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Submission + - How to remove a stuck S Pen from a Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (

Mark Wilson writes: Is it a design flaw, or just a case of a company expecting its customers to know how to do something? The problem of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 S Pen getting stuck inside the handset if inserted the wrong way has divided opinion.

But whether you think someone who has managed to get their S Pen stuck is stupid or has fallen into a trap that could have caught out anyone, there is a solution. There's no need to resort to brute force to remove your S Pen — it is possible to get it out without breaking anything. The solution is beautiful in its simplicity.

A video has appeared online showing the surprisingly simple technique that can be used to gently and safely remove your stuck S Pen. No special tools are needed, and you won't do anything that invalidates your warranty. The video also illustrates just what happens when the stylus is inserted the wrong way, and why it causes such a problem.

Comment follow the numbers (Score 1) 399

windows 1.0, amazing.
windows 2.0, meh
windows 3.0/3.1/3.5/3.51 amazing.
windows 95, bob's lounge and rover his annoying dog, absolute crap.
windows 98/98se, great.
windows ME, garbage.
windows XP, the new standard for microsoft.
windows vista, buggy garbage.
windows 7, quite nice, almost as good as XP.
windows 8, wtf were you guys thinking.
windows 9, was going to be great.
well now we cant put out a good OS so lets skip forward to 10 and throw out another piece of trash.

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