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Handle Method (Glass) - Phone

  • Step #1: Cleaning
    A. Wash and dry hands to remove oils and dirt.
    B. Clean the device and screen with provided wet and dry wipes.
  • Step #2:
    Grasp the Step 1 tab to remove the protective film layer. **Do not touch the adhesive side once the protective film layer is removed.
  • Step #3:
    Ensure that the adhesive side of the screen protector is facing down. With your fingertips, carefully hold two tab on either end of the screen protector.
  • Step #4:
    Using the tabs, carefully align the screen protector with the tablet. Now slowly lower the screen protector onto your device.
  • Step #5:
    Once the screen protector is in place lightly press the center of the screen protector and then gently slide your fingertip across the screen, allowing the screen protector to adhere itself to the tablet.
  • Step #6:
    Eliminate any bubbles by using the included Squeeze Card to push bubbles out.
  • Step #7:
    Finally hold one of the two tabs and slowly peel back the second protective plastic film.

Non-Handle Method (Glass)

  • Step #1: Cleaning
    A. Wash and dry hands to remove oils and dirt.
    B. Clean the device and screen with provided wet and dry wipes.
  • Step #2:
    Grasp the Step 1 tab to remove the protective film layer.
  • Step #3:
    Carefully align the screen protector with your phone.
  • Step #4:
    Gently press the edges of the protector to seal it onto your phone.

Hinge Method (Phone) 

PREP
  1. Wash and dry hands to remove oils and dirt.
  2. Clean the screen of your phone using provided cleaning cloth.

APPLICATION
  1. Align the screen protector with edges of your device; ensure STEP 1 TAB IS FACING DOWN. Wrap the two rubber bands around the top & bottom of the device/screen protector to secure it into place.
  2. Realign protector if needed and place two Hinge Stickers (included) in between rubber bands to secure the protector to the phone. Once the stickers are secure, remove the two rubber bands and set aside.
  3. Flip the protector over using the hinge, so the STEP 1 TAB now faces up. Repeat screen cleaning from PREP. Holding onto the Step 1 Tab, slowly peel back and remove the protective, film layer.
  4. Carefully, but quickly flip the protector back over, onto the screen of your device. Make sure it is aligned and secured to the screen. Use the squeegee card to remove bubbles if needed.
  5. Hold onto the STEP 2 TAB and slowly peel back just the corner of the protective, plastic film at a slight angle. Then remove this entire film layer, along with the tape. Use the squeegee card to remove any last bubbles.

Rolling Method (PET)

  • Step #1: Cleaning
    A. Wash and dry hands to remove oils and dirt.
    B. Clean the device and screen with provided wet and dry wipes.
  • Step #2:
    Carefully lift "Step 1 Tab" and begin to peel protective film back 1-2 inches to expose the adhesive side of the screen protector.
  • Step #3:
    Turn over the screen protector, and align the cut-outs appropriately on the bottom of the phone. Apply the exposed adhesive side of the screen.
  • Step #4:
    After the bottom of the screen protector is aligned and attached, continue to remove the first protective film from underneath the actual screen protector. Use the squeegee card to gently roll the screen protector onto your device.
  • Step #5:
    Using the provided squeegee card, wrapped in the cleaning cloth, remove any air bubbles that you may have formed during installation. Lift “Step 2 Tab” carefully and remove the second protective film on the screen protector.
  • Step #6:
    Carefully fold the edges of the screen protector over the edges of the phone. Press firmly on the edges to make sure the screen protector is completely sealed.

