The WH-1000XM2 & WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise Cancelling models are not waterproof, splash-proof or intended to be used in a humid environment.
If water or other liquids enter your product, it may cause damage, risks of fire or electric shock.
Are Sony headphones water resistant?
Do not expose the headset to water. The headset is not waterproof.
Can I wear headphones in rain?
rainwater is usually slightly acidic, due to carbon dioxide dissolving in the water (hence acid rain – more carbon dioxide in the air, more acidic). Also, for rainwater to dissolve your headphones, it would take several million years. Unless, say, the rain is highly acidic. Then you shouldn’t be out in it either!
How do I clean my Sony WH 1000xm2?
Any idea how I can clean this part of my headphones? (Sony WH1000XM2) What you see there is the imprint of the feedback microphones responsible for part of the noise cancelling. I would simply take off the earpads and remove the cloth, wash it with water and mild soap, let it dry and then put it back in place.
Can water damage headphones?
Headphones or earphones that have soaked into water should not be used like usual, they have electronic circuits inside of them including the speakers so those electric circuits will be having a short circuit if they have power while they are wet, hence instantly they will get damaged.