NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cold and flu season is fast approaching, and while people are gearing up with flu shots and hand sanitizer, our phones also need some attention to help protect us from getting sick. Asurion, the global leader in helping people unlock the potential of technology, wants to help keep you healthy this flu season.
Our phones are both the germiest things we touch, and one of the things we touch the most. Research shows that phones have more germs than your toilet, and we check them on average of 96 times a day1.
"At Asurion, we're constantly observing how people use their tech to help them get more from their devices. But cold and flu viruses are something we don't want you to get from your phone," said Bettie Colombo, Senior Director of Marketing Communications for Asurion. "We understand that phones have become the remote control to our lives and, as such, are often a constant fixture in our hands. While washing your hands is one of the best preventive measures, we have some simple tips to keep your phone clean throughout the cold and flu season."
Asurion experts are sharing top device disinfecting tips to help keep your phone clean so you can spend time with family and friends, not sick in bed:
Establish a Cleaning Routine
Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure
Don't Forget to Clean
Check out our website for more tech tips from Asurion experts.
Asurion helps people protect, connect and enjoy the latest tech – to make life a little easier. Every day our 19,500 experts help nearly 300 million people around the world solve the most common and uncommon tech issues. We're just a call, tap, click or visit away for everything from getting a same-day replacement of your smartphone, to helping you stream or connect with no buffering, bumps or bewilderment. We think you should stay connected and get the most from the tech you love... no matter the type of tech or where you purchased it. Learn more at Asurion.com.
1Asurion-sponsoredsurvey by Market Research Firm Solidea Solutions conducted August 18-20, 2019 of 1,998 U.S. smartphone users, compared to an Asurion-sponsored survey conducted by market research company OnePoll between Sept. 11 – 19, 2017 of 2000 U.S. adults with a smartphone.
2Random double-opt in online survey of 1,300 U.S. adult smartphone owners conducted in October 2018 for Asurion by Qualtrics, a customer experience company in partnership with U.S. research panels who adhere to ESOMAR standards, COPPA requirements the MRS code of conduct.
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