How do you clean the fingerprints off the iPad screen?

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  1. ipad987

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    I have got rid of the screen protector because it looks so much better bare, but it does get smudgy very quickly. So far I haven't cleaned the screen and was wondering how do you guys do it. I am guessing using a dry cloth won't remove all the fingerprint marks so would it be OK to use a slightly damp (with water) piece of cloth. I don't want to take any risks because I once bought a pretty expensive digital screen cleaner liquid only to find my TV screen was left with some permanent smudge, caused by the liquid itself.
     
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    Fingerprints wipe off easily with a dry microfiber cloth. First make sure that there is no grit on the screen and then simply wipe the screen.
     
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    Is there problem with the screen if i add little water to the cloth?
     
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    I don't think that a damp cloth would be a problem but fingerprints come off without water. The screen has a coating that doesn't let oil stick.
     
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    Microfiber cloths, all the way. You can buy 'em very cheaply on eBay. No water needed. They work wonders.
     
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    What - Fingerprints???? you're not suppose to put your fingers on the iPad :p:p
     
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    u shd try detol
     
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    Must...refrain...from alternate suggestion...:D
     
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    Belt sander...
     
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    I use the same tiny cloth that I have for my glasses.
    This finish they put on the glass panel of the iPad is fantastic. I wish it were available for other devices as an after market product. Glasses would be my first target.
     
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    I used windex and tissue.

    It worked.
     
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    Thanks for the tip, found a cheap one on eBay
     
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    I use the small cloth used for cleaning eye glasses. Dry works fine. Small enough to tuck into my iPad case.
     
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    As previous posters mentioned: Microfiber cloths work extremely well. I also use my glasses cleaning cloth.
     
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    Moist baby wipes work well too............
     

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