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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Comfortable

    Posted
    PWinston
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    MY ONLY DISAPPOINTMENT: I don't care for the plastic texture of the design. I'd pay more for ceramic or actual marble. I read the reviews and thought that I purchased a DUD. I didn't pop the top piece all the way out and I thought this level is for baby hands. I finally got irritated enough to pull the socket harder and it popped out enough to the full extension size. There are technically 2 levels that you can pop out to. The first level would work best for a kid or someone with REALLY tiny fingers. It takes a while to position it comfortably, everyone is different. Luckily it is SUPER sticky, do not touch the sticky pad, if you do just run some cool water on it. It has really helped my hand not cramp up, due to arthritis (sadly I'm only 29 and I've had it for some years now). The instant kickstand capability is pretty awesome as well. I also suggest that you watch the video on the popsocket site to see all the ways you can use it. Disregard the case I'm using with the popsocket, it doesn't match this case. I have another that it does match better.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice A/V reciever - the manual is pretty limited

    Posted
    MEH71
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    The product itself was fine (the self-calibration for the speakers was nice - it recognized the correct speaker setup and via the included mic, calibrated the audio such that it sounds great now for movies, TV and music. A gap was the manual. It was stated that it was a 'basic' manual and included several hook up diagrams (obviously, few manuals include all options) but there was a lack of information for the features/controls of the receiver and there was quite a bit of 'self-discovery' and exploration. Also, the front panel, while elegantly simple, is almost lacking buttons/controls which on my prior Sony made it easier to "find the right button" and press it vs get out the remote (which I don't use), hunt-n-click for the right menu element to change a desired setting. Also, I miss a 'switched' accessory outlet on the back - I use those for powered cabinet cooling fans. It would be nice to customize the display more - you can rename the output and dim it but it would be nice to have a clock/time/date or change the way the display 'reads.'

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great for people who can't hold their phone

    Posted
    robot
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    Before I picked up this bedazzled glitter knob I could barely watch anything on my phone. Now that I've got the Pop Socket adhered to the back I can't stop watching YouTube vids. Before I picked up this bling bling sparkle bump I actually fumbled my phone while I was mowing the lawn and watching fail compilations. The irony right? When I tried to catch it I wound up swan diving off my ride around and putting my head through my neighbors fence. Once he pried my head from the broken boards he actually suggested I pick one up. I took his advice to not head butt his fence and it's completely changed my life. The Pop Lock and Drop It Socket is pretty cool too. Just like they say...Once you Pop you can't stop using your phone and alienating all of your friends and family.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Does what it's supposed to, but gets in the way.

    Posted
    TSL48
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    It is a nice little gadget, and seems to work as advertised (which is why I'm giving it 4 stars), but it turned out to really get in the way during my daily use. If you have a wireless charger, you'll need to remove this whenever you want to charge your phone. It prevents the phone from laying flat on a table, so if you often use it like that, I wouldn't recommend this for you. If you have a phone with interchangeable backs (such as the Motorola phones that allow multiple accessories or different colored plates to be attached), you'll need to detach this and reconnect it when you switch backs (or get more than one of these so you can attach one to each back). I did detach and reconnect it multiple times, and it continued to stick well, although I'd think after doing this repeatedly over time it would begin to stick less effectively. It's good for what it is, but just didn't fit with how I use my phone.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Serves its purpose

    Posted
    Ahsu42388
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    I bought it for my girlfriend and best friend and they seem to enjoy it. If placed in the center or close to center, it serves as a kickstand. Unfortunately, bc my gf has a magnet in the back of the phone for her car mount, it has to be placed lower so that it doesn’t block the magnet, so it can’t be used as a kickstand for her phone. Her hands are also small so it’s harder for her to reach the center of the phone. They also sell for $10 the pop socket mount, but I didn’t feel like spending another $10 for a specific mount for a specific item. I honestly think the mount should come with it, or the mount should only be $5. It’s too pricey for the mount. Personally, I don’t like that it doesn’t allow the phone to lay flat on its back, but the girls in my life don’t seem to mind...it helps them grip the big phones better with their small hands.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Love popsockets

