4 Cool Smartphone Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

Smartphone hacks are basically a dime a dozen, and why wouldn't they be? Pretty much everyone has one, and we all could use a little optimization when it comes to the way we handle ours. But here are 4 amazing DIY smartphone hacks that you haven't heard of yet! Whether you need a new case to protect your phone from scratches and dirt or you want to wow your friends with a rad new party trick using your smartphone, we've got you covered!

1. DIY Smartphone Case

You'll Need:

  • tie
  • needle
  • thread
  • velcro fasteners

Here's How:

1.1 Cut off the bottom part of the tie and unfold the fabric.

1.2 Turn the piece of fabric over and sew the sides together. Also sew up the end part where you made the cut. The width of the pocket should be wide enough to fit your smartphone.

1.3 Turn the section you have sewn together inside out.

1.4 Attach a velcro fastener to the opening with self-adhesive velcro. And there you have it – a nifty little smartphone case.

2. Color Changing Smartphone Case

You'll Need:

  • clear plastic smartphone cover
  • white spray paint
  • thermal nail polish

Here's How:

2.1 Spray a clear plastic smartphone cover with white spray paint.

2.2 Paint the smartphone case with the thermal nail polish and let it dry. Place the cover on your phone, and when you hold it in your hands, you'll see the case change colors right in front of your eyes.

3. Smartphone Hologram

You'll Need:

Here's How:

3.1 Glue the printed hologram template to a surface that you can cut on.

3.2 Put plexiglass on the template and cut out the shape with a box cutter.

3.3 Use tape to glue the 4 pieces of plexiglass together. Make sure that you have a pyramid-like shape at the end.

3.4 Now go to your video platform of choice and search for "hologram video." Place the plexiglass pyramid upside down on top of your smartphone and you'll see a small hologram rise. Wow!

4. Smartphone Holder

You'll Need:

  • empty, clean shampoo bottle
  • marker
  • box cutter
  • sandpaper
  • spray paint
  • acrylic paint
  • paintbrush 
  • clear varnish

Here's How:

4.1 Cut off the top of an empty, clean shampoo bottle with a box cutter as shown in the video.

4.2 Also cut a hole in the back that's big enough for you to put your phone charger through.

4.3 Sand the edges with sandpaper to smooth it out.

4.4 Spray your custom shampoo bottle with spray paint and decorate it however you want. Now you can put your smartphone in a nifty little holder while it's charging instead of putting it on the floor.

These are such useful gifts to give people, and they will undoubtedly be a hit with every single smartphone owner in your life. Not to mention, the hologram makes for a pretty cool party trick. Be as smart as your phone and try these epic hacks!


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