With cell phones being amongst our most touched items, it’s important to know how to disinfect your phone, tablets and other mobile devices, especially if there’s a pair of sticky little hands in your household. There are several simple steps you can follow to help effectively and safely disinfect and clean your phone or tablet screens and cases with Disinfecting Wipes to help slow or prevent the possible spread of infections and germs.
For a full list of phone-friendly disinfecting wipes, check out our products page here.
Power down your device
If your cell phone’s manufacturer’s guide says bleach-free disinfecting wipes are an appropriate way to clean your device, begin by turning off and unplugging your phone.Tip
Apple recommends products like Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes to effectively and safely clean every Apple product.
Wipe your phone’s screen
Wipe the screen, tops, sides and back of your phone. Avoid getting any liquid into the buttons or other openings.
Clean your case
Clean your phone case thoroughly. Don’t use Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes on fabric or leather cases.
Dry the phone
Let the surfaces air dry.
For electronics, please refer to the manufacturer’s cleaning instructions.
Frequently asked questions
- Can I use disinfecting wipes on my phone?
Many electronic devices can be safely cleaned with disinfecting wipes, but you should always follow manufacturer’s instructions. For a full list of tech-friendly disinfecting wipes, check out our products page.