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Old Yesterday, 04:13 PM
 
Location: Montgomery County, PA
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I did not have this problem when I had my truck but since moving into a sedan my cellphone has nowhere to go. Putting in the cup holder is the game of round holes and square pegs. Sometimes I just throw it on the floor or slide it between my leg and the seat, if you can believe that. And yes, I have tried just about every cellphone mount there is. The 8 plus has gotten too big and havy for most of them. You would think by now there would be a built in holding place in cars. Considering how long it took them to come with cup holders, I am not surprised.
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Old Yesterday, 04:16 PM
 
Location: Aurora Denveralis
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Volvos are the worst at this, as it has to do with safety - not allowing occupants to put objects where they might cause injuries in a crash. Had two '05s and the cupholders were set so far back we got tennis elbow drinking coffee while driving.

I suppose they could have molded in a rectangular recess or modular phone holder by how, but then they're contributing to driver distraction.

Maybe cellphones belong put away while driving. Hmm.
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Old Yesterday, 05:02 PM
 
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VW's have a nice spot for them below the center console with handy usb ports for charging/carplay/android auto.
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Old Yesterday, 05:06 PM
 
Location: Podunk, IA
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Pocket's a good place for it.
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Old Yesterday, 05:36 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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I've used Proclip over the years.

https://www.proclipusa.com/?utm_camp...09103861707630
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Old Yesterday, 05:48 PM
 
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Mine is either in my front pants pocket or my lunch bag.
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Old Yesterday, 05:49 PM
 
Location: Metro Detroit Michigan
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Then you should complain to them about it and see what the say.

Last edited by easy62; Yesterday at 06:11 PM..
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Old Yesterday, 05:57 PM
 
Location: NC
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My Highlander has a great place in the dash for the phone and lots of other things.

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Old Yesterday, 06:06 PM
 
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I've found the best luck with an Amazon vent clip. I had to tie-wrap it in due to the aforementioned weight of phones, but it could go wide enough to hold a Mega. I think screens have just recently gotten bigger than 6.3".

I have compensated for the lost vent with the Heat/Air controls turned up to MAX. It usually works fine. Even on hottest days. Keep it charged and let it run. All max.
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Old Yesterday, 06:12 PM
 
Location: Back and Beyond
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Most drivers seem to just keep it in their hand for easy texting and internet browsing accessibility.
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