It is believed that your phone can also be a carrier of the virus. In this article, you will learn ways on how to clean your phone. Cleaning your phone can also be included as a preventive measure of Coronavirus, so we need to take this seriously. Coronavirus is said to be a large family of viruses that causes illness to human.
Some of the illness includes common cold, respiratory infections and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).
This virus originated from China, which began from a Wet Market in Wuhan. Dead and live animals are sold in this market, which has a very low hygienic standard.
The symptoms of Coronavirus includes:
- shortness of breath
- breathing difficulties.
How to prevent this Coronavirus
There is no vaccine or cure for this virus yet, so its best to prevent it. To prevent this virus, you need to follow these steps:
- Always wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
- Do not touch your face, eyes, nose, or mouth with dirty hands.
- Avoid close contact with sick people.
- Wear a face mask always when you are sick.
- Cover your mouth or nose when you cough or sneeze.
- Always clean any objects you touch a lot, such as your phones, computers, utensils, etc.
How to clean your phone your phones to get rid of Coronavirus
How to clean with water and soap
A lot of phone manufacturers, such as Samsung, warns against using cleaning agents on phones. It is said that this substance can damage its protective coatings.
Therefore, the use of soap and water can be considered. Using soap and water, you should be mindful of the amount of water you use, and avoid pouring water into the phone’s ports.
Things you need
- Soft cloths
- Distilled water
- cotton swabs
- Warm water and soap
How to use it
- Switch off your phone
- Wet the soft cloth with the warm water and wipe the phone. Avoid phone ports and delicate openings
- Use dry cotton swabs to clean the phone ports, camera lens, and other openings
Allow the phone to dry completely.
Clean with Ultraviolet-light (UV)
If you don’t want to clean your phone with any liquid, you can get an Ultraviolet-light (UV) phone sanitizer.
How to clean your iPhone
It is wrong to use disinfectants on iPhone or iPad, to avoid damaging the oleophobic coating on the screen. To clean your iPhone, you can use:
- 70% Isopropyl alcohol wipe
- Clorox Disinfecting Wipes
You can use the above-mentioned tools to carefully wipe the hard, nonporous surface of your Apple devices. These include Keyboard, the display, or other exterior surfaces.
Note: Do not use bleach on your Apple products.
How to clean your Samsung phone
Samsung said it’s OK to dampen a cloth with an alcohol-based solution or disinfectants and wipe gently. But you shouldn’t apply the liquid directly on the phone.
The company is also doing “The Galaxy Sanitizing Service”, which is provided for free for its users. It is done in the official Samsung Service Center and Samsung Experience Stores in some selected countries, and the service is being broadened continuously. They sanitize the phones with UV-C light, these UV-C light can be used to sanitize Galaxy phones, the Galaxy Buds, and the Galaxy Watch.