Unlimited Guide On How to Clean Xbox One

Before we start cleaning the console, let’s first take a look at what exactly is inside. The Xbox One comes with two 3.5-inch hard drives (each of which can store 25GB), two Blu-ray optical drives, an HDMI output, three USB 2.0 ports, an Ethernet port, and an AV output jack. It also has three cooling fans to help keep the system cool during prolonged gaming sessions. If you want to know how to clean your Xbox one stay with me and go on.

How to Clean a xBox One Controller

Here is 11 step to clean Xbox one controller perfectly lets we follow the step gradually.

Step 1: Turn off the Xbox One console.

Step 2: Unplug all cords from the back of the console, including the power cord and any other cords attached to the system.

Step 3: Disconnect all cables connected to the controller; do not remove anything other than what is necessary for cleaning, as doing so may damage the controller.

Step 4: Inspect the portions of the Xbox One console and controller that you will be cleaning for dirt or other debris. Remove any large pieces of dirt, dust, hair, and so on with a brush, slightly damp cloth or slightly damp paper towel.

Step 5: Mix together one part isopropyl alcohol and two parts water in a small bowl or cup.

Step 6: Dip a cotton swab (Q-Tip) into the mixture and use it to clean the analog sticks, triggers, D-pad and any other surface you find necessary. If necessary, lightly scrub away grime with an old toothbrush.

Step 7: Place a microfiber cloth inside the cup or bowl and add more of the mixture to saturate it. Wipe away any excess moisture from the controller, then wipe dry with a separate cloth.

Step 8: Allow the controller to dry for about an hour before using it again to avoid damage due to dampness. If desired, use canned air to dry the controller even faster.

Step 9: Reconnect all cables and cords to the Xbox One console, then turn it on.

Step 10: Dab another cotton swab into the mixture, but do not saturate it; instead, place just enough of the mixture on one tip to clean just one area of the controller with it. For example, if you wish to clean a single button, put some alcohol and water mixture on its tip; if you wish to clean the back of one analog stick, moisten just that side’s tip.

Step 11: Clean any other areas as needed with this second cotton swab. Leave the console off until it is completely dry.

Note: Always use a very small amount of the mixture on each cotton swab, as excess amounts can damage components. Also, do not clean any portion of the controller with pure alcohol. As mentioned earlier, using too much alcohol could cause damage to certain areas or even render the controller unusable. If you have a particularly dirty controller, you may wish to repeat steps four through ten in order to thoroughly clean it.

How To Clean A Dirty Xbox One Gaming Console

If you want to clean your xbox one, here is a simple guide on how to do it. You can also check out our article for an overview of the top 5 best xbox 360 cleaning kits and sprays available in the market.

Cleaning your xbox one is very simple and easy to do, all you need is a microfiber cloth (not cotton) which can be found at any department store for less than $10, an air duster/vacuum cleaner with HEPA filter, a can of compressed air, and some dish soap.

Step 1: Put the xbox one in an upright position with its power cord facing up. If you are cleaning a brand new console then plug it into the wall for 24 hours to allow it to charge up completely before use.

 Step 2 : Turn on the air duster/vacuum cleaner and make sure it is working properly. Step 3: Put a few drops of dish soap in your hand and rub it all over the xbox one’s disc tray, buttons, sides, top etc. This will help loosen up any dust.


There are many ways to clean your Xbox One. Some of them are more complicated than others, but they all have their own advantages and disadvantages. The easiest way to clean the console is to use a damp cloth. You can also use compressed air or an ultrasonic cleaner, which is useful if you want to deep-clean the console’s interior.

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