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    25 Products For People Who Basically Can't Put Their Phone Down

    Things that'll help you protect, charge, enhance, or disconnect from that little computer you're probably reading this on. 📱

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    1. A screen protector, because you're the Queen of Shattered Screens with a reputation for having butter fingers. 👑 Considering how much you love your phone (and how many times you drop it in a day), this is a worthy investment.,

    The next time your phone takes a hard fall, the screen protector might shatter — and that's the point! It breaks so your *actual* phone screen doesn't have to. Mad respect for all the screen protectors out there.

    Promising review: "This is a great screen protector that’s a better deal than any phone store I’ve seen. It comes with two per pack with wet and dry cloths to clean the screen off, and a frame that goes around your phone to better align the protector so it doesn’t come out crooked like it’s always done for me in the past no matter how slowly I applied the screen. I’ve been using the first one for a year until I dropped my phone the other day and it happened to land on the only two pieces of gravel around and cracked the screen badly. Ugh. Luckily I still had the extra protector at home still. When it was on my phone still I really couldn’t tell if it was just the protector busted or not. Thankfully my screen was completely undamaged thanks to this awesome protector! Definitely would recommend to others!Nicole

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $5.99.

    2. A clip-on light guaranteed to make your selfie game stronger. than. ever.

    before-and-after reviewer photo using the selfie light

    Promising review: "I was so excited to get this product and when I opened it it did not disappoint! The light is extremely bright which is exactly what I need for my eyeshadow pictures. It fit perfectly on my iPhone too." —yazmin

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    3. A phone case with a built-in card holder because you never forget your phone but are somehow always losing your wallet.

    reviewer photo showing pink Spigen card case with metro card in it

    Promising review: "I love love love this case!! I can very easily fit two cards, possibly three but it will be tight. So great to be able to just bring my ID and a card and put this case on my pocket without having to bring my purse. I have also dropped my phone a couple of times. Yikes. But is case is one tough case!! The rubber on the corners are a life saver! I will definitely order another if/when my case is ready to be replace. I really don't think it will be anytime soon!!" —SSkoog

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in five colors).

    4. A magnetic phone mount for your car so you can easily read your incoming texts, change your Spotify playlist, navigate maps, what have you.

    FYI: it works with all smartphones!

    Promising review: "Works really well on my AC vent, I thought it would slide out easily, but it has held on! I recommend these Magnetic Mounts, they hold my phone case really well. I also have a magnetic credit card storage case from VENA and I couldn’t be happier!" —CocoaJan

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    5. A pair of blue-light-blocking glasses to protect your eyes from harmful digital eye strain. 🤓,

    Promising review: "I work in front of a screen all day and had recently been getting headaches due to blue light exposure. You can clearly see the change of color when you put these on, and they've made a world of difference for me. And you can't beat the price! I highly recommend!!" —kwatson

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in 13 colors).

    6. A UV phone sanitizer because, well, only you know all the places your phone's been. 🙃 This can kill bacteria and germs living on it, which'll ease your mind as you simultaneously eat french fries and text your mom.

    reviewer photo showing their phone in the sanitizing box

    Promising review: "This product is great to clean the items you don’t even think about cleaning. Car keys or mid-sized remote controllers for TV/dvd players - easily sanitized using this UV light box. I’ve put my wireless mouse and wii remotes in it too! The cycle is only three minutes, so it’s a quick cleaner! I am thinking about getting another one so one is on my nightstand and one on the main floor. I also like how I can have my phone charging while it’s being sanitized!" —Shea K.

    Get it from Amazon for $40.99.

    7. A portable photo printer so all those pics you take can finally materialize into a trendy photo wall in your bedroom.

    Reviewer photo showing the mobile printer next two four prints

    Promising review: "This is exactly what I was looking for. I also have a Polaroid camera, but the quality of the picture cannot compare to that of photos from this printer. Setup was quick and easy and I love it so far." —Yewon Shin

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99+ (available in three colors).

    8. A handy cable organizer to help you get organized and keep track of your phone charger (so you stop stealing your BFF's).

    Several multicolored leather cord organizers arranged in a circle
    Darrell Standing / Etsy

    Promising review: "Incredibly fast shipping! These leather cord holders/keepers are great. They are very soft and the snap seems sturdy. No more using twist ties to hold my charger cords. Seller included a personalized note and a couple of extra goodies." —Kim

    Get it from Darrell Standing on Etsy for $2.73+.

