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Old Dec 19, 2012, 10:55 AM   #1
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Make the screen smooth again?

I've had my iPod Touch 5 for about two weeks now. When I first got it, the screen was very smooth to the touch, and very finger print resistant. But now the screen's surface is very friction-ny (is that even a word?), and finger prints show up really easily . How can change this?
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 04:45 PM   #2
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Get a matte screen protect or wax the screen.
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 08:28 PM   #3
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do you have on a screen protector?

If so, remove it. If not, buy a microfiber cloth to clean it once in awhile. I dont know about the new touch screen coating but my Ipad 2 screen is naked and fingerprint is removed very easy. Maybe due to the oleophobic coating.
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Originally Posted by Zmanbaseball2 View Post
Get a matte screen protect or wax the screen.
Definitely don't wax the screen. That will take the oleophobic coating off and then spread it unevenly across the screen.
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Touch screens usually respond best to completely dry and moisture-less hands. I don't think it has anything to do with the length of time that you've owned the device.
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New screens always feel so good. I just took my 4S in for replacement (broken home button) and the new screen felt awesome.

I think you have to be careful cleaning the screen because of the coating. Maybe a bit of window cleaner?? Maybe that's a little harsh. I think Apple recommend a dry cloth. Google the care instructions, but I doubt you'll be that new screen feel back.
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