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How to Remove 3M Adhesive from a Phone

It is an age of mobile phones, and every other person is using one. With its popularity, there are so many accessories out there one wants to accessorize their phone with like stickers, pop sockets, etc. But once you apply these things on your phone, it gets really difficult to get rid of them in case you want to. They are attached with an adhesive hence, after getting attached to the back of the phone we understand how stubborn they can be to take off. And because of this reason, in this article, we will be telling you all the different ways through which you can take the adhesive off your mobile phone easily. This article will help to know how to remove 3M adhesive from a phone.

How to Remove 3M Adhesive from a Phone

Taking the adhesive off your phone

 

If you are trying to remove a pop socket, you can first try it with the help of your finger. Try to get your fingernail between the pop socket’s base and your mobile phone’s surface, once you do it, try to pry it off. As it gets pried easily, you can pull the whole thing off of your phone.

 

You can also try to take it off with the help of a credit card or gift card or anything plastic with a little sharp end. You need to get the card underneath the pop socket’s base and cut the adhesive off. Once the adhesive is cut, you can pull it off with the help of your fingers.

 

If the adhesive is really stubborn, then you can use some other material to pull it. Bear in mind, you do not want to melt the adhesive, rather break it from between the pop socket or whatever it is stuck on and your mobile. If you melt it, it might stay on your phone or leave stains.

 

You can use a plastic knife, and pry it underneath the adhesive. After that, try to lift it and push the adhesive completely but be careful of scratching your phone.

try to lift it and push the adhesive completely

After doing one of the above steps, if there is still some adhesive left on your phone, you would want to get rid of it as well.

 

Take a small ball of cotton and soak it in nail polish remover, then gently rub it over the area with adhesive. The adhesive will easily be removed. Then, wipe the nail polish remover from the area where you rubbed it.

 

You can also try to scrape it off with the help of any plastic card, credit card, or gift card.

 

One more method is with the help of oil. Soak a small cotton ball in oil, then rub it gently over the affected area. But be careful of not using a lot of oil, as you don’t want it to drip or run across your phone. Once the adhesive is removed, gently wipe the oil residue left behind on your mobile.

 

Precautions

 

There are a few precautions that you would be needed to take:

 

  • Do not melt the adhesive, as mentioned above, because it might leave stains on your mobile phone.

 

  • Do not use any metal object to remove or cut the adhesive as you do not want to leave scratched behind.

 

  • Use small amounts of nail polish remover or oil so they don’t drip or run across your phone.

 

  • You might also want to check the effect of oil or nail polish remover on your phone’s surface first, as it might harm the coloring or the material of your phone. Try to check it on an unobtrusive area of your phone, and if it is not affecting the surface, then you might use it for removing the adhesive off your phone.

 

Conclusion

 

These are all the steps you would need to take any kind of adhesive off your phone. Choose the one which works best for you. In this article You will know about how to remove 3M adhesive from a phone. Thank you!

Written by Anaya Azeem

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