How to remove scratches from phone with homemade products

Whether by an accidental fall, my car keys or your naughty dog, our phones are often victims of scratches and scratches.

The first reality is that if we were not careful, the best and safest way to fix the surface of an iPhone, Android or any other mobile device is to replace the screen.

The second, that this is usually very expensive, especially when we talk about surface marks and the glass has not come to break. In those cases, you could try something else DIY.

Check these five ways to rescue your phone from minor scratches, some will surely work.

Previous preparation

No matter what method you are using, the first thing you should do is turn off the device and, if possible, remove the battery.

(And why not, we remind you once again that these methods are for minor damages, the most severe need professional help.) Keep reading how to remove screen protector.


The normal, not the gel ones.

  • Place a little paste on a swab or some soft cloth.
  • Rub in circular motions on the mark until it disappears.
  • Finally, clean the screen with a damp cloth to remove excess paste.
  1. Baking Soda

Baking soda can be useful but you must be very careful with water.

  • Mix two parts of baking soda and one of water in a bowl.
  • Stir until a paste.
  • Apply the paste to a clean cloth and rub in circular motions on the scratch.
  • Here too, remove the remains with a damp cloth.
  1. Baby powder

Repeat the above steps but substitute with baby powder and use the paste in the same way. This method can also work, the difference is only available at home.

  1. Vegetable oil

For smaller scratches, vegetable oils can work as a temporary solution.

Just add a droplet of oil on top, this will not eliminate the mark but it will hide it.

  1. Creams for scratches in cars

Some creams for scratches in cars that are obtained in supermarkets such as Turtle Wax or Scratch Out could help you.

Simply apply the cream to a soft cloth and clean the surface with it in one movement, yes, you guessed it.

Tell us in the comments which of these methods worked best for you.


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