03-06-2017 07:37 AM
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  1. flyingkytez's Avatar
    Big phone, big screen, lots of oily hands and food mixed together means a dirty screen and phone/case. I usually clean it every night. I mix a tiny drop of coconut shampoo and mostly water into a spray bottle, spray onto a microfiber cloth, and clean the glass screen protector I have on it and my case. I'm afraid of the paint coating on the chin may wear down overtime from cleaning. How do you guys and gals safely clean your phone?
    03-02-2017 11:21 PM
  2. Mooncatt's Avatar
    I just wipe my screen on my shirt or pants when it gets too oily. Occasionally I'll lick my thumb and use it to scrub off a pesky dirty spot.

    03-03-2017 12:15 AM
  3. talon1189's Avatar
    I just wipe my bare-naked V20 with a "Kleenex" daily with NO spray cleaners ever.
    03-03-2017 01:25 AM
  4. omgitselaine's Avatar
    A small microfiber towel and Whoosh
    03-03-2017 02:15 AM
  5. GrooveRite's Avatar
    Paper towel and windex. Hey, it works!!
    03-03-2017 04:50 AM
  6. GrooveRite's Avatar
    I just wipe my bare-naked V20 with a "Kleenex" daily with NO spray cleaners ever.
    If you ever saw where I lay down my phone from time to time and/or my hands for that matter.....trust me.... You'd use some type of cleaner/disinfectant! Only time a use special cleaner and microfiber is on my 65 inch 4k tv.
    03-03-2017 05:07 AM
  7. Matty's Avatar
    Sometimes i use some Whoosh for that extra clean and antibacterial feeling. Normally though, i just use my shirt to clean some excess fingerprint oils. Phones are meant to look at little dirty. We use them all day everyday. I sometimes use the Micro fiber cloth i got with my laptop. Works quite well.
    03-03-2017 07:21 AM
  8. Mike-Mike's Avatar
    i use these Zeiss brand Lens wipes I get from Sam's Club
    03-03-2017 07:28 AM
  9. jtcannonball's Avatar
    If you ever saw where I lay down my phone from time to time and/or my hands for that matter.....trust me.... You'd use some type of cleaner/disinfectant! Only time a use special cleaner and microfiber is on my 65 inch 4k tv.
    I don't lay my phones down ever when I'm in the field. But the homes my clients live in are so gross sometimes I disinfect it anyway. I use a microfiber cloth and monster electronic cleaner. The bottle has lasted forever and it's amazing. Not sure if they sell it still as I bought it when I worked at Circuit City like 15-17 years ago. Just doesn't die. Lol
    03-03-2017 07:30 AM
  10. Mike Dee's Avatar
    i use these Zeiss brand Lens wipes I get from Sam's Club
    I don't think alcohol is good for the screen coating
    03-03-2017 07:44 AM
  11. Mike-Mike's Avatar
    I don't think alcohol is good for the screen coating
    i have been using these forever, and never thought about it. then your comment freaked me out, so I googled it. Zeiss website says they are ok:

    https://www.zeiss.com/vision-care/en...solutions.html

    hese harmless agents are free from aggressive cleaning substances and artificial fragrances. And the best thing is that the ZEISS lens cleaning wipes can also be used for cleaning all types of sensitive optical surfaces (e. g. LCD displays, smartphones, tablet PCs, laptops, mobile phones etc.) easily and with no streaks.
    and I have no idea how legit this site is, but it specifically mentions Zeiss:

    https://theinformr.com/features/how-...-phone-tablet/

    eiss makes single use wipes that are safe for all exterior parts of your phone. Wireless Wipes are yet another option. They are pre-moistened, single-use towelettes that are safe for your phone’s screen, are antibacterial and also disinfect.
    then Android Authority says using alcohol is "ok sometimes" which isn't very clear:

    How to safely clean your Android smartphones and tablets


    In fact, I like using alcohol wipes for those times when I really want to deep clean my gadgets. These are dirt cheap and also happen to leave no lint or particles (at least it hasn’t for me). A pack of 100 wipes from Zeiss is only $10.60 from Amazon. These are made for lenses, computers, glasses and devices, so you should be relatively safe. I would just make sure not to use them when they are too damp. Let the towel dry out for a bit and then get going.

