A phone is a long time investment and in today’s day and era one must have the gadget for ease communication. Having invested good money in your phone, you expect it to last a lifetime don’t you? The thing is, even though your cell phone is of high quality, there is still a chance that it will break apart and stop working, especially if you don’t take good care of it.
Steps of how to take care of your phone:
- Buy a case and screen protector
These will take care of your phone by preventing it from being subject to knocks and scratches. This helps to keep the phone’s appearance longer and may also protect it from some internal damage should you accidentally knock or drop the phone. We use our phones on a daily and they are prone to many scratches and cracks which can be prevented by protecting your phone both screen and housing of the phone. By protecting your phone you are also increasing the life span of your cell phone.
- When phone not in use put it away in a designated (safe) place
It should be put in an area where you can not knock it down on the floor. For example, good places include keeping it on a desk, bookshelf, or in a cabinet. It’s a good idea to choose one spot where it always goes , maybe near a charger so that you can find it with ease.
- Always keep it dry
Unless your phone is water proof, its advisable not to put your phone in water or touch it with hands that have water.By doing so you are increasing chances of short circuiting the phone. Also to avoid spilling any drink on it, just put it away from the table when you eating or having a drink up with friends.
- Clean your phone on a regular
Use dry tissue paper or alcohol wipes to clean the phone’s exterior surfaces. Do not use water, baby wipes, or other cleaners that may inadvertently add moisture to your phone. In the case of touch-screen phones, you might want to avoid alcohol, and instead use a soft, lint-free cloth for further protection.
- Protect it from theft
Damage in the cell phone’s mechanism is not the only thing that can take your phone away from you. In Nairobi, phone theft is very rampant and any new person to the city is always cautioned to always keep an eye to their phones and always keeping it at an eye birds view. You may never know who’s eyeing to steal your phone either on the streets or at events, so guard it like you would do any valuable item.