COVID – Keep Your Gadgets Clean with these Easy Steps

By March 18, 2020 Education

As per the American medical journal (2017), smartphones contain a host of bacteria & viruses. However, the report was not taken too seriously when released, however now that the the world is under the coronavirus pandemic, it’s time to keep your gadgets sanitized & clean. Here are 10 things to do & not to do in order to keep your phone clean:

1. Use disposable gloves whilst cleaning your smartphone(s) & tablet(s)

2. Apple says that spray cleaners shouldn’t be directly used to clean iPhones/iPads

3. Do not use ‘straight’ alcohol to clean your smartphone

4. Use only disinfectant wipes that have 70% isopropyl alcohol to clean your smartphone

5. Use a soft, slightly damp, lint-free cloth, like a lens cleaning cloth

6. American telecom service provider AT&T says that paper towels can be used after spraying disinfectants on them

7. Do not dip your smartphone in any sort of liquid in order to do a ‘deep’ clean

8. Do not use any vinegar to clean your smartphone

9. Do not use any sort of bleach to clean your smartphone

10. Ensure that you wash your hands with soap & water once you’ve cleaned your phone

Smartphones, & tablets are all excellent ways for your children to play, learn, & stay occupied so you can have a few quiet moments to yourself or with a loved one throughout the day. By taking the time to put a few safeguards in place, you can ensure that your kids are safe from bacteria & viruses.

 
Sources: Gadgets Now
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