Best way to clean lint out of the ear speaker?


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  1. kbayer

    kbayer Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Q-tip? Toothpick? Mini-vac? Garden hose?
     

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  2. DroidJnkie

    DroidJnkie Well-Known Member

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    Tape! Roll it around your finger inside out so it's double-sticky, stick the corner in there, and poof! you're clean as a whistle!
     
  3. gentlefury

    gentlefury Well-Known Member

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    Thats a good idea! I just wedged a silk cloth in there and moved it around
     
  4. shadowdude777

    shadowdude777 Well-Known Member

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    Great, thanks! I was wondering how to get the dust out of there! :)
     
  5. d1pham

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    Works well!
     
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    Just blow on it real hard. I usually blow it out once a day to prevent buildup, and I've had no problems.
     
  7. Psychokitty

    Psychokitty Well-Known Member

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    No blowing, no sucking! (...like my wife.)
    If you blow, you can blast debris under the screen. If you vacuum, you can suck in debris under the edge of the screen somewhere else- even on the opposite end of the phone.

    -Just a theory, mind you, but as someone who does have dust under his screen, I do believe it can happen this way.

    My 2 sense.
     
  8. cconover

    cconover Well-Known Member

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    Whoops :D

    Nevermind then, ignore my comment.
     
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    barry99705 Well-Known Member

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    That's what she sa.... Oh, wait. Wrong forum.... :D
     
  10. cconover

    cconover Well-Known Member

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    It's never the wrong forum for that, this is the Internet! :p
     
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    ccousinsjr Well-Known Member

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    Can of compressed air. A blast or two cleans it right out
     
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    cconover Well-Known Member

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    I'm guessing that causes the same problem that blowing on it does - pushing lint under the screen.
     
  14. fireshaper

    fireshaper Well-Known Member

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    I've been wondering the same thing. Thanks!
     
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    the tape trick worked like a charm, used a flathead screwdriver to get it down in there, looks brand new again
     
  16. gotwillk

    gotwillk Well-Known Member

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    i use a can of compressed air to blow it out. i don't get any dust under the screen though. i blast it quite a few times too. but the thing is it still doesn't really get everything out. i can see still see some leftovers. i think i'll try that tape thing out.
     
  17. biosludge

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    I use an air compressor, but that's because I have one handy.
     
  18. DDG

    DDG Well-Known Member

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    The tape may begin to leave a sticky build up after a while.
    I use the corner of one of my business cards. The mesh is tough enough to not be bothered by this.
    FYI – The garden hose is more of a permanent solution. After one application, no need to worry about lint any more.
     
  19. SamMax

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    Let excessive ear wax build to the point where it seeps out and snatches the lint. :eek:
     
  20. kbayer

    kbayer Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    "Snatches"??? Wow... that's some aggressive ear wax! :p
     
  21. AzJazz

    AzJazz Well-Known Member

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    This:


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  22. sooper_droid12

    sooper_droid12 Well-Known Member

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    vacuum.
     

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