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Scosche - Dash Mount for Most GPS Devices - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 779 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    4-5 Stars, teetering a bit but still very happy

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    LivLiv
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    *I did my photos in a layout app to have more than two photos...ANYWAY* *SHORT STORY* The adhesive for the bottom of this device that sticks to the car stunk for about 2 minutes before faling off due to the texture, I found some left over command strips and cut them to size and they work great and are very powerful!* *FULL STORY* So I originally got the Scosche cigarette lighter magnetic plug in and it worked for about five minutes before the second I made a right turn, whole whole piece fell to the side and twisted out of the socket...so I went back to get this simple dash mount. So I was happy that it was cheaper then the other one, didn't stick out as much and I could put it anywhere I wanted...allegedly. So I tried sticking it to the top of my dash and due to it's texture it didn't stick. But also due to the adhesive..wouldn't stick again. So naturally I was upset, didn't want to go to best buy for the 3rd time that day so I turned to the scosche website to chat with a rep about my issue. I told him about how the device would no longer stick to anything in my car, and asked if they sold those adhesives separately. The man was very nice and actually mailed a second platform (bottom piece) that had adhesive on it and a cleansing wipe. HOWEVER!! It only took a few days for the adhesive to get to me, but by that time I found a second solution...COMMAND STRIPS! If you have any laying around, these are a great back up. I peeled off the old adhesive from the device and cut two strips to size and works amazingly, I did have to put it next to my stereo rather than on my actual dash but I kind of prefer it because now my phone isn't in my view of the road.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome!

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    Goldenjewls
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    This is GREAT! I have tried all the various d vices to mount your phone in the car. The problem with them all is you have to work a clip of some sort, or a latch, or some other gizmo to lock it in. Not only is this hard to do if your driving, most of the time my phone fell out because of the vibration of the car and the road! Then the Magic Mount comes along. Nothing reall Magic about it, you put a small metal plate either under your phones back she'll, or in you phones case, and the magnet on the mount grabs onto it. I just jump in the car, pop my phone onto the mount, and drive off. All I have to be is close and the strong magnet grabs it. You can put it in either portrait or landscape position. The mount has a built in swivel base so you can turn it to face the driver or the passenger (great when my wife is with me so I can show her I actually am asking for directions!) It comes with a small one inch by one inch plate, and a slightly larger rectangular one. The only drawback I have found is if you have wireless charging on your phone. You have to use the smaller plate, and experiment with where to put it in order to still use your wireless charging. I have now purchased four of these, and will for any future cars (and friends...)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best mobile gadget ever

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    Panchito
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    For something so simple, I am very pleasantly surprised at the difference it has made in my everyday life. The unit comes in two pieces with a simple metal plate that is stuck the to back of the phone and the other is the mount you can apply to any location in your vehicle. I have mine located just left of center on the dash and it adheres just fine to the curved marbled surface. I was concerned with it supporting the weight of an iPhone 6S Plus and the case, but haven't had any issues to date. The metal plate hasn't caused any perceived interference or signal loss. It has also been relocated to a second phone without issue. As I travel a lot, I use my phone to display maps and having it where I can see it and the road has proved much safer than having to keep it in the cup holder. I would highly recommend this one over any of the vent clips or CD/tape deck adapters.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for Hands Free Mobile Use

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    Exelap
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    Recently, the law changed in my state so that you can no longer hold your mobile phone in your hand, even at red light signals. I needed to be able to make calls and use my GPS but couldn't without risking the chance to get a very expensive ticket. I found this dash mount and thought I would give it a try. It works GREAT! Better than I thought it would. I attached it to my dash just to the right of my steering wheel for easy 1 finger touch on my phone's screen, if I need to. I can talk to text, talk to get directions, have my phone read out texts, all without actually having to touch my phone at all! The best part is I don't have to look down in my lap to see directions. I just have to glance toward my radio and there they are! This product is awesome for people that can't afford or don't want to install the newer stereos with the fancy dashboard. It is under $30 and super easy to install. Took less than a minute once I decided where I wanted to place it. It is adjustable, too, which is very helpful. I wish I had known about this product years ago!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Almost perfect

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    MousieMouse
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    It is a magnet mount with adhesive pad. It does everything it says on the label. However, after using it for as long as I have, I noticed that the adhesive pad quits working after a couple years of use and falls of the dash when under load. I am going to have to glue it back into place soon. The friction ball mount also tends to drift with vibration. Best rotate the mount into the perfect position and adjust the ball until it rests with gravity against the collar. That way it won't shift. Keep this in mind before you use it, that way you won't have to mess and fiddle around with it on the daily. That would just get annoying and dangerous while driving. It is a value product that requires user thought to show its true value.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Really good series of mounts.

