How to Clean Your Clear Phone Case

How to Clean Your Clear Phone Case

How to Clean Your Clear Phone Case: A Step-by-Step Guide

Quick Answer: Use a slightly damp paper towel to wipe the phone case. If needed, gently use a toothpick for tight spots.


Keeping your clear phone case clean not only maintains its sleek look but also ensures it continues to protect your phone effectively.

-Reduce hand slips

-Reduce corrosion

Below, we share simple steps on how to clean your clear phone case, how to handle silicone cases, and what to do if your case has turned yellow.

Cleaning Your Clear Phone Case

1. Gather Your Materials:

You’ll need a soft, lint-free cloth or a damp paper towel. Avoid using any abrasive materials such as steel wool, which can scratch and damage the case. If necessary, a toothpick can be helpful for tight crevices.

2. Wipe Gently but Firmly:

Using your damp paper towel, gently wipe the entire surface of your clear phone case. If you encounter any stubborn spots, you can use a small amount of mild soap with water. Be sure to thoroughly rinse any soap residue with a clean, damp cloth.

You can gently use a soft poking item like a toothpick to clean the small areas of the button covers, etc.

3. Dry Completely:

After cleaning, let your phone case air dry completely or use a dry, soft cloth to remove any moisture. Ensure the case is completely dry before placing it back on your phone.

How to Clean a Silicone Phone Case

Silicone phone cases can also be cleaned using the same method as described above for the clear case; but, because silicone can be a bit more prone to picking up lint and dust, you might want to start by using a piece of adhesive tape to dab away any particles before wiping it down with a damp cloth.

How to Clean a Yellow Phone Case:

If you’ve noticed that your clear or silicone phone case has turned yellow, this discoloration is often due to a chemical reaction within the plastic material, typically from prolonged exposure to sunlight or heat.

Unfortunately, once a phone case turns yellow, it can be practically impossible to reverse the process completely with cleaning alone because the plastic itself is turning yellow throughout the phone case.

When cleaning doesn’t restore your phone case, it might be time to consider a new one. Luckily for you, at 589 Designs we offer a wide selection of phone cases that not only protect your device but also match your style. Whether you're looking for a new clear case or something with a bit more flair, we have options to suit your needs.

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