How to Clean a Laptop Screen

Dust, fingerprints, and smudges are all attracted to a laptop screen, so get a better view with a cleaner screen.

You will need

  • Your computer's user manual
  • Cotton balls or a cotton cloth
  • Distilled water
  • Isopropyl alcohol
  • A spray bottle
  • White vinegar (optional)

Step 1 Read computer manual Read your computer’s manual for cleaning product restrictions before you clean your screen.

Step 2 Wipe the screen Turn off your monitor. Wipe the screen softly with a dry cotton ball or dry cotton cloth to remove any dust.

Step 3 Mix solution Mix a solution of 50 percent distilled water with 50 percent isopropyl alcohol in a spray bottle.

Step 4 Spray cotton ball Spray the cotton ball or cotton cloth with the solution.

Step 5 Wipe the screen Wipe the screen gently, in a circular motion.

Step 6 Enjoy your clean screen Enjoy your clean screen.