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darthbane2k

macrumors 68000
Original poster
Oct 22, 2009
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How are you guys cleaning this watch? Mine (watch face) is smeared with fingerprints and grease. Yet the sports band cleans easily enough. No cloth seems to work and only makes it worse. In bright sunlight it just looks horrible.
Any polish that you can recommend? I'm talking the ion/x glass
 

eagleglen

macrumors 65816
Oct 2, 2009
1,127
309
Phoenix, AZ
How are you guys cleaning this watch? Mine (watch face) is smeared with fingerprints and grease. Yet the sports band cleans easily enough. No cloth seems to work and only makes it worse. In bright sunlight it just looks horrible.
Any polish that you can recommend? I'm talking the ion/x glass

I use a product I found at an Apple Store once called Whoosh! It disinfects and leaves a nice polish on the screen after it's been used. Everytime I clean someone's phone with it, they are always blown away by the resulting shine. I've since used it on the watch and it does great with it too. From the product description it claims to be non toxic and environmentally safe.

Here is the Amazon link WHOOSH 31030MLSSR Screen Shine Go Screen Cleaning Kit https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DOPW5K6/ref=cm_sw_r_awd_5iAvvb0N7VP7P
 

RogerEast

macrumors regular
Apr 14, 2015
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I just wipe it with the black cloth that came with my iMac. Does the trick for all my devices.
 

TrueBlou

macrumors 601
Sep 16, 2014
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3,619
Scotland
So far all mine has had is a wee wipe on my T-Shirt every night before it goes on charge and that's been enough to keep it looking nice.
 

Mobster1983

macrumors 6502a
Sep 8, 2011
653
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My shirt.

Or just shower with it and lay it on a towel to dry after (I take off the band to dry both).
 

darthbane2k

macrumors 68000
Original poster
Oct 22, 2009
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I use a product I found at an Apple Store once called Whoosh! It disinfects and leaves a nice polish on the screen after it's been used. Everytime I clean someone's phone with it, they are always blown away by the resulting shine. I've since used it on the watch and it does great with it too. From the product description it claims to be non toxic and environmentally safe.

Here is the Amazon link WHOOSH 31030MLSSR Screen Shine Go Screen Cleaning Kit https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DOPW5K6/ref=cm_sw_r_awd_5iAvvb0N7VP7P

brilliant thanks
 

Rayban

macrumors 6502
Sep 5, 2008
323
339
I wipe it down with a damp paper towel then dry it with a micro fiber cloth. Seems to do the trick.
 

Julien

macrumors G4
Jun 30, 2007
11,835
5,430
Atlanta
Simple, you should be waring your hands 10 or more times a day and a proper hand washing includes the wrists. Just wash your :apple:Watch at the same time.
 

Newtons Apple

Suspended
Mar 12, 2014
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Jacksonville, Florida
Simple, you should be waring your hands 10 or more times a day and a proper hand washing includes the wrists. Just wash your :apple:Watch at the same time.

I would remove the watch unless you are sure about getting ALL the soap between your arm and the watch rinsed well. Soap left between the watch and you arm will make for a nasty irritation that can last for a few days.
 

Recognition

macrumors 6502a
Jun 27, 2013
596
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How are you guys cleaning this watch? Mine (watch face) is smeared with fingerprints and grease. Yet the sports band cleans easily enough. No cloth seems to work and only makes it worse. In bright sunlight it just looks horrible.
Any polish that you can recommend? I'm talking the ion/x glass

First of all wash your hands regularly, not only for hygienic reasons but will also help reduce the fingerprints.

I use the inside of my sleeve, the hem of my shirt or even just a quick wipe on my back to remove any dust.
 

x-evil-x

macrumors 603
Jul 13, 2008
5,576
3,234
the space grey and black sports band don't seem to get too bad i haven't really cleaned mine in a few days its fine to me.
 

Julien

macrumors G4
Jun 30, 2007
11,835
5,430
Atlanta
I would remove the watch unless you are sure about getting ALL the soap between your arm and the watch rinsed well. Soap left between the watch and you arm will make for a nasty irritation that can last for a few days.

Almost 15 years and I have never had any soap left between my watch and arm that caused any irritation. Soap contains so much glycerin that there is very little chance of irritation. As a matter of fact liquid soap is often used as an electrolyte gel for HR monitoring straps by runners. I have done this many 100's of times for hour plus runs and never any irritation.
 

greytmom

macrumors 68040
Jun 23, 2010
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Shirt or pants, if needed. Doesn't seem to be a problem. Damp tissue on underside and strap after exercise.
 

Armen

macrumors 604
Apr 30, 2013
7,405
2,274
Los Angeles
How are you guys cleaning this watch? Mine (watch face) is smeared with fingerprints and grease. Yet the sports band cleans easily enough. No cloth seems to work and only makes it worse. In bright sunlight it just looks horrible.
Any polish that you can recommend? I'm talking the ion/x glass

I use whatever cloth is available to wipe the screen be it my sleeve, a paper towel etc.
 

techno-Zen

macrumors 68000
Apr 27, 2015
1,817
3,087
Gilbert, AZ
OP, are you eating ribs with your bare hands all day?

Seriously, any cotton fabric around at the time or a microfiber cloth should take care of NORMAL finger prints/finger oil
 
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