Any tip on cleaning the 3ds?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by aeros, May 7, 2011.

  1. aeros
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    I have my 3ds for almost a month already, and it is begining to be a bit oily from my hands especially the inner upper half, fingerprints are on it all the time
    so, what is the best solution to clean the 3ds so it can be as shiny as new?
     
  2. paced98

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    move the topic to the 3ds not the wii
     
  3. Nollog

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    I have a screen protector so I just use a cloth.
     
  4. aeros
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    yea, but the black glossy part gets oily too, or are u using the hori screen protector?
    I plan on getting that later too but i think i would want to clean my 3ds throughly first
     
  5. Zarxrax

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    I just wipe it with my shirt.
     
  6. Devin

    Devin "Local Hardware Wizard"

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    Try to buy a nice microfiber cloth. One was included in the 3DS Kit I bought from GameStop, and it works like a charm. Also try to wash your hands off before handling your 3DS, so it won't get oily as fast.
     
  7. Nollog

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    That part doesn't have a screen in it so it doesn't matter.
     
  8. nilly

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    Hi mate! I use a screen cleaner kit i bought in the local store, it comes with a small spray bottle with "screen cleaner" and a sponge with a cloth like surface, plus a aluminum case that holds the two together.. I would recommend spraying the sponge, and not at the 3ds directly with the cleaner spray.

    Clean the whole 3ds with this and it'll look as good as new

    And i would recommend the hori screen protector, to keep it scratch free as well.
     
  9. ThriLL

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    Microfiber cloth's the best one you can use to wipe it. Regular towel or your shirt can scratch the screens. Also use a can of compressed air before applying the Hori screen protectors. Wipe the screen first with the fiber cloth then spray it. That way you can get even the smallest debris off of the screens. Make sure you do it somewhere where there's not much clothes around. On a table at your dining room or something. Lint could be floating around if you do it in a room.
     
  10. Pippin666

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    Washing machine, dish washer, carwash or sandpaper.

    Pip'
     
  11. gautam

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    Use a soft anti-static cloth all over.