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what can i use to remove grime from phone

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by asfastpitch2009, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. asfastpitch2009

    Thread Starter

    I was using a silicon case until recently, i removed the case and the lower back end of the phone where the speaker and mic is that was an opening on the case. well, i thought that the ring around those 2 things was just dust build up but now i can't seem to remove the ring that it formed. wondering what i could use without hurting the paint. i wish i could show pictures, but i don't have any. the case was this: [​IMG] where the bottom part of is opened.
     



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  2. mxsjw

    mxsjw Android Expert

    I'd try Windex first, then a small amount of rubbing alcohol on a soft rag with the phone off. Let it all evaporate before turning back on.

    Just try to keep moisture out of the holes.
     
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  3. nynvolt

    nynvolt Android Enthusiast

    I use a spray bottle with a small amount of dish soap mixed with water. I use it for my glasses but also works for my phones. I mist a micro fiber towel with the dish soap/water mix then wipe my phone down. Make sure to not use a whole lot of dish soap and don't make the towel wet, just mist it. I don't know the exact mix ratio but it's something like one squirt of dish soap in a 20 ounce spray bottle of water. You can find the bottles for like 99 cents at most grocery stores. Cheaper and better than most window wash fluids and no ammonia. I wouldn't use windex on it.
     
  4. SFWB

    SFWB Android Enthusiast

    I use alcohol pads to clean my phone all the time. Got an unlimited supply of them at work.
     
  5. mikeydooodie

    mikeydooodie Android Enthusiast

    i clean my phone once a day with alcohol when i get home from work and my phone stays mint and clean and i do construction laboring for a living lol so i get hit with lots of dirt n dust
     
  6. Outlaw71

    Outlaw71 Android Expert

    I got a package of those 'anti-bacterial' wipes for free from my local Verizon Wireless store. At first I though they were a joke and was bout to pitch them when one day I accidentally dripped mustard from my hotdog onto the screen, and when I tried to wipe if off some of it got pushed into the crack between the screen and the edge of the phone... AAAARRRRGGGG!!!

    So I broke out those wipes hoping they could clean it out and to my amazement they cleaned my phone so good it looked, and felt brand new again! I'm now hooked on those things. I completely clean my phone with one about every 3 to 5 days depending on how dirty it is. And I always look forward to handling it again right after I clean it with those wipes.

    It's like getting a new phone all over again! :D
     
  7. zane!

    zane! Well-Known Member

    A small amount of rubbing alcohol on a lint-free cloth is all I use to clean phones. Works perfectly (just cleaned the back of my case with it).
     
  8. rehpyc

    rehpyc Android Enthusiast

    Didn't your mom teach you to always dab things like that, not wipe? :p

    OP: a small amount of rubbing alcohol will forever be your friend
     
  9. Outlaw71

    Outlaw71 Android Expert


    Yeah, but I ain't no mamma's boy!!!








    ... although when I saw that mustard in the bezel of my phone I sure wished I'd been! :(
     

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