How to Clean Your OtterBox Case – Step-by-step
You love your OtterBox. We get it. And oftentimes, you love it so much that it starts to wear the stories you’ve been through together. We see how this can be hard for the neat-freak personalities — trust me, I feel your pain. I am one of them.
But fret no more. We’re here with solutions on how to clean an OtterBox case. It’s true, you can easily clean your favorite case and make it look like the day you bought it.
Remove your device, and use these 2 simple tips to keep your OtterBox squeaky clean:
- Wash your OtterBox with warm soapy water to easily remove surface stains
- Quickly sanitize your OtterBox with a Sani-Wipe to keep your case germ-free
Cleaning Otterbox Preserver Series and Armor Series cases
For those of you who are using the waterproof Armor Series or Preserver Series case, the cleaning tips above still apply for you. However, you need take a few extra cleaning steps to ensure your waterproof case works as expected:
It is really important to keep the O-rings in your Armor Series and Preserver Series case clean. What’s an O-ring, you ask? Open the port covers and take a look at the black “ring” surrounding the interior plugs of your case. This is the O-ring, which is a mechanical gasket used to ensure a tight, waterproof seal. If dust, dirt or small particles get into the O-ring, the functionality of the watertight seal may be compromised. Thankfully, you can easily clean O-rings with hot soapy water. You do not need to remove the O-rings in order to clean them.
Once you’ve washed your OtterBox, be sure to thoroughly dry it before reinstalling your device.
Pretty simple, huh? We like to make things easy on you. Until we meet again, remember to always keep it clean.