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Modifying the NewerTech NuGuard KX Case for iPhone 6s, 6s Plus with a Knife and Scissors

I’ve been using the NewerTech NuGuard KX Case for iPhone 6s, 6s Plus on my iPhone 6s Plus since I got the 6s Plus (also on the iPhone 5s before that)

I’ve dropped the iPhone 6s Plus (what a clumsy form factor) enough times and hard enough that I’m pretty sure the NuGuard KX case saved me from an expensive re-buy, so the case has proved its worth to me.

But one thing that has been an annoyance is the on/off button being difficult to activate with the case over it, and difficult to find by feel in the first place. So using a knife and scissors, I fixed the problem by removing the case that sits over the on/off switch. The case is sturdy enough that cutting out a hunk of it to expose the on/off switch is no problem.

As an unexpected bonus, the hole cut into the case provides a great finger slot for a sure grip. I am now very pleased with my “custom mod” NuGuard KX Case.

NewerTech NuGuard KX Case installed on Apple iPhone 6s Plus, customized knife and scissors cutout
NewerTech NuGuard KX Case for Apple iPhone6s and 6s Plus (and older models)
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