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Eckscaliber

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What type of material was the cloth made of that once came with the iphone? It is by far the best for cleaning my iPad and iPhone. I have used a dozen other kinds and they just smear the screen with the oil from my fingertips. It must be some type of spacefcraft technology because it works like a magic eraser. The cloth from my 3GS is still my go to for cleaning my screens. Does anyone know exactly what it is or where I can purchase it?

Please don't say it's simply microfiber, because the two aren't even comparable.
 

Malindascott

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Aug 7, 2012
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What type of material was the cloth made of that once came with the iphone? It is by far the best for cleaning my iPad and iPhone. I have used a dozen other kinds and they just smear the screen with the oil from my fingertips. It must be some type of spacefcraft technology because it works like a magic eraser. The cloth from my 3GS is still my go to for cleaning my screens. Does anyone know exactly what it is or where I can purchase it?

Please don't say it's simply microfiber, because the two aren't even comparable.

Have you tried calling apple support and seeing if you can purchase one?
 
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iAmYou

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Jun 29, 2010
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There were 2 different ones.
1 was a suede microfiber
The other was a silk type microfiber.
 
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labman

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Microfiber cleaning clothe it's not hard to find. stop in a optical store. ebay look up cleaning cloth sorry it's not magic, however ICP might think it is.
 
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Eckscaliber

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Not all microfiber cloths are created equal. The majority of them are either soft or silky, and both will just smear fingerprints instead of remove them. The absorbent kind (the suede I believe) is the best. I bought on eBay shortly after starting this thread. The company is called Pristine Screens and their product looks like it's going to work better than the official Apple cloth that I love so much. It's also 5x the size.

Thanks for your input, minus the ICP post.
 
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takeshi74

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Feb 9, 2011
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I've never had problems removing smudges and fingerprints with any type of microfiber.
 
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