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24 Samsung Phone Cases That Will Actually Protect Your Phone

The only phone cases you'll ever need.

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We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to give us the scoop on their favorite cases for Samsung phones—here is the full roundup of cases you can count on to keep your phone protected at all times.

1. A cheap 360 degree case that's created from soft transparent rubber with cutouts for all your phone's ports.


“I’ve bought a generic 360 degree case in pretty much every color. It provides full coverage for my Samsung Galaxy S7, and doesn’t compromise the screen’s functionality.” —Terry K

Get it from Amazon for $7.90. Available in nine colors.

2. A Spigen Slim Armor CS wallet case, which is made with air-cushion technology and has a place for you to store a couple of cards.

“I have a Spiegen Slim Armor CS case that I use with my Samsung Galaxy S7. It is incredibly sturdy without feeling bulky. It also has a slot that holds two cards, which makes my life incredibly convenient. It comes in black and champagne gold. it looks distinctive but is still fitting for any social or professional setting — which I love! —Kayla S

Get it from Amazon for $18.97+. Available in two colors.

3. A generic shockproof case that features a soft silicone outer layer and bumper edge to help keep your screen damage-free.

“A cheap shockproof case was just what I needed. I drop my phone all the time, but I’ve never even gotten the tiniest crack. The case is inexpensive and available for several different phone models.” —Ruby J

Get it from Amazon for $6.38+. Available in eight colors.

4. An extremely nostalgic RedBubble case — if you are looking for the perfect replica of Monica and Rachel’s apartment door on Friends.

“I went two and a half years without a phone case because I never felt the need. Then I saw one that was a replica of Monica and Rachel’s door from Friends and bought it without hesitating. It’s nothing fancy, but I love it!” —Katie’s Golden Dust

Get it from RedBubble: Snap Case for $25 and Tough Case for $30.

5. A gorgeous mother of pearl Milk and Honey case that’s as sturdy as it is stylish.

“I love the Milk and Honey two-piece case I use for my Samsung Edge 7. It’s taken quite a few falls — including one down a set of hardwood stairs — and my phone is still working fine.” —Jenna Schroeder, Facebook

Get it from Amazon for $6.95 and Verizon for $39.99.

6. A gorgeous Obliq Slim Meta case with an airbrushed metallic back and dual-layer construction.

“My Obliq case was super cheap and protects my Samsung Edge 7 very well.” —Kathy Baran, Facebook

Get it from Amazon for $7.50+. Available in three colors.

7. A Supcase Unicorn Beetle Pro case that includes a 360 degree swivel belt clip and a tough polyurethane and polycarbonate construction.

“The Supcase Unicorn Beetle case is wallet-friendly and saves my phone from every disaster it encounters.” —Andrea P

Get it from Amazon for $17.99 or Supcase for $25. Available in four colors.

8. A pretty RedBubble case you can personalize with a cartoon, photo, or really any design of your choice.

“RedBubble is the best place to buy Samsung cases! I currently have a Wes Anderson cartoon on my case. I dropped it off a10-foot ladder, and it didn’t even scratch. It’s cute, durable, and affordable!” —Surina Pop

Get it from RedBubble for $22.91+.

9. A Speck Candyshell Grip case, that features rubber stripes on the sides and back to give you a firm grip at all times.

"The Speck Candyshell Grip case has saved my phone’s life several times. My Samsung Galaxy has been dropped, thrown, and even tumbled down flights of stairs with absolutely no damage. Every time my phone would have a particularly brutal fall, I’d pick it up expecting a cracked screen. But it’s still in perfect condition. I’ll never get a different case!” —HFB

Get it from Amazon for $15.15.

10. A sturdy LifeProof case with a built-in scratch protector to keep your phone looking like perfection.

“I switched from Otterbox to Lifeproof a few years ago, and I've never looked back!” —Antigone Mcgee, Facebook

Get it from Amazon for $42.13. Available in six colors.

11. An Incipio DualPro case, which features a soft-touch coating on the outside and two-layer construction for added drop protection.

“I got an Incipio case off of Amazon last year for my Samsung Galaxy S7. I’ve dropped my phone about five times in ways that probably would have shattered the screen if not for the case!” —Ezzrah

Get it from Amazon for $12.51+.

12. A minimal i-Blason Halo Clear case with a wrap-around bumper for a fuss-free but fashionable way to keep your phone safe and secure.

