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How to remove magnetic dust from AirPods

This post will show you what your options are when it comes to removing magnetic dust from AirPods and the AirPods case.

To remove magnetic dust from the AirPods case try wiping it with a cloth, using a magic eraser, using Blu-Tac or a q-tip.

Unfortunately, due to the magnets in the AirPods case, there is not much you can do to prevent the magnetic dust from coming back. Unless it is a hindrance, for the most part, the easiest option is to just do nothing.

How to remove magnetic dust from the AirPods case

To remove the magnetic dust from your AirPods, you could try simply wiping it using a cloth.

Alternatively, you could try using a magic eraser. The Magic Eraser is made from Melamine foam so it is not abrasive and will not damage the surface of the AirPods case.

Other options are to try using Blu-Tac as mentioned above, 90% isopropyl alcohol combined with a spinny electric toothbrush or a q-tip.

Unfortunately, for most people, the magnetic dust will quickly come back. So, it would likely be necessary for you to learn to just accept that there will always be some black stuff on the case.

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How to remove magnetic dust from AirPods

You can remove the magnetic dust from AirPods by using a slightly moist cloth.

Another option would be to try using Blu-Tac which will stick to the black stuff and pull it off when you remove the Blu-Tac.

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How to remove magnetic dust from AirPods pro

To remove magnetic dust from your AirPods Pro, you can do the same as with regular AirPods as mentioned above.

However, it would also help to remove the ear tips from the AirPod Pros before you start cleaning them.