Ultra (UV-Gel)

  • Step #1:
    Turn off your device and apply the leveling pad to the back of your device, at the bottom. This will keep the phone level on the table.
  • Step #2:
    Peel one of the Speaker Stickers from its film and insert it in the lower slot at the top of the application tray. This prevents adhesive gel from entering your device’s speaker.
  • Step #3:
    Place the application tray over your device.
  • Step #4:
    Press down on the Speaker Protecting Tab so it adheres to your device’s speaker.
  • Step #5:
    Find a flat surface for the installation. Use the level (the bubble will be centered when level) to verify the surface is completely flat. Clean your device’s screen before proceeding.
  • Step #6:
    Insert the plastic pin in the designated slot at the top of the tray, above the Speaker Protecting Tab.
  • Step #7:
    The application tray will be pre-installed with absorption pads to soak up any excess adhesive. Please make sure they are securely installed on either side of the tray. Clean your device’s screen once more.
  • Step #8:
    Make sure your device’s screen is still dust-free. Then remove the red cap of the Adhesive Tube and hold it directly over the MIDDLE of the device, with the open end facing downwards. The adhesive will NOT seep out at this point.
  • Step #9:
    Unscrew the other end of the tube to release the adhesive. Make sure the adhesive is positioned above the middle of the device.
  • Step #10:
    Remove the mask film from the screen protector, and place the bottom edge of the protector on the phone, allowing the top edge to rest on the plastic pin.
  • Step #11:
    Slowly pull the pin from Step 6, so the protector lowers and gradually touches the adhesive. Once the screen protector makes contact with the adhesive, it will start to spread. At this point, quickly finish pulling the pin out.
  • Step #12:
    Place the metal cylinder on the Fingerprint Scanner. This is located 3/4” from the bottom of the device. Allow the adhesive to spread automatically. This could take 2-3 minutes. DO NOT PRESS ON THE SCREEN PROTECTOR OR THE CYLINDER.
  • Step #13:
    Plug in the UV Light, prop its legs outwards, and suspend it over the phone for 15 seconds on each section (top, middle, and bottom.)
  • Step #14:
    Remove the cylinder from your device, and use the UV Light to cure the area of the screen that had the cylinder on top of it for 30 additional seconds.
  • Step #15:
    Repeat the process from Step 13, for intervals of 60 seconds each.
  • Step #16:
    If you registered your fingerprint before applying this screen protector, the fingerprint on file with your phone may no longer work. We recommend re-scanning each finger TWICE to ensure optimal accuracy.

Ultra V2 (UV-Gel)

  • Step #1:
    Turn off your device, and apply the leveling pad on the back of the phone. This will keep the phone level during installation.
  • Step #2:
    Place the application tray on your phone, with the open cut on the TOP of the phone. Take great care to ensure that the phone is fully inserted into the application tray. You will see four pins on the inside of the tray – they need to be in direct contact with the phone screen.
  • Step #3:
    Peel one of the speaker stickers from its film, and place it over the device speaker, through the open cut mentioned in Step 2. This prevents adhesive from entering your device’s speaker during the installation.
  • Step #4:
    Press firmly so that the tab adheres to your speaker.
  • Step #5:
    Find a flat surface for the installation process. Since liquid glue is going to be used, it is important that the surface is completely level. You can use the bubble level in the packaging (the bubble will be centered when level) to make sure your surface is flat.
  • Clean your device’s screen before proceeding.
  • Step #6:
    Insert the plastic pin in the slot at the BOTTOM of the tray, opposite of the speaker protecting tab.
  • Step #7:
    The application tray will come pre-installed with absorption pads to soak up any excess adhesive. Please make sure they are securely installed on both sides of the tray.
  • Step #8:
    Remove the red cap of the adhesive tube, and hold it directly over the middle of the device, with the open end facing downwards.
  • Step #9:
    Unscrew the other end of the tube to release the adhesive. Make sure the adhesive is being poured directly onto the middle of the device. You can tilt the phone in any direction to make sure the adhesive is directly in the middle.
  • Step #10:
    Remove the mask film from the screen protector, and place the top edge of the screen protector on the phone, and the bottom edge on the plastic Pin. It is EXTREMELY important that the screen protector be within ALL FOUR PINS of the application tray.
  • Step #11:
    Slowly pull the Pin from Step 5, so the protector lowers and gradually touches the adhesive. Once the screen protector makes contact with the adhesive, it will begin to spread on its own. At this point, quickly finish pulling the pin out.
  • Step #12:
    Place the metal cylinder on the fingerprint scanner. This is located nearly an inch from the bottom of your device. Allow the adhesive to spread automatically, and this can take up to 2-3 minutes, and in some instances, even longer, but during this process, DO NOT TOUCH the screen protector, or the cylinder. The adhesive WILL spread by itself.
  • Step #13:
    Plug in the UV Light, and prop its legs outward, and suspend it over the phone for 15 seconds on the top, middle, and bottom sections.
  • Step #14:
    Remove the cylinder from your device, and use the UV light to cure the area where the cylinder was for an additional 30 seconds.
  • Step #15:
    Repeat the curing process from step 13 for intervals of 60 seconds on the top, 60 seconds on the middle, and 60 seconds on the bottom.
  • At this point, you can remove your phone from the application guide, and remove the speaker protective tab.
  • Step #16:
    If you registered your fingerprint before applying this screen protector, the fingerprint on file may no longer work. We recommend re-scanning each fingerprint TWICE to ensure optimal accuracy.

