Last Updated on December 26, 2020Like cleaning the house all year round, spring cleaning (or any season) your electronics is an essential maintenance task so that they’re always germ-free. After all, who likes to touch a smartphone or other electronic device full of impurities? To prevent this from happening to you, we have prepared a cleaning guide that shows you how to make your electronic devices flawless and clean. Read the seven tips that will help you!
1. Smartphone or Tablet: Clean Dust, Fingerprints
Smartphones and tablets are mobile devices known to have an oleophobic coating, that is, a fingerprint-resistant coating that attracts dust, fingerprints, and all kinds of germs and bacteria. The cell phone, the tablet, and the phone cover itself are very easy to clean, and the cleaning procedure takes about 2 or 3 minutes. If you want to know how to clean your smartphone, or how to clean a tablet, prepare the following products: Distilled water or isopropyl alcohol Poorly textured microfiber cloth Cotton swabs Kleenex Cleaning wipes Manufacturers of major technology brands recommend that you wipe your phone and other fingerprint-resistant electronics with distilled water or isopropyl alcohol and a microfiber cloth. That way, you will eliminate the risk of scratching your phone screen. Lastly, you should use a cotton swab, tissue paper, or even cleaning wipes to clean the corners and crevices of the devices. Many people still wonder: “Can rubbing alcohol damage phone screen?” No, as long as you select isopropyl alcohol. However, if this type of cleaning is frequent, this can lead to considerable wear of the surface in the long run. How to Clean Phone Screens? In the presence of a viral infection, cleaning smartphones and tablets should take place daily. In this particular situation, it is advisable to use distilled water or isopropyl alcohol and disposable microfiber cloths. Only then will your safety and maximum hygiene of your electronic devices be ensured.
2. Headphones and Earphones: Get Rid Of Sweat and Earwax
Nowadays, several types of earphones completely transform your listening experience, such as wireless earbuds, headphones, etc. These devices are in permanent contact with you, namely with your ears, and can cause itching and sweating in the ears. In addition to the germs and bacteria from sweating, wax residues accumulate on the headphones and earphones. Therefore, you must clean them frequently. How to clean headphones? It’s very simple, use a damp microfiber cloth and wipe over the surfaces of the respective gadgets. If you have not yet been surrendered to wireless technology, do not forget to clean the wires of the headphones or earphones.