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    Twiztedlemon
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    I have a few variations of these mounts, cd player, vent, and sticky (this one). The good, it's a strong strong magnetic mount that holds my 7in shield tablet alone. The device's magnetic backing is very slim (I have it in between my otter box's hard shell and the rubber exterior layer. It will not hold well if you put it on the device itself through all of the layers. The bad: do not use the plastic protector, the ones I have all fell off, but if you apply the metal attachment directly to the device / case, it's very strong! You'll bend the metal trying to get it off and could damage the device if it's done wrong or on certain types of materials. Overall? I have a cd mount and this mount holding my tablet. One will hold it, but used 2 to eliminate shaking. Also have another one like this for holding my s7 edge. So, id recommend it and prefer it to the other styles since it's more universal and it works well. I can swap my tablet and phone and not have a issue at all.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Like Magic!

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    StevenG2014
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    I was really skeptical about how well this thing would work, since I have a great big 6" Nokia 1320, similar in size to a Samsung Note. The phone is so large that using a regular holder that suctioned to the windshield just blocked out too much of my driving view, and I thought that was really unsafe. There were no other smooth flat spaces in my car for the suction cup to hold on to. So I thought I'd give this a try. The 1-inch by 1 1/2 inch base fit nicely on a little vertical spot on my radio, and man, does it hold! But the real test is, would it securely support my phone? I'm pleased to say that, not only does it hold that big, bulky phone without so much as a wiggle, it also holds the phone while the phone is inside it's protective wallet. No awkwardly squeezing clamps open, or geometric exercises to reposition it from portrait to landscape. Nope, just put your phone against it, let it go, and there it stays! I've had it in my car for about a month and a half, and the phone hasn't dropped from it once. Wonderful!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent product for cell phone

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    KMP12268
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    The dash mount is an excellent product. Extremely strong magnet and the adhesive is really strong even in the extreme summer heat in a car. I actually bought the mount for my car to hold my cell phone. I have limited space in my car with no good place for my cell to ride. I was able to stick the mount to the dash area just to the right of the nav screen. It works great to hold my phone and I can adjust the angle of the magnet on the mount for easy viewing. Also, the metal plates provided are very thin and I was able to place one inside my cell phone cover without actually using the adhesive to stick it to my phone or my cover and it works great. The plate stays in place sitting between my phone and case and the magnet is more than strong enough to hold the phone securely in place.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice cell phone mount!!

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    SC831
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    I have been through every car mounts for cell phones out there and finally found one I like. The mount is nice because it's somewhat small so you have many options on mounting positions and won't look really awkward in car. Plus the magnet works really well, especially the larger of the two that comes with package, at holding my phone while driving. Would get 5 stars but if accidentally hit my phone sometimes falls off magnet but I have to hit it with a decent amount of force before it happens. Really nothing major and expected with any magnet type holder. Nice to be able to just put the phone up to holder and it just sticks without any need to adjust clamps or what not!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great holder

    Posted
    Rich
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    While searching for a cell phone holder for my work van, I came across this unit. I was looking for something that wasn't obtrusive, or obnoxious size wise. This holder is perfect. The holder that mounts to the dash is very un obtrusive, I barely even notice its there, and the plate that goes inside the case of my phone doesn't affect it at all. I use this holder with a Galaxy S3 with an otterbox case, and in a Ford E-150 work van. This holds my phone perfectly, has not dropped once, and some of the bumps on local roads here in NY are teeth shattering. One thing to think about, when I first put the plate between the otterbox and phone, I lost the ability to use the NFC function of the phone, I guess the plate in the way blocked it or something. All I did was play with different locations and it works great!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Nice small size and works great

    Posted
    kmp122
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    I use my dash mount for my cell phone and it works perfect. I needed a place for my cell phone, but was hesitant about sticking anything to my dashboard, but this a nice small size with a strong magnetic. I was able to mount it just off to the side of my navigation screen which gives me good visibility and in a handy spot. The small plate fit nicely in my cell phone case (I did not stick the plate to my phone) and it is plenty strong to solidly hold my phone to the magnet. I would highly recommend the product. I use a similar product (same brand) in my other car for a Sirius radio and I love the magnet option as opposed to bulky clamp and suction cup products.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    One of the best

    Posted
    Traveler
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    I installed the dash mount device on my dash, just right of the outer perimeter of the steering wheel. It raises the phone from the console, which forced me to look down every time I needed to look at a map or see who's calling. My car is a 2000 Jaguar XJR. There isn't a lot of room for anything, much less actually drilling into the dash. The adhesive used with this product makes it completely removable in the even you sell the car and get another one. It is the industrial strength double sided tape. It would be easy to remove and install in a new vehicle. The magnet is very strong. Just be careful to keep it away from your charge cards. It will erase the magnetic strip.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product