“There’s legit nothing better than just a simple clear case for a Samsung phone.” —Vermicelli

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 or i-Blason for $12. Available in four colors.

13. A scratch-resistant Pelican ProGear Voyager case, which includes a handy belt clip.

“Pelican cases are the best ever!” —Chris

Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

14. A lightweight Otterbox Commuter case that's a major hit among Samsung owners — especially Galaxy Note 4 fans.

“I’ve had an Otterbox with a glass screen protector on my Samsung Galaxy Note 4 for over two years now. I once accidentally slammed a car’s hood straight down on my phone, and it didn’t even crack the screen!” —Madeline’s Mischief

Get it from Amazon for $19.95. Available in three colors.

15. A Caseology Messenger case, so you’ll have a place to keep a few cards while toting around your phone all day.

“I am happy with my Caseology Messenger case for my Samsung Galaxy S7. The fabric is nice and soft, and I can get away with just having my ID and a single credit card in it.” —Chad S

Get it from Amazon for $13.99 or Caseology for $19.99. Available in three colors.

16. An Otterbox Defender case that comes with three layers of protection and a belt clip that can be used as a kickstand.

“I had a Samsung Galaxy S5 in a Otterbox Defender case that my pit and lab mix puppy tried to chew through. He bit through the front, destroying the phone’s glass screen. But he could not bite through the back. The Samsung Galaxy S5 has a flimsy back. And without the Defender case, he would have bitten through the whole phone!” —Ken Crosley, Facebook

Get it from Amazon for $19.95. Available in eight colors.

17. A UAG Trooper case, which offers easy access to your phone's screens and buttons — and holds as many as four cards.

“The UAG case for Samsung Galaxy S7 is badass and doesn’t look bulky at all.” —Milk And Honey X

Get it from Amazon for $29.93+. Available in 10 colors.

18. A pretty Ballistic Jewel case designed to protect your phone from a tumble as far as six feet — but hopefully you won't have to put it to that test.

“Ballistic cases are a great dupe for the Otterbox cases — especially since they are half the price!” —Seraiah Myeraha

Get it from Amazon for $19.31+.

19. A sleek two-toned Otterbox case, which features multilayer construction that can shield your device from even the most dramatic falls.

“I had an Otterbox case on my Samsung Galaxy 5 for two years, and my phone looked flawless when I finally upgraded. And I still have an Otterbox Commuter on my Samsung Galaxy 7.” —Collen Hillis Dixon, Facebook

Get it from Amazon for $17.69+. Available in seven colors.

20. A Lifeproof case that’s waterproof and shatterproof, ensuring your phone will be shielded from any unexpected drama.

“I have a Lifeproof case and it’s great! It’s waterproof and shatterproof. I drop my phone quite often, and it doesn’t even have a scratch. They’re a tad expensive, but worth the extra money!” —Savanna Copap

Get it from Amazon for $20.99+. Available in four colors.

21. A pretty Spigen Capella case with a hard-back cover and air-cushion corners to absorb the energy of falls.

“The Spigen Capella case is the best one that I’ve bought for my Galaxy Note 4. It’s strong, sturdy, and the sides are cushioned. It comes in three pastel colors, and it’s quite inexpensive.” —Pooki

Get it from Amazon for $13.99 or Spigen for $29.99. Available in Lemon Yellow and Mint.

22. A Tech 21 case with a bumper edge that sticks out to shield your phone from being scratched by rough surfaces.

“Tech21 makes the best cases, hands down. I’ve used them for my Samsung Galaxy S4 and S6. I drop my phone regularly, and this case protects it.” —Stephanie 88

Get it from Amazon for $24.99+.

23. A tough Skinguardz case made from soft silicone and has a built-in kickstand.

“I’ve used Skinguardz pretty much exclusively for the past three years. I drop my phone constantly and have never had an issue. And a lot of them have a built-in kickstand, which is super handy.” —Gillis Kahn

Get it from Amazon for $11.79+. Available in 32 colors.

24. And an Otterbox Symmetry case that has raised edges to protect your screen and comes in several vibrant patterns.

“The Otterbox Symmetry case is great. My phone has seen some pretty horrific falls, and this case has kept it immaculate. Otterbox has a fabulous warranty. Plus, their customer service team is the most helpful and friendly group of reps I’ve encountered. This company is why brand loyalty exists!” —Smack Girl

Get it from Amazon for $13.89+. Available in 16 colors.

And just like that, you can fear drops no more.

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