How Do I Choose The Right Size Earbuds?

Size Matters: The key to a proper earphone fit is using the right size ear tip.

So try the various sizes of foam and silicon tips that come with your earphones.

One ear may be slightly larger than the other, so you may need to use a different size for each ear.

How do you know if earbuds are too small?

“If your ear canal is ‘too big,’ then there’s nothing for the earbuds to sit against, so they’ll fall out very easily,” Dr. Voigt said. “And if the ear canal is ‘too small,’ the earbud won’t be able to go in deep enough to fit properly, so it can pop out.”

How do I change the size of my earbuds?



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How do you choose ear tips?

How do I choose the right silicon ear tip? Start by placing the medium-sized tips in your ears. Grab your left earlobe with your right hand and pull the lobe downwards to widen your ear canal. Then, use your left index finger to gently push the tip further into your ear until you feel the seal.

Are earbud tips Universal?

Foam eartips are also more comfortable and give better noise isolation than silicone and rubber, but they are not as durable. Silicone or rubber tips can be washable and are varied in size. With universal earbud tips like Etymotic tri-flange, how they fit depends largely on a user’s ear canals.