    9. A Game of Phones card game because you're always playing on your phone, so you might as well incorporate it into game night with your peeps.

    Game of Phones game
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "I can't tell you how many times my family is sitting around staring at their phones, this game makes their phone a way to communicate with the family, a way to keep interacting together and still have their most important tool..their phone! This will travel with us and always be around!" —Adrienne

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $20.

    10. A Smart Squeeze stress relief ball that syncs up to an app so you can track your grip strength and exercise those texting muscles.

    Smart Squeeze Stress Relief Ball
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "You're getting exactly what you'd expect. I purchased this for my husband. He's been interested in his grip strength after working on pull-ups for a while. This device was easily paired with a phone app, and tracks grip strength. He's having fun with it, and said it feels like a game. Like I said, this is exactly what you'd expect. I'm very happy with it." —Natalie

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $40.

    11. A Tribit StormBox portable speaker you can attach to everything from bike handlebars to backpacks to shower heads. It can literally go anywhere, which means you'll always have decent sound the next time you need some comedic relief from Netflix.


    Promising review: "Tribit StormBox does indeed live up to its name. The power-packed speaker boasts of an incredible design along with a strap that can be used to attached it to almost anywhere. It goes well with my bag or table or the fan stand. The sound quality is top notch that I stopped using my TV speakers and connected to Tribit StormBox for the sound! The charge stays for a great deal of time in terms of battery life and the sound quality is top notch. Had no issues with the Bluetooth connectivity. It connects like a charm." —Sebin Pullukatt

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99 (available in two colors).

    12. A pair of smartphone gloves that prevent you from having to take one glove off and tuck it under your armpit just so you can successfully place your takeout order on the way home.,

    Promising review: "Bought these gloves because I am a college student in Michigan. The winters are brutal and I usually talk on the phone while I walk to and from class. On really cold days (which are most days in the winter here) my hands ache while holding my phone as I walk to and from classes on campus. I couldn't wear regular mittens because it defeated the purpose when I had to use my touch screen phone. I went on Amazon and found these gloves. They're so cute and warm and work on my phone, I am thoroughly happy with my purchase." —Clair

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in sizes M-XL and 10 colors).

    13. Or, these leather touchscreen gloves equipped with a warm, winter-ready lining, because not even a snow ball fight can get in the way of you checking your notifs.

    reviewer photo showing person texting while wearing the touchscreen leather gloves in black

    Promising review: "Seriously! Beautiful leather, very warm. I was just in New York for the holidays over the -40 cold snap New York hasn’t seen in decades. These gloves keep me warm, and I could also use my phone while wearing them. Highly recommend." —Alex

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99 (available in five sizes and nine colors).

    14. An adjustable phone stand that'll give your hands a break while you FaceTime, play Angry Birds, or watch beauty tutorials. ✨

    Promising review: "The stand sits solidly on my desk and I don’t have to worry about it falling over. Very simple and well-thought-out design with the two prongs to make space for the charging cord. The silicone on the stand means I can take the case off of my phone and it will not suffer any cosmetic damage. I like how the stand doesn’t involve any clipping in or snapping together, because that often can damage the phone if it is not in a case. Very simple and useful!" —Ismeh

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    15. A rattan phone stand to give ya a better grip on your phone, as well as make it easy to prop up in landscape mode. And it's 1,000% cuter than most phone accessories out there.

    Hirsch & Timber

    Hirsch & Timber is an Asian-American owned small business that specializes in boho accessories and home decor pieces.

    Promising review: "I’m so in love with this phone stand! It’s so cute and such good quality! I’ve gotten a lot of compliments on it! You definitely need one of these in your life!!" —Blair

    Get it from Hirsch & Timber for $14+ (available in two sizes, two colors, and two base color options).

    16. A budget-friendly waterproof phone pouch so you can take your phone under the sea and snap some pics! 🦞,

    Promising review: "I recently got back from an adventurous trip to the Philippines where this dry bag helped me take photos through all our adventures. We swam with whale sharks in salt water seas, swam through cold canyon waters, jumped through cliffs/waterfalls into the bluest waters, and traveled along several islands with this bag keeping my iPhone 6s and cash safe and dry! No problems with it. Highly recommended!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in 15 colors).

