring, cutting, and applying process for the opposite side of your device.

    • You're now ready to open your device!

    • Follow this guide for general instructions on how to use the Anti-Clamp.

  8. How to Use Suction Tape, Measure the tape: step 8, image 1 of 3 How to Use Suction Tape, Measure the tape: step 8, image 2 of 3 How to Use Suction Tape, Measure the tape: step 8, image 3 of 3
    • The remaining steps show how to secure one side of your two-panel device.

    • Choose which panel of the device you don't want to open, and the following steps will show how to secure it.

    • In this example, we want to open the screen, so we'll secure the blue back cover.

    • Measure the length of tape you want and mark it with a pen. Consider the following:

    • You need to leave room for the Anti-Clamp's suction cups—don't place tape under them, or they won't stick.

    • Use enough tape to ensure a good hold on the panel you don't want to open.

    • Don't cover the power button with tape, or you might accidentally turn on the device.

  9. How to Use Suction Tape, Peel the tape: step 9, image 1 of 2 How to Use Suction Tape, Peel the tape: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • Peel the tape off its plastic liner.

  10. How to Use Suction Tape, Cut the tape: step 10, image 1 of 2 How to Use Suction Tape, Cut the tape: step 10, image 2 of 2
    • Use scissors to cut the tape to the desired length.

    • Repeat the measuring and cutting procedure for each piece of tape required.

  11. How to Use Suction Tape, Apply the tape: step 11, image 1 of 3 How to Use Suction Tape, Apply the tape: step 11, image 2 of 3 How to Use Suction Tape, Apply the tape: step 11, image 3 of 3
    • Apply the tape to the edges of your device nearest to where you'll attach the Anti-Clamp.

    • Don't fold the tape over the panel you want to open, as this might hinder the opening procedure.

  12. How to Use Suction Tape, Fold the tape: step 12, image 1 of 3 How to Use Suction Tape, Fold the tape: step 12, image 2 of 3 How to Use Suction Tape, Fold the tape: step 12, image 3 of 3
    • Fold the tape onto the panel you don't want to open.

    • Use your fingers to press down the tape and firmly secure it to your device.

  13. How to Use Suction Tape, Open the device: step 13, image 1 of 2 How to Use Suction Tape, Open the device: step 13, image 2 of 2
    • You're now ready to open your device!

    • Follow this guide for general instructions on how to use the Anti-Clamp.

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