How to Clean Your Chromebook

  • Preparation:

    • Younger students should work with an adult.
    • Use a mixture of rubbing alcohol (70% Isopropanol) and 30% water.
    • Use a microfiber cloth.
    • Wash your hands thoroughly.

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    Step 1 - Turn off Power

    • Hold down the power button for 3 seconds.

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    Step 2 - Apply Solution to Soft Cloth

    • Be sure the cloth becomes wet, but doesn't drip.
    • Never spray anything directly on your Chromebook - you can easily ruin the motherboard.

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    Step 3 - Gently Rub Everywhere

    • Use the wet part of the cloth.
    • Don't rush.
    • Get the germs that often collect on the front & back edges, keyboard, and especially touch screens.
    • Clean the keyboard last to avoid turning on the power too early.

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    Other Info and Tips 

    1. Avoid letting others touch your device.
    2. Disinfect multiple times each day.
    3. Wash your hands before and after using devices.
    4. Watch this video - How To See Germs Spread Experiment (Coronavirus).
    5. The CDC suggests to clean and disinfect electronics using wipes that contain at least 70% Isopropanol alcohol. Source
    6. Coming soon: a Step-by-Step printable poster, created from screenshots in the video.
    7. Check out this short video (how do we embed video in the page?).