The epidemic has taught us some good habits like washing hands and covering the nose and mouth while coughing. To avoid danger of contamination, make the surface even more alert during cleaning. We all make sure that every corner of the house is disinfected. But, often we forget to clean the touch screen of our phone.
Germs on phone more than toilet seats
It is believed that most people check phone 96 times a day. But it is not just mobile that is caught or touched with hands. Rather, the grocery bag, door and other surfaces also come in contact with the phone. Which can contain thousands of germs and bacteria. When you touch the phone with your dirty hands, germs are transferred to the screen. Even if you carry the phone while talking near the ear and mouth, different types of germs still stick and they can easily make you sick.
How dirty is your mobile phone?
It would not be wrong to say that one of the most dirty things is your phone, which you face daily. According to a research from Arizona University in 2017, cell phones spread 10 times bacteria compared to toilet seats. This is because most people ignore the cleanliness of the phone. Therefore, germs and bacteria keep on collecting. Therefore, to prevent the risk of infection, it is necessary to repeatedly clean the surface of the phone.
How to Disinfect Mobile?
Soap and water are considered the most effective measures for surface cleaning. Since you cannot use water on your mobile, alcohol wipes will be suitable in such a situation. Such wipes can easily kill germs and bacteria present on the surface of the phone. But it also has some disadvantages.
If there is oil on the surface of your phone, then it becomes difficult to clean the surface completely. The presence of oil and other materials makes it difficult to remove wipes from the surface of microbes. To ensure proper cleaning of your phone, first remove the box and clean the phone and box with a cotton cloth. Then after cleaning them properly with the help of alcohol wipe.
How often to clean the phone?
It is important to clean the phone several times a day. If you are washing your hands well, then you can do it two or three times a day. But if someone is coughing or sneezing, then it will always be okay to clean the phone.
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