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How To Clean Your Phone

How to clean your phone

We’ve all been in this situation when you buy a beautiful brand new gadget but it looks completely different just after a month. Thanks to dust and dirt. But there some genius hacks on how to clean your phone that will make your device look awesome again.

There are different strokes for different folks but all techniques leads to the same end, a sparkling new-ish phone. You only need a couple of minutes cleaning and your phone will look like they came straight out of the box once again. These are 8 methods on how to clean your phone.

8. Clean Your Speakers Using A lint Roller

Speakers aren’t only an outstanding device for your favourite music they’re also a magnet for all the dust on the planet. Seriously how do they always end up so dirty? Cleaning them is a big challenge and all your efforts could make it worse. Dusters or paper towels are basically no help, they would make it worse. Using a simple lint roller could  come to your rescue.

Just roll it over the speakers and it will get all the dust off. Moreover this procedure can seriously improve the sound quality, that’s one more reason to try it out right now.

7. Clean Your Earbuds Using a Toothbrush

Did I just hear you say ‘what!’. A toothbrush is great for your teeth but also for your ear buds. There are a lot of hard-to-reach areas there which is why they’re so hard to clean properly but not with a toothbrush. Put a piece of paper or a towel on the table, unplug your ear buds and gently scrub them with a toothbrush. Use circular sweeping motions don’t wet your toothbrush or you can damage your ear buds. Dry scrubbing will clean everything out fine.

Be especially careful with the ear openings if you brush these areas too hard you can push your wax and all the other dirt and dust deeper into them which will make it almost impossible to clean them. This method of cleaning is also very helpful for your phone specifically for your loudspeaker, SIM card slot and volume buttons. Don’t  forget that if you want to use it for regular cleanings you should put it through a dishwasher or boil it for a while to clean it too.

By the way just so you know toothbrushes with nylon bristles are the best for cleaning purposes. It’s because nylon breaks up static electricity, this makes cleaning as safe for the device as it can be.

6. Clean Wires Using An Eraser

Wires especially earphone wires are usually quite tricky not everything will work for them and the obvious choice is like pricey cleaners containing alcohol can make the situation even worse. After using solution, the wires very often become sticky or even worse the device stops working altogether.

In reality the solution isn’t that hard to find it’s right on your desk and it’s an eraser. It will clean all the dirt right off your earphones in seconds making them perfectly white black or brightly colored again.

5. Clean Your Headphone Jack Using An Interdental Brush

Definitely one of the most problematic areas. Your task is to clean everything inside without damaging any of the delicate details that can render the headphone jack useless.

You can achieve all of this with an interdental brush. The main advantage is that it’s pretty much the same shape and size as the headphone jack itself which makes it perfect for cleaning your gadget gently and carefully. Just don’t forget to turn your device off before your big clean.

How to clean your phone

4. Clean Your Keyboard Using Tape

We all spend an unbelievable amount of time in front of a computer screen whether it’s for work, studying or fun and a lot of us enjoy a snack while surfing the internet as a result after a month of regularly using a brand new keyboard it looks like a complete mess.

But it’s going to be fine if you have some scotch tape. No matter how impossible it seems to pull all the dirt and crumbs out of the areas in between the keys, scotch tape will do it in one simple move. You can also use sticky notes make sure you put it on your keyboard with the sticky side facing both toward you and away from you this will double the effect.

3. Clean Your Gadgets Screen With A Microfiber Cloth

A lot of people make the mistake of using a paper towel to clean their devices screen. Never do that again. True, paper towels get rid of dust but they can bring even more serious problems tiny and annoying scratches. Use a microfiber cloths instead, they will be just as effective and won’t leave any unwanted scratches or spots.

The same goes for coffee filters, they don’t contain any naps fabric thus providing soft cleaning and making your gadgets screen look as neat as it was when you bought.

2. Clean USB Ports Using A Self-Made Plate

Just like headphone jacks USB ports are really sensitive areas on your devices so you should think twice before finding methods to clean them. However you can still do everything by yourself just make a plate to help yourself.

All you need is an elastic stick or plate, super glue and something synthetic for the cleaning itself. Stick them for example apply stick them to the stick or plate which should be a bit narrower than the USB post itself.

Don’t forget to spread the glue evenly on the stickum so that there are no bumps that can make it difficult to remove the plate from the USB port afterward when the glue dries its cleaning time. Put the stickum side of the plate into the USB port, pull it out and enjoy your super clear device.

1. Clean Your Glass Phone Screen With Paper Blasts

Phone screen should be treated very carefully since it’s not that hard to leave a giant scratch there even if you don’t do anything major and cleaning them is no exception. You should be very picky about the material you’re going to use however the good news is that you don’t need any expensive claws with a one-of-a-kind cleaners. Those costs a fortune. A simple piece of paper that can be found in any house is what you need.

It’s also a great way to get rid of existing scratches. Just rub the paper on the screen and circular motions after a couple of minutes they will disappear.

But careful, paper only works for glass screens never use it for plastic or liquid crystal displays, these types of screens have their own characteristics that should be treated differently.

For LCD Screens

A. Mix distilled water and white vinegar in a one-to-one ratio and put this mixture in a spray bottle.

B. Switch off your device. Spray the mixture onto a cloth and wipe the screen. Do not spray the mixture directly on the screen always onto the cloth first and there you go the screen is clear again.

C. Turn the gadget back on when the screen dries.

You can also use polishing cream

Using Polishing Cream

A. Once again, turn your device off and cover all the ports and buttons with painters tape.

B. Put a little bit of polishing cream on the screen and rub it with circular motions using a soft napkin.

Unfortunately there’s no effective way to prevent your devices (phone, computer or tablet) from getting dirty so learning how to clean your phone regularly is the only way to make sure that the dirt and dust don’t pile up. If you want to keep your devices clean at all times make sure to do this at least once every one or two weeks.

If you enjoyed this post on how to clean your phone, give us a like and share it with your and family so that their gadgets will look awesome at all times too!

Shisdulo 😊


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