How to Clean a Cell Phone With Hydrogen Peroxide

By Charlotte Johnson

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.

Things You'll Need

  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Cell phone
  • Rags
  • Cotton swabs

Step 1

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

Step 2

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

Step 3

Squeeze any excess out of the rag.

Step 4

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

Step 5

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

Step 6

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

Step 7

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

Step 8

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