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Best material for cleaning iPhone screen?

Asked by playthebanjo (2944points) May 20th, 2008 from iPhone

what do you use? How often? Where do you get it? Extra points for free or cheap solitions.

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eambos's avatar

They sell microfiber cleaning cloths at almost every electronics store in the world. They’re pretty good at removing the smudges, and they won’t scratch the screen.

wildflower's avatar

I found regular tissue (not the ones treated with ‘balm’-stuff) work wonders. And I always have a box somewhere in the house. Just generic brand.

And I’m still a bit of a neat-freak about cleaning it. Somewhere between how I like my glasses (spotless) and my drinking glass (the odd finger print if I just ate chicken wings is OK).

iwamoto's avatar

i’d just use a regular cloth, it’ll get dirty again in no time, so don’t spend a lot of money on it

marinelife's avatar

Putting a screen protector on it is pretty cheap, and it eliminates the greasy finger problem.

chaosrob's avatar

Don’t use paper on glass! It scratches! The iPhone ships with a small black chamois, use that, or get a replacement one from the car-cleaning products section at your local superstore.

sndfreQ's avatar

Saliva and your cotton T-shirt.

hearkat's avatar

I mostly just fog it up with my breath and wipe it on my pants or shirt, then when that is no longer effective, I’ll clean it up with iKlear

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