    17. A set of cable protectors to prevent your phone chargers from prematurely fraying. There's nothing worse than being on 1% and frantically plugging in your charger only to discover... it no longer works. These cute lil' animals will make sure it doesn't happen.

    six cable protectors (spider, turtle, lobster, penguin, crab, and octopus)

    Promising review: "This bundle is perfect. Has several adorable creatures that fit on the cords perfectly! Fast shipping too. Very happy with this purchase." —Carollyn Sorensen

    Get them from Amazon for $16.89.

    18. Or, a charging pad so you never have to waste minutes on end trying to find that *exact* angle for your frayed charging cord to actually work.

    This is compatible with both Apple and Android phones.

    Promising review: "One of the most aesthetically pleasing wireless chargers I've ever seen & used. I've tried different ones and they either take too long to charge and gets hot or are bulky. This one is perfect for leaving at home, work and taking with you to travel." —Ken

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in eight colors).

    19. A pack of screen-cleaning pads perfect for wiping away dust, finger prints, and any other kinds of smudges that might be gracing your screen.

    Promising review: "I have a really hard time keeping the screen of my iPhone clean. I'm always touching it and leaving residue or finger prints. What's even harder than keeping it clean is keeping track of my cleaning cloth. This cleaning pad is a great solution for me because it's much easier to store and keep track of than a stray cloth and it is sturdy enough to be able to clean my phone within just a couple of swipe across it. It's small, which is great for my uses and perfect for mobile phone cleaning. It seems to be sturdy and I don't think it will fall apart with standard use." —Nicholas Calderone

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $12.99.

    20. A smartphone magnifier so you no longer have to squint really hard while watching Tasty videos on loop (did they put one or two eggs in that vegan banana bread??). 😉🍌

    reviewer photo of the smartphone magnifier

    Promising review: "It’s so cool for using your phone to watching something and you can made it bigger in screen size. It works much better than I imagined. It would be good for travel or camping." —Liya

    Get it from Amazon for $21.95 (available in five colors).

    21. Speks magnetic balls if you need to spend time off your phone. They are the adult fidget toy of your dreams, and great for stress relief, breaking habits, and distracting you from nervously scrolling Instagram for the millionth time today.

    Speks rainbow magnetic balls

    Promising review: "Love love love!!! Such a good way to ease stress and 'anxious hands' without being on your phone." —Rachel G

    Get them from Speks for $44.95+ (available in 25 colors).

    22. Or a clear jigsaw puzzle that'll feel impossible to assemble. You'll be so fixated on completing this sucker, you might just forget your phone exists altogether.

    CMOriginalsCo / Via Etsy

    Promising review: "This is an awesome puzzle! I got the 100-piece and I loved it. I love a challenge and puzzles and this was both. I would recommend to anyone who loves puzzles or mind benders. The puzzle pieces are made so nice and packages in a nice resealable bag." —Justine

    Get it from CMOriginalsCo on Etsy for $16.99+ (available in four sizes).

    23. OR, a copy of The New York Times' greatest crossword puzzles that's sure to be equally as challenging and distracting.

    cover of The New York Times Greatest Hits of Wednesday crossword puzzles

    The book includes 100 medium-difficulty puzzles.

    Promising review: "The Wednesday puzzles are just right. Not so easy you could do them in your sleep. Not so difficult they cause you to cheat (at lease not on ALL the words). Big enough to keep you entertained for a long while." —Elaine

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    24. How To Break Up With Your Phone — a guidebook packed with essential tips and strategies on how to establish a better relationship with your smartphone. 💔

    cover of "How To Break Up With Your Phone" by Catharine Price

    Get it from Amazon for $11.69, Bookshop for $11.95 (to support local bookstores), Target for $11.69, or check your local library.

    25. And, a time-locking container (as seen on Shark Tank!) you can stick your phone in anytime you're feeling like you need a break and just wanna disconnect for a bit.

    reviewer photo showing their phone in the time-locking box

    Promising review: "I am attached to my phone and it's a detriment to my ACTUAL JOB and my responsibilities at home (you know like showering, cleaning, laundry, basic necessities). I bought this box to help with that. I will probably bring this with me when I go back into the office HONEST TO GOD. I feel like there is so much happening all the time and I forget that it will STILL BE THERE when the box unlocks. It's straight up the BEST product I've bought during COVID. I cannot recommend it enough. Will it be a required gift for all future birthdays? Maybe. I'm serious, everyone should have one at home for their phones... BUY IT FOR YOUR MENTAL STABILITY. I promise you don't need to be on TikTok/Instagram/Reddit/Twitter/Snapchat all day. It'll be okay. PROMISE." —Alexa

    Get it from Amazon for $69.90.

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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