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Others, though, never put their phone at risk. Still, a little bit of protection is worth having, if only to help absorb a bit of the impact on a drop. Plus, a grippy bumper on the phone actually makes it easier to keep the device standing upright to watch videos.
What if you told you that your probably have the cheapest phone bumper ever sitting in your house right now. It’s been there all along, right under your nose!
We’re talking about a rubber band!
All you need is a wide rubber band, which you probably have sitting around. If not, you can go to your local grocery store and snag one, or just go buy a bag of them for a couple of dollars from your local office store.
Wrap the rubber band around the edges of your phone (be careful not to snap it into your hand), and you’re good to go.
Obviously, this isn’t meant to serve as a long-term replacement for a traditional phone case, and the protection it offers is minimal, but in a pinch, it’s a tip that could certainly come in handy.
Do you have any other common household items that you use for unorthodox reasons? Let us know!