Last Updated on November 26, 2023 by asifa
To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, experts recommend that we should wash our hands often, cover our mouths when coughing or sneezing. Avoid physical contact with others, as well as cleaning shared workspaces. And while it is true that the coronavirus does not survive long on surfaces, it is also true that it does so far longer than other viruses, making it essential to keep clean the surfaces that we use the most. There are many ways that can make device disinfection easy.
This virus can especially affect mobiles and other devices with which we are constantly in contact and that we may even be sharing with other people. Therefore, it is important to apply necessary measures to keep these devices clean and disinfected.
As a general rule, to clean the surfaces of mobiles and other devices, we must use a soft, lint-free cloth. Avoid rough fabrics or scouring pads, do not use aerosols, compressed air or whitening or abrasive cleaning products, and do not spray cleaners directly on Article.
However, Apple has published some measures on its support page, to clean its devices. For device disinfection, you can use wipes with 70% isopropyl alcohol (IPA) or disinfecting wipes Clorox on the hard and non-porous surfaces, like screens or keypads.
Samsung also has instructed on its support page with for cleaning the mobile in which they mentioned almost similar advice. We recommend gently wiping the surface with a clean soft cloth, and only if necessary, moisten the corner of a cloth with a small amount of clean water and gently wipe it across the screen. After that, use the dry corner of the cloth to remove excess moisture from the phone.
Another option to keep the device clean and disinfected can be through the use of screen protectors that we can clean easily and replace when necessary. Experts recommend that we should avoid touching our faces when handling devices such as a mobile phone or a tablet and cleaning our hands well after using it.
Another alternative is to try to reduce contact with the screen of the device, for which we can use Siri-type voice assistants to make inquiries or calls. For shared devices, such as an iPad or even a laptop, the ideal thing is to try to limit its use to one person and keep the screen and keyboard as clean as possible.
In any case, we must avoid bleach and other abrasive chemicals at all costs to clean your devices. We should also try to prevent moisture from seeping into any opening to prevent internal damage.
Before cleaning, check that all external power supplies, devices and cables are unplugged and try to keep liquids away from the product, unless otherwise indicated for specific products.