Unlike iPhones, AirPods don’t have liquid contact indicator, so there’s no way for an Apple Tech to know if they are water damaged.
So, if you happen to damage both AirPods and your charging case, it’ll be cheaper for you to buy an entirely new pair.
Do AirPods have water sensors?
First and foremost, you should know that there is no water indicator on these headphones, and there is no official water-resistant rating. This means that Apple does not acknowledge this product to be waterproof. Therefore, if you end up washing them, there is no easy way to tell how bad the damage is.
How do you fix water damaged AirPods?
How to fix AirPods water damage. Being such small devices, there really is no way to open up your AirPods to let water out. The best you can do is dry them with an absorbent cloth or towel, shake ’em as best you can to get as much water out as possible, and then let them dry for a couple days. Test them and see.
What happens if my AirPods get washed?
If you accidentally wash your AirPods, make sure you accidentally dry them too. I washed mine and dried them. Tried them out and they didn’t work. Put them in the charger case and a few hours later tried them again and they worked!
What happens if AirPods fall in water?
So accidentally dropping them in water briefly shouldn’t cause any issues. AirPods are water resistant and the rice method is a myth if anything it will make everything worse because starch will get inside. Git them out of that bowl and back into your case.