Find out how to Put on and remove OtterBox Defender for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, and iPhone 6S Plus
Updated on May 24, 2017 Max Dalton moreContact Author Introduction
While the OtterBox Defender case for the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, or iPhone 6S Plus is usually a bit bulky, it’s a great way to keep your expensive device from getting damaged. Because of this, it can even increase the value of your device whenever you sell it or trade it in when you are done with it. The OtterBox Defender offers two layers of protection in your iPhone: a hard plastic shell that includes a screen protector, and a rubber shell that wraps across the hard plastic shell that helps absorb the shock when the device hits a hard surface. Putting on and removing an OtterBox Defender case from your iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, or iPhone 6S Plus could be tricky the first time you try doing it. The only tool required is a flat-head screwdriver, and plan on the method taking a couple of minutes.
The three pieces of the OtterBox Defender case setting next to an iPhone 6. | Source How you can Remove OtterBox Defender
Slide your finger between the rubber shell that covers the outer edges and the back of the iPhone, and the hard plastic shell that encloses your device. Slide your finger around your iPhone to separate the rubber shell from the hard plastic shell. If you can’t work your finger into that area, you could wish to slide a butter knife in between the two layers to separate them.
Look at the back of the hard plastic case protecting your iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, or iPhone 6S Plus. You’ll see seven arrows on the back, pointing to the seven clips connecting the 2 pieces of the hard plastic case together. There are three clips along the left edge of the case, three clips along the right edge of the case, and one clip along the top edge of the case.
Start with one of many clips at the underside of one of many edges. Slide your fingernail or a flat-head screwdriver under the clip after which slowly pull the clip out just just a little bit until you will get some separation between the 2 sides of the plastic case in that section. Be very careful to not break the clips. Work your way across the case to repeat this step with all the clips. If you are having problems with a selected clip, move on to the next clip. It may take a number of trips around the phone to get enough separation to remove the two pieces of the hard plastic case.
Along with your hand under the back part of the hard plastic case, pull the top a part of the hard plastic case off of your iPhone.
Lift your iPhone out of the back part of the hard plastic case. You have successfully removed your iPhone 6 or 6S from the Otterbox Defender case.
Click thumbnail to view full-sizeSlide your finger in the groove between the rubber outer shell and the hard plastic case inside of it. Work your finger around your iPhone to separate the out rubber shell, after which remove the rubber shell. | SourceFind the arrows on the back of the hard plastic case. Each arrow points to a clip connecting the 2 pieces of the hard plastic case together that must be undone to separate the two pieces of the hard plastic case. | SourceAfter separating the 2 pieces of the hard plastic case, you’ll be able to remove your iPhone. | Source Video Overview of Removing and Putting OtterBox Defender on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, and iPhone 6S Plus
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Seat the iPhone inside of the half of the hard plastic case the covers the back a part of your iPhone.
Line the front part of the hard plastic case up over your phone in order that the opening in the top center of the front plastic case goes directly over the front-facing camera and the speaker for phone calls, and the hole for the home button at the bottom of the front plastic case goes directly over the house button.
Work your way around the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, or iPhone 6S Plus to each of the points where a clip is located, and then press to clip the front and back hard plastic pieces together at each of those seven points.
Push the top a part of the iPhone underneath the top part of the rubber shell.
Working your way around the outside of the rubber shell, gently squeeze the skin of the OtterBox Defender’s rubber shell to secure it against the hard plastic case. You’ll also need to push within the rubber covers for the vibrate switch, the Lightning port, and the three.5mm headphone jack. You’ve got now successfully put the OtterBox Defender case on your iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, or iPhone 6S Plus.
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