    Posted
    Lynne
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    I would never have a phone without one as I have gotten so used to it being available to hold onto. It also has become my fidget. Only downside to my current pop socket is that I play with it so much that I have accidentally popped it off of my phone. Depending on your case, it may or may not stick permanently. My last case was rubber and I ended up gorilla gluing it to my case. It never moved after that. I have not done this with my new pop socket, because for most part it is it sticking. I understand that the pop sockets are supposed to be removable, but I like permanence and like to know that if I’m holding onto it I am not going to drop my phone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent option to increase comfort of holding ph

    Posted
    Ink27
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    I have had this pop socket on my otterbox case for 10 months and its sticking as well as the day I put it on. I have not moved it to a different case or phone so I cannot attest to how well it works after removing, rinsing, and re-sticking. The image has faded some but has held up well. The pop socket does create too much distance between back of phone and wireless charging dock, so I just remove the hard shell of otterbox each night to charge. A small inconvenience so I give 4/5 stars. The new otterboxes have pop sockets allowing the phone to lie flat, but I would need to upgrade phone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Comes in Handy!

    Posted
    VivaciousV
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    I think I've bought way to many of these! I love that they come in so many different styles and colors! My only gripe with it is that when placed in the PopSocket wall mount accessory over night...I would wake up to my phone being on the floor because the adhesive did not hold onto my iPhone 8+ case. I'm going to guess that because the phone is heavier than my previous iPhone 7 that it's unable to handle such weight when placed in a vertical position. I know it's not my phone case because my iphone 7 and iphone 8+ case was made by the same company and out of the same materials. Either way...I would still recommend this little accessory to anyone!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Cool for mounting & standing

    Posted
    EmmyRoo
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    I mostly love having this for mounting my phone in the car. It's also nice sometimes for standing the phone up. I do notice though that the popsocket starts to lose its sturdiness a little bit as time goes on, so I can't really make it stand on an angle anymore because it pops back out now. It does also come in handy to make holding onto the phone with one hand easier both for regular use and for taking photos. You have to find the right placement for it though so that the phone stands up in both directions the way you want it to and so that when you're holding your phone you can hold onto it and still reach the buttons on the phone screen. Fortunately, it's removable and you can change its placement as often as you want. Overall, I like having it so far, and I would recommend it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Very handy cell phone accessory

    Posted
    Lisa
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    I found that once I figured out the right spot to apply the Popsocket it was pretty handy to use. I ordered the 'Golden Silence' design and it wasn't the color that I thought I had ordered online. I thought it would be a metallic gold and it was more of a pale golden yellow with brownish/ burgundy tints in the design. Surprisingly it matched very nicely with my pink Otterbox cell phone case. The only thing I have found to be negative about the product is that once you apply the Popsocket to the back of your phone case you can no longer use the wireless charging pad unless you remove your cell phone case or the Popsocket. I have opted to not use the wireless charging pad for now. This is a very handy accessory to easily hang on to your cell phone. So far I really like it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Makes Holding A Big Phone Easier

    Posted
    2020
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    The 8 Plus is a great phone, but it can be a pain typing on the keyboard and holding it during extended periods of video viewing. Having a grip on the back makes handling a lot easier and when fully extended it acts as a stand, which is great for watching content on the plane. There are a couple of downsides. The most annoying thing is that it adds 6mm of bulk. This makes carrying the phone in your pocket a little annoying, especially when taking it in and out of your pocket. There are also semi-sharp ridges that cut into your finger if you leave it in that spot on your hand for too long. It would be so much better if they redesigned it so the ridge collapses inwards or it only has one level of pop leaving a smooth section that has no ridge.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Makes my phone usable

    Posted
    MamaOfTwo
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    I have small hands, being a petite person, and for some silly reason I got myself an iPhone 8+. It turns out I can’t use it with one hand, but the placement of a pop-socket near the bottom lets me hold the phone in one hand for selfies and general use. It’s fantastic! I actually put another pop-socket near the top to make handling the phone even easier, but it’s really the bottom one that is the most useful. The drawbacks are: (1) the pop-socket separated from the plastic adhesive circle after 8 months of heavy use, and (2) it does ruin the sleek look of the iPhone. I’d much rather be able to hold onto my expensive phone than worry about looks, though!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great for large awkward phones

