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How should I clean my Philips shaver?

To find out how to clean your Philips Shaver, follow our instructions below based on the shaver series you have. Before cleaning your shaver always make sure it is waterproof, by looking for a tap or bath symbol printed on its back.

Cleaning instructions for Philips Shaver series S7000 and S9000

We advise cleaning your shaver after every shave for optimal performance. Depending on your shaver model, you may see a notification symbol flashing on your shaver as a reminder to clean it.

If you have a Philips Shaver from the series S7000 or S9000 follow the simple cleaning instructions outlined below.

  1. Turn on your shaver and rinse it under a warm water tap.

  2. Turn off the shaver and remove the top part of your shaving head.

  3. Rinse the top part of your shaving head under warm running water for at least 30 seconds. Attach it back on the shaving head once it is completely dry.

  4. Carefully shake off excess water from your shaver and let it air dry. Never dry the shaver head with a towel or tissue, as this may damage it.

Cleaning instructions Philips Shaver S7000 and S9000

Cleaning instructions for Philips Shaver series S5000 and S6000

If your Philips Shaver belongs to the series S5000 and S6000 follow the cleaning instructions below.

  1. Turn on your Philips Shaver and rinse it with warm water for at least 30 seconds.

  2. Press the release button to open the shaving head.

  3. Rinse the shaving head holder under warm running water.

Carefully shake off excess water and keep the shaving head holder open until it is completely dry. Once dried you can close the shaving head holder, making sure you hear a click.

Cleaning instructions for Philips Shaver series S5000

Cleaning instructions for two-headed Philips Shavers

If you have a two-headed Philips Shaver follow the cleaning instructions below.

  1. Pull off the shaving head from your Philips Shaver.

  2. Rinse the shaving head under a warm water tap for at least 30 seconds.

  3. Shake off the excess water from the shaving head and let it air dry.

  4. Press the release button to open the top part of the shaving head and pull it off the shaving head. Rinse it with water and click it back on the shaving head once it is clean and dry.

  5. Once the shaving head is completely dry, reattach it to your Philips Shaver.

Cleaning instructions for two-headed Philips Shavers

Cleaning the click-on attachments of Philips Shavers

Some Philips Shavers come with click-on attachments like a beard styler, or a cleaning brush. It is important to keep these attachments clean.

You can pull them off your shaver and rinse them with some warm water. Once they are clean and dry, they can be reassembled on your shaver.

For details on the attachments that come with your shaver and how to clean them, please refer to the user manual.

Cleaning the attachments of Philips Shavers

Cleaning Philips Shaver with a Philips SmartClean system

Some Philips Shavers can be cleaned in the Philips SmartClean system. Please see the instructions below on how to clean your shaver in the SmartClean system.

  • Rinse the shaver under a warm water tap and shake off excess water from it.

  • Press the top part of your Philips SmartClean system to open the area where you can place your shaver. Hold your shaver upside down pointing towards the SmartClean system and place it in the SmartClean holder. Tilt the shaver backward and press down the top cap of the SmartClean system until you hear a click sound, confirming that the shaver is locked in.

  • Press the on/off button on the SmartClean system to start the cleaning program. You will see a cleaning symbol blinking on the SmartClean system confirming that the cleaning program is working.

If you have more questions regarding the cleaning instructions of your Philips Shaver, refer to your user manual or call us for support.

Cleaning Philips Shaver with a Philips SmartClean system

The information on this page applies to the following models: S740/80 , SP9820/87 , S5250/81 , SW175/81 , SW9700/83 , SW6700/91 , S5590/81 , S9733/90 , S7740/84 , S7371/84 , S7371/87 , S9311/87 , S9721/87 , S9721/89 , S8950/90 , S9731/90 , S5290/88 , S5210/81 , S5370/84 , S5370/81 , S5370/86 , S5355/82 , S738/82 , S5205/81 , S5390/81 , S5210/86 , YS524/46 , S5660/84 , YS524/45 , S9321/89 , S7720/84 , S7370/84 , S7720/90 , S7720/85 , S7370/87 , S9311/84 , S9721/84 , S9531/84 , S9321/88 , YS524/41 , RQ1160/17 . more less

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