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How to Use Suction Tape

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    • 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.

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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.

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    • Use scissors to cut the tape to the desired length.

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

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    • Peel the tape off its plastic liner.

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    • Apply the tape to the panel of your device where you'll attach the Anti-Clamp.

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    • 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.

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    • 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.

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    • 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.

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    • Peel the tape off its plastic liner.

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    • Use scissors to cut the tape to the desired length.

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

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    • 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.

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    • 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.

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    • 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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Does anybody know the brand/type of tape? Searching for "suction tape" online leads to a different product.

Arturo - Responder

I suggest "carpet tape", used to join carpet sections together and often used for temporary joins in wood and metal working setups; or maybe Gorilla brand gaffer tape which is very grippy and has lots of reinforceing fiber strands for low stretch, (useing it now to hold the hinges of a laptop together till I get it fixed properly). Both can be found in most hardware/home care stores in USA. Cleanup of adhesive residue maybe a pain, requireing "goo gone" or WD-40 followed by alcohol wipes.

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