How to clean Microsoft Surface screen & keyboard


Scratches, finger grease, dust can accumulate on the touch screen of Microsoft Surface tablet over period of time. Besides this, exposure to ultraviolet light (and chemicals) can also affect the performance of your Surface’s touchscreen. It is important to keep your Surface tablet clean and hygiene for best performance and usage. You can easily keep your new Microsoft Surface tablet’s touch screen display, keyboard, covers neat and clean through simple tips as following.

Quick tips for cleaning Microsoft Surface tablet

1. Cover it – Make sure you cover the tablet when not in use. Idle and exposed tablet can be a magnet for fine dust particles. Also, you can keep tablet covered while in transit (and travelling).


2. Clean it – Microsoft Surface touch screen has special coating that makes cleaning very easy. You do not need to rub hard to remove fingerprints or oily spots. Just use a soft, lint-free cloth to gently wipe the screen.

3.  More Cleaning – You can use damp cloth with water or an eyeglass cleaner. This method can be used to clean the Screen, Touch Cover or Type Cover keyboards and outer covers. Make sure no liquid drip from cleaning cloth (it should be damp and NOT wet). Also note: Do not apply liquids directly on the screen. Do not use window cleaner or other chemical cleaners on screen of Surface tablet.

4. Keep out of Sun – Keep the Surface tablet out of direct sunlight. Prolonged exposure to sunlight, ultraviolet light and excessive heat can damage touch screen display of Microsoft Surface device.

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