The right way

To Clean Laptop Ports


The mix of dust, debris, etc., can cause problems with the laptop, both short-term and long-term.

Why you need to clean laptop ports?

Using compressed air

This method is a quick and easy way to remove most dust particles from your laptop’s port.

Use a toothbrush

Use a toothbrush (or paintbrush) to clean the tiny fibers through the port’s interior.

Using rubbing alcohol

Rubbing alcohol is a common household item that can clean laptop ports.

Using contact cleaner spray

Contact cleaner spray is a powerful solvent that can cut through all types of dirt and debris.

How to clean

Tips to keep your ports clean

Laptop ports

Keep your laptop and cables away from dusts, pet hair, or other debris. It’s easier than cleaning out the ports after they have become dirty.


Use dust cap for your laptop’s charger or USB cable when they are not in use.


If you’re using a laptop for work, clean out the USB ports once every month.


When cleaning the port, don’t use any metal instruments that might scratch them or damage your laptop’s motherboard. Only use soft materials like cotton buds to prevent any type of damage.