    Posted
    Sadie2015
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    Great for large awkward phones completes that is great for vehicles that have air Vance or an area that you can stick The pop socket set as it comes into pieces I’m giving it a for rating for the fact that one piece you have to stick it somewhere on your vehicle resp The pop socket set as it comes into pieces I’m giving it a four rating for the fact that one piece you have to stick it somewhere on your vehicle And the other reason is the second piece will be permanently stuck to your phone which forces you to buy a safety cover however you are hands-free if your vehicle does not have a sink system as long as you have an area to stick the item on to your vehicle it’s a perfect set up

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Popsickets

    Posted
    ScreenQueen
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    These can be swapped out for new faces. It’s kind hard at first to swap them out. You have to twist it just right. Also you have to place it right the first time. I accidentally placed mine to low on my phone, so when I went to use it as a kick stand it wouldn’t hold my phone up, so I tried to peel it off and re-stick it in a different location and I almost broke it. The sticky back is super strong and will leave residue. But after fixing it, it works perfectly fine. Also suppose to work with wireless chargers too.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    I like them better than I thought I would.

    Posted
    IndyBlue
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    They are pretty, useful, makes the phone much easier to hold whether reviewing messages or texting. I bought one for me, one for my husband, and an extra one just in case I had problems. Glad I did. You need to be really be sure the back of your phone (or case) is very clean before applying the first adhesive circle. Mine stuck well the first time and didn't come loose. The one for my husband's phone stuck but, the first time we tried to pull up the pop socket, the adhesive circle on his case came with it. I needed to clean his case and try the third one. As long as you are sure you do that, they should work just fine!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice design - Issues sticking.

    Posted
    JennReviews
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    This is my third pop socket. My first was an American flag and it stuck amazingly to my life proof case for my iPhone 6s Plus. The second was an astronaut kitten and it wouldn’t stay stuck. I did clean my phone case with soap and water and then rubbing alcohol. Still didn’t stick. My third I ran into the same non-sticking issue. I had to use some dots of gorilla glue to get it to stay. Also to combat the picture from wearing off I used some clear gel nail polish and cured it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Convenient but doesn’t lay flat enough

    Posted
    ECNYC
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    This works as advertised (easy to apply, no issues with popping it out, and it does make things easier on my hands and grip) but my main complaint is that it doesn’t lay flat enough (as in thin enough) so when I lay my phone down it’s a bit too elevated for my liking and more or less balancing on the pop socket. The good thing is that the pop socket surface area is large enough that I don’t think the balancing is precarious but I’d still prefer it to contract to a thinner profile. My other minor complaint is that they directed me to a YouTube video for the application instructions rather than just including them in the package.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    I have a lovee/hate relationship

    Posted
    Lizh1500
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    First off- I LOVE my popsocket- its highly functional and cute too! It makes one handed control of my phone a breeze and I use the car mount while driving (although the design there is a bit flawed as the phone swings around when hitting bumps, etc it doesnt fall out but it does turn to the side) My HATE comes with the fact my awesome new phone has wireless charging... the popsocket prevents me from using this feature on all but the most expensive wireless chargers and even on those it has to be placed just right to function. I wish there was an easy way to remove the bulk of the popsocket or that it folded just a little flatter...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Convenient but...

    Posted
    WillieDiaz
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    I was skeptical about popsockets and other devices that attach to phones, a lot of knockoffs are cheap and have really terrible adhesive and fall off, but not popsockets. They stick for years but are also removable, and in the past I’ve removed mine and attached many times. The only bad thing is they do protrude out a bit and make putting a phone in or pulling it out of your pocket a bit harder since they catch on the hem, and there can be no wireless recharging with these on the back of your device. Not a total deal breaker, since I put these on my case and remove my case should I need wireless charging.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great style but Lackluster adhesive

    Posted
    MichaelK
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    The crystal look (I think it's plastic but it looks great) is outstanding and very unique. Great sparkle and the like pink color matched both my phone and its case. Even though my case was clean and I followed the directions to the letter, the phone started dropping off my socket the first day. Since I had already thrown away the packaging and receipt, I kept sticking it back on until finally gluing it on with Shoe Goop silicone adhesive. I'm hoping this will hold much better. It may stick better directly to a phone but to my rubber case, it just didn't hold up at all.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend