Do Earbuds Lose Quality Over Time?

about 3 years

Do headphones lose quality over time?

Most advice suggests that headphones don’t so much degrade as cut-out completely. You might not own your headphones long enough to hear a loss in sound quality. If you buy a super-cheap pair, then they’re not built to last and you should expect to replace them sooner than if you’d purchased a premium pair.

How long should earbuds last?

6 months

How can I make my earbuds last longer?

So, here are 8 tips that will help you to preserve your earphones and make them last longer.

  • Clean your earbuds.
  • Keep your earphones in a case.
  • Unplug your earphones after use.
  • Pull out the plug, not the cable.
  • Don’t turn up the volume too high.
  • Avoid sleeping with your headphones on.