We use electronic devices almost every day and everywhere and without any doubt it is bound to carry bacteria and viruses with it, while it is unavoidable the least we can do is keep it clean to prevent any spread of germs or viruses. Hence, gadgets like laptops, mobile phones should be cleaned regularly irrespective of whether you are at home or outside the house. Here is a list of ways you can keep your electronic devices clean and disinfectant from any type of bacteria and viruses amidst this Coronavirus outbreak,
Use soap and water solution to clean your phone
The best way to clean your gadget is with water and soap, make a solution of soap and water and use a soft cloth to clean the surface of your electronic gadgets. Also, remember to make use of mild soap and a soft cloth to avoid scratches.
Use disinfectant wipes instead of an alcohol-based solution.
Not many people know that cleaning the phone with rubbing alcohol can damage the coatings of the phone that highly protects from water and oil. Thus, always make use of disinfectant wipes with 70% isopropyl alcohol to clean your devices.
Avoid cleaning your waterproof phone under tap water
Even if you have a waterproof phone, never make a mistake of washing them under tap water. The water might penetrate in the ports and speakers which takes a longer time to dry off, thus you can use a damp cloth instead to wipe the phone and then use a dry cloth to wipe off the water. Make sure you dry off all the ports and speakers properly.
- Keep your phone cases and laptop sleeves clean
Make sure you keep your phone cases and laptop sleeves clean along with your gadgets as they equally get exposed to bacteria and viruses throughout the day. Use a mild soap solution and clean it regularly. Also make sure you wash your hands thoroughly or use a hand sanitizer after you are done with the cleaning.
- Use Bluetooth, AirPods, and earphones for safety
Apart from this, it is advisable that you use Bluetooth, AirPods or earphones as much as possible in public places so that you don’t come in contact with phone skins because there’s a possibility of it getting contaminated with the deadly coronavirus.
- Use AI voice assistants like Siri, Google
Make use of voice assistants to avoid coming in close contact with your smartphones as it might be exposed to infectious virus. Also, keep your electronic devices away from people if possible and wash your hands thoroughly with soap or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer after you touch other’s laptops and smartphones.
So, these are the major steps you can take to keep your electronic gadgets clean and safe from coronavirus, also doing so can save your life as well as the lives of your loved ones. Furthermore, it is preferable that you stay at home and avoid overexposing your electronic devices to prevent the spread of the fatal COVID-19 virus. Also, shop for phone cases, laptop sleeves at Stylizzed, if you still don’t have any.