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on August 3, 2016
I originally came here to write a not so great review about this product, as I used it for the first time yesterday. Then I saw all the photos that accompany the product description. As others have noted, there are no instructions included. You might think a product so simple as this doesn't need instructions. But there are two tiny rubber clamps that I had NO IDEA what to do with. So, I stashed them away in a drawer.

When I used this mat yesterday, the first thing I noticed was the angle was way too severe. All I could see on my screen was the glare of the sun. Then I came here to view the question section. That's when I noticed the photos that show exactly how those tiny clamps are to be used. Now that I know, the clamps have significantly improved the angle (made it much closer to 90 degrees) and I think this product will work fine for me.

Would have been nice if they could have included some simple instructions with the product to explain the use of those tiny clamps....
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on June 26, 2017
I needed somewhere to put my phone in my Infiniti Q60. It's a beautiful car, but Nissan doesn't think straight sometimes. There is nowhere to store your phone (and I have two). Also, I see some scary things during my daily commute. There are several 80+ people still driving who really should not be driving. Wrong side of the street, running lights, you name it. So I wanted a dashcam too. But running cords through my brand new lining didn't sound appealing. Plus, transferring video from a webcam is typically a pain. I thought, why not find a way to store my phone in my jacked-up car, and also use that phone as a super HD dashcam? This IPOW gizmo does the trick. It's a rubbery silicone so it doesn't slip on my dashboard (I've tried). And it holds my Samsung S7 Edge snugly and at just the right angle to capture the road ahead. I solved two problems and saved over $100.
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on July 18, 2016
I'll be honest, I was worried about this product. I didn't really believe it would stay in place on my dashboard while I drove. But I've been pleasantly surprised! The dash mat hasn't slid once. I don't even have it on a flat surface -- its edges overlap ridges on my dash. It still stays in place. I highly recommend this product to anyone who wants to avoid the risks of suction cups or airvent mounts!
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on October 10, 2016
Works well while being lightweight. Perfect for the traveler. I have tried them all. A heavyweight clamp that worked well but got my carry-on inspected or my checked luggage inspected by TSA every time. Got tired of fighting with the vent clip mounts. So if you travel and are flying then renting a car, this is great when using your phone as GPS. Lightweight, doesn't alarm TSA, stays in place on the dash and it's super easy to put the phone in and get it out.
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on November 18, 2016
I put this on my steering wheel column so that my phone is right in front of me. It stays in place, keeps the phone from sliding around and is easy to use. My husband and parents liked it so much that they all asked for one, too. Excellent alternative to something that attaches either to the window or air vents!
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on December 20, 2016
Like this holder so much better than the windshield mount ones. I must have gone through 6 of those over the years. This really grips to your dash and you don't have to apply any adhesive. it is nice that when you are not using it, you just pick it up and put it in a compartment. No messing with suction cups !! I have owned this product for over a month now.
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on September 5, 2016
I was skeptical but this little gadget works great! My husband has a Galaxy Note and likes to use the GPS feature when we travel. Since buying this product the phone has stayed in place and the GPS is easy to safely use while driving.

Stays well on the dash, looks nice and is functional...can't ask for much more!
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on February 6, 2017
I had my doubts when looking at this thing online... but it turns out that this phone holder is great!

I purchased the 2nd-generation IPOW silicone phone holder for my Subaru Outback (2015- generation). It sits nicely on top of my rubberized dashboard. It is made of a fairly grippy soft rubber that conforms to the contour of the dash and doesn't slide around. It has a pretty sizable footprint, so it's able to maintain good grip without the use of adhesives. Although I haven't taken it off-roading or anything like that, I can definitely say that I have had NO problems with the iPOW sliding anywhere at all when driving on highways, in the city, or on mountain roads. My phone has always stayed put, exactly where I put it, with no issues at all. (Although I'm not a daredevil, I am also not a gentle-footed driver, FWIW.)

We use this with an iPhone 5 with an Apple case, and an iPhone 6 that has a typical, medium-thickness clear case. It works with both phones very well. It comes with an extra set of mounts that will fit somewhat thicker cases. We haven't had any issues with buttons being inadvertently pressed, or anything like that. The mounts that your phone sits in are fully adjustable side-to-side. The viewing angle is less adjustable (there's a little nub of rubber to help with that, which it does effectively, although it falls off easily and is annoying), but I've been doing fine with the phone at its default angle.

I would buy this one again!
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on April 11, 2017
I purchased this to use in rental cars. It worked well without having to mess around installing something into the vent. My phone stayed in without sliding. There are no directions, so I'm glad other reviewers mentioned the use of the small rubber pieces that hold your phone forward. Unfortunately, I lost one of them after the first use, so it can be challenging keeping all the parts together. I brought both size holders that come with it as my husband had a large battery charger attached to his phone. Both his Samsung Galaxy with the battery and my iPhone 6 fit. I used it in Florida, where it was about 80 degrees outside, with the air conditioning on in the car and the phone overheated and I had to take it down. My 2 complaints are that the phone overheated because it was on the dash and the small rubber pieces should be attached so they don't get lost. It's great for a rental car, but I wouldn't use it for everyday in my own car.
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on October 2, 2016
Best one I ever owned! I don't use it everyday, because some of the comments about it getting too sticky in the heat made me nervous. It's perfect for me! I can see my entire screen, it doesn't slide on my dash and it fits perfectly in several storage areas in my car! I love it and highly recommend it! It's very flexible, so I think it would adapt to a lot of dashboards.
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