The a7III sensor is a dust magnet: reliable cleaning methods?

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The a7III sensor is a dust magnet: reliable cleaning methods?

Hi! I shoot mostly landscape and I care a lot when switching lenses, typically the 1635GM and the Tamron 2875f28, which both are, supposedly, dust and wet resistant. However, my a7III is full of tiny dust spots, currently noticeable at f11 and even f5.6-8 depending on the light. This problem was never so important with my past camera, the a6000.

Worst-case sample: easy to resolve but way too tedious

I tried the in-camera cleaning method, but it is completely useless. I also use an air blower but most of the dust persists, although not exactly in the same position. I've never use more 'aggressive' methods. A cleaning service is not available +100km around. I've checked alternatives but I read many issues with some cleaning swabs and the liquid. Same occurs with some gel sticks, where it leaves gel remains and can even damage the IBIS.

So, the question:could you please recommend me any fail-safe fool-proof product which works specifically for the Sony's? I would be perfect if you have some first-hand experience with that product

Thanks a lot!

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Sony a6000 Sony a7 III Sony E 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 PZ OSS Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 +1 more
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