The Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has emerged as the most contagious and human killing disease in the world which is killing it’s prey one by one. The worst part of this episode is that there is no vaccine available which can treat this pandemic. It has affected almost every country in the world and has entered into the body of more than 2 lac persons and has killed more than 9,000 persons across the world. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has already declared COVID-19 as world pandemic and has asked the world to unite against COVID-19.
The WHO has advised to take precautions against this virus as there is no vaccine available to it. It, hence, becomes very important to wash our hands often and frequently. We are advised to keep away from touching our eyes, face, nose, mouth, etc. as this may increase the chances of infection. This is where touching our smartphone come in the picture.
As per reports, we may get infected if we don’t sanitise our smartphone as this is mostly touched device by us in a day. To sanitise, use wipes especially made for smartphone displays. Avoid using alcohol rich wipes as it may damage the mic and audio jack of your handset if it reaches there. Alcohol is known to be harmful to the internal organs of a smartphone.
Many tend to use the Lysol or Clorox wipes, however, this may damage the glass display and the back glass panel as it eats away the Oleophophobic coating present on the display. Oleophophobic coating helps prevent finger smudges on the display, hence it is important to maintain it on the glass display.
It is also not advised to use water, warm water & chemicals as they come with their own drawbacks. Hence, the only safe way to keep your phone disinfected is to use the smartphone-friendly wipes available online with different brands. Look for a premium branded wipes and use it as that will prevent your phone from becoming a infection dustbin.