Enhancing the Lifespan of Your iPad Screen Protector

In a world where our iPads seamlessly transition from work mode to an entertainment hub, the unsung hero protecting our precious screens is the screen protector. But here is the question: How do we make sure it sticks around for the long haul?

Join us as we unravel the secrets to enhancing the lifespan of your iPad screen protector, helping it stay as resilient as you are in the face of everyday adventures.

1. A Clean Start


Before you apply a screen protector to your iPad, there is a crucial first step — ensuring your device's screen is squeaky clean. Grab a microfibre cloth and give your iPad's screen a gentle but thorough wipe-down to remove fingerprints. Then, use the stickers provided to lift away any lingering dust. That is not all — check that your screen is free from dust, fingerprints, and any lurking debris. A clean surface is essential for a smooth application, preventing unwanted bubbles or adhesion issues that could affect the longevity of your screen protector.

2. Fortify With a Protective Case

Protective Case

Think of your iPad screen protector as the first line of defence, but it will not hurt to have reinforcements. Impacts come in various forms, from a crowded backpack to the chaos of everyday commuting. A quality protective case absorbs the impact energy, acting as a buffer between your iPad and the harsh reality of daily wear and tear. This resilience is the secret to prolonging the lifespan of your screen protector.

Learn more: What You Should Look for in a Protective iPad Casing

3. Gentle Touch, Lasting Impact

Paper Sketch Film Screen

While your iPad screen protector is designed to withstand daily use, a gentle touch can go a long way. Be mindful of the tools you use, especially styluses or pens that may have sharp tips. Caution is key to avoid scratches or damage to the protector. When it comes to cleaning, opt for soft materials to wipe away smudges and dirt, steering clear of anything abrasive that could compromise the protector's integrity.

4. Shelter from the Sun

Screen Protector

Direct sunlight can cause discolouration or damage to your iPad screen protector over time. For those moments when you want to take your iPad outdoors, find a cosy spot in the shade or use an umbrella — this simple act ensures that your screen protector continues to shine without the risk of sun-induced wear and tear.

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Choosing an iPad Screen Protector for the Long Run

Not all iPad screen protectors are created equal. That is where our range of Optix protectors, including the paperlike screen protector and anti-blue light screen protector, comes into play. With features such as a 9H hardness rating, scratch resistance and anti-chip edges, these protectors provide exceptional durability and drop-tested reliability.

Learn more: Paper-Like iPad Screen Protector: Why Every Artist Needs One

Now, armed with these tips, you can seamlessly integrate them into your iPad care routine, making the most of your experience.

Shop our range of Optix screen protectors here.