Clean your Pixel phone's back & sides

By wiping your phone clean when needed, you can help protect your phone's back and sides from stains and wear that can happen over time.

For your Pixel phone's materials and design details, see the tech specs.

Wipe your phone clean 

  1. Turn off and unplug your phone.
  2. With a soft cloth, wipe off your phone.
    • For most smudges or dust, use a dry cloth.
    • For most color transfers, like from makeup or a new pair of jeans, use a damp cloth.
    • When needed, use ordinary household soap or cleaning wipes.

Help your phone look its best longer

  • Avoid dropping your phone.
  • Avoid harsh cleaners and rough scrubbing.
  • Avoid getting moisture or soap in openings.
  • Avoid spraying cleaners or compressed air at your phone.

Tip: Use a case designed for your phone. See Pixel cases on the Google Store.

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