How To Wear AirPods

How To Wear AirPods: Tips And Tricks

AirPods are the most common Apple accessory. As an iOS, macOS, or iPadOS user AirPods are a must-have. The AirPods are the go-to earphones for Apple users. 

However, some of the AirPods users struggle with fitting the AirPods. The AirPods might fall off when running, working out, or even going for a walk.

There are many ways to avoid this problem. In this article, you will learn how to wear your AirPods correctly. You will also learn about the accessories designed for AirPods for better fitting. 

How To Wear AirPods – Ultimate Guide

The original AirPods are based on the design of the EarPods. It took three years of testing the design of the EarPods to make them as perfect fit as possible. 

However, AirPods can still fall off your ears when working out or running. To avoid this problem, you can try and put the AirPods in your ears and tilt the stem back until the stem touches the lobe. 

If you still can’t fit the AirPods properly,, you can try some products. Here are some of our recommendations: 

1. BLLQ AirPods Eartips

BLLQ AirPods Eartips

These ear tips are designed for first and second-gen AirPods. The surface of AirPods is very smooth and glossy. 

Adding the silicon ear tips gives the AirPods extra friction because of the matte finish. This reduces the chances of the AirPods falling off the ears.

2. ALXCD Ear Cover Hook

ALXCD Ear Cover Hook

The ALXCD ear cover hook is very similar to the BLLQ AirPods tips. The only difference is that these have an extra grip hooked onto your ears.

3. AirPod Ear Hooks

AirPod Ear Hooks

The AirPods ear hooks are compatible with all the AirPods. These ear hooks go all the way around your ears, which makes the AirPods grip tightly to your ears. 

4. IiEXCEL Ear Tips Compatible with AirPods 3rd

IiEXCEL Ear Tips Compatible with AirPods 3rd

These ear tips are again very similar to the BLLQ AirPods ear tips. The BLLQ was designed for AirPods 1st and 2nd gen. The design of the 3rd gen AirPods is a bit different. 

If you are looking for silicon ear tips for the 3rd generation of AirPods, I suggest the IiEXCEL Ear Tips, Compatible with AirPods 3rd gen.

How To Wear AirPods Pro – 1st and 2nd gen

The AirPods Pro comes with four different sizes of ear tips. The sizes are very small, small, medium, and large. The medium size comes attached to the AirPods right out of the box. 

AirPods Pro

If you feel like the medium-size ear tips are not the right ones for you and are unsure about your size, you can take the test for which ones are the best fit for you.

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to take the ear tips test for the AirPods Pro:

  1. Connect your AirPods Pro to your iPhone and put your AirPods in your ears.
  2. Select the settings app on your iPhone. 
  3. Select the Bluetooth option.
  4. Select the ‘i’ button next to your AirPods Pro.
  5. Select the ear tip fit test.
  6. Select the play button. 
  7. The test will tell you if it’s not the correct fit or if you need to adjust. You can adjust and try again. 
  8. If it still says to adjust, try different ear tips and repeat the test until it shows that it’s a good seal.

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We hope that this article has helped you with wearing your AirPods correctly. Wearing the AirPods correctly will ensure that the AirPods don’t fall off. To sum up, you can put your AirPods 1st, 2nd, or 3rd gen in your ears and then tilt the stem all the way back until it touches your ear lobes so that they don’t fall off. 

If your AirPods still fall off, you can consider purchasing silicon ear tips. We talked about the variety of ear tips and hooks available for all the AirPods.

You can take the ear tip test for the AirPods Pro. The test will show you which ear tips are the most comfortable for you. This will help with AirPods not falling off as well as noise cancelation. 


How do I keep my AirPods from falling off?

You can try silicon ear tips and hooks to keep your AirPods from falling off. Refer to the first section of this article for more. 

Do the AirPods fall off easily?

If you are coming from wired earphones, AirPods won’t fall off as often as wired earphones. However, AirPods might still fall off. If your AirPods fall off very often, you can follow this article to learn how to stop them from falling off. 

Is it ok to wear an Airpod  a lot?

 It’s recommended that you wear AirPods for only up to a maximum of 90 minutes. If you wear a Airpods for a long time ,it  can lead to ear pain and other symptoms like tinnitus and ringing in your ears.

Can earwax damage Airpods?

The formation of earwax, sweat, dirt, and other dirty particles can not only reduce the effectiveness and lifespan of your AirPods but also irritate or infect your ear canal.

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