Best ways to Keep your Cell Phone Clean
Many phone users think that in order to keep their phones to lasts for many years, is to go out, search and buy products that can make the phone safe throughout its life. Yes, keeping your phone safe is really important, but you do not have to buy expensive products for this. In fact, in order to keep your phone safe, all you need to do is to clean it. However, we all know that a smart phone is such a unique device and has a sensitive screen, so how and what you use to clean it is more important.
So, what exactly are the tools to clean a smart phone? Believe it or not, all you need is a microfiber cloth and water or alcohol wipes. Generally, cleaning your phone with any type of chemical agents such as aerosol sprays, solvents, or ammonia, is not advised. Using such chemical agents can cause damage to your phone’s screen and can actually hinder the way the screen interacts with you.
When you are cleaning your phone, you don’t want to simply wash it with any type of cleaners. You must ensure that you take extra care and most importantly not clean your phone if you are in a rush. Cleaning your phone when you are in a hurry will only cause damage to your phone. The phone might slip out of your hand or you might miss to notice that there’s too much water in the cloth.
As a safety measure, the first thing you should do before you start cleaning you phone is to remove your phone’s battery. If the battery cannot be removed, turning off the device will suffice.
Now, what exactly are the ways to clean a phone safely? First, dip the corner of the cloth into the water, allowing it to become saturated with the water. To make ѕurе thаt you dо nоt hаvе too much water, grab a piece of glass or go to a mirror, and with the wet cloth wipe off a corner. If there is no streaming water drops coming from where you wiped the mirror, then the cloth is good for cleaning the phone. Then, begin to wipe the screen of your phone in an up-and-down-motion. Wiping in circles will leave smudges behind that can only be seen when the phone is off. Usually, wiping twice is enough to clean the entire surface of your phone.
So, how often does your phone need to be cleaned? Average users clean their phone once every two weeks. But how often you clean your phone actually depends on how much you use it. As soon as the oils of your finger begun to build up and create muddy look on the screen, it is time for you to clean your phone.