The Disgusting Reason Why You Need These Cellphone Cleaning Wipes ASAP

Your phone has more bacteria than a toilet seat.

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Immediately after spilled the tea on all the germs covering people's cell phones, I wanted to chuck my iPhone out the nearest window. Yes, I occasionally wipe down my phone with disinfectant wipes, but I don't clean it nearly as much as I should — or with the right stuff.

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ICYMI, a found that "cellphones carry 10 times more bacteria than most toilet seats." But the 9 in 10 Americans who use their phones while on the toilet definitely didn't help the results. Oof.

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Since never touching my phone again was not an option, I was determined to find an inexpensive, convenient solution. If you ask its 1,652 five-star Amazon reviewers, the pre-moistened are it.

Available on Prime, these individually wrapped cleansing cloths are said to remove bacteria, dust, germs, and smudges without leaving streaks, scratches, or residue behind. So basically they'll save you from the filth that is your mobile device. You needed them 15 years ago, so get them in two days.

In the words of , a customer who purchased the glasses/tech wipes and gave them a 5-star rating: "Apparently, I'm not the only one who needed these. I didn't know I did, but I did. You may not know that you do, but you do. So now you know. You're welcome."

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