If your Apple AirPods spend a large amount of time in your ear, chances are, after a while, they get dirty. In today’s post, we cover how to clean them.

Cleaning The AirPods

  • To begin, find out a dry lint-free cloth. Microfiber cloths work well. Remove any visible debris, dirt, or ear wax.
  • Next, clean out the speaker openings. We recommend a dry cotton swab or even a soft bristle toothbrush.
  • We don’t recommend using a liquid to clean on the AirPods. Also, keep any sharp or pointed tools away from the air pods. Another common cleaner you should avoid is air in a can. All of these mentioned methods can damage the internal components of the AirPods.

Cleaning The Charging Case

  • Start with your microfiber cloth again to wipe away any dirt built up on the outside of the case. Isopropyl alcohol is a great way to disinfect them, but be EXTREMELY careful not to get any inside the case.
  • If dirt or lint is stuck in the Lightning port, use a pair of tweezers or the soft bristle brush to remove it. Be gentle when removing any build-up, as you can damage the pins in the charger.
  • If there is any dirt on the side, the case, use a dry cotton swab to remove it.

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