How to sanitize your iPhone 13, iPhone 12, and iPhone 11 safely

    Is it safe to sanitize your iPhone 13 or for that matter iPhone 12, or iPhone 11? Know what Apple said.
    By HT TECH
    | Updated on Jan 24 2022, 10:18 AM IST
    Apple suggested not to use products containing bleach or hydrogen peroxide to sanitize your iPhone 13, 12 or 11.
    Apple suggested not to use products containing bleach or hydrogen peroxide to sanitize your iPhone 13, 12 or 11. (Shweta Ganjoo/HT Tech)
    Apple suggested not to use products containing bleach or hydrogen peroxide to sanitize your iPhone 13, 12 or 11.
    Apple suggested not to use products containing bleach or hydrogen peroxide to sanitize your iPhone 13, 12 or 11. (Shweta Ganjoo/HT Tech)

    Without a doubt, your iPhone comes with various amazing security measures that keep viruses spread by hackers at away. But during the time of the corona pandemic, another safety measure is important for your iPhone, sanitization! With the rising cases of Covid-19 all over the world, it is necessary to ensure that your hands as well as objects which you frequently use, such as your smartphones are sanitised properly. But is it safe to sanitize your iPhone 13, iPhone 12 or iPhone 11 with disinfectants or isopropyl alcohol solution? Here’s what Apple has to say about it.

    "Using a 70 percent isopropyl alcohol wipe, 75 percent ethyl alcohol wipe, or Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, you may gently wipe the exterior surfaces of your iPhone," says Apple statement. Further, iPhone maker suggested that iPhone owners must not use products containing bleach or hydrogen peroxide for sanitization purposes, whether it is the latest iPhone 13, or its previous years' models like iPhone 12 and iPhone 11. the iPhone boasts a fingerprint-resistant oleophobic, oil repellent coating. Cleaning chemicals can deteriorate them over time. Know below how to you sanitize your iPhone?

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    First Published Date: 22 Jan, 04:25 PM IST
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