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    how to clean your camera lens

    i have n82 , and i started noticing white circular shadow in the pics i took , so i looked to the glass over the lens there r two small partical could be a lent from my jeans , so how can i get off the glass of the cam with adding more lents or dust since if i used a fabric some small threads will the make thing worse,so any ideas???

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    Maybe it's a ghost?

    Or maybe its just on your screen?

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    Quote Originally Posted by salih2002
    i have n82 , and i started noticing white circular shadow in the pics i took
    that sometimes happens because the flash catches dust particles in the air [?]

    anyway, to clean the lens, i guess you could use any of the cleaning cloths that you get for lenses etc?

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    Quote Originally Posted by S-S View Post
    that sometimes happens because the flash catches dust particles in the air [?]

    anyway, to clean the lens, i guess you could use any of the cleaning cloths that you get for lenses etc?
    Better use a softer cloth to clean the lens. I created a lot of holes in my N93i's lens just because I used an unsuitable type of cloth.

    My way of cleaning my lens is:
    1) Put drops of cleaning alchohol onto the lens and leave it there till most of it is evaporated. Make sure the alchohol covers the whole lens.
    2) Use a soft cloth to wipe the alchohol away. Make sure you do not press too hard!
    3) Drip some water onto the lens (again, make sure the water covers the whole lens).
    4) Use a clean part of the soft cloth you have used earlier to swirl the water around while absorbing it (again, don't press too hard!).
    5) The lens is now cleaned!

    DO IT AT YOUR OWN RISK! I'M NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER!

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    tech freak this is of course dameging ,u r talking about water and alchohol and the lens cover is deep n82 .so i'll be crazy if i do so.


    but i think lens cloth is better idea for n82

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    run it under the tap,

    and like techfreak said:

    DO IT AT YOUR OWN RISK! I'M NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER!

    or you could just wipe it with a soft cloth and you should be fine إن شاء الله

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    LOL at the above statements
    Surprised no one told salih2002 to microwave the particles off...

    The best way is to get a lint free cloth. huff on the lens to create a thin 'mist' on the lens, and wipe the lens clean with the cloth. Take a picture or two and see if the 'ghosting' has gone. If it has persisted then get a little isopropanol alcohol on the cloth and wipe with that. Should clear it up

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    thanx all but u aint funny :-p

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    If you can't get read of oily smudges or having a hard time cleaning them out. Try LENSPEN CELLKLEAR (LENSPEN version for cellphones). Product page here

    I have the original LENSPEN (the bigger one) for my SLR Lenses. Works like wonders. I bought it since I can't get rid of smudges even with wet lint free cloth on my lenses and filters. And I'm afraid that alcohol might do harm with the lens coating. The cleaning head is treated with some kind of chemical specially made for taking care of the lens. A good investment if you really do care about your gadgets. It also has dust brush on the other side.

    Anyway try a hand blower for the dust first if you have it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by indup View Post
    run it under the tap,له
    i dont really recommend doing that

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    thanx ratei

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    nice post.......

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    high quality female underwear. i'm not joking. i keep a pair for cleaning my mobile fones since they're high thread count cotton.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DevilsRejection View Post
    high quality female underwear. i'm not joking. i keep a pair for cleaning my mobile fones since they're high thread count cotton.
    i'm still laughing

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    I used to do this on my n73 before...

    ... just use a cotton bud (those used to clean your ears), then dip it in a drop or two of alcohol. (when I say a drop or two, I really mean a drop or two, the whole bud shouldn't be dripping wet).

    then use that to clean the lens... just do circular motions with the head, not left to right movement. Then let it dry and evaporate for a few seconds... that's it.

    cheers!

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    Quote Originally Posted by difenbaker View Post
    I used to do this on my n73 before...

    ... just use a cotton bud (those used to clean your ears), then dip it in a drop or two of alcohol. (when I say a drop or two, I really mean a drop or two, the whole bud shouldn't be dripping wet).

    then use that to clean the lens... just do circular motions with the head, not left to right movement. Then let it dry and evaporate for a few seconds... that's it.

    cheers!
    I second that. Works as a champ

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    I use the cloth and lens solution used for cleaning spectacles.I just apply some solution on to the cloth or lens and then wipe the lens clean.It works for me.Godd luck.

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    this is a nice thread. But does anyone have a technique for cleaning the whole handset? I.e. The usb socket and scum around the navi keys on my n95 look totally revolting. But i'm scared of harming the handset with a needle or pin. Any ideas?

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    Quote Originally Posted by difenbaker View Post
    I used to do this on my n73 before...

    ... just use a cotton bud (those used to clean your ears), then dip it in a drop or two of alcohol. (when I say a drop or two, I really mean a drop or two, the whole bud shouldn't be dripping wet).

    then use that to clean the lens... just do circular motions with the head, not left to right movement. Then let it dry and evaporate for a few seconds... that's it.

    cheers!
    I concur. That method works very okay.

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    i use a cotton bud with glassex or vetril (for cleaning glasses)
    and later i use a cloth for glasses (the one you get in the case when you buy rayban for example)

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