The AirPods were designed after scanning 100s of ears to determine the perfect fit. A design that can produce excellent and consistent sound quality.
However, for some of us, the AirPods still keep falling off while running, cycling, etc. This article is for you if your AirPods keep falling off.
How to keep AirPods from falling out – Summary
- Why are your AirPods falling out?
- How to keep AirPods from falling out?
1. Why are your AirPods falling out?
Your AirPods might be falling out because you are using an incorrect fit for your AirPods. You can take the ear tip fit test to determine which silicon tip fits you the best.
If you are using AirPods 1st, 2nd, or 3rd generation, The AirPods could fall out because of the lack of friction, sweat, etc. You can use a lot of different products to fix this issue.
2. How to keep AirPods from falling out?
There are a lot of things that you can try to keep your AirPods from falling out. Let us talk about them:
1. Twist the AirPods:
If your AirPods are falling out while running or cycling, try twisting your AirPods all the way back until the stem touches your ear lobe. This will prevent your AirPods from tilting backward and falling while you are running.
2. Applying waterproof tape on both of your AirPods:
If the above method didn’t work for you, consider applying waterproof tape to your AirPods. The waterproof tape will add friction to your AirPods when you are wearing them. With the waterproof glue on the tape, it will also not fall off because of sweat or water.
3. Try Memory Foam Tips
The memory foam tips take up the exact size of your ears when you put your AirPods in your ears and never change. If you are looking for ear tips for your AirPods pro, consider trying memory foam tips.
4. Eartips for AirPods
There are a lot of ear tips available for the AirPods 1st, 2nd, and 3rd generation. The most common ones are the AhaStyle Ear Hooks for AirPods. They make ear hooks for every generation of AirPods.
The ear hooks in AirPods hook to the ears and doesn’t let the AirPods fall off. The ear tips on AirPods create more friction between ears and AirPods. There are a lot of ear tips available.
Some of our favorite ear tips for AirPods 1st and 2nd generation are the BLLQ AirPod Ear Tips and the 3rd generation IiEXCEL Ear Tips compatible with AirPods 3rd.
Check out all AirPods ear tips here.
We hope that this article has helped you with keeping AirPods from falling out. To sum up, twist the AirPods back until the stem touches your ear lobes to keep AirPods from falling while running.
Consider applying waterproof tape on AirPods for extra friction. If you use AirPods pro, consider using memory foam tips to get the perfect ear size.
Lastly, there are a lot of silicon ear tips and ear hooks available to keep AirPods from falling off.
No, AirPods do not fall off easily while running. However, they can fall off. If your AirPods are falling off often while running, refer to the second section of this article to know how to stop that.
If you are an AirPods pro user, you can take the ear tip fit test in the Bluetooth settings of your AirPods. If you use AirPods 1st, 2nd, or 3rd generation, refer to the methods for better fitting in section 2 of this article