Experts: Clean Your Phone To Protect Against Viruses

Public health experts have been giving out a lot of advice to try and stop the spread of viruses. That includes washing your hands for 20 seconds with soap or sanitiser gel, using a tissue for coughs or sneezes and to avoid touching your face with unwashed hands.

However, keeping your phone sanitised is another smart way to keep germs off your fingertips. Think about it: you touch surfaces all day long and then touch your phone. Those germs can transfer to the phone and back to your hands and face.

But cleaning your phone – thoroughly – is not as straightforward as it might seem.

Any sort of moisture can interfere with your phone’s function. Apple recommends that people avoid using spray cleaners or heavy-duty products. Also – and this goes without saying – don’t dunk your phone into any sort of liquid.

So How Can I keep My Device CLean?

A gentle wipe with a cleaning product that contains 70 percent alcohol will work well. Wear disposable gloves, and wash your hands thoroughly after you’re done. And don’t forget your phone case!

You could also invest in a UV light such as Mobile Klean.

Mobile Klean is an ultraviolet light sanitiser, which uses a flash of ultraviolet light to eliminate virtually all bacteria and viruses.

This precision-engineered UV pathogen killer takes just 1 second to create a safe environment, all without the use of any chemicals. Simply “swipe away the pathogens with light” to sanitise all devices and surfaces:

This pathogen killer eliminates bacteria and viruses to help protect you from illnesses.

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You might also consider changing some behaviours. Sharing photos through texts, instead of passing your phone around can stop the spread of germs. Using Bluetooth headphones can also keep your phone away from your face.