Apple’s only direction on the matter is to “Clean your AirPods with charging case regularly with a soft, lint-free cloth.
Don’t get moisture in any openings, and don’t use aerosol sprays, solvents, or abrasives.” Head to your local Apple Store or AASP if you find yourself in a tough situation.
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.
How do you clean ear wax out of AirPods?
To remove the wax and dirt that’s stuck inside the hollow of your AirPod speakers, just grab a small piece of Fun-Tak and stretch and knead it a bit to warm it up. Then press it against the speaker and few times and it’ll pick up the wax and dirt.
What does Apple clean AirPods with?
Apple suggests using a dry, soft, lint-free cloth to clean your AirPods. To clean the microphone and speaker meshes, which is probably where most of the wax accumulates, the company advises using a dry cotton swab and warns not to use sharp or abrasive objects.
Can ear wax ruin AirPods?
All earbuds will get gunked up in regular use. You might not mind the disgusting crust of wax and dirt on them, but eventually it will build up and block the audio. This obviously depends on the design of the earbuds, so today we’ll look at AirPods, which seem particularly susceptible to beat-blocking buildups.
Can I wear AirPods in the shower?
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 use nail polish remover to clean AirPods?
Nail polish remover is actually a dilute form of acetone, which dissolves plastics and coatings. You have permanently changed the chemical composition of the plastic, no different than if you had set it on fire. There is no fix, other than replacement. Acetone and plastics do not get along.