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Best way to clean the earpiece speaker grill?

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By Cor-master, Senior Member on 17th February 2013, 08:10 PM
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So far I've tried canned air, a speaker cleaner app, a qtip, tape, microfiber cloth, and vacuuming, yet my speaker grill remains gray from dust. This doesn't just affect this phone, everyone phone I've ever had has this issue. Anyone got a method I haven't tried?

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17th February 2013, 09:17 PM |#2  
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I use my dust destroyer!
It worked for me. You can try to make your own little q-tip using a tooth pick and just a small amount of cotton and make your own little q-tip and use that to clean.

If that doesn't work, you can always try WD-40. Lmao. I'm kidding.

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17th February 2013, 09:35 PM |#3  
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Would compressed air be a good option? Along side a cottonbud?
17th February 2013, 09:36 PM |#4  
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18th February 2013, 12:06 AM |#5  
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Compressed air works well so far. Sorry to hijack, but what is the red light on the right side of the earpiece speaker grill? Does everyone have this? I looked and couldn't find anything about it.
18th February 2013, 12:32 AM |#6  
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Compressed air works well so far. Sorry to hijack, but what is the red light on the right side of the earpiece speaker grill? Does everyone have this? I looked and couldn't find anything about it.

Red light? There's no red light...

Edit: Are you talking about the front facing camera?

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18th February 2013, 12:47 AM |#7  
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Compressed air works well so far. Sorry to hijack, but what is the red light on the right side of the earpiece speaker grill? Does everyone have this? I looked and couldn't find anything about it.

I thought that was the brightness sensor.

Edit: Never mind. I'm thinking about a different device.
18th February 2013, 12:53 AM |#8  
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Red light? There's no red light...

Edit: Are you talking about the front facing camera?

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No. Have you ever seen a HOX with the light in the speaker grill? It looks like that! It may be a piece of red glitter that's stuck in the grill, but it looks just like a faint red light. Compressed air didn't get it out so I figured it was a light!
18th February 2013, 01:20 AM |#9  
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No. Have you ever seen a HOX with the light in the speaker grill? It looks like that! It may be a piece of red glitter that's stuck in the grill, but it looks just like a faint red light. Compressed air didn't get it out so I figured it was a light!

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18th February 2013, 01:46 AM |#10  
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Chewing gum.

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18th February 2013, 02:12 AM |#11  
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Worked on it tonight with a toothpick, vaccum, and microfiber cloth looks better but not perfect. Also realizing google choice of chrome plated plastic around the edges was a fail as the crime is starting to get scuffed up.

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