Question: What Happens If You Accidentally Wash Your Headphones?

When you discover that you have washed your headphones in the washer, remove them immediately and get them dry.

The more you waste time, the higher the chances of your wireless earbuds getting damaged permanently.

Shake the earbuds very well to remove the excess water inside them.

Can earphones survive the washing machine?

Shure earphones often survive a trip through a washing machine. Shake the earphones to remove water droplets. Let the earphones air dry for 48 hours. Do not speed the drying by using a clothes dryer, a hair dryer, or any other type of forced hot air.

Will my Apple earphones work after being washed?

As long as they weren’t connected to any devices at the time, and they either went through a drying cycle before they were plugged into anything, or they were completely dried out, they should work fine.

What happens if you accidentally wash AirPods?

If your AirPods come in contact with liquid, including sweat from a workout, wipe them down with a dry microfiber cloth. To dry the case, place it upside down with the lid open. If an AirPod becomes damaged after it gets wet, you can chat or talk with us to order a replacement.

Will earbuds still work after being washed and dried?

The important thing is not to power them on until you’re finished the drying out process. Because they went through a wash with quite active detergents in them, there’s a risk that nothing you do will resurrect them. The important thing is not to power them on until you’re finished the drying out process.