Ever wonder how dirty or infected your favorite laptop could be? How to sanitize your laptop? How to sanitize your phone? It is important to clean and sanitize your laptop, smartphone, and other gadgets from time to time, as we use these in our daily lives and in close proximity. Gadget Guruz is 1st of its kind, electronic repair aggregate platform and in this blog, we are discussing the need to sanitize your laptop, smartphone, and other gadgets.
According to research it is proven that your smartphone, laptop, is likely playing host to viruses. And with the rise in COVID-19, we need to take some more precautions to keep ourselves safe. Experts say you should deep clean disinfect/sanitize your smartphone, laptop, or any other gadgets to prevent the novel Corona Virus. You might be thinking of how often you should be sanitizing your smartphone, laptop, or any other gadgets? Quick wipe down of your smartphone, laptop, or any other gadgets with a microfiber cloth is the most effective way to disinfect on a daily basis.
Sanitize your Laptop & Smartphone
World Economic Forum report says that the novel coronavirus can survive on some surfaces up to 9 days and this may vary based on the type of surface, temperature, the humidity of the environment. Your smartphone, laptop, or any other gadgets and these are devices you touch most often should be sanitized regularly as we put our phone right to our face and instinctively touch our face from time to time while working for hours on our laptop. In our fight against Covid-19, it is necessary to take every precaution and not leave any stone unturned to eliminate the virus from your vicinity.
Covid-19: With the rise in a number of Novel Coronavirus cases in India and the whole world, it is important to sanitize/disinfect your laptop, smartphones, and other gadgets. Here’s how you can clean your smartphone, laptop, and other gadgets within minutes.
Steps to Sanitize your Smartphone, Laptop or any other Gadget
With the novel coronavirus spreading in India and in the world here’s what you should know about keeping your phone and laptop and other gadgets clean.
- Sanitize your hands before and after cleaning your smartphone, laptop, or any other gadgets.
- Alcohol-based sanitizer and laptop cleaning wipes can be used for disinfecting any electronic gadgets as they ensure no liquid damage to the internal parts of your device.
- Laptop cleaner solutions can be used for cleaning screens. There are laptop and mobile cleaning wipes available which can also help disinfect your smartphone, laptop, or any other gadgets. In fact, the screens can be cleaned by using a small amount of Colin that is made for glass cleaning purposes and is readily available in most households.
- Don’t spray cleaner or water directly onto your laptop smartphone or any other gadget.
- Advice to switch off your smartphone, laptop, or any other gadgets before cleaning.
- Be careful while cleaning near an open socket or crack on your phone or laptop as a small amount of liquid can cause damage to internal components. Also, do remember to turn off your phone/laptop before you sanitize it.
How to Sanitize/Disinfect a Smartphone or Tablet
Before disinfecting/sanitizing your smartphone, laptop or any other gadgets remove the case and wipe it down with a damp microfiber cloth and move on to your device. The easiest and safest way of disinfecting/sanitizing your phone or tablet is to wipe them gently with a damp microfiber cloth. To clean crevices and the edges of the screen and buttons you should be using cotton swabs, it makes it easier for you to clean. Pour alcohol and water into a spray bottle and then spray your cloth with the solution and wipe down the phone or tablet to sanitize your smartphone or tablet.
How to Sanitize/Disinfect a Laptop
Your laptop tends to get in touch with more germs and viruses because of its mobility. Before sanitizing your laptop, power it off. To sanitize the screen of your laptop, use a damp microfiber cloth. For touch screens, use eyeglass cleaner or Colin applied to a microfiber cloth. Finish up the process of sanitizing your laptop by wiping down the keyboard with your alcohol-and-water solution. Be sure not to leave any liquid in crevices of your keyboard as it can spell doom for your device.
How to Sanitize/Disinfect a Desktop PC
To sanitize or disinfect the screen of your desktop, the process is the same as a laptop screen and to clean the backside and bezel around your monitor screen you can simply use microfiber cloth and water to wipe. To remove the trash that has stuck into your keyboard shake your keyboard upside down and then clean it with an alcohol-based cleaner. For your mouse, wipe it down with a damp cloth and use cotton swabs to get into crevices. Complete the job by wiping down the mouse with your sanitizing solution as well.
Note-Don’t forget to sanitize your hands before and after sanitizing or disinfecting your smartphone, laptop, and any other gadget.
During this lockdown situation, we are all glued to our gadgets and resort to it to do anything, be it work, play games, or watch movies. So if most of your time is spent using or in close proximity of these gadgets, then shouldn’t they be on top of your list to be sanitized and kept clean? We recommend you to sanitize the gadgets that you frequently, use at least once a day.
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