We often forget AirPods in our clothes, and these headphones may be washed in the washing machine with clothes, and they may fall into the water or get wet or sweaty, which may be unfortunate, so what happens when the water comes into contact with the AirPods and what is the best way to dry them?

Are AirPods waterproof?

Standard AirPods, AirPods Max, charging cases, and smart cases are not all waterproof.

But AirPods Pro are sweat and water resistant, and have an IPX4 water resistance rating, which means they hold up if they're splashed with water from any direction or soaked in sweat. But its water resistance diminishes over time.

How do you dry your AirPods if they get wet?

If your AirPods get wet, it may be quick to fix, just use a soft, dry, lint-free cloth as soon as possible to dry them. Then put it in a safe place out of sunlight to dry, depending on how wet it is, it may take a day or more for it to dry completely, shipping cases dry best when the lid is open and upside down.

Don't use rice and read an article, rice is for dinner, not to drain your phone of water

Before you use AirPods again or put them in their charging case, they must be completely dry, Apple warns, because putting wet AirPods in the charging case can cause further damage to the case itself.

Can I dry my AirPods with a hair dryer?

Do not attempt to speed up the drying process, such as by using a hair dryer or any other heat source; Because heat may cause more damage to the headphones. Just be patient, let it dry for a few days and work on drying it regularly.

AirPods not working after drying them

Some AirPods users claim that silica gel immerses them in drying (usually found in shoe boxes, vitamin containers, and with electronics to prevent moisture) to try to draw any moisture out of the earphones, so silica gel is preferred if available. Also, it may take a day or more for it to dry completely.

And if your headphones are not paired with your device again, or the sound stops in them, it may have been damaged and its components had a water contact that damaged one of the chips, capacitors or coils on the board inside it, and here I show it to a specialized technician, otherwise replace it with a new one.

Has your headphone been exposed to water? And what did you do to dry it? Tell us in the comments



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