The recent events around the world have caused a lot of people to be more diligent in washing their hands, but it’s also paramount that you keep all of your most-used devices clean as well. That means our phones, keyboards, and controllers among other things. Of course, one of the scariest things can be not knowing what is safe to use and how exactly to clean each gadget. There are a lot of different cleaning and sanitizing products out there, each of which is good at a specific thing–and some products aren’t safe for cleaning fragile devices at all.
To demystify the process, we’ve put together this quick-and-easy guide to how to sanitize your phone, keyboard, and other common tech, including the best cleaning products we’ve tried and recommend.
How to clean your cell phone
In the age of smartphones basically just being big screens, it’s easier than ever to keep your iPhone or Android device clean. However, it’s also very easy to damage your phone if you don’t choose the right products or methods to clean it with. And since it’s likely the device that comes with you everywhere you go, it’s important to sanitize your phone regularly.