Quick Tip: How to clean smartwatches and fitness trackers without ruining them
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Quick Tip: How to clean smartwatches and fitness trackers without ruining them

05/05/2022  |   154 Views

Quick Tip: How to clean smartwatches and fitness trackers

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Because they are worn daily smartwatches and fitness trackers get dirty, sweaty, clogged up with lint, and caked with grime. Gross. According to PCMAG, there's an easy solution to this problem, one that doesn't require much time or supplies. Smartwatches and fitness trackers can be cleaned using common household items.When cleaning the screen: Never use chemical solvents. All you need to do to clean an electronic screen is firmly wipe it down using a microfiber cloth. If you don't have a microfiber cloth an unused coffee filter can be used in a pinch.Don't ignore the band: Detaching the band from your watch makes it easier to get it clean. Simple soapy water is best for cleaning most band materials such as silicone and metal. If you have a leather band stick with leather cleaner and solution.The nooks and crannies of your device can get jammed up with dirt and grime. Remember to clean the corners and hidden spaces of your device using a small cotton swab or q-tip.For more tips on cleaning smartwatches and fitness trackers, click here. Report a correction or typoRelated topics:technologychicagoloopiteamfitnesstech giftsquick tiptechnologyi teamelectronicssmartphonesCopyright © 2022 WLS-TV. All Rights Reserved.QUICK TIP Expert tips on how to stop spam text messages Tips to help keep you from missing a credit card payment Tips to avoid being a victim of an app scam Majority of Americans had financial regrets last year: SurveyTOP STORIES Man fatally shot during attempted carjacking on NW Side, police sayTeen falls to death from Florida amusement park rideVigil to be held for woman found beaten to death in Englewood Man shot on Dan Ryan Expressway, Illinois State Police saySister-in-law of twins who turned against 'El Chapo' pleads guiltyMan's body pulled from Chicago River: policeUkraine says 300 died in theater attack; hunger grips citiesShow More IL reports 1,309 new COVID cases, 14 deaths3 women shot while sitting in car in South Shore Chicago man gets red light ticket after car stolenFilm critic talks about prospective Oscar winners for biggest awardsBoy, 8, with autism denied entry to flight out of Chicago airportMore TOP STORIES News

Quick Tip: How to clean smartwatches and fitness trackers without ruining them

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