How to remove impurities which have fallen on a mobile phone

Fatwa ID: 01606

Answered by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Question:

Asalamu Alykum how I should clean electronic devices such as mobile phone, computer etc as they have become impure as using water for cleaning will damage them.

Answer:

Bismillah

In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.

It will be permissible to remove the impurity by wiping it with a piece of cloth or tissue paper. The ruling in the Hanafi Fiqh is that any solid impurity which falls on a slippery surface like glass or mirror then it will be permissible the remove the impurity by wiping it. (Nurul Idah p.54)

Only Allah Knows Best

Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

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