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How to Take Proper Care of Your Touchscreens

December 9, 2020

Touchscreens have become a very handy technological tool that most of us utilize on a daily basis. Whether you’re enjoying your cell phone, another handheld touchscreen device, or a touchscreen display, the better care you take of it, the longer and better it will work! Don’t worry, it’s easier than you think, and your device will thank you for it!

Here’s some useful advice on how to give your touchscreens the best care possible: 

Keep It Clean

The most important thing to do when caring for your touchscreen is to keep it clean, no matter if it’s a handheld device or display. A sanitary device means it is safe for those using it as it won’t spread germs or bacteria, and it keeps the touchscreen operating in good condition.

To clean, use something delicate and soft, such as a non-abrasive cotton cloth. Use distilled water or a touchscreen designed cleaner to get rid of any dirt and germs. Do this frequently to keep the touchscreen perfect!

Get a Case

If possible, get a protective case for the touchscreen and be sure it fits properly. In case you accidentally dropout, damage will likely either be minimized or stopped completely due to the case taking all the force. Accidents happen, so be prepared and protect your touchscreen!!

Avoid Scratches and Pressure

The glass of the touchscreen can be sensitive and prone to scratches if you’re not careful. Be mindful of sharp nails when in use, and remember the screen can easily detect your finger’s pressure, so don’t push too hard.

Be Mindful of Temperature

Both intense heat and cold can cause damage to a touchscreen. Avoid direct sunlight and never leave it outdoors in extremely high or low temperatures.

Hand cleaning a tablet PC with a cloth. Shallow depth of field.

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