Best cleaning cloth?

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by intervenient, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. intervenient macrumors 6502a

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    I've tried cheap eBay microfiber clothes and something called the Screen Shammy, and both have proven to be ineffective. The microfibers wouldn't pick up anything, and the Screen Shammy, after a few uses, started to just spread the dust and lint around more.


    What's the perfect solution to keeping the screen dust and lint free?
     
  2. Shasta McNasty macrumors 6502a

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    There really isn't any "tips". Don't have oily hands maybe? And always keep a small rag in your pocket...
     
  3. intervenient thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I'm not looking for tips. I looking for the perfect small rag :)
     
  4. xraytech macrumors 68020

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    Go to any Auto Parts store and look for Microfiber cloths in car wash supplies and have at it.
     
  5. Mastamuffin macrumors member

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    Costco microfiber clothes. Like 32 in a pack for $13, there huge so u can cut them to any size. Awesome quality and bright neon green.
     
  6. Shasta McNasty macrumors 6502a

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    I use what came with my uMBP...that's the best imo...that better? ;)
     
  7. CJisohsocool macrumors 6502

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  8. SchneiderMan macrumors G3

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    I really like and use the iKlear and Pepboys microfibers.
     
  9. Mastamuffin macrumors member

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    To the thread starter. PM me your address and size of cloth u want. Im going to cut u a square of Costco Microfiber and mail it to you for free.
     
  10. bobright macrumors 601

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    Can you send me one too, along with a itunes gift card I need some new tunes? Thanks
     
  11. Mastamuffin macrumors member

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    Yea sure no problem. Just let me know how much on the itunes card u need.
     
  12. fr00b macrumors regular

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    Radtech Optex cloth. Comes with their OmniCleanz stuff.
     
  13. GameraFan macrumors regular

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    The best cloth was the Apple one that came with the 2g phones. Thanks for not including one with the 4...
     
  14. wattsja macrumors regular

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    Agreed
     
  15. medom macrumors newbie

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    I'm using microfiber cloth on my iPhone. It's working perfect.
     
  16. iKathy macrumors newbie

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    I use the fine microfiber cloth that came with my glasses. I like it better than the larger weave type cloths that are used for dishes, dusting or cars. Anyplace that sells eyeglasses or sunglasses usually have them.
     
  17. t4citurn macrumors newbie

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    Agreed. Get one from your local opticians (most won't charge you for it). The rubbish that casemakers (and screen protector suppliers) provide is astonishing.
     
  18. Cynikal.Mindset macrumors 6502a

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    The one that wrapsol sends with their kit is pretty nice and just the right size
     
  19. Hellishness macrumors 65816

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    I use my uMBP one. I detail cars as a hobby, and in my opinion, I would be kinda scared to use Costco ones. I don't use them on cars because they feel very rough. I have a couple that I use for dusting, but never on paint. The softest ones I've ever felt are white buffing cloths that I got at Kragen, and I just tried one on my iPhone and it worked amazingly. I don't remember them being particularly expensive, and they are amazingly soft, so I'm not worried about scratching my oleo coating.

    But at the end of the day, it's about 95% clean every time I take it out of my pocket (which I always make sure if free of grit), with no effort or time on my part, other than walking a few feet.

    Edit: I think this is it, but I'm not sure.
     
  20. iggypod macrumors 6502a

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    I use a RadTech (for my i4 and MBP). Highly recommend.
     

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