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Apple Stores Now Offering Belkin Screen Protector Application

As of today, Apple Stores across the United States and around the world are offering a new system that allows Apple Store employees to apply Belkin-branded screen protectors for iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus, and 6s Plus customers. Many stores across the world began rolling out the Belkin ScreenCare+ Application System last week, but the system is officially available in retail stores starting this morning.

Belkin's ScreenCare+ Application System lets Apple Store employees accurately and precisely apply screen protectors using a ScreenCare+ machine. When a customer purchases either a Belkin TrueClear Invisiglass Screen Protector or a Belkin TrueClear Anti-Glare Screen Protector, an Apple retail employee who has been trained in the application method will bring the ScreenCare+ machine from the back of the store.


Using the machine, the employee will clean a customer's iPhone display and then apply the screen protector directly in front of the customer. Should a mistake be made during the application process, a new screen protector will be applied at no cost to the customer.

The Belkin screen protector application service should greatly cut down on the hassle involved with applying a screen protector at home. With Belkin's machine, there's less room for error as alignment is automatic and there's little chance of dust or debris accidentally getting stuck under the screen protector.

ScreenCare+ is available at Apple Stores worldwide, but screen protector application is limited to Apple's latest iPhones – the iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus, and 6s Plus. Belkin's Invisiglass screen protector is made from an ultra-thin, flexible glass that absorbs shock and is shatterproof while preserving the natural feel of the iPhone. The Anti-Glare screen protector reduces glare to improve visibility in bright light while also protecting the iPhone display from damage.

Screen protectors can be purchased from Apple retail stores and applied by Apple Store employees starting immediately.



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8 months ago
I hate ugly screen protectors and SJ would never have allowed this.
Rating: 37 Votes
8 months ago
That's an odd move in my opinion. Gives the (false) impression that iPhones necessarily need screen protection ...
Rating: 24 Votes
8 months ago
With this screen protector, Safari feels shinier.
Rating: 16 Votes
8 months ago
I'm on the side of no screen protector. Had iPhones since the 3GS, and had Android phones since the Nexus one, never put a screen protector, and they all have pristine screens. I mean that's the point of gorilla glass, to prevent scratches.

Now I can understand those that use their phones for work and need more ruggedness, especially if the phone is exposed to sands and dust. But normal use? Save the money.
Rating: 13 Votes
8 months ago
I legitimately think this is cool, and as long as the consumer doesn't have to spend any additional money (besides the cost of the screen protector) this is a nice addition to the store.
Rating: 13 Votes
8 months ago
Putting a protector on a phone can be easy (hint: use tape). I don't think I'd pay for that.

Putting a protector on an iPad can be a pain, but is still quite doable. I might pay for that.

What I would DEFINITELY pay for is Apple to put an ANTI-GLARE screen protector on their glossy MacBook systems.

I have an anti-glare protector on my 15" Retina MacBook Pro, and it is SO much nicer. It was a major hassle putting it on, though.
Rating: 10 Votes
8 months ago
Personally never felt the need for a screen protector.. from 4S to 6.. the screens still as good as new! *touchwood*
Rating: 10 Votes
8 months ago
What if iPhones came with pre-installed screen protectors incorporated into the design. Like NASCAR/racing windshield peel-offs. Peel off a layer of your gorilla glass every 6 months or so for a perfect shine again.
Rating: 8 Votes
8 months ago

I hate ugly screen protectors and SJ would never have allowed this.

Not even close to true. Apple has been selling screen protectors (specifically anti-glare) since the release of the iPhone in 2007.
Rating: 7 Votes
8 months ago

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As of today, Apple Stores across the United States and around the world are offering a new system that allows Apple Store employees to apply Belkin-branded screen protectors for iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus, and 6s Plus customers. Many stores across the world began rolling out the Belkin ScreenCare+ Application System last week, but the system is officially available in retail stores starting this morning.

Belkin's ScreenCare+ Application System ('http://www.belkin.com/us/00611-Belkin/p/P-00611/') lets Apple Store employees accurately and precisely apply screen protectors using a ScreenCare+ machine. When a customer purchases either a Belkin TrueClear Invisiglass Screen Protector or a Belkin TrueClear Anti-Glare Screen Protector, an Apple retail employee who has been trained in the application method will bring the ScreenCare+ machine from the back of the store.

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Using the machine, the employee will clean a customer's iPhone display and then apply the screen protector directly in front of the customer. Should a mistake be made during the application process, a new screen protector will be applied at no cost to the customer.

The Belkin screen protector application service should greatly cut down on the hassle involved with applying a screen protector at home. With Belkin's machine, there's less room for error as alignment is automatic and there's little chance of dust or debris accidentally getting stuck under the screen protector.

ScreenCare+ is available at Apple Stores worldwide, but screen protector application is limited to Apple's latest iPhones - the iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus, and 6s Plus. Belkin's Invisiglass screen protector is made from an ultra-thin, flexible glass that absorbs shock and is shatterproof while preserving the natural feel of the iPhone. The Anti-Glare screen protector reduces glare to improve visibility in bright light while also protecting the iPhone display from damage.

Screen protectors can be purchased from Apple retail stores and applied by Apple Store employees starting immediately.

Article Link: Apple Stores Now Offering Belkin Screen Protector Application ('//www.macrumors.com/2016/02/09/belkin-screen-protectors-apple/')

Having given up on applying screen protectors in the past because they so often leave bubbles, that Belkin tool seems like it'll be useful. Bet they sell a lot more screen protectors.
Rating: 6 Votes

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