Your smartphone is one of the most infected carriers of germs and disease. So, today in our article, we will discuss how you can keep your smartphone clean and disinfected with these germs and diseases. Please read our article carefully to get all the details in that matter.

As you know, coronavirus already reached India and other countries, and we heard many of the cases reported all across the countries. So, it’s a high time to start taking appropriate precautions and protect yourselves from the spread of COVID-19. We already know around 139 cases of coronavirus reported in country India with more kept under suspicion. While the scientist is still figuring out how the virus is being transmitted from one victim to another, it is important to keep ourselves clean and sanitized.

To that effect, the health officials have already released guidelines on how we protect ourselves from the novel coronavirus. They informed that people should wash their hands regularly and often. And avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth with dirty or infected hands.

You also need to maintain distance from infected people, wear a face mask and avoid travelling in crowded places. Yet we are too busy in protecting our bodies from the deadly virus but what about our belongings that we can touch a lot of time in a day? Well, with our bodies, it is also essential to keep smartphones clean and disinfected.

Among all the things we use daily while working or in school, it is essential to sanitize all the things. But our smartphones are one of the most used things and as a result one of the dirtiest things we carry in our hands. Just wait and think about the statement. You will find that your smartphone goes everywhere with you. You set it down anywhere you want like on tables, benches and other public places.

That’s why it is crucial to prevent these gadgets from becoming carriers of the disease. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at the guide below to keep your smartphone clean and disinfected.

How To Keep Smartphone Clean And Disinfected?

Here's How You Can Keep Smartphone Clean and Disinfected

There are various steps and things you need to clean your smartphone. First, look at the things you need to clean your smartphone.

  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Cotton Swabs
  • Microfiber Cloth

Steps To Follow To Keep Smartphone Clean And Disinfected:

  • Take the phone out of the case and switch off your phone. If you use a TPU case or any other case that is washable just soak it in warm water and rinse it thoroughly. You will notice a lot of dust and grime trapped around the edges. But if the case is made up of leather or any other non-washable material then use an alcohol solution or cotton swabs to wipe the dirt off.
  • After that, take a clean cotton swab dip it in isopropyl alcohol and clean the speakers, earpiece, headphones and other ports of the smartphone. But be careful while mopping. Check that you have not left anything inside the ports, especially in the USB-C lighting port. Try to use a small brush to clean the ports instead of using cotton swabs.
  • Then take a cloth thoroughly dip it into the alcohol solution and wipe the screen and the body of your phone. Leave it out until it’s dry.
  • Once you have completely cleaned the case and the phone, you need to wait until it’s dry, then put the phone back into the case and start using it. Perform this method one or two times a week.

This is an easy and quick DIY method to keep your smartphone clean and disinfected. However, in the case of a viral outbreak, you need to follow some extra steps. By following the above steps, you can also opt to give your smartphone a UV bath. UV sanitisers are expensive but can be a great way to keep your smartphones free from disease and infections.


So, here the guide ends about how to clean or disinfect your smartphone. Well, there are many solutions to keep your smartphone clean. Thanks for reading this post. We hope you all have surely sanitized your phone and other things to prevent yourself from the spread of the new coronavirus. Don’t forget to share our article with others. For more updates related to health do follow us and stay tuned with us at The Android Portal.

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