How Long To Leave Airpods In Rice? | Myth - TheTechCurve

If you drop your Airpods in water pool or washed it off in your washing machine and now wondering, how long to leave Airpods in rice ? So that you can dry them. But the thing is  you don't know the exact time to leave them in rice. So before doing that, I want to let you know that leaving your Airpods in rice can be a big trouble for your Airpods. If you think, it will dry them. Don't follow this instruction if you heard it from somewhere, because its just a Myth.

How Long To Leave Airpods In Rice

How Long To Leave Airpods In Rice ?

You shouldn't put your Airpods in rice. If you do that, it might damage your airpods and then you have to buy a new pairs. However, Airpods are Water-Resistance. But, there has a limit to resist the water.

So, In this article we also tell you the concept of waterproof and water resistance.

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Concept of Waterproof and Water-Resistant

How Long To Leave Airpods In Rice

Some people thinks that the concept of waterproof and water-resistance are the same. But they are not. Therefore, lets find out what's the difference between them.

Water-Resistant defined as water resistant and can usually withstand light moisture, such as rain. However, they should not be submerged in water and are not meant for use in extreme conditions.

There is a IPX Rating to measure a product's water-resistance and the full form of IP is ingress protection which is used to check the capacity of a product to handle water. It has 2 digits value which tell us their capability, the first one tell us the device protection and the second one tells it's liquid protection.

However, the waterproof products can handle extreme water pressure. Its impossible for water to enter in a waterproof products.

Does Putting Airpods in Rice Work?

Putting your wet mobile in rice can help you to dry and absorb the water from your mobile. However, if you do the same thing to your Airpods. Then, its can be big mistake for you. Because rice can enter in your small ports of Airpods which can damage your Airpods.

If you want to dry them. Then, leave them in cool,dry place where flowing wind will dry them.

How To Know If My Airpods Have Water Damage?

Like the feature of liquid damage indicator in iPhone, it is not there in Airpods. If you want to know that there is a problem of water damage in your Airpods, then after drying them for 2-3 days, see in your phone whether they are working or not and if they are working, then check there is no audio problem in them.

If they are not working or have audio problem then your Airpods have water damage problem and you have to repair them or buy a new ones.

What To Do When Your AirPods Get Wet?

As soon as you recover your airpods from water, take a lint-free cloth or a micro-fiber cloth to dry them off. Then leave them in a place where little wind is flowing. Its best if you open the lid and turn upside down on ground.

Forget about the charging, do not charge your airpods until they get fully dry.

Can I Use Hairdryer To Dry My AirPods?

Dryer is a great source of drying anything. But if you want to dry your airpods quickly and you are using dryer, then it can cause more damage to your airpods.

Can you wear AirPods Pro without tips?

Most of the people have difficulty in applying ear tips and they do not like to wear ear tips, then they asked question whether they can wear earbuds without ear tips or not. Yes, you can enjoy music, calls and many different things without ear tips. But without ear tips, your airpods can fall at any time.

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What does a blue light mean on AirPods?

Airpods shows different types of lights like green, white, orange and blue and each light shows different status of your airpods.

  • The green light shows that your airpods are fully charged.
  • The white light shows that your airpods are in pairing mode.
  • The orange light shows the sign of an issue with your airpods.
  • The blue light is a bad sign for your airpods as it shows that your airpods are counterfeit.

What cool things can you do with Your AirPods?

You can enjoy the double tap feature on your airpods. For Example if you are getting a incoming call, then just double tap on top of the sensor on your Airpods or you can set a command of the following things by double tap:

  • Activate Siri
  • Pause or Resume music
  • Play next or go back to the previous track

Which AirPod is best?

The AirPods Pro (2 Generation) are great in overall performance and have amazing features such as:

  • New H2 Chip, this chip has improved sound quality and gives better clarity and depth.
  • Double noise canceling then the Airpods Pro (1 Generation).
  • Battery life up to 5-6 hours with noise canceling.

Which AirPods last the longest?

The Apple AirPods Max are the best, if you want to use your airpods for a long time. In single charge it gives up to 20 hours of battery life, even if you use it continuously.


Ques:- Are AirPods 2nd gen waterproof?

Ans:- No, Airpods 2nd generation are not waterproof. However, they can resist water.

Ques:- What happens if you use your AirPods everyday?

Ans:- If you are using your Airpods everyday at medium volume, then its fine. But if you are using them continuously without taking any break with high volume, then it can cause ear damage.

Ques:- Can AirPods break easily?

Ans:- Dropping your Airpods on ground might not break them easily, but try to be more carefully when holding your Airpods.

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