How to care for your Android's screen

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Jun 30, 2014, 6:01:32 PM via Website

The's literally a million ways to care for your Android display (here's 8 tips for protecting your screen to get you started).

Some basics:

  1. Keep it clean. This should be obvious, but foodstuffs, water, dirt and moisture are not friends of your touchscreen.

  2. Protect it. If you're prone to dropping your phone (you know who you are) then invest in a bumper case. If you're more intense with your little ''accidents'' then get some serious Android armor that includes a flip cover for the front of your device specifically.

  3. Solo pocket it. Don't put your keys or change in the same pocket as your phone. Ever.

  4. Stay out of sunlight. Direct sunlight can do a real number on your display (and sunscreen won't help either) so it's best to avoid the sun where your phone is concerned.

  5. You're not Thomas Edison or Nikola Tesla. We all want to invent something, but throwing stray bolts of electricity at your phone is not going to do it any favors. So ditch frayed cords, be wary of leaving your phone connected to other devices (that aren't plugged in with a surge protector) and don't park your phone on top of other electrical devices like television sets or radios. DId you know a television set retains enough electricity to do some damage for two days after it has been unplugged?

  6. Learn from your mistakes. If you're the kind of person who drops their phone at least once a week, try to learn a lesson every time you drop it. Like if fumbling for your keys causes repeated drops you should notice there's a pattern and put your phone in your pocket next time. It certainly beats breaking your phone when you should have known better.

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  1. Bonus round: my personal habit when I drop my phone is actually to kick it (gently) because I figure a slight skid across the floor is better than the full impact of the fall. My friends think it's stupid but I've never broken a screen yet. Just a toe...

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Nov 19, 2014, 1:31:29 PM via Website

Thanks for updating me.

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Jan 15, 2015, 7:56:29 AM via Website

Thanks for these cool tips.

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Feb 19, 2015, 11:17:18 AM via Website

Amazing Tips.Thank you for sharing with us..

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Feb 19, 2015, 12:05:48 PM via Website

Than ks for sharing these tips with us.

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Mar 3, 2015, 12:19:33 PM via Website

awesome content ...thanks for sharing..:)

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Apr 7, 2015, 12:22:57 PM via Website

really thanks for sharing i love my phone and taking care of it is quite important

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May 14, 2015, 9:32:25 AM via App

  1. Keep your phone out of your back pocket. after you sit down, you may realize you need a new screen/phone.
    I guess this could also fall under number 6.

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Sep 12, 2015, 12:22:51 PM via App

  • use tempered class protection to protect your screen

  • don't use any other company or local charger , I experienced while charging with another chargers , touch won't work properly

  • clean your screen once a day by using a soft cloth.

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Sep 12, 2015, 1:49:29 PM via Website

Nice tips for protecting the screen, really appreciate this.

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Sep 15, 2015, 8:48:35 AM via Website

Thanks for your sharing. I remember, before that, I always play my phone when I deposit....

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Sep 23, 2015, 6:02:16 PM via Website

Thanks a lot for your nice and useful information. I would try to follow these tips.

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Sep 23, 2015, 6:46:32 PM via Website

Nice Tips!! (cool)

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Nov 26, 2015, 6:13:32 AM via Website

I am relieved when the Gorilla Glass have been introduced in the market, I change it thrice a year, its too cheap and also very protective.

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Dec 14, 2015, 11:03:19 AM via Website

Thanks ,very useful !!

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Dec 14, 2015, 5:22:31 PM via Website

I just get the Tampered Glass and Hybrid case, nothing could happen to my cell now.

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Jan 25, 2016, 3:56:45 PM via Website

What about Gorilla glass 3? Do I need to protect it too?

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Feb 2, 2016, 10:25:01 AM via Website

Thanks for useful suggestions. had iPhone previously, and there was a great amount of coverings of all needed quality. But now I see there are methods to make it with Android))

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Mar 3, 2016, 10:58:29 AM via App

I travel more how can I keep it out of sunlight reach?

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Mar 14, 2016, 3:33:21 AM via Website

Useful tricks. Thanks

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Mar 23, 2016, 7:20:56 AM via Website

Nice tutorial..
I am going to follow these steps...

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Mar 23, 2016, 8:46:55 AM via Website

Cool suggestions..
Thanks for sharing..

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Mar 31, 2016, 8:45:53 AM via Website

i use tempered class protection to protect my screen

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Mar 31, 2016, 3:41:17 PM via Website

Thanks to you. It's a valuable tips for protecting the screen. I'm really appreciate this.

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Apr 28, 2016, 1:22:07 PM via Website

Thanks for your valuable suggestion.

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Jun 22, 2016, 11:24:33 AM via Website

Thank you for your suggestion.

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Jun 27, 2016, 3:59:35 PM via Website

Use a makeup remover wipe but make sure you make it dry by squeezing it and then just wipe. Screen cleaner can be used with a tissue. Dispose of all wipes/tissues used and wash your hands to remove germs.

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Jul 1, 2016, 8:11:38 AM via Website

cool!Thank you for the information.Its very useful.

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Aug 10, 2016, 11:48:33 AM via Website

You do not have any mistake here so thanks a lot.

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Aug 10, 2016, 3:03:15 PM via Website

Nice tips. I drop my phone at least 3 time in a day, so it is useful to me.

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Aug 12, 2016, 2:53:00 PM via Website

interesting! must-try (lightbulb)

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Aug 12, 2016, 3:29:40 PM via Website

I think having a screen guard is a must thing to pretect the screen.


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Aug 25, 2016, 8:46:01 AM via Website

I've been looking for other tips in protecting my screen. I appreciate that you mentioned some guidelines on how to take care of an android screen. Actually, I have two android devices and I only use a screen protector to avoid scratches.


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Aug 25, 2016, 4:48:47 PM via Website

great recommendations

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Sep 25, 2016, 9:03:26 PM via Website


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Dec 16, 2016, 1:33:55 AM via Website

really thanks for sharing i love my phone and taking care of it is quite important

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Dec 27, 2016, 9:20:20 AM via Website

Thanks for sharing.
I would be careful(thinking)(angel)

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Feb 13, 2017, 3:30:46 PM via Website

Very useful tips. The thing I hate the most in the touchscreen devices is the fingerprint and dirt that remains after usage. Whenever I look at the screen and the sun shines I can see all of the grime over it. That's why I am always bringing a little screen cleaning tissue with me. And I should advice you to strictly follow basic 3, unless you want to hardly damage your device. It doesn't matter if you have Gorilla Glass, this won't save you.

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Mar 14, 2017, 3:26:09 AM via Website

Thanks for these cool tips.

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Apr 4, 2017, 12:43:17 PM via Website

To be honest , i don't know how to do for it ,

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May 10, 2017, 4:17:13 AM via Website

Thanks a lot for the sharing!

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May 23, 2017, 9:33:01 PM via Website

Love kick of hint image:-) I do that too

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Jul 14, 2017, 10:21:15 AM via Website

thx for this info.!

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Oct 26, 2017, 3:35:31 AM via Website

Thanks for the information.
This really helps me a lot.

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Jun 9, 2018, 12:31:52 PM via Website

These tips are really helpful. I needed them as I am the father of 2 small child :D

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Jul 6, 2018, 1:40:15 PM via Website

Thanks for sharing these amazing tips!

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Jul 7, 2018, 8:23:49 AM via Website

Thanks for sharing this info!!

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Jul 11, 2018, 6:36:34 AM via Website

Thanks for sharing this info!!

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Jul 13, 2018, 3:33:56 AM via Website

I always get ghost armor applied to the screen!