    Posted
    MikeElectronicBuff
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    I've been using this mount for a few months and now it the best time to add my review. Finding a location that wasn't easy at first but take in consideration of locating the mount in an easy accessible place on your dash. If you wear a case on your phone I wouldn't recommend sticking the magnet on your phone directly. We have an Otterbox Commuter case and the magnet is strong enough to hold but when a pothole is hit or the power cord is attached it would hold for long. Pros: Can be mounted anywhere Magnet is strong Can be used under a case. Comes with small and large magnet Cons: Finding a spot to mount Best used outside a case (Cellphone)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    i was disapointed in the product.

    Posted
    KRWilliams
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    I was very disappointed with the holder. the magnet seems to be ok but the adhesive for mounting the device is week and broke right off when I put my phone on it. it didn't last a hole day before it came un stuck and because there are not additional sticky pads I cant try to rehang it. be careful what you stick it to because It don't want to stick. the turning radius of the device is very limited which limits your ability to adjust the phone or whatever you have to see it clearly, depending on where you put it.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great design, minor drawback

    Posted
    10vs88
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    Likes: Strong (like, impressively strong) magnetic grip, even when driving like an absolute madman. Very small form factor, doesn't block your view when you're NOT using it. Super-thin metal plates (two different sizes) mount with 3M adhesive on the back of your phone/case and add a nearly imperceptible ~0.3mm of thickness. Dislikes: Just one.. if you have wireless charging, don't plan on using it without first removing your case. Even the smaller of the two blocked my ability to charge wirelessly on the Samsung fast charging pad. Overall, AWESOME mount and very well worth the small investment ^__^

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Phone Mount Solution

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    ir0nhid3
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    These phone mounts always work. You don't have to worry about those clunky suction cup mounts or the wiggly vent mounts. Works with most phones with a metal back, getting the 3m sticker to stick to some plastic back phones can be a challenge. Heavier phones may fall off the magnet on bumpy roads. I had an FJ Cruiser and my Note 4 always fell off during my off-road adventures. Now I'm using it with an iPhone 6 Plus in my Mini Cooper and it works like a dream! Can't go wrong with this one! Just be sure you've got you placement right before you stick it anywhere! Best solution for easily mounting your phone in the car!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Overall, Great Affordable Mount

    Posted
    Sarah
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    I love how easy it was to install this, as well as how easy it is to put my phone on and off the mount. I was dubious that the magnet would not stand a chance when I go over speed bumbs or curves and my physical me would go flying, but so far my phone has not fallen off the mount at all. My only grievance with it is that I wish the movement had slightly more tension, as the weight of my phone causes it to sink into the lowest possible position, whereas it would be easier to view GPS and such if it would stay slightly angled. A small detail, easily outweighed by the pros.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works great

    Posted
    Bmolson
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    I have an Apple iPhone 6s. I was able to put the metal plate between my phone and the back protective cover (didn’t have to stick it on my phone). The magnet is strong and holds my phone without issue. I stuck it to my dash on the eye glass holder. My only mistake was I didn’t check the position by opening the eye glass holder and it doesn’t open all the way. If it came with another sticky tape, I would remove it and place it down another 1/4 inch to clear the cover. Oh well, senior moment...(yes I am a senior so I can say that)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Very versitile and holds a variety of stuff

    Posted
    Bivy
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    The thing that I like about this holder is that you can put it pretty much anywhere. You can also mount just about anything on it as well. Never had an issue with my iPhone 6 Plus falling off because the magnet wasn't strong enough. It is lacking some features I would like though. The adhesive tape that holds the mount is strong but I wish it came with more so you could have multiple locations to mount the base if you want to change. I went and purchased some Industrial strength velcro and used that instead. That way I can remove it if need be and can mount it in different locations, cars, etc.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Scosche Magic Mount

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    Todd38
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    This Scosche Magic Mount was exactly what I have been looking for. I needed a Cell phone Holder for a IPhone , and this device works perfect. You mount the Holder part on any surface with the 3M adhesive tape attached, and the magnet Mount. Take one of the magnets that are included with the package and install it directly on the device, or behind the case, or behind the battery cover. Make sure to secure the magnet with the 3M tape attached. It's so Easy.. I mounted mine in my car on the dash board. Drove over speed bumps, up and down hills, stopped fast.. doesn't move. This device is cool...

    I would recommend this to a friend