Shrinking Otterbox Defender Silicone

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    Does anyone know if there is a way to shrink the silicone case from the otterbox defender.
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    I wouldn't think so! Is your silicone stretched out like mine? Lol.
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    Why are you trying to do this? Is it stretched out and to big now?
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    Sort of. I want to fit snug. It's loose a bit
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    OK, did you think about putting it in the oven for a few just to get it warm and then in some cold water for it to shrink. Just a thought, not sure if it will work.
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    Im not sure that will work either. Lmbo
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    Call otterbox and ask for a new silicone piece. You should still be under warranty. Jbs idea might work as well. Might! Lol.
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    Make sure you have oven cleaner near by. It will help clean up the glob of melted rubber you will soon have
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    It takes a good bit of heat to melt silicone, but I agree and still wouldn't try shrinking it in the oven. Lmao! :D
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    That's just a crazy idea.
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    Calling otterbox would be your best bet. Their customer service rocks! I've had to use them twice and they sent me a replacement for my commuter and defender. No questions asked. :D!
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    Really. I had to get my belt clip replaced. They sent one out quick. I'll contact them again
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    That'd be better than cooking it in the oven! Lol.
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    If you remove the whole otterbox using warm to hot water wash it with dawn dish soap both the rubber and the plastic dry it real good and put the rubber on the air conditioner vent let the plastic set out to dry good and its like new again. I did it for several otterboxes and it works great.
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    Better than grilling it. Remember remove phone first,
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    I'm not stupid. Lmao
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    I know i'm just being silly no reflection on you. Bad week of layoffs at work so I may have come off with the wrong tone.

    Peace
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    It's alright. I guess 
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    Sorry to hear that man. The job market just sucks right now. :(!

    Rotfl!! :D

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