Wash your hands before handling the Surface Shield. Any dirt or grime on your hands will come off onto the Surface Shield. 2. Use a soft, lint-free cloth to remove all smudges, fingerprints, lint, or dust from your device?s screen. 3. Remove and discard layer 1 from the Surface Shield, being careful not to touch the Surface Shield surface that will be applied your device. Align the Surface Shield perfectly with the edges of your screen and slowly lower it into place. 4. Remove any air bubbles by rubbing from the center of your device?s screen towards the edges with your thumb or an ID or credit card. Finally, remove layer 2.