How to Clean a Cell Phone With Hydrogen Peroxide

Cell phones can accumulate grime and germs over a period of time. Rather than continuing to place a dirty phone next to your face, try periodically cleaning your phone with hydrogen peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide is inexpensive and effective in killing germs on your phone.

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Pour about a fourth of a cup of hydrogen peroxide into a small container.

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Dip the corner of a clean rag into the hydrogen peroxide.

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Squeeze any excess out of the rag.

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Gently wipe the back of your phone and dry it with a clean, dry rag.

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Dip a cotton swab into the hydrogen peroxide and gently squeeze the tip with your fingers to make sure none is dripping off.

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Use the swab to clean the keypad and sides of the phone.

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Dip the corner of a clean rag into the hydrogen peroxide, squeeze the rag and wipe the display of your phone.

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Use a clean, dry rag to wipe off your entire phone.