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[Unanswered] How do i remove very noticeable fingerprints?
Old 11-19-2014, 08:50 AM
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Default How do i remove very noticeable fingerprints?

from my blue nintendo 3ds?

I just got this from my b-day last month and not till saturday that on the back of my nintendo 3ds theirs alot of fingerprints on it and it's feels sweaty or oily but i have always washed my hands and wipe them with a paper towel before playing it, So i don't know how they got there and why it feels like this. And every time i play it gets even more noticeable.

Is their also any other way that could've caused these fingerprints and oil or sweat like feel to the back? As i said i always washed my hands before playing it and don't play it with wet hands.

Never had fingerprints on the back of my nintendo ds and even that was blue. But i wish i know where they are smeared on the back of my nintendo 3ds.
Old 11-19-2014, 07:31 PM
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The Nintendo 3DS is of a shiny material so fingerprints are more noticeable.

Your hands produce oils naturally and no amount of hand-washing is going to stop that.

If it's bothering you, get a microfiber cloth to wipe your 3DS off after you play with it.
Old 11-19-2014, 10:58 PM
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burn your hands, it's also good for getting away with murders
Old 11-19-2014, 11:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Noddles View Post
burn your hands, it's also good for getting away with murders
That was my first thought, this sounds like someone trying to get away with murder.
Old 11-20-2014, 12:33 AM
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Wear surgical gloves while playing.
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Old 11-21-2014, 02:32 AM
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Wipe it off with microfiber cloth every after you use it
Old 11-21-2014, 02:35 AM
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If I have fingerprints on my Wii U Gamepad or 3DS, I just clean it with my shirt. Make sure you don't use the logo part of a shirt, and it should be soft.

This might sound like a good way to scratch things, but it really does work. I do it all the time for my smartphone.
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