Updated November 28, 2019 by Melissa Harr

The 9 Best Laptop Privacy Screens

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This wiki has been updated 15 times since it was first published in November of 2017. Protect your private information from prying eyes with one of these laptop privacy screens. They help block both unwanted people and smartphone cameras, whether you’re at an airport, on the subway, or in the office. These filters come in a range of sizes, so there’s one to meet every need, and some even work with touchscreens for convenient usability. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best laptop privacy screen on Amazon.

9. Vintez 15.6 Inch

8. AmazonBasics Filter

7. 3M Gold

6. Eleplace Premium

5. 3M PF140W9B

4. Akamai Office Products Easy On/Off

3. AirMat Premium

2. Akamai Office Products 14.0 Inch

1. SightPro Anti-Glare

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HP Elite x360 PC If you're in the market for a new laptop anyway, you can take advantage of the HP Elite x360 PCs and their built-in Sure View technology. All you have to do is push a button to protect your screen, which means there is nothing to mount, install, or position. hp.com

Editor's Notes

November 26, 2019:

Whether you're jetting around the globe or working out of your local coffee shop, you'll want to keep your data secure from peeping eyes. We've kept a wide range of options to help you do so, but note that most are designed to stop people who are seated next to you, not someone looking directly over your shoulder.

With that said, we still like options from Akamai, including the Akamai Office Products Easy On/Off and the Akamai Office Products 14.0 Inch. The former is designed specifically for MacBook users and boasts magnetic installation, but this model can make it tough to actually close the computer, a small annoyance. We've added the SightPro Anti-Glare, as well, a double-sided, dual installation choice that isn't unnecessarily pricey. And speaking of price, we've kept the 3M Gold, which is more expensive than most others. It's very thin and comes in touchscreen and non-touch versions, but not everyone likes how eye-catching it is. Finally, we've added the affordable AmazonBasics Filter, which is sized for everything from budget laptops to desktop monitors.

Melissa Harr
Last updated on November 28, 2019 by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.

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