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How to Keep a Touch Screen Germ-free

December 4, 2019

With the start of cold and flu season, everyone is taking extra precautions when it comes to steering clear of any illness. And when that’s the case, nothing is off-limits regarding cleaning and sanitization. That said, one of those items is a touch screen. Whether it be your cell phone, a custom display, or a smart tablet, each of these surfaces can get pretty dirty over time. 

Before you dunk it in water (we strongly urge you not to do this), here are some ways to clean your screen with ease! 

How to Clean a Touch Screen

Cloth + Spray

Just like we stated earlier, you’ll never want to submerge your touch screen in water — or any liquid for that matter. However, the best way to clean it is to take a microfiber cloth and spray a small amount of water + white vinegar solution into it. Once complete, wipe down your screen, let it air dry, and you’ll be good to go!

Lens Wipe

If you happen to wear eyeglasses, do you use pre-moistened lens wipes? If so, you can use those on a touch screen, too! Of course, you’ll want to make sure that any pre-moistened wipes are safe for your device and won’t harm it. The best part about utilizing this method? After you’re done cleaning the screen from top to bottom, you can toss the wipe(s) in the garbage — it’s that simple!

Contact Us Today to Learn More About Our Custom Touch Screen Solutions!

As the global leader in optical bonding, Fortec US supports you in all project phases – from the construction of the metal housing and procurement of specific parts to in-house development of controller boards and touchscreen integration. In need of a product, part, or have a project in mind? Contact us today at (631) 580-4360 or click here for more information.

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