How to Clean a Touch Screen Device

Clean a touchscreen without causing any harm

Now-a-days, Touch screen are present in almost all the devices like mobile, laptops, tablets etc. As you know, Whenever we use a touch screen device, its screen look dirty because our finger leave some sort of impression over it. To keep the device look neat and clean we should clean it regularly. Regular cleaning of touch screen device is necessary to make your device work properly, you must be thinking how to clean a Touch Screen Device. Touchscreens are delicate and require more careful handling so we must know proper way of keeping a touchscreen clean for a long time.

Here’s the best way to clean touch screen:

Things that are needed to clean touch screen:

  1. Microfiber cloth: Choose a microfiber cloth. This is ideal for cleaning a touchscreen. If you can’t arrage a microfibre cloth then you can use soft and lint-free cloth which is similar to microfibre. Some devices will have such a cloth included or perhaps you can use the cloth you use for your sunglasses.
  2. Distilled water or commercial touchscreen cleaning agent.


Follow the given steps to clean a touch screen properly:

Step 1 :- First of all, Turn off the device before starting the cleaning process. When the device is switched off, it’ll much easier to see where to clean.

Step 2 :- Try removing the dry impurities or dust particles with the microfiber, clean the screen with circular movements without pressing the touch screen. Make sure you do it as gently as possible or you might scratch the screen.

Step 3 :- Now, moisten a cotton cloth and repeat the circular movements without pressing the touch screen. It may actually be enough to just breath over the screen and use that moisture to clean with.


Note :- If touch screen is very dirty and there is some grease or persistent spots, we could use isopropyl alcohol to clean it. We should be very careful when using this alcohol and follow the common recommendation of handing dangerous productos like keeping away from eyes, avoiding direct contact with skin and also keeping out of reach of children.

Step 4 :- Brush again the touch screen gently with the microfiber cloth to finish off. Do not put too much pressure on the screen when cleaning it and do not over-rub the screen.


Other best option that are recommended for keeping your mobile devices touch screen clean is the plastic films that you can fix on your mobile and can prevent it from dust and scratches.


How to Wash Your Microfiber Cloth:

Your Microfiber Cloth should also be washed before cleaning a touch screen. You just need to soak it into warm soapy water, don’t use so much amount of soap. The warm water is recommended because it opens the fibers and make it much softer. Scrub the cloth lightly to remove the dirt while soaking. Don’t squeeze cloth tightly after soacking, let the cloth dry by itself in air.