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AirPods Pro keep falling out? Try these fixes

AirPods Pro constantly falling out of your ears can get on your nerves after a point. This doesn’t just disrupt your routine. But you also run the risk of losing them if they fall out of your ears when you’re out and about.

This problem arises if your AirPods Pro have difficulty forming a seal inside your ears. Similarly, oil, sweat and wax on the skin can add to the problem.

Against all odds, wanting your AirPods Pro to stick to your ears isn’t too much to ask. That is why this article is here to address this problem experienced by many.

Reasons why your AirPods Pro keep falling out

AirPods Pro have been known to fall out of their ears for the following reasons.

  • You’re not wearing AirPods Pro the right way.
  • AirPods Pro are not right for your ears.
  • Earwax and oil prevent AirPods Pro from sticking to your ears.
  • The silicone tips you selected for your AirPods Pro are not the right size.

How to prevent AirPods Pro from falling

Slipping your AirPods Pro inside your ears isn’t enough to keep them from falling out of your ears. On the other hand, if you use brute force, you will only end up hurting yourself.

So if you can’t get your AirPods Pro to stay on, you should focus on wearing them the right way. To keep AirPods secure in your ears, you can try the following solutions.

Place them correctly

If your AirPods Pro keep coming out of your ears, you should try wearing them properly. A slight change in your dressing approach can make a big difference.

Most AirPods Pro users find the following method to use AirPods to prevent them from falling off useful. You can try it and see if it works for you too.

  1. Remove the AirPods Pro from the case.
  2. Then gently attach them to the right ears. The one marked L goes in the left ear while the one marked R stays in the right.
  3. The stem of the AirPods Pro should be pointing down.
  4. For a better fit, twist and turn them a bit to fit better inside your ears.

AirPods Pro silicone tips

Since AirPods Pro are universally sized, you can make them fit better with silicone tips. The ear tips produced by Apple are available in three sizes (small, medium and large).

To check the sizes, unroll the tips. Inside the tips of the ears, the S, M or L markings will tell you the sizes.

For more accuracy, you can take the Ear tip fit test to determine which one is best for your ears. Here’s how.

  1. Insert the AirPods into your ears.
  2. Open Settings on iPhone.
  3. Then choose bluetooth.
  4. Select the information button You’ll find it next to the AirPods.
  5. next faucet Ear tip fit test.
  6. choose Keep on.
  7. faucet Play.

Wear AirPods Pro upside down

You might get ridiculed for wearing your AirPods Pro upside down. But doing so can prevent them from falling.

People who have used AirPods this way swear by this technique. In fact, they found it more comfortable to wear AirPods this way, compared to the conventional method (where the stem of the AirPods points down).

  1. Look at the L and R marks on the AirPods Pro and connect them to your ears accordingly.
  2. Now, turn the AirPods Pro so that their stem is pointing up.
  3. When doing this, press them down slightly for a stronger seal.
  4. For better fit and comfort, you can wear it Left AirPod in right ear and vice versa.

However, there is no hard and fast rule on how to wear them. It all comes down to the shape of your ears. So don’t hold back. You can adjust AirPods Pro in the way that suits you best.

Note: Wearing the AirPods Pro upside down is great so they stick to your ears. But, you may want to place them in the normal way (i.e. stem pointing down) during calls. Or, the person on the other end may not hear you clearly.

Clean AirPods Pro

AirPods Pro can have a hard time staying in with all the wax and oil in the ear canal. This can prevent your AirPods Pro from forming a seal inside your ears.

Without a proper seal, your AirPods Pro eventually fall out. Therefore, clean the AirPods Pro, especially the tips of the ears with a dry and soft microfiber cloth.

Also, clean your ears with cotton swabs to control oil, sweat and wax.

Tips for third party ears

You can secure AirPods inside your ears with the help of suitable third-party ear tips. One such in-ear tip that AirPods Pro users are raving about are Comply’s.

These ear tips were also made specifically for AirPods Pro. But, one thing you should be aware of is that their foam tips can distort the audio and noise canceling function, as some users feel.

So, you can do your little research and choose the ear tips that suit you best.

When Nothing Works

If you cannot get any solution to solve the problem, return them if the date of purchase has not been older than 14 days This return policy applies if you purchased them directly from Apple (Apple Store or online).

If you bought them from different retailers, check their return and refund policy and follow the procedure accordingly.


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