The Best Ways To Clean Your TV and Electronics (Because They Build Up Germs Too)

how to clean tv screen
Image courtesy of Shutterstock
When you buy something through our retail links, we may earn commission and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.

* We touch our smartphones and other electronics hundreds of times a day
* These surfaces can become covered in fingerprints, smudges and germs
* This range of products get your devices clean and germ-free

If you think about the number of times you touch your smartphone on an average day, it should come as little surprise it can become a home for thousands of germs. Expand this to other devices around the home and office, like tablets, computers, TVs and their remotes, and you will very quickly realize cleaning your electronic devices isn’t just about ensuring a smudge-free finish.

Luckily, there are plenty of options capable of delivering both a shiny, smudge-free finish and ridding them of germs. These products are ideal for cleaning tablets, smartphones, computer screens, camera lenses, laptops, TV screens, eBooks and almost anything with a shiny, flat surface.

Below you’ll find 6 products to add to your cleaning arsenal to ensure you achieve the outcome you’re after. Whether you choose handy all-in-one wipes or prefer the spray and cloth option, you can be confident your devices will look clean and be free from germs, too.

1. Windex Electronics Wipes

These Windex wipes are specially made for cleaning your electronics. Whether it’s fingerprints on your smartphone or smudges on the TV screen, these anti-static wipes give you a quick and simple way to give your electronics a streak-free and clean appearance. The 25 wipes also come in a resealable package, which is great for keeping them fresh and prevents any drying out.

how to clean tv screen windex wipes Image courtesy of Amazon


2. Full Circle Electronics Cleaning Brush Set

The Full Circle Brush Set gives you 3 cleaning options within one cleverly designed tool. It includes a double-ended brush that provides a soft head for clearing dust as well as a tougher, narrower hard tip on the other end for scraping harder to remove debris. The final piece of the bamboo and recycled plastic kit is a wiping pad, which can be used on screens and other flat surfaces for quicker-than-average dust and mark clearing. You’ll also find that the brush handily clips into the back of the wiping pad for a simple way to store the 3-in-1 tool.

how to clean tv screen cleaning pen Image courtesy of Amazon


3. SECUROMAX Microfiber Cleaning Cloth

There are few products on Amazon that boast over 90% 5 star reviews, but the SECUROMAX Microfiber Cleaning Cloth is one that can. The pack includes 6 microfiber cloths made from lint-free, scratch-free and extremely soft microfiber to deliver an unbeatable clean to your TVs, cameras, tablets and other electronic devices. They are also 220 GSM thick, which is 30% thicker than many of the competing cloths on the market. Finally, for easy storage, each cloth comes with its own carrying pouch.

how to clean tv screen microfiber Image courtesy of Amazon


4. OXO Good Grips Electronics Cleaning Brush

This pack of OXO Good Grips Cleaning Brushes includes 2 individual brushes, so it’s great for sharing with another person or keeping one for your computer keyboard and one for your camera gear. The brushes sport a double-ended design. One end has a soft, bristled brush, which can be used to sweep away dust. The other end features a tougher point for precise removal of tougher dirt patches. The brush end is also retractable to prevent annoying bent bristles.

how to clean tv screen oxo cleaning pens Image courtesy of Amazon


5. Care Touch Lens Cleaning Wipes

Getting your lenses and screens fingerprint and smudge free is a tough task. Luckily, these Care Touch Lens Cleaning Wipes are specially designed for the job. And, with over 1,800 5-star Amazon reviews, you can be pretty confident they’re going to do a job you’ll be happy with. Inside the box, there are 210 wipes, which means you won’t be running out anytime soon. They are also individually wrapped and contain a formula free from ammonia. Plus, the wipes clean without leaving streaks or residue on your surfaces.

how to clean tv screen caretouch wipes Image courtesy of Amazon


6. eScreen Cleaner

This eScreen Cleaner set includes one 8 oz. and three 2 oz. bottles of the effective eScreen Cleaner along with four high-quality microfiber cloths. The cleaner is free from alcohol, ammonia and silicone and delivers your electronics with a streak and residue-free clean. The USA-made kit can be used on a wide variety of electronic devices as well as eyeglasses and any other type of glass.

how to clean tv screen escreen cleaner Image courtesy of Amazon


Clean Machine: The 8 Best Ways To Cleaning Your Phone or Laptop Screen