How to clean your Samsung Refrigerator

Last Update date : Jul 21. 2022

Please note, this section is designed to give you basic product troubleshooting information, also refer to your user manual for more information.

Caring for your Samsung Refrigerator prolongs the life of your appliance and helps keep the refrigerator free of odour and germs.


It is recommended to be clean your Samsung Refrigerator on a regular basis to maintain optimal performance.

Please Note:

  • Do not spray water directly onto the surface of the refrigerator. It may cause an electric shock.
  • Do not use benzene, thinner or Clorox for cleaning as it may damage the surface of the appliance and cause fire.
  • Do not use a soaked cloth.
  • Printed letters on the display may be erased if a stainless cleaner is applied directly to the area where the letters are printed.
  • Clean the walls on the inside and the accessories with a mild detergent and then wipe it dry with a soft cloth.
  • You can remove the drawers and shelves for a more thorough cleaning of your Refrigerator. Just make sure to dry all the drawers and shelves before putting them back into place.
  • Wipe the digital panel with a damp, clean, soft cloth
  • The surface of doors, handles, and cabinets should be cleaned with a mild detergent and then wiped dry with a soft cloth. To keep your appliance looking at its best, polish the exterior once or twice a year
  • Clean the back of the Refrigerator to remove dust and dirt accumulation on any exposed parts and the cords.
  • Vacuum the rear side of the appliance at least once or twice a year.
  •  Use a damp cloth to clean the ice and water dispenser. Then wipe it out with a dry cloth
  • To keep drainage grid dry, do not touch ice and water dispenser
  • The door may not close properly if the rubber seals are dirty. Keeping the door rubber seals clean will help to improve efficiency in the cooling process of your Refrigerator.
  • Please use a mild detergent and a damp cloth. Wipe dry with a clean, soft cloth.
  • The best way to clean the stainless steel finish of your appliance is to use a stainless steel cleaner or polish, which can be sold as a liquid, paste, or foam
  • Use soft, clean rags. Do not use brushes or scouring pads


  • Glass cleaner can leave streaks on the stainless steel finish 
  • Harsher chemicals (benzene, thinner, bleach, alcohol, acetone, ammonia) can erode the protective coating that is applied to the surface and could cause an electric shock 


  • Do not spray water or cleaner directly on the surface. Instead apply a small amount of cleaner on the rag and then clean the surface

You can download the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page. For all other queries or further technical assistance, please call Samsung Customer Care on 0800 726 786 or Live Chat with our Technical Team online, services are open 24 hours, 7 days.




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