Is there a safe way to car mount my iPhone?


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I'm looking for a device that will safely mount my iPhone on my car's dashboard, so that I can easily glance at the map when using the navigation feature. Is there any such a device that will prevent my iPhone from being a projectile, or that will itself not become a projectile, in the event of a crash? Ideally something that is compatible with multiple types of phone cases because I currently have a Lifeproof case but it is on its last legs and I will probably need to replace it soon with something cheaper. I have an iPhone 4S. Thanks!


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DH & I use [ame=""]this[/ame] in our cars. I have an LG Android and he has a 5C and it fits both of them in cases very well. It also worked with his 4.

I have no illusions that the phone couldn't possibly fly out in a crash, but the holder attaches extremely securely to the windshield and grabs the phone very securely for driving. I figure being able to look up and see my map rather than fumbling around and looking down is simply safer overall.


Admin - CPS Technician
I got a suction-cup-mounted, flexible-arm thingy for $5 at 5 Below the other day. The cradle is adjustable to hold a wide variety of devices. I have no idea how it would perform in a crash, but...


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Don't forget to secure things in the back seats, too. I've come across far too many folks with laptops, backpacks, and other common objects that turn into life-ending projectiles in even city-speed (e.g., 30 mph) crashes.


CPSDarren - Admin
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DH & I use this in our cars. I have an LG Android and he has a 5C and it fits both of them in cases very well. It also worked with his 4.

I use this one for my Galaxy Note 2:

[ame=""] iOttie One Touch XL Windshield Dashboard Car Mount Holder for Galaxy S5/S4/Note3/Note 2 - Retail Packaging - Black (HLCRIO101): Cell Phones & Accessories[/ame]

In addition to the one you have, it looks like the same company makes a few different ones for iPhone in black or white.


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Is there anything that's more secure than just a suction cup mount with side pressure mount on the phone? I'm thinking something where the device would mount with a strong adhesive, at the very least, and maybe have fingers that grasp the sides of the phone, rather than just with a non-slip pad and pressure. Is there nothing like that out there?

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