Many people own a popsocket, simply put it’s a type of phone accessory. But as useful as the popsocket is, it can become dirty through daily use. Here are some cleaning tips to keep your popsocket clean and fresh!
Take a cotton ball, place some alcohol or antiseptic on it, and rub the dirty area of your popsocket. If the dirt doesn’t come off with this method try cleaning it with household cleaners such as dish soap or laundry detergent.
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Popsockets are more than just phone accessories. They can be used to hold items such as pencils, ID cards, and pens. A significant number of popsocket owners use their popsocket to hold their ID card. However, some people may not like the way an ID card looks on their phone when placed with a popsocket attached to it. Luckily, popsocket owners can easily remove the adhesive from their popsocket and then re-apply it to a different surface with greater ease. Follow these steps below to remove the adhesive from your popsockets:
Locate the middle circular piece of your popsocket and slide it up so that you can access the bottom piece of your popsocket.
Adhesive remover or rubbing alcohol, and use a cotton swab to apply it to the popsocket adhesive.
Wait about one minute for the adhesive removal solution to soak into your popsocket adhesive, then peel back your popsocket from your phone. *If you have a silicone case on your phone, you may not be able to remove the entire popsocket.
Place your popsocket on a clean surface, wait 15 minutes, then re-adhere it to your phone. You can now use your popsocket as you did before with the added benefit of being able to remove it if needed!
Apply a small amount of dish soap to popsocket
*Hint: It may be easier to separate the adhesive from your popsocket if you use a credit card or something similar to pry between the two halves of the popsocket.
Now your popsocket is clean, meaning you can go back to using it without having to worry about dirt or grease getting in the way of its functionality.
Repeat step 1 three to four times, or until the popsocket adhesive no longer releases any adhesive onto the cotton swab. It will be difficult to remove all of your popsocket’s current adhesive if it has sat on your phone for a long time without being cleaned because some residue may have seeped into your phone case.
Rub popsocket with fingers until it is clean
If it is difficult for you to remove your popsocket adhesive, try purchasing a new popsocket adhesive from an online store that sells phone accessories.
There are many useful features of a popsocket that can be used to organize any type of item. This becomes more apparent when the adhesive on your popsocket has been removed and you can use it to stick items to it. Some of the items you can place on your popsocket include pens, pencils, ID cards, and other phone accessories like earbud headphones or flash drives.
Rinse popsocket with water and let it air dry
Now that your popsocket is clean, you can also decide to remove the adhesive from your popsocket and attach it somewhere else. For example, if you already use a popsocket on your phone but don’t want to place an ID card near it for whatever reason, you could choose to apply the popsocket’s adhesive to another location for later use. If you want to detach your popsocket from your phone without ruining it, follow these steps:
Popsockets are useful for many things, but it’s important to make sure they stay clean before you re-use them. Now that you know how easy it is to clean a popsocket, you can use its original features and come up with new ways to utilize this phone accessory!