Make Sure You Do This To Rid Your iPhone Of Bacteria

Once upon a time, I used Windex to clean a dusty flat-screen television display. With the first wipe, I knew something was wrong. Lo and behold: The chemicals had permanently damaged the screen. I was mortified. Since then, I've learned a thing or two about how to properly clean the gadgets in my life. Microfiber cloths are a must. You should also have Q-tips and rubbing alcohol on hand. But spraying cleaner directly on top of delicate electronics? No, no, no.
If the crumbs building up inside your keyboard could feed a small nation and your iPad looks like you rubbed a Big Mac across its screen, it's time for a little cleaning. It won't take long, and if you follow this guide, you'll ensure you don't end up accidentally damaging anything in the process.
Read on for our tips.

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