Installing a screen protector on your iPhone is a simple yet crucial task that ensures your device's display stays pristine and scratch-free. Follow these easy steps to apply a screen protector accurately and effectively, without those pesky air bubbles!
Step 1: Gather Your Supplies
Before you begin, make sure you have the following items:
- Clean, lint-free microfiber cloth
- Dust removal sticker or tape
- Screen protector designed for your iPhone model
- Soft card or squeegee
These are all included with the elago screen protectors such as this one for the iPhone 14.
Step 2: Clean Your iPhone Screen
Use the alcohol wipe and microfiber cloth to gently wipe your iPhone screen, ensuring there are no fingerprints, smudges, or dust particles left. A clean screen is essential for a bubble-free installation.
Step 3: Remove Dust and Debris
Use the dust removal sticker to lift any remaining dust particles off the screen. Gently press the adhesive side of the sticker onto the screen and peel it away, picking up dust in the process.
Step 4: Align the Screen Protector
Carefully remove the backing from the screen protector halfway. Hold it by the edges to avoid fingerprints. Align the protector with your iPhone's screen, making sure the holes for the camera and speaker are correctly positioned.
Step 5: Apply the Screen Protector
Start by gently laying down one end of the screen protector onto the screen. As you do this, let the protector gradually come into contact with the screen, allowing it to self-adhere. Use the soft card or squeegee to smooth out the protector from the center to the edges, pushing out any air bubbles, and slowly peel the remaining half of the backing as you squeegee.
Step 6: Final Inspection
Once the screen protector is in place and free from bubbles, inspect the edges and corners to ensure it's correctly aligned. Gently press down on any lifted areas.
Need visual aids? Check out our instructional and brief TikTok video here.
Congratulations! Your iPhone's screen is now protected from scratches and minor impacts. You can confidently use your device without worrying about damaging the display.
Installing a screen protector takes only a few minutes and can significantly extend the lifespan of your iPhone's screen. Follow these steps diligently, and your device will remain as good as new for years to come. Also, for iPad users, here is our installation video for iPad as well.