Get rid of scratches on your phone screen with toothpaste

Makes sense actually…

Obviously this is something you want to avoid, but accidents can happen. If you leave your keys and your phone in the same pocket, chances are the screen will get scratched. Although it may seem like the end of the world, it is not. Did you know that it’s actually quite easy to get rid of those scratches? And the magic ingredient is something you already have at home in the bathroom!

Scratches on your phone screen

Okay, let’s face it, if your screen looks like the one pictured here, there’s not much you can do to save it. You may be able to get a professional to fit you a new screen, but we advise against doing the trick. However, our trick will help you get rid of scratches. We have all been there; your screen is working perfectly fine but you can’t ignore those scratches. You can feel them when you swipe and scroll and you can still see them. This ingenious trick will finally help you get rid of it.

Here’s what you’ll need to do

It’s actually pretty simple. You’ll need: your phone, a q-tip, and a tube of basic, white toothpaste. AKA no fancy whitening toothpaste or gel with microbeads. Just basic white toothpaste like we all used to have. First make sure there’s no dust or other filth on the screen because you don’t want to end up making more scratches. Then put a bit of toothpaste on the q-tip and rub it generously onto the scratch. After that make small circular motions on and surrounding the scratch with the q-tip. If the scratch isn’t very deep, you’ll see it disappear right away. Carefully dab off the rest of the toothpaste with a damp cloth and voilà.

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