If it’s safe for the headphones (i.e.
they’re certified as waterproof or water resistant), then it’s safe for you too, as long as you use them within their published limits.
But unless you’re using electrostats or bluetooth-capable headphones with a battery, you’re unlikely to feel a shock even if you submerge them.
Is it safe to wear earbuds in the bathtub?
As we have stated earlier, it is safe to wear headphones in the bath provided they are waterproof. The best way to make sure your headphones are waterproof is to check their IP Rating. Provided the second digit of the rating approaches 7, you can use that headphone in the bath.
Can I use AirPods in the bath?
No, You can’t use them in your shower. Unfortunately, Apple AirPods aren’t IP65 rated. Infact they aren’t even sweat-proof. If you mistake them to be waterproof and drench it in water Apple doesn’t cover you under their warranty or AppleCare+ Protection.
Can you get electrocuted with AirPods?
Yes, but it won’t be fatal enough to kill you. Albeit the chances are very very rare, it is still a possibility, and this happens when static is building up in your headphones, as a result of rubbing against some kind of electric conducting material.
Can AirPods survive water?
Apple AirPods are not waterproof or water-resistant, so their use around water, on rainy days, or even during workouts puts them at risk of damage. Apple will not replace AirPods damaged by water; you will have to order a new pair if they are impaired or destroyed by exposure to liquid.