mic_888 · Jan 14, 2011 at 06:00 am

Custom DIY Dock For Phones With Cases Or Extended Batteries

If you’re one of the many device owners that have provided protection in the form of a case or perhaps added an aftermarket extended battery, you’ll know how hard it is to find a dock that fits.

XDA forum member jonagpa has the solution to this in the form of a custom DIY dock, which ultimately will fit your phone perfectly.

You’ll need some AMACO Friendly Plastic Pellets, plastic wrap, a pot, stove and water, chopping board, cooking thermometer, micro USB cable, cold water in a bowl, Dremel tool with sanding attachment and lastly, some spray paint in your desired colour.

If the above list of ingredients intrigues you or just sounds plain scary, head on over to the modification thread for full step by step instructions on what to do with the above and lots more pictures.


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HTC One M8 Owners: Upgrade to the M9, or Skip?

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