How to Clean Laptop Screen

Correct Ways of Cleaning Computer, Laptop, Tablet and Mobile Screen:

In our daily life most of us, use one or more of the gadgets/ digital devices like Computer, Laptops, Tablets and Mobile phones. These devices have a very sensitive and to some extent fragile screen. Prolonged usage of these screens require cleaning. If one does not do so, very soon it starts looking filthy, unattractive and casting a feeling not to use the device. So How to Clean Laptop Screen or other such devices? Is it so simple?  Can we clean these devices from any materials which are easily available in our homes? The correct answer is NO.

Screen Cleaning

These devices being very sensitive and fragile in nature, require special attention while cleaning and special liquid to clean them. Delicate surface of Laptop screen require careful handling for cleaning purposes. If is its not done properly, In place of doing good to the device, in all probability, it will damage it. In the following paras, I will talk about correct ways of Cleaning Laptop Screen of these devices and use of proper liquid for cleaning.

Procedure of Cleaning:

LCD, LED, Plasma, Tablet and Mobile screens have a delicate surface. There fore whenever you attempt to clean it, be sure that the cloth being used is soft and not dirty. Here not dirty means no dirt particles should be accumulated on it. You can follow the correct procedure as follows:-

Use Soft lint free Cloth for cleaning: 

Use it to wipe the dust off the surface of the Laptop Screen gently.

Use of Polypropylene or Isopropyle Alcohal:  
This is most preferable mode of cleaning. Use this alcohal to dampen the lint free cloth and wipe the surface of the Laptop Screen to clean it.

Use of Distilled Water:

In absence of Isopropyle Alcohal, which may not be very easily available in our homes, one can use the distilled water.

Ideal Liquid for Cleaning Laptop Screen:

Some times specialist object to the use of Only Isopropyle Alcohal or Only distilled Water for screen cleaning. They advocate for mixing the two in 50:50 proportion and then only use the mixture for cleaning.

Use of Vinegar Mixture:

In the case when Isopropyle Alcohal is not available Vinegar can be used for cleaning purposes. Vinegar should be mixed with distilled water so that it forms concentration not more than 10 % of Vinegar. In other words one and half tea spoonful of vinegar can be mixed with 100 ml distilled water to make the mixture for cleaning.

Other Materials for Cleaning:

Apart from above discussed liquid substance we can also use the following readily available cleaners from the market for cleaning the screen. These cleaners basically contains Isopropyle Alcohal in its mixture.

Screen Cleaner
— Petrol Benzene
— Glass Plus Cleaner

Cleaning Technique:

Laptop Screen should be always gently wiped out ensuring that no friction is caused to the surface of screen. Use of circular motion in cleaning is said to be eliminating the streaks which are formed during such cleaning. Never spray the cleaning mixture directly on the screen, in place always use the mixture on the microfiber or lint free clothing and wipe the screen.

Dry up the Laptop Screen completely after cleaning, before switching on the power supply to the device. 

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  1. Elvin says

    Thank you for sharing your info. I really appreciate your efforts and I will be waiting for your next
    post thanks once again.

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