How to Clean Chromebook Screen: Step By Step Guide 2022

By Rhett Wilson •  Updated: 04/30/22 •  5 min read

Which is the suitable cloth or cleaner for me to clean my Chromebook screen? How do I clean my Chromebook screen without damaging it? Do you constantly ask yourself these questions when it is time for you to clean your Chromebook screen?

If you are confused about how to take care of your Chromebook screen in the best possible ways, then you are in the right place.

This piece was compiled for you to educate you on these above questions and some other confusing things related to effectively cleaning your Chromebook.

Your Chromebook wasn’t purchased cheaply, so you shouldn’t be careless about cleaning its whole part, especially some sensitive parts like the screen.

Keep reading to unlock the different tips we have for you.

How to Clean Your Chromebook Screen / How to Clean Chromebook Keyboard

Step 1

It is important that for whatever part of your Chromebook that you are cleaning, always ensure that you first power off your Chromebook. Whether it is the touch screen, keyboard, trackpad, lid, or body, powering off your Chromebook is the foremost important step.

Put it off by pressing down the power button which is usually at the top right corner of your device.

Step 2

Remove other devices connected to the Chromebook.

This includes your power cables, mouse, external hard drive, USB Drive, keyboard, and other USB connected devices that act as a connected peripheral which is in contact or connection with your keyboard.

Step 3

If the battery of your Chromebook is removable, you can go ahead and carefully remove it. If your battery cannot be easily removed as well, you can skip this process.

There is a specific and different process for removing batteries for every model of Chromebooks.

Carefully follow these steps and take proper precautions so you won’t damage the battery while removing it.

Step 4

Use a clean cloth, wipe, tissue, or most preferably a microfiber cloth to wipe the screen with slight pressure. While wiping, ensure you are making straight wipes that are horizontal across the screen of your Chromebook.

We highly recommend that you use a microfiber cloth. It is more reliable than the other alternatives mentioned above.

The other options are only when you cannot get a microfiber cloth. While using them, however, ensure that they are super clean and always ensure that they are not transferring dirt to the device while cleaning.

Step 5

In a container, mix 50% of white vinegar and 50% distilled water. Thoroughly mix and pour into a spray bottle for easy usage.

Step 6

A great danger warning here is that you shouldn’t spray this mixture directly on the screen of your Chromebook. This is very dangerous and might tamper with the functioning of your chrome book.

Instead of spraying directly on the screen, we highly recommend that you spray a little of this solution on microfiber clothing first but remember to use a clean one.

After spraying in the microfiber cloth, make a straight wipe horizontally across the screen of your phonebook. Then continue this process until you have wiped the whole screen of your device.

Step 7

After wiping with your solution of distilled water and vinegar, wipe it again but this time with a dry and clean microfibre cloth without the solution.

Step 8

Once you are done with this process above, leave your Chromebook off to dry until you feel the screen and observe that it is totally dry.

Precautions

In this step above, we recommended distilled water and vinegar to make our solution of Chromebook cleaner. There are other available options.

We do not recommend that you go for an all-in-one product if you are buying a product that will specifically clean the screen.

These all-in-one products may leave damage to your screen and might not be very safe for the display of your screen.

If you are using a ready-made product, ensure you follow every instruction from the manufacturer of the product.

Any Chromebook cleaning kit usually comes with other cleaning solutions you need to clean the other parts of your keyboard, aside from the screen.

Cleaning a part of your Chromebook with a solution meant for another part might not have a good effect on that part of your device.

This is why we recommend that you follow the instructions from your manufacturer to avoid any case of mishap or screen malfunctioning.

Conclusion

The idea of cleaning the screen of your Chromebook yourself might be something that can send a shiver down your spine especially when you do not want to spoil your device.

This is normal considering how much you had to save or sacrifice to get this device.

Fret not! It is certainly not a big deal; carefully follow our recommended steps above.

Also, never attempt to use isopropyl alcohol or a normal soap to clean the screen of your Chromebook.

Do well to take note of all the precautions we’ve stated so you have a good time cleaning Chromebook’s screen. Get back to us about how this worked for you.

Rhett Wilson

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