Quick Answer: How Do I Stop My Apple Headphones From Breaking?

As a general rule, you need to be very careful with apple accessories.

If you are using wired headphones, add some shrinks and supportive covers to the end of the cables from day one.

For wireless headphones, you should be more careful to not drop them or use some protective accessories around them.

How do I keep my Apple headphones from breaking?

How to Prevent Earbuds from Breaking? (8 Useful Tips)

  • Keep the Jack Unplugged.
  • Get a Headphone Case.
  • Use the Right Cable Length.
  • Don’t Pull on the Cable.
  • Avoid Sitting on Your Earbuds.
  • Water Is Your Enemy.
  • Quality over Quantity.
  • Add Shrink Wrap for Reinforcement.

Do Apple headphones break easily?

They break very easily

“When you buy a really nice pair of headphones, a really critical piece is the connectors, the jack that goes into your phone,” Taylor told HuffPost. “In Apple’s headphones, the connectors are not reinforced. If you’re in a rush and yank that cord, it’s very easy to damage the headphones.”

Why do my earphones keep breaking?

Over time, pulling can cause the internal wire to break and separate from the plug. Due to unequal stresses, one of the internal wires will break before the other, leaving you with earbuds that only play audio out of one side. Never pull the cord! Tension is the main reason why your headphones break.

Do Apple replace earphones for free?

Lastly, if you’re having problems with your headphones and they don’t qualify for this program, know that as long as your iPod or iPhone is within warranty, you can book a Genius Bar appointment and exchange them for free.