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CORONAVIRUS: Sanitize your phone, even worse than a toilet seat | Reviews Nepal

21st April 2021
"The University of Arizona, in a study, has found that cell phones have 10 times more bacteria than toilet seats."

The coronavirus (Covid-19) has been declared a disaster by the World Health Organization. Several measures are being suggested to protect the coronavirus from spreading. In this case, you must clean your smartphone so that it can be prevented from spreading. The University of Arizona, in a study, has found that cell phones have 10 times more bacteria than toilet seats.

Samsung is giving free sanitization service of Galaxy smartphones in 19 countries. Under this, customers can get them sanitized by taking wearables including smartphones of the centre. In a study, it has also been found that more than 17 thousand bacteria genes have been found in the phones of high school students.

Generally, you touch your smartphone multiple times throughout the day. Even those who live with you touch it and in such a situation there is a risk of coronavirus spread. It is also believed that people do not clean the phone and because of this, there are as many germs in the phone as the toilet seat.

Since you clean the hand with an alcohol-based sanitizer, can you clean the iPhone with alcoholic sanitizer?

Apple has said on its official website that with 70% Isopropyl Alcohol Wipe or Clorox Disinfecting Wipe, you can wipe the outer surface of your iPhone with light hands. Do not use bleach. No hole should have a moisturizer.

According to Apple, you can clean your iPhone with lens cloth/microfiber. Before this, you have to switch off the phone and unplug all types of cables. There should be no liquid in the hole of the phone.

Apart from the iPhone, other smartphones can also be cleaned in this manner. There is a coating on the screen of the phone, due to which, despite touching your finger, it does not come with a voice. If you repeatedly clean with an alcohol-based cleaning product, then this coating can be removed.

If your smartphone is completely water-resistant, that is, the phone has an IP67 or IP68 rating, then you can clean it with soap water. You can clean it with soap by soaking a clean cloth in warm water. Despite being water-resistant, you cannot wash your phone completely with water like hands.

If you use a cover on the phone, then you can clean it with Isopropyl Alcohol or soap-water. Here also depends on which material your phone case belongs to.

If you clean your smartphone with a chemical, spray, bleach or direct water, then your phone may be damaged. While cleaning the phone, do not forget to switch off and disconnect the accessories.

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