The Chinese coronavirus is still raging, it is already in decline in China, but it is spreading more throughout Europe. One of the most critical countries today is Italy. We already have hundreds of cases in Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
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The worst thing is that the particles of this virus survive for several hours on any surface, even on a smartphone. It is our smartphones that are what we use most at the time of quarantine and we should disinfect them regularly.
The virus can also be held on a smartphone
Coronavirus causes respiratory diseases, so it is transmitted mainly through the air. Coughing or sneezing can also be transmitted. If we cough in your hand, we can touch the phone later. by recent studies on some surfaces, the virus can survive for three days.
The virus survives in the air for 3 hours, on a cardboard 1 day and up to 3 days on a plastic or steel surface. Therefore, our smartphone is at risk and we should disinfect it more often. Many phones are made of metal or glass. In this article we will tell you how to do it.
Xiaomi has instructions for disinfecting the smartphone
Even our favorite brand brings us instructions on how to disinfect your phone. According to Xiaomi, the most important step is to wash your hands as often as possible.
- Wash your hands.
- Remove the cover of your smartphone.
- Clean the cover with disinfectant wipes containing at least 70% isopropyl alcohol.
- Wipe the cover again. do not use disinfectants.
- Wash your hands again.
- Put the cover on the phone.
Even so, you can easily disinfect your cover and phone.
Proven ways to clean your smartphone
Alcohol certainly nie is a way it can damage your display and ports. It is better to use disinfectant wipes or disinfectants with 70% isopropyl alcohol. 100 pieces of such towels costs just over 5 euros -> buy here.
UV light It is also a good way to kill viruses. You can order a UV lamp, preferably one that is verified and kills a high percentage of viruses. Even Xiaomi sells UV sterilizers to disinfect your phone, you can find them below.
Xiaomi EUE UV smartphone sterilizers
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Microfiber cloths certainly Yes, this is one of the best ways to wipe off fingerprints. A virus may also appear in the imprints left. For better cleaning, it is good to moisten the cloth with ordinary water.
Microfibre cloths have the greatest advantage of not leaving fibers behind. A package of 10 pieces of such towels costs a few euros on Aliexpresse.
This tip is not against coronavirus, but it cleans your phone. Scottish tape to remove dust or sand from the edges of your smartphone or ports. Stick the tape on critical places, on small slits, especially in the places where the display ends, stick it over the speakers and over the connectors.
Make sure you don't clean your phone with this
Pure alcohol definitely do not use, as we mentioned above, it is dangerous for your display, it can damage it. Many smartphones have a protective coating on the display to prevent scratches that can be damaged by alcohol.
Window and glass cleaners They are also very harmful to your phone, even if it is partly made of glass. Your phone may not benefit, these cleaners may contain chemicals as well as alcohol, which damages the display.
Kitchen (paper) towels they are also not ideal. You wipe the table with them, but you better keep them away from your smartphone. They don't damage anything, but they can leave small particles in ports or speakers, and you don't want to.
Makeup remover, you can make yourself happy with it, but if you happen to have makeup on your smartphone, be sure not to remove it with this product. Just like window cleaners, your makeup remover can damage your smartphone. Make-up removers may also contain alcohol.
soaps they are effective against the new virus, but do not wash the display with them. Many companies advise not to use soaps, but rather disinfectant cloths or various other towels.
vinegar is partly acid and the acids eat up the surfaces. Vinegar is not a strong acid, but we do not recommend you clean your smartphone. You can only use very dilute vinegar 50/50 with water to wash the edges and back.
Do not put waterproof smartphones under a stream of water
Owning a smartphone with an IP67 certificate and higher is more for a good feeling than for intentional soaking. It's very impractical if you literally bathe your smartphone in the water. You will have to wait for it to dry completely so that you can charge it and use the ports at all.
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