Technique: How to apply anti-fingerprint oleophobic coating
An awesome member of our community made this guide. It is not managed by iFixit staff.
This guide shows how to apply oleophobic coating to a smartphone or tablet PC touchscreen.
- Author: Ken Masaoka
- Time required: 1 to 2 minutes
- Difficulty: Very easy
Anti-fingerprint oleophobic coating, applied to all Smartphones and Tablet PC touch screens, improves usability with scratch and water resistance. However, it tends to wear off, and may need to be reapplied.
Embed this guide
With the HTML code below, you can embed this guide as a small widget on your website.
Clean touch screen by microfiber cloth included in product package of Fusso SmartPhone.
Drop the coating liquid ( 10-15drops) on the touch screen and coat the entire screen surface quickly before it dries.
When applying to Tablet PCs, it's better to divide the screen area into 4 or 8 sections and coat each respective section of the touch screen area because the liquid dries very quickly. Liquid volume per area is the same as that for Smartphones.
Repeat step 2 two or three times and leave the device for 6-8 hrs without touching the screen surface. The coated film is then firmly bonded with the touch screen glass.
2-3 COATS on different days to fully maximize Oleophobic performance and film durability is highly recommended.
Remarks : Leftover residue on the touch screen after coating can be wiped off easily after 6-8hrs by using tissue paper. Please do not remove them before completion of film bonding.