1. josh_johnson11's Avatar
    Hi everyone -

    I just wanted to "poll the audience" out there about something that is a big (although non-serious) issue for me. I have a crazy obsession with wiping clean my Sprint Hero's screen. I even considered against getting it because I was afraid that I'd be too annoyed with the fingerprints on the screen! Not to worry - I love the phone and am glad I got it. And no, I don't let my OCD about the screen go *too* far (but I do carry an eyeglasses cleaning cloth with me to clean it often).

    Does anyone else have a similar obsession? If so, any tips or tricks you use? Alternatively, does anyone have any "dirty screen" horror stories?
    01-21-2010 11:46 AM
  2. Khaag27's Avatar
    I like my screen clean as well. I have this screen protector on it, but it is like a makeup magnet. I am really thinking about taking it off. It seems like since the screen protector is on it. It just smears around.
    01-21-2010 02:10 PM
  3. schnergun's Avatar
    i clean it almost everytime i use it!
    01-21-2010 03:12 PM
  4. SoHo's Avatar
    I clean my screen pretty much every time I use it too. There is just something about fingerprints that bother me on the phone's screen when I am using it.
    01-21-2010 03:44 PM
  5. TheReclinerJockey's Avatar
    I got a cheap screen protector and it's awesome. I hated the smudges too, and the protector I got causes a LOT fewer than the screen w/out. I don't have to clean it nearly as much
    01-22-2010 12:25 AM
  6. vw driver's Avatar
    I have the BoxWave anti-glare, and it is pretty much anti-fingerprint as well. I don't worry much about scratches, but I wouldn't go without this protector, for the no glare, no fingerprints.
    Hero Screen Protectors & Covers / Hero Protection / Sprint Hero Screen Protectors & Covers / Sprint Hero Protection
    it goes on very easily. No liquids involved. Micro-fiber to clean the screen, align, and press it on.
    01-22-2010 09:51 AM
  7. Cory Streater's Avatar
    Joshua I'm totally OCD about this with my Droid and have been with all my phones. With my HTC phones I always used a product called iKleer to keep the screens clean. It works awesome!! However, with the Droid specifically, I've notice a little soapy water with a clean cloth works better.
    01-22-2010 10:09 AM
  8. doogald's Avatar
    I put on a Skinomi skin, and I am cleaning less often that I was when it was uncovered, but I still clean it with an eyeglass cloth at least once a day.
    01-22-2010 10:43 AM
  9. Jeremy's Avatar
    I am the same way. Though I don't believe in screen protectors and I never scratch any of my screens, guess I am just more careful than most. Buy yourself some iKlear like Cory mentioned above... best stuff you can buy if you love clean screens.
    01-22-2010 11:04 AM
  10. Ginbill's Avatar
    I have a small grey microfiber type cloth and to be honest, i wrap it around it all the time. i take it with me and wrap it around my phone when it's in my pocket. my coworkers make fun of me about cleaning my screen every time I get it out lol
    01-22-2010 01:21 PM
  11. Gambit#WP's Avatar
    Smudges don't bother me too much. If they really start becoming noticeable, a quick wipe across my shirt or pant leg clears the screen good as new and no scratches.
    01-23-2010 02:38 PM
  12. prometheus's Avatar
    I didn't realize how disgustingly greasy my face was 'til I started using this phone. yeeeee-uck!
    01-23-2010 02:43 PM
  13. ejqr5's Avatar
    I thought of buying a Boxwave too. I just didn't know how well it did with smudges.
    01-26-2010 08:35 PM
  14. doll's Avatar
    I am totally obsessed with cleaning my screen. i have cloths and im constantly wiping it on the knee of my pants. Its maddening. but i guess that is just what comes with touch screen territory...
    01-31-2010 03:03 PM
  15. voghan's Avatar
    I'm a bit off when it comes to my screen. I refuse to use a screen protector because of the bubbles. I just clean it with my shirt when ever I use it.
    01-31-2010 07:37 PM
  16. KSmithInNY's Avatar
    Buy a Boxwave Anti-glare. It reduces smudges significantly, makes the screen easier to read outdoors, and also provides a better feel (IMHO) when sliding your finger across the screen.
    02-01-2010 10:29 AM
  17. creepercast888's Avatar
    I keep a microfiber cloth in my back pocket at all times! And use ammonia free windex!!!
    01-27-2017 08:02 PM
  18. tadpoles's Avatar
    I use microfiber cloths that I have at home, in my car,and that I have placed at work. Seems to do the trick with no visible scratches yet (which is paramount).
    01-27-2017 08:13 PM
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