Installation Tips 

Use our tips below to help achieve the best results during installation . . .
  1. Each screen protector consists of 3 layers of film. The front and back film layers are protective, mask films (where the Step 1 and Step 2 stickers are affixed) and are used for packaging/shipping purposes ONLY. The actual screen protector for your device is the film in the middle. Please use the stickers like "handles" to assist you in in grasping and removing the mask film layers. DO NOT remove the actual stickers themselves. Discard the 2 outer protective film layers after installation.
  2. Installation should always be done with your device turned off and in a well-lit, dust-free, environment. Consider doing your installation in the bathroom after a hot shower. The humidity will keep dust particles to a minimum and allow for optimal installation conditions.
  3. The included dust removal stickers can be used to remove dust from the screen and the adhesive side of the screen protector. To use, simply touch the adhesive side of the sticker onto the dust and, as you remove the sticker, the dust will also be removed.
  4. And remember … don’t stress out over the installation process! If you have any difficulty, or damage the product during installation, we have you covered under our Lifetime Guarantee. Contact us and we will send you a free replacement so you can “give it another go”!

FAQ's 

Q1. “This is my first time putting on a screen protector and I tried my best to install it properly, but I was unable to remove all of the bubbles during the installation of the first protector. What do you recommend?”
A. We highly recommend the “Rubber Band Hinge Method” of installation (above) for any beginners, or for anyone having difficulty installing their screen protectors. You can view a demonstration of this method at the top of this Installation Page. In the meantime, please try using this method to help install the second, “back-up” screen protector that is included in the package. Also, you may contact us at support@techmatte.com to receive a replacement to “give it another go” or if you need further assistance with installation.
Q2. “My screen protectors just arrived and when I opened them up they have a crease in the middle of them. What happened and what should I do?”
A. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. It seems as if your protector may have been damaged during shipping. Please contact us at support@techmatte.com to receive a free replacement item, compliments of our hassle-free, lifetime replacement warranty on all screen protectors.
Q3. “I put my screen protector on and now the display screen of my device is not looking as clear. What can I do to fix this problem?”
A. It is possible that the reason for this 'cloudy' appearance is due to the fact that you have purchased the Anti-Glare version of our screen protectors. In order to be effective at reducing glare and fingerprints, these protectors are made with a clear, matte material and can produce a slight pixilation of the devices’ screen clarity. This is the natural effect created by the matte (anti-glare) frosted texture and you may be more satisfied in purchasing one of our HD Clear screen protectors.
Q4. “I put on my new screen protector and now I cannot scroll as easily as before, why?”
A. We assure you that our screen protectors are made of the highest quality PET Materials on the market and are designed to be as thin as possible, yet still retain maximum scratch resistance. At times it is possible to experience some initial resistance scrolling when the screen protector is first applied. If you “break it in” and continue to have problems with the scrolling/motion, it is possible that you may have received a defective product. Please email us at support@techmatte.com and we will be more than happy to help solve this matter.

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