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9 Weird (And Annoying) Smartphone Habits You’ve Developed

We surveyed over 1,000 people. Here are their top smartphone pet peeves (plus a few of our own personal favorites).

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1. Taking Selfies in Public

No matter how subtle you think you’re being, this is what you look like. The selfie pandemic must be why only 8% of people think this is most annoying habit.
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No matter how subtle you think you’re being, this is what you look like. The selfie pandemic must be why only 8% of people think this is most annoying habit.

2. Over-cleaning it

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The only things people say they clean more than their smartphone are underwear and countertops - ew?

3. Throwing it Across a Room

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Whether you’re angry, annoyed or scared, it’s weird...and probably why 55% of you crack your screens.

4. Letting it Control Your Day

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Nearly one in three people told us they’d rather lose their wallet than their phone.

5. Laughing/Yelling/Making Sure the Entire World Can Hear Your Convo.

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This comes in second for most annoying habits. Don’t be that guy (or girl).

6. Texting and Driving

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This is a given, but more than half of our respondents said that this still ticks them off the most.

7. Texting and Walking

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Most respondents think texting while driving is worse - but this causes more injuries (and is SO frustrating).

8. Using Emojis Excessively

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This falls just short of annoying ringtones and foodie-instas.

9. Refusing to Part From it

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About one third of people say they won’t get rid of old phones even after upgrading.

At Gazelle, we don't judge your weird habits. Whether you threw it, soaked it or left it in a drawer, we'll replace your smartphone with cash.