Wet wipes doused in 70 per cent isopropyl alcohol can be useful to clean phones, but major phone makers such as Apple have previously cautioned against the use of isopropyl alcohol on their devices. Photo: Getty Images

What’s the best way to clean your phone of coronavirus? Alcohol wet wipes, UV sanitisers, soap and water – the pros and cons

  • The virus that causes Covid-19 can remain on glass, metal and plastic for up to seven days, which is why we should regularly clean our phones
  • As well as wipes or soap and water, there are devices that claim to get rid of pathogens with UV light – but how effective are they against the coronavirus?
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Wet wipes doused in 70 per cent isopropyl alcohol can be useful to clean phones, but major phone makers such as Apple have previously cautioned against the use of isopropyl alcohol on their devices. Photo: Getty Images
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