    so it seems ok, but no one really gives a reason why it is ok
    03-03-2017 09:41 AM
  12. Mike Dee's Avatar
    i have been using these forever, and never thought about it. then your comment freaked me out, so I googled it. Zeiss website says they are ok:

    https://www.zeiss.com/vision-care/en...solutions.html



    and I have no idea how legit this site is, but it specifically mentions Zeiss:

    https://theinformr.com/features/how-...-phone-tablet/



    then Android Authority says using alcohol is "ok sometimes" which isn't very clear:

    How to safely clean your Android smartphones and tablets





    so it seems ok, but no one really gives a reason why it is ok
    I will look into it. I thought it affected the oleophobic coating.
    03-03-2017 10:53 AM
  13. tadpoles's Avatar
    Micro-fiber cloth when needed. Nothing else.
    03-03-2017 04:19 PM
  14. Mooncatt's Avatar
    I will look into it. I thought it affected the oleophobic coating.
    I personally think that's mostly a gimmick anyway. Oleophobic coatings never did much for me.
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    03-03-2017 04:27 PM
  15. anon(782252)'s Avatar
    Shirt, pants, that's about it.
    03-03-2017 05:19 PM
  16. X1tymez's Avatar
    Just cloth that came with screen protectors kit. I have ton of it lol.
    03-03-2017 05:32 PM
  17. flyingkytez's Avatar
    You guys don't care about germs? lol I'm sure you shake people's hands, touch your face, open doors, etc. It just feels better to clean it, I don't like my phone feeling sticky. It's true that the oleophobic coating on the screen will wear down eventually from wiping it down, unless you put on a screen protector.
    03-03-2017 07:06 PM
  18. tadpoles's Avatar
    You guys don't care about germs? lol I'm sure you shake people's hands, touch your face, open doors, etc. It just feels better to clean it, I don't like my phone feeling sticky. It's true that the oleophobic coating on the screen will wear down eventually from wiping it down, unless you put on a screen protector.
    screen protectors. always. tempered glass, when possible.
    03-03-2017 08:10 PM
  19. Mooncatt's Avatar
    You guys don't care about germs?
    I care a lot about germs. To be more specific, I care about maintaining, if not increasing, my exposure to them. Bacteria play a vital role in our health. I'd rather let my good bacteria fight off the bad ones than use antibacterial products that kill them all with impunity.

    And no, I'm not kidding.
    03-03-2017 08:21 PM
  20. Mike-Mike's Avatar
    Oleophobic coatings never did much for me.
    What is it?
    03-03-2017 08:24 PM
  21. Mooncatt's Avatar
    What is it?
    They are supposed to prevent skin oils and such from smudging up the screen.
    03-03-2017 08:29 PM
  22. flyingkytez's Avatar
    I care a lot about germs. To be more specific, I care about maintaining, if not increasing, my exposure to them. Bacteria play a vital role in our health. I'd rather let my good bacteria fight off the bad ones than use antibacterial products that kill them all with impunity.

    And no, I'm not kidding.
    Lol I agree to a certain extent. Sure, antibiotics can be bad, but if you got **** on your phone, wouldn't you want to sanitize it? lol
    03-03-2017 09:40 PM
  23. flyingkytez's Avatar
    What is it?
    It's a special layer of coating on the glass that repels fingerprints and oils and also helps reduce the appearance of scratches a little bit. Also helps the glass feels nice and smooth to the touch (notice how smooth the front of the S7 feels, and how cheap the rear glass feels).
    03-03-2017 09:43 PM
  24. Mooncatt's Avatar
    Lol I agree to a certain extent. Sure, antibiotics can be bad, but if you got **** 💩 on your phone, wouldn't you want to sanitize it? lol
    To paraphrase one of the books I've listened to on this subject, the whole world is coated in a fine layer of...that...material. But now we're getting off topic. XD

    Hey, if you still want to learn more about it, you can always PM me. Fun stuff.
    03-03-2017 09:53 PM
  25. Brent Michael's Avatar
    It's a special layer of coating on the glass that repels fingerprints and oils and also helps reduce the appearance of scratches a little bit. Also helps the glass feels nice and smooth to the touch (notice how smooth the front of the S7 feels, and how cheap the rear glass feels).
    Are you talking about the glass over the camera lenses because it feels the same as the front glass, at least where the protector isn't.
    03-05-2017 01:23 AM
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