Quick Answer: Can You Sanitize AirPods?

Using a 70 percent isopropyl alcohol wipe or Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, you may gently wipe the exterior surfaces of your AirPods or EarPods.

Don’t use on the speaker mesh.

Don’t use bleach.

Avoid getting moisture in any openings, and don’t submerge your AirPods or EarPods in any cleaning agents.

How do you disinfect earbuds?

Earbuds

  • Start by gently dry brushing the wax out of the earbud.
  • Hold them with the mesh facing down so that any debris can fall down as opposed to back into the earbud.
  • Once that’s done, if you still see a waxy build up, dip a cotton swab in rubbing alcohol, tap it off and then wipe the bud to remove anything remaining.

Does Apple clean AirPods?

Apple Support suggests using a “soft, dry, lint-free cloth” to clean AirPods, but if you’ve tried you’ll know this doesn’t do much to help low or muffled sound quality. To bring that bass back you need to get the built up wax out. You need to do an AirPod deep clean.

Why do AirPods get so dirty?

But these little hunks of plastic, mesh, and rubber collect particles of dust, lint, earwax, metal, dirt, and pollution, all of which is in turn infested with bacteria and even fungi, which we then insert into our ears, sometimes for hours at a time.

How do I clean my AirPods pro?

AirPods Pro ear tips

  1. Use a dry, clean microfiber cloth or a cotton swab to clean the outside.
  2. To thoroughly clean them, pull firmly on the silicone ear tips to remove them.
  3. Rinse them with fresh water (Apple says to skip the soap and other cleaners)
  4. Dry them off with your clean cloth.