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Samsung tweaks Galaxy Note 5 hardware to ensure the S Pen won’t get stuck

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has made a below-the-radar change to its Note 5 that should keep the S Pen from getting stuck.

The company confirmed the change to The Verge, which is designed to fix the issue where inserting the S Pen backwards could get the pen stuck. The force required to dislodge the pen usually then breaks the clicking mechanism.

A representative told the site, “ can confirm that the Note 5 internal S Pen mechanism has been changed to avoid the issue caused by inserting the S Pen incorrectly. As always, we recommend following proper instructions for storing the S Pen.”

As alluded to in the quote, Samsung’s official stance until this time was to refer everyone to the instruction manual, which warns of this hazard. If you’re currently a Note 5 owner, let this serve as another reminder to be doubly sure you’re putting the pen back the right way.

Why this matters: Samsung clearly decided this was enough of a problem to redesign the components. It’s easy to say that one should expect problems if you use a product incorrectly, but inserting the S Pen in backwards is rather easy to do if you quickly take down a note and need to put the pen away. This is a good fix, though it probably won’t be much solace if you’ve already damaged your phone.

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