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Installation and care

Learn how to install, clean and care for 3M Privacy and Protection products.

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Hanger Arms

Description

Hanger Arms allow easy attachment and removal for 3M™ Framed Privacy Filters, the optimized solution for desktop monitors.

Installation and care


Instructional illustration of hanger arm installation

To Apply


  • The red dot indicates the front (view) side of the filter.

Step A. Attach the hanger arms facing the back of the filter as shown.
Step B. The hanger arms snap in place.
Step C. Hang the filter on the monitor.

Tips for Optimizing Use


  • To raise filter height, apply foam pads enclosed with your packaging.
  • Some 3M™ Framed Privacy Filter models allow you to replace hanger arms with easy-on, easy-off Command® Strips.

Cleaning is Easy


  1.  Remove the filter from your device and place it on a flat surface.
  2.  Moisten a soft, lint-free cloth with ammonia-free glass cleaner and wipe away fingerprints, smudges and soil.
  3.  Reapply your filter.
Command® Strips

Description

Command® Strips attach to your monitor frame and connect to the back of the filter. Allows for easy removal, cleaning and reattachment of the framed filter to your monitor display.

Installation and care


Instructional illustration of Command Strips installation

 

To Apply


  • The red dot indicates the front (view) side of the filter.

Step 1. Separate the Command Strips. Connect by folding in half, pressing firmly until they snap together.

Step 2. The Command Strips should be applied to the back (non-view) side of the filter. Remove the liner from one side of the connected Command Strips. Position the strips on the filter frame. The round release tabs should face the outside edge of the frame. Repeat on all 4 corners.

Step 3. Remove liners. Center the privacy filter on the monitor, press firmly for 30 seconds.

To Remove

Step 4. From the bottom of the filter, gently pull the filter off the monitor.

Step 5. To remove the Command Strips from the monitor, slowly pull the round release tab straight out until the strip releases. Repeat on all strips.

Tips for Optimizing Use


  • To raise filter height, apply foam pads enclosed with your packaging.

Cleaning is Easy


  1. Remove the filter from your device and place it on a flat surface.
  2. Moisten a soft, lint-free cloth with ammonia-free glass cleaner and wipe away fingerprints, smudges and soil.
  3. Reapply your filter.
Attachment Strips

Description

Apply optically clear Attachment Strips directly to the filter before attaching the filter to the device display. The strips are washable and removable so you can remove and reattach the filter.

Installation and care


Instructional illustration of attachment strips installation

Cleaning is Easy

3M™ Privacy and Protection Products can be cleaned again and again without compromising screen clarity or effectiveness.


  1. Remove the filter from your device.
  2. Use a soft, lint-free cloth moistened with water to wipe away any fingerprints, smudges and soil.
  3. Make sure the filter is dry, and then reattach it to your screen.
Slide Mount Tabs

Description

Slide Mount Tabs easily attach to the side of the display and stay in place, allowing you to slide the filter on and off the screen as needed.

Installation and care


Instructional illustration of slide mount tab installation

 

Cleaning is Easy

3M™ Privacy and Protection Products can be cleaned again and again without compromising screen clarity or effectiveness.


  1. Remove the filter from your device.
  2. Use a soft, lint-free cloth moistened with water to wipe away any fingerprints, smudges and soil.
  3. Make sure the filter is dry, and then reattach it to your screen.
Adhesive Backed

Description

Product applies directly to your screen with a residue-free adhesive that removes cleanly. Stay-clean edge technology helps keep edges free from dust and grime.

Installation and care

For smartphones


Instructional illustration of adhesive backed installation

For tablets


Instructional illustration of adhesive backed installation

Tips and Hints


  • For smooth application, wrap cleaning cloth around the straight edge of the applicator. Hold cloth in place on the applicator and follow step-by-step instructions.
  • 3M™ Protection Products provide a thin, abrasion-resistant layer on your device screen.
  • 3M's residue-free adhesive means your screen protector goes on easy and comes off clean. Cleaning is Easy Fingerprints and smudges wipe away cleanly with a soft, lint-free cloth.

Cleaning is Easy

Fingerprints and smudges wipe away cleanly with a soft, lint-free cloth.

Corner Tabs

Description

Easily attaches to your screen with adhesive Corner Tabs, which are specially formulated to be washable and remove cleanly.

Installation and care


Instructional illustration of corner tab installation

 

Tips for Optimizing Use


  • Avoid placing adhesive corners in touch sensitive areas
  • For the highest clarity, view your screen through the glossy side of your 3M™ Privacy Filter.
  • When working in high ambient light, reduce glare by viewing your screen through the matte side.

Cleaning is Easy

3M™ Privacy Filters can be cleaned again and again without compromising screen clarity or effectiveness.


  1. Remove the filter from your device.
  2. Use a soft, lint-free cloth moistened with water to wipe away any fingerprints, smudges and soil.
  3. Make sure the filter is dry, and then slide it